What You Need To Know
Hackensack University Medical Center once again earned the Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the leading membership and networking organization for sustainable health care.
Recipients exemplify the highest standards for environmental sustainability practices in health care.
This marks the sixth consecutive time Hackensack has earned this prestigious award.
“Congratulations to Deirdre Imus and our entire sustainability team at The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center for their commitment to preserving the environment for generations to come. Sustainability helps protect the health of our patients and planet. We’re always looking for new ways to innovate in this area.”Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., Regional President North
More About the Award
Winners are recognized for their work toward addressing the links between the environment and human health. Recipients are formally committed to:
- Addressing climate change
- Using safer chemicals
- Providing sustainable, healthier foods
- Engaging staff in supporting sustainability programs
- Leading by example in the local community and across the health care industry.
Winners will be recognized during a May 9 gala in Nashville.