April 2011

Hospitals Honored for Environmental Leadership

Seven CHI hospitals earned environmental awards for 2011 from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization committed to environmentally responsible operations in health care. The awards recognize health care facilities that have achieved improvements in their environmental stewardship and show leadership in their communities or in the health care industry. The following hospitals received awards:

Partner for Change Award, with Distinction

•·         St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, PA

Partner for Change Award

•·         Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, NE

•·         St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor, WA

•·         St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood, WA

•·         St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way, WA

•·         St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, WA

Partner Recognition Award

•·         Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

More information about the awards is available on the Practice Greenhealth website.