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Practice Greenhealth is the source for environmental solutions for the healthcare sector.
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Kathy Gerwig Dec 7
Climate Change: The ‘Greatest Health Challenge’ of the 21st Century
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ANHE Nov 2
New podcast alert!!! This week's podcast features Julie Moyle from as she discusses her pathway from OR to sustainability professional. Check it out!
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Practice Greenhealth Oct 31
📖New from : "Safe from the Storm: Creating Climate-Resilient Health Care Facilities." This , the future might seem scary. But with with the right tools, can help keep the monsters away:
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Practice Greenhealth Oct 30
Today at 1 p.m. ET, will help lead a webinar on preparing for climate emergencies. Here's a peek at what she and are doing as pioneers in this field. You can still register for the webinar here:
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Renee N Salas, MD, MPH Oct 29
How is impacting our systems? How do we develop climate-resilient systems to provide life-saving care to patients during ? Find out tomorrow (10/30) at 1 PM EST in FREE webinar. Register here:
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April Galarza Oct 24
For in the & network, is every day. We’re so proud of service pros who source local and sustainable ingredients, serve plant-centered meals, & reduce waste.
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WRI Food Sep 13
Today we announce the , a new platform to help companies, hospitals, universities and cities offer diners more of what they want while slashing food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030. Learn more:
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Practice Greenhealth Oct 23
If the U.S. sector were ranked as a nation, it would be the world’s 13th-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, more than all of the UK. Let's change this together:
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California Hospital Association Oct 16
Hospitals across our state are finding new and innovative solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing communities. Check out one San Diego hospital's partnership with a food bank to address food insecurity among seniors.
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Practice Greenhealth Oct 16
Today is . Did you know and health professionals have a unique opportunity to change the food systems that currently contribute to diet-related chronic diseases and health disparities? Not sure how to start? We've got you covered:
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HCWH - US & Canada Oct 15
"Expanding the reach of the Hippocratic tenet of 'first do no harm,' preventive medicine now extends not just to patients, but also to patients-to-be and even the planet itself."
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Practice Greenhealth Oct 2
participating in Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards reported combined savings of more than $58.6 million in their ORs, while preventing nearly 13,000 tons of waste from going to the in 2017. Here's how:
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HCWH - US & Canada Sep 26
"By working together to reduce the environmental impact of , doctors and patients can keep themselves, their communities, and the planet healthier for generations."
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HCWH - US & Canada Sep 21
🙌 "You see, climate change and other environmental problems aren't just 'save the Earth' issues. That would be analogous to saying an overheated cake in an oven is a 'save the oven' issue. Environmental problems are human health issues too."
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Practice Greenhealth Sep 21
"As explained, 'much of the health care system in this country is a 'fix-me' system. We are a health system with incentives to go upstream and fix what causes diseases and other health problems."
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HCWH - US & Canada Sep 11
“With everything that we know, having these kinds of buildings of the future is not only the right thing to do, it creates a more environmental friendly building for the communities and the people of the community.”
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HCWH - US & Canada Sep 6
In 6 days: World climate and health leaders will gather to discuss health action for climate & climate action for health. Join them via livestream starting at 8 a.m. PT. -
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CALPIRG Students Sep 4
Thanks for committing to use only 100% renewable electricity sources by 2025! Find out more about the 100% clean energy student campaign victory at:
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HCWH - US & Canada Aug 29
🗓️Save the date - In 2 weeks, 250 global climate & health leaders will gather to celebrate successes and commit to future action. The best part? You can livestream the event to be a part of it. :
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Practice Greenhealth Aug 27
From energy benchmarks to LEED toolkits to data centers, this article examines some of the *many* sustainable solutions hospitals are implementing across the sector.
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