Healthier Hospitals Initiative
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HHI offers a big serving of sustainability.
Imagine it: The hottest restaurant in town is open and you have a seat. The table setting is beautiful and you can’t wait… Read More
Join health care systems nationwide to demand healthier food and safer chemicals for your patients, families, visitors and staff.
I remember the feel of the fabric—synthetic and shimmery—not natural. At… Read More
A conversation with Mary Larsen, Environmental Stewardship manager for Advocate Health Care
Progress was submitted this year by 178 facilities in the Engaged Leadership Challenge of the… Read More
HHI is proving to be an environmental success story
We are at The seventh inning stretch of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI)—a campaign to drive environmental engagement in hospitals in… Read More
Think of energy conservation as a quality imperative.
What do we mean when we talk about environmental stewardship as a quality imperative?
The Healthier Hospitals Initiative has developed three… Read More
The more we purchase, the more we create waste.
EPP Pledge Signers
Inova Health System
North Shore LIJ Health System
Fairview Health Services
Gundersen Lutheran Health System, Inc.
Stanford University… Read More
How to prevent waste and create recycling opportunities.
When I walk into my 15-year-old daughter’s bedroom, I am overwhelmed by the clothing, trash, and other debris littering seemingly every flat… Read More
A patient’s perspective with John Kendle, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Stockton, California
John Kendle is the director of support services operations for Dignity Health’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center, a 359-bed… Read More
Vanguard Health delivers healthy options to its patients, staff, and community.
Although New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s attempt to ban super-sized sugary soda drinks fizzled this past March, the mayor… Read More
Energy savings in the kitchen—what more can your facility do?
According to the Department of Energy, food services has the highest energy intensity of any sector, followed by health care.… Read More
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