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CleanMed 2016

RAYMOND J. Baxter, PhD, senior vice president of community benefit, research and health policy at Kaiser Permanente, kicks off this year’s CleanMed 2016 Conference & Exhibition as its keynote speaker.… Read More
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CleanMed 2016 Recognizes Stephanie Davis Scholarship Recipients

Christina Shull, RN Emergency Department, Carle Foundation Hospital Christina Shull, RN, BSN, works in the emergency department at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. She is committed to sustainability and… Read More

Joyce Stein Honored With Charlotte Brody Award

After a challenging 36-year career at the University of Michigan Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Joyce Stein continues her legacy of caring for and supporting others by addressing the foundational issue… Read More

Richard Moore Honored With Environmental Health Hero Award

Protecting the environment is often about more than just buying a certain kind of product or eating the right foods. It’s also about standing up for the rights of the… Read More

Antimicrobials in Health Care Furnishings: What Hospitals Should Know

Health Care Without Harm has published a new paper examining the safety and efficacy of antimicrobial properties in furnishings—and the evidence doesn’t support their use. While the increased use of… Read More

Furniture Companies Release Lists of Environmentally Preferable Products

Many companies have begun manufacturing environmentally preferable products for the health care sector, offering another opportunity to meet sustainability goals (Courtesy of Herman Miller). Purchasing environmentally preferable furniture has just… Read More

Cohen Named 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Gary Cohen has worked toward health care sustainability for the past 20 years. Gary Cohen, founder and president of Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm (www.noharm.org), has been named… Read More

CleanMed 2015 App Wins Best in Show

The CleanMed 2015 mobile application has been recognized with a Best in Show 2015 award in the category of Mobile Applications for a Convention and Meeting by the Professional Convention… Read More

Healthier Hospitals Announces Final Updates

As Practice Greenhealth members are likely aware, the Healthier Hospitals Initiative was a powerful movement to join together over specific environmental improvement activities and gather the aggregate data. As the… Read More

Practice Greenhealth Releases 2015 Sustainability Benchmark Report

Practice Greenhealth has released its 2015 Environmental Excellence Awards Sustainability Benchmark Report, a detailed analysis of the achievements of the 2015 Environmental Excellence award winners. The report summarizes the sustainability… Read More
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