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Green And Greener,Survey Shows Hospitals Embrace Environmentally Sustainable Practices, Though Room for Improvement Remains
Date:6/24/2010

ng practices and efforts in this area seem to be accelerating. For instance, only 31 percent of the respondents measure savings from their cleaning practices. However, all 10 of the green cleaning initiatives listed on the survey were implemented by 49 percent or more of the respondents.

The 2010 Health Care Sustainable Operations Survey was sponsored by Practice Greenhealth, an Arlington, Va., dedicated to providing environmental solutions for the health care sector, and Georgia-Pacific, which manufactures a diverse range of products for health care. A complete report on the survey findings will be published in the July issue of Health Facilities Management (www.hfmmagazine.com).

About Health Facilities Management
Health Facilities Management, a publication of the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum group, is the nation’s leading magazine for those passionate about designing, building and maintaining safe, efficient and sustainable health care environments.

About Health Forum
Health Forum is a center for the exchange of credible information, insights and data to help hospital management and suppliers improve performance. We embrace innovation and knowledge where the leaders of hospitals, health systems and their suppliers are committed to improvement and trusted by their communities.

Bob Kehoe, executive editor, Health Facilities Management,
    312-893-6898, rkehoe(at)healthforum(dot)com

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