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VHA Citizenship and Sustainability Scorecard Shows Progress in the Health Care Network's Earth-Friendly Business Practices
Date:6/24/2009

VHA Releases "Go Green" Principles to Change the Nature of Business Operations

IRVING, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit, community-owned hospitals, today released its second annual Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Scorecard, showing progress in sustainability-related efforts across VHA and its family of companies. Ratings also improved in key workplace indicators, including improved employee satisfaction, workplace diversity, and training and development programs. VHA's CC&S Scorecard tracks progress in four strategic business areas: workplace, operational transparency, community engagement and sustainability.

"Over the past year, our family of companies - VHA, Novation and Provista - acted in ways that not only enhanced member services and supported our mission, but positively impacted our world," said Curt Nonomaque, VHA's president and chief executive officer. "How we operate is just as important as the financial results we deliver. In fact," Nonomaque added, "they are inseparably linked. We can't have one without the other."

This year's CC&S Scorecard includes some of the names and faces of employees who have taken the citizenship and sustainability value to heart, leading efforts to be more efficient and create a positive business environment that is good for employees, hospital members and local communities.

"Our progress would not be possible without dedicated efforts by team members across the company and throughout our regions," said Michael Regier, VHA's general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Corporate Affairs. "From visionary leadership to employe
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