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Environmental Sustainability in Hospitals: the Value of Efficiency

Pursuit of environmental sustainability has multiple benefits for hospitals. It’s good for business when it helps lower operational costs and allows hospitals to direct more resources to patient care. 198 more words

Posted By Diana Culbertson

Sustainable Health Care Environments

By Shawn Kennedy, AJN editor-in-chief

In our April issue, we give a nod to Earth Day (April 22) and its focus on the environment. The article, … 275 more words

Nursing Perspective

AJN’s April Issue: Sustainable Health Care Environments, Preventing Kidney Injury, Lateral Violence, Mental Health, More

AJN’s April issue is now available on our Web site. Here’s a selection of what not to miss.

Mechanical prophylactic devices such as intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) devices, are applied, maintained, and monitored exclusively by nursing personnel. 395 more words

Nursing Perspective

CleanMed 2013: Creating Healing Environments (April 24-26)

Creating safe, healing environments is one of the huge opportunities facing healthcare. That’s what the CleanMed Conference is all about. CleanMed is the premier conference on environmental sustainability for the health care sector. 257 more words


The 2012 Go Green Advertising Awards

Earlier this week my friend Melinda Lucas from Healthcare Marketing Today magazine sent me an email about the Go Green Advertising Awards. This competition, recognizing creative work promoting eco-friendly products and services, is open to people in any number of industries. 192 more words


The Importance of Green Hospital Cleaning Practices

Picture this, you’re ill and after taking every medicine known to man, you finally break down and head to the hospital. Of course, you’re expecting a long wait. 338 more words


Telling the Story: From the Roof

By Lori Allen

Apologies to Saturday’s cast for the extra-long commercial shoot. They were nearly four hours “on set.” But what a set it was: the ninth-floor… 187 more words

New Hospital Building