Practice Greenhealth: Top 25 hospitals for Environmental Excellence

Six of the 25 recipients of Practice Greenhealth's annual Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards were named to the list for the first time this year.

Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit sustainable healthcare networking organization, annually recognizes hospitals and health systems committed to sustainability and environmental excellence. Award winners are chosen among hospital applicants with the highest scores on the Greenhealth Partner for Change application.

Winners will be recognized during a gala May 9 in San Diego.

Here are the top 25 Environmental Excellence Award winners, in alphabetical order, as selected by Practice Greenhealth.

1. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.)
2. Boston Medical Center
3. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (Fort Hood, Texas)
4. Cleveland Clinic
5. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.)
6. Erie (Pa.) VA Medical Center
7. Hackensack (N.J.) Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center
8. Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)
9. Hudson (Wis.) Hospital
10. Iowa City (Iowa) VA Medical Center
11. James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center (Altoona, Pa.)
12. Kaiser Permanente San Jose (Calif.) Medical Center
13. Lakeview Hospital (Stillwater, Minn.)
14. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York City)
15. Milwaukee (Wis.) VA Medical Center (Zablocki)
16. Minneapolis VA Health Care System
17. Overlook Medical Center (Summit, N.J.)
18. Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital (St. Louis Park, Minn.)
19. Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)
20. Seattle Children’s Hospital
21. St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Healthcare System
22. University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington)
23. University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle)
24. VA Palo Alto (Calif.) Health Care System
25. VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (North Las Vegas)

To access the full list, click here.

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