SOURCE: Practice Greenhealth

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October 06, 2015 13:52 ET

Practice Greenhealth Welcomes New Members

Organizations Commit to Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Practices

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - October 06, 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:

Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center, Lewiston, NY

New Strategic Associate members include:

Call2Recycle, Atlanta, GA
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA
Hennepin Health Foundation, Minneapolis, MN

New Community Health Center Members include:

GroupHealth Bellevue Medical Center, Bellevue, WA
GroupHealth Administrative and Operations Campus, Tukwila, WA

Renewing Group Purchasing Organizations include:

Premier, Inc., Charlotte, NC
HealthTrust, Nashville, TN

"I'm pleased to welcome these newest members to the Practice Greenhealth learning community," said Stan Cahill, Director of Membership. "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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