Practice Greenhealth announces Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award winners

Practice Greenhealth has recognized more than 500 hospitals and health systems for their outstanding environmental achievements, including 25 organizations that received Practice Greenhealth's 2016 Environmental Excellence Award.

Practice Greenhealth Executive Director Paul Bogart said of the award winners, "We commend the passion and dedication to healthcare that is better for the planet and safer for our communities."

The 2016 Environmental Excellence Award — Practice Greenhealth's highest honor for hospitals — is reserved for Greenhealth Partner for Change Award applicants that lead the industry with innovation in sustainability. The awardees demonstrate superior programs and illustrate how sustainability is entrenched in their culture.

The 2016 Environmental Excellence Award winners are listed below in alphabetical order.

Advocate Christ Medical Center (Oak Lawn, Ill.)

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.)

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago)

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.)

Bon Secours Richmond Health System-St. Mary's Hospital (Richmond, Va.)

Bon Secours St. Francis Eastside (Greenville, S.C.)

Cleveland Clinic

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.)

Erie (Pa.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Gundersen Health System (La Crosse, Wis.)

Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center (Altoona, Pa.)

Littleton (Colo.) Adventist Hospital

Marymount Hospital a Cleveland Clinic Hospital (Garfield Heights, Ohio)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York)

Metro Health Hospital (Wyoming, Mich.)

Minneapolis VA Health Care System

NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston (Ill.) Hospital

Seattle Children's Hospital

St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System

The University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington)

UCSF Medical Center/UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle)

Virginia Mason Seattle Hospital & Medical Center

Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital

 

 

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