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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

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HxD 2013: Healthcare Experience Design Conference

Amy Cueva, founder and health care principal for experience design firm Mad*Pow, wants to improve health care through the application of design. Her company sponsors a one-day conference in Boston, … 304 more words

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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

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Healthy Eating, Sustainability & Farmers' Markets

In the past I’ve written about hospitals hosting farmers’ markets – http://tinyurl.com/78jxpzy. One of my passions is what I call the healthy hospital movement – where hospitals take steps to create healthy environments for employees, visitors and patients. 391 more words

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Is Your Hospital Developing a Healthy Workforce?

For me, this is a rare story because it it combines two of my firm’s clients: NC Prevention Partners and Vidant Health. NC Prevention Partners is a leader within the healthcare industry in reducing preventable illness and early death caused by tobacco use, poor nutrition and physical inactivity. 501 more words

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At Emory Healthcare, A Healthy Dose of Green

A week or so ago I was tweeting about the new movement to reduce waste from operating rooms (“greening operating rooms”), and I received an interesting response from the folks at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. 823 more words

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Rockingham Memorial Hospital Has Turned Green to Gold

Rockingham Memorial Hospital, or RMH as it is affectionately known, opened a new inpatient healthcare facility in June 2010 and, from all accounts, it is amazing. 300 more words

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