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Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards
Date:5/19/2009

Awards Mark Best Programs in Sustainable Healthcare

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practice Greenhealth, the nation's only membership association devoted to environmentally responsible healthcare, has announced its 2009 Environmental Excellence Award winners. These competitive awards are given to institutions within the healthcare sector for outstanding programs to reduce the facility's environmental footprint.

Fletcher Allen Health Care of Burlington, VT and Metro Health Hospital of Wyoming, MI, were acknowledged with Practice Greenhealth's highest award by being admitted to the Environmental Leadership Circle, which honors facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care.

"All of our members are committed to improving health care's environmental performance, but there is an illustrious group of facilities setting the highest standards," said Practice Greenhealth Executive Director Bob Jarboe. "They are the best of the best, the recipients of our top award. Metro Health and Fletcher Allen Health Care have introduced extensive environmental strategies into health care and are committed to achieving further improvements."

Six major health systems, including Advocate Health Care - Oak Brook, IL; Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco, CA; Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH; Covenant Health Systems, Lexington, MA; Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA; and Legacy Health System; Portland, OR, received the System for Change award. This award recognizes health systems that are working cohesively to gather data, set system goals, benchmark, and share successes in environmental performance.

"We are very pleased to see so many leading health systems striving to improve their environmental performance," stated Jarboe. "Each of our Environmental Excellence awards, whether new or ol
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