April 2012

CHI Joins National Environmental Coalition

CHI has joined the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a national campaign to implement a new approach to improving environmental health and sustainability in health care. CHI is one of 10 large health systems working to improve environmental sustainability in six areas: leadership, healthier foods, leaner energy, less waste, safer chemicals and smarter purchasing. Members of the coalition, which has more than $20 billion in purchasing power, include Bon Secours Health System, Advocate Health Care, Dignity Health, Tenet Health Systems and Kaiser Permanente.