Tool Designed to Evaluate Total Cost of Medical Devices and Services

Allison Stalker Healthcare Environments Leave a Comment

Practice Greenhealth recently announced the development of a new tool that will provide health care facilities with a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for medical devices and services.  The project is part of Practice Greenhealth’s Greening the Supply Chain Initiative and will be complete sometime in 2014. The purpose of the tool is to help healthcare professionals determine the true …

Sustainability and The Healthier Hospitals Initiative

Josh Shkrab Sustainability Leave a Comment

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is an industry wide movement designed to incorporate the principles of sustainability into current health care practices.  When the healthcare industry realized that sustainability could produce cost savings, while simultaneously mitigating environmental impacts, the development of a comprehensive plan became a top priority.  HHI is an invitation for healthcare organizations across the country to join …

Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative

Allison Stalker Energy Leave a Comment

In April of 2011, Practice Greenhealth along with Citi announced a new pilot partnership effort.  The program is called the Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative (HREI) and aims to aid health systems and hospitals in reducing their energy consumption.  Practice Greenhealth is a leader in implementing sustainable, eco-friendly practices for healthcare institutions. HREI offers transparent and flexible financing options for health …