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June 10, 2015 12:21 ET

Practice Greenhealth Welcomes New Members

Organizations Commit to Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Practices

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - June 10, 2015) - Practice Greenhealth is pleased to welcome its newest members, who join a community of more than 1,300 leading health care organizations and suppliers to the sector who act as change agents and healing forces in their communities on behalf of patients, staff, and the environment at large.

Practice Greenhealth is a nonprofit membership organization, offering its members a full range of tools, resources, forums, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to engage the health care sector in creating safe and healthy environments. Founded and driven by the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the health care community, Practice Greenhealth includes hospitals, health care facilities, community health centers, and businesses such as architecture and engineering firms, product and service providers, as well as like-minded non-governmental organizations.

New health care members include:

The Valley Hospital, Ridgeview, New Jersey
Overlook Medical Center, Summit, New Jersey
Shriner's Hospital for Children -- Chicago, Illinois
Colorado State University Student Health Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado

New supplier members include:

Evive Station, Pittburgh, Pennsylvania
GreenCity Power, Chicago, Illinois
MindClick Global, Bend, Oregon
Key Green Solutions, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Luum, Seattle, Washington
Halyard Health, Roswell, Georgia
Compass Group, Charlotte, North Carolina
Health Facility Solutions Company, San Antonio, Texas
GEM Energy, Walbridge, Ohio

"Coming off our successful CleanMed Conference, I'm pleased to welcome these newest members to the Practice Greenhealth learning community," said Jeffrey Brown, Practice Greenhealth Executive Director. "We look forward to supporting their efforts in making health care greener and more sustainable, and to connecting them with other members who can benefit from their knowledge and experiences in this work. We're fortunate to have such excellent organizations join our community."

With the many resources available through Practice Greenhealth membership, these organizations will reach new heights of business success and ensure sustainable health care that's good for the environment, good for patients and staff, and good for the bottom line.

For more information about Practice Greenhealth or its members, please contact Sherry MacDonald, Director of Marketing and Communications, at smacdonald@practicegreenhealth.org or (703) 870-7494.

About Practice Greenhealth:
Practice Greenhealth is the nation's leading health care community that empowers its members to increase their efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and care through tools, best practices and knowledge. To learn more about Practice Greenhealth visit www.practicegreenhealth.org

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