May 2010

Six CHI Facilities Earn Environmental Awards


Six CHI facilities were honored earlier this month with Environmental Excellence Awards by Practice Greenhealth, a national organization that provides resources to help health care facilities implement environmentally responsible activities. St. Joseph Regional Health Network, Reading, PA, was honored with a 2010 Partner for Change With Distinction Award. In addition, Partner for Change Awards were presented to Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, NE, and four Washington hospitals that are part of Franciscan Health System, Tacoma: St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; and St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma. The annual Environmental Excellence Awards recognize outstanding efforts in environmental improvement.