Practice Greenhealth's mission is to collaborate and provide education, tools, and information about the best environmental practices to help healthcare organizations supercharge their operational efficiency, increase regulatory compliance, and improve the health of their communities.
Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for healthcare institutions that are committed to implementing sustainable, eco-friendly practices. The organization motivates, engages, and educates healthcare organizations on how to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Members include hospitals, healthcare systems, businesses, and other stakeholders.
Demonstrating the growing commitment among the health community to reduce its environmental impact, Practice Greenhealth membership continues to expand, now representing 1,000+ member hospitals nationwide—approximately 20% of the hospitals in the U.S. Of the top 20 U.S. News & World Report listing of the best hospitals in the country, two-thirds are members of Practice Greenhealth. Practice Greenhealth offers a variety of programs and services to its members, including environmental purchasing, sustainable operations, continuing education, webinars, networking opportunities, communications, and an annual Environmental Excellence Awards program recognizing the achievements of member institutions.