Kaiser Permanente Wins National Environmental Awards

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OAKLAND, Calif., April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Kaiser Permanente has received a record 29 environmental excellence awards this year from Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization for hospitals and health systems committed to environmentally responsible operations and care.

Among this year’s awards, Kaiser Permanente again received Practice Greenhealth’s System for Change Award, which recognizes health systems that are working to gather data, set system goals, benchmark and share successes in environmental performance. This will be the fourth time the health care organization has received the award. In addition, Kaiser Permanente’s Roseville (Calif.) Medical Center has received the highest possible hospital award, becoming a member of Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Leadership Circle for exemplary work in addressing its environmental impact and implementing long-term sustainability features into its facilities.

“Kaiser Permanente understands that the