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'50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America' Named by Becker's Healthcare


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Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its 2013 list, "50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America." These forward-thinking institutions lead sustainability efforts by example through mass-scale and local carbon-cutting efforts, and they also demonstrate how environmental sustainability is a shared responsibility. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team used several resources to develop this list, including Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth, the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program, the EPA and other healthcare sustainability organizations and experts.

Note: Only acute-care hospitals open on or before Jan. 1, 2013, were considered. This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers. The following content is provided for informational purposes only. Hospitals cannot pay to be included on the list and are presented in alphabetical order.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.).
Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis, Md.).
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.).
Borgess Medical Center (Kalamazoo, Mich.).
Boulder (Colo.) Community Foothills Hospital.
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.).
Cleveland Clinic.
Community Hospital South (Indianapolis).
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.).
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (Austin).
Eastar East Campus (Muskogee, Okla.).
Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina, Minn.).
Fletcher Allen Medical Center (Burlington, Vt.).
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center (La Crosse, Wis.).
Harborview Medical Center (Seattle).
Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.).
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital (Hollywood, Fla.).
Johnston Memorial Hospital (Arlington, Va.).
Kaiser Permanente Roseville (Calif.) Medical Center.
Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Greensburg, Kan.).
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC (Pittsburgh).
Martha's Vineyard Hospital (Oak Bluffs, Mass.).
McLaren Northern Michigan (Petoskey).
Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, Colo.).
Metro Health Hospital (Wyoming, Mich.).
MetroWest Medical Center (Framingham, Mass).
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).
North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, N.Y.).
Palomar Medical Center (Escondido, Calif.).
Providence Newberg (Ore.) Medical Center.
Ridgeview Medical Center (Waconia, Minn.).
Rockingham Memorial Hospital (Harrisonburg, Va.).
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago).
Sacred Heart Hospital (Eau Claire, Wis.).
Sinai Hospital (Baltimore).
Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.).
St. Francis Hospital Downtown (Greenville, S.C.).
St. Joseph Hospital (Nashua, N.H.).
St. Joseph's Medical Center (Stockton, Calif.).
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center (Grand Junction, Colo.).
Swedish Medical Center – Issaquah (Wash.).
UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco).
University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland).
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (N.J.).
University of Michigan Medical Center (Ann Arbor).
Vidant Chowan Hospital (Edenton, N.C.).
Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle).
West Kendall Baptist Hospital (Miami).
Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (Providence).
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.

 The full list with more information can be read here: 50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America

 Source: Becker's Hospital Review via PRWeb.

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