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  • Jun
    11
    2014

    Kaiser Permanente Commits to Purchasing Furniture Free from Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

    By: HHI Admin

    For more information, contact:

    Susannah Patton, Kaiser Permanente

    510-421-1479, Susannah.F.Patton@kp.org
    Rose King, Brink Communications
    503-863-­‐1363, Rose@brinkcomm.com   

     

    Kaiser Permanente Commits to Purchasing Furniture Free from Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals
    Organization is the first health system to remove these chemicals from hospital furniture; cites concerns over exposure to potential toxicants

     

    OAKLAND, Calif. (June 3, 2014) — Concerned about...

  • Jun
    11
    2014

    Practice Greenhealth Celebrates First-Ever Winners of Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

    By: HHI Admin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                

    June 5, 2014   

    Contact:          Sherry MacDonald

                            (703) 870-7494

                            smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org                                                                     

     

    Practice Greenhealth Celebrates First-Ever Winners of
    Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

    Most prestigious environmental achievement award offered by the organization

     

    (Reston, Va.)— Practice Greenhealth...

  • Jun
    11
    2014

    Practice Greenhealth Honors Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

    By: HHI Admin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   

    June 5, 2014   

    Contact:  Sherry MacDonald 

                            (703) 870-7494

                            smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org                                                                     

    Practice Greenhealth Honors Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

    2014 Award Winners Announced 

    (Reston, Va.)— Practice Greenhealth has announced its 2014 Environmental Excellence Award Winners. Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading health care community that empowers its members to...

  • Feb
    27
    2014

    Massachusetts Hospital Association Becomes a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    By: Christina Quint

    For Immediate Release: February 20, 2014

    Contact:         Sherry MacDonald                             Contact:         Catherine Bromberg

                            (703) 870-7494                                                           781-262-6027

                            smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org                      cbromberg@mhalink.org

    Massachusetts Hospital Association Becomes a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    Promotes green stewardship in the areas of leaner energy and healthier...

  • Feb
    13
    2014

    Illinois Hospital Association Signs on as Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    By: HHI Admin

    For Immediate Release: February 13, 2014

    Contact:         Sherry MacDonald                                         Danny Chun

                            (703) 870-7494                                             (630) 276-5558

                            smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org        dchun@ihastaff.org                 

    RESTON, VA— The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) has become a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading health care institutions...

  • Jan
    21
    2014

    HealthTrust Becomes Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    By: HHI Admin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    HealthTrust Becomes Supporting Organization of

    the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    Helping promote green stewardship across the healthcare industry

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.—January 17, 2014—The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that HealthTrust, a Parallon affiliate, has become a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading healthcare institutions united to help move the healthcare sector toward environmental...

  • Dec
    18
    2013

    Florida Hospital Association Becomes Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    By: Sherry MacDonald

    For Immediate Release:  December 18, 2013

    Contact: Sherry MacDonald
    (703) 870-7494
    smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org

    RESTON, VA— The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that the Florida Hospital Association has become a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to help speed the health care sector toward environmental sustainability. HHI was launched by twelve hospital systems—Advocate Health Care, Bon Secours Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives, Dignity Health...

  • Dec
    11
    2013

    Donald Berwick Applauds Health Care Sustainability Initiatives

    By: Sherry MacDonald

    For Immediate Release: December 11, 2013

    Contact: Sherry MacDonald
    (703) 870-7494
    smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org

    ORLANDO, Fla.— Donald Berwick—one of the world’s leading advocates for high-quality health care—declared environmental sustainability as one next crucial revolution in quality care during a presentation today at the 25th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in Orlando. 

    Dr. Berwick is the founder and former CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an organization he led for more than 20 years. He and...

  • Nov
    14
    2013

    Mayo Clinic in Arizona Joins Major Health Systems in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    By: HHI Admin

    For Immediate Release: November 14, 2013

    Contact:         Sherry MacDonald

                            (703) 870-7494

                            smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org

    Mayo Clinic in Arizona Joins Major Health Systems in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    Commits to help health sector reduce environmental footprint and improve health outcomes.

    RESTON, VA— The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is pleased to announce that Mayo Clinic in Arizona has enrolled in HHI, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to speed the health...

  • Nov
    6
    2013

    Hospitals Focus on Fresh, Healthy Food Grown With Fewer Antibiotics and Pesticides

    By: HHI Admin

    For Immediate Release

    November 6, 2013

    Press Contact: Kendra Klein

    kleinkec@yahoo.com, 415-350-5957

    HCWH and PSR Release Report Finding One-Quarter of CA Hospitals Are Committed to Sustainable Food as Center of Healing Mission    

    (BERKELEY, CA)– A report released Wednesday by San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility (SF PSR) and Health Care Without Harm shows that 25 percent of across California are now committed to putting sustainable food at the center of their healing mission. The 2013 California Healthy Food in Health Care report...

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