A bibliographic listing of recently published material related to green sustainable environmental issues as they relate to green construction, supplies, facilities management, waste management, etc.
Updated on February 27, 2017
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Ruiz, A. VA Hospital in Big Spring going "green.” Newswest9.com.
Geisinger to install a new generator and boiler. The Daily Item. Dec. 8, 2009.
Pennsylvania hospital goes green with LEED Silver Certification. PR.com. Dec. 6, 2009.
“Topping out” ceremony marks milestone in construction of University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. PR Newswire. Dec. 3, 2009.
Hospitals embrace sustainable design. Materials Management in Health Care. 18(12):28, Dec. 2009.
Thompson, J. D. Can medical equipment go green? FacilityCare. 14(8):20-21, Nov./Dec. 2009.
Mazzi, A., and Lyles, V. M. Bridge to the future. The infrastructure that enabled design. FacilityCare. 14(8):22-25, Nov./Dec. 2009.
Hoggard, T. D. Elevating green standards for a healthy environment. FacilityCare. 14(8):26-28, Nov./Dec. 2009.
Milliard, T. Making hospital cuisine green. Idaho Mountain Express. Nov. 20, 2009.
Chung, J., and Meltzer, D. Estimate of the carbon footprint of the US Health Care Sector. JAMA. 302(18):1790-1972, Nov. 11, 2009.
Lee, L. LeBonheur going green. MyFoxMemphis. Nov. 10, 2009.
Zhu, H. First eco-friendly hospital energy plant installed. Epoch Times. Nov 4, 2009.
Furgeson, S. Green ops. Auditing facilities for environmental performance. Health Facilities Management. 22(11):26-28, Nov. 2009.
Clark, A. Deirdre Imus's mission to green up toxic hospitals. GreenBiz.com. Oct. 29, 2009.
Gilbert, M. Washington Co. schools, hospital going green. The Herald-Mail. Oct. 24, 2009.
Morrison, K. Shands debuts $388M hospital. Jacksonville Business Journal. Oct. 23, 2009.
Hemingway, S. A new shade of hospital green. Burlington Free Press. Oct. 18, 2009.
SMC going green, enhancing safety, and starting renovation. Alva Review-Courier. Oct. 16, 2009.
Cole, B. Wisconsin hospital saves green by going green. HealthLeaders Media. Oct. 5, 2009.
Boyd, O. T. Ball Hospital's new green roof will be the largest in Indiana. Star-Press.com. Oct. 5, 2009.
Burpee, H., and Weller, M. Evaluating energy use in hospitals. FacilityCare. 14(7):18-21, 25, Oct. 2009.
Barlow, R. D. Reprocessing fuels green strategies. Healthcare Purchasing News. 33(10):40-41, Oct. 2009.
Alford, S.Local doctor to offer 'solar tour' of green medical center. Lufkin Daily News. Sept. 30, 2009.
Hoeft, M. St. Mary's “green roof” offers financial, health benefits. Patients will be able to visit garden atop St. Mary's hospital. Greenbay Press-Gazette. Sept. 25, 2009.
St. Joseph's Hospital plans $245 million “green” expansion. Post-Standard. Sep. 15, 2009.
Rossomme, A. Mishawaka hospital project goes green. WSBT TV. Sep. 8, 2009.
Struglinksi S. Pill disposal: a growing concern. Drug disposal poses problems for facilities. Provider. 35(9):22-39, Sept. 2009.
Guenther R. Sustainable architecture for health: a mindset shift. Guest editorial. Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 2(4):3-9, Summer 2009.
Houghton A, Vittori G, and Guenther R. Demystifying first-cost green building premiums in healthcare. Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 2(4):10-45, Summer 2009.
Pradinuk R. Incentivizing the daylit hospital: the Green Guide for Health Care approach. Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 2(4):92-112, Summer 2009.
Stony Brook University Hospital and EPA sign historic green partnership. Washington, DC: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Aug. 26, 2009.
Brooks Health opens green headquarters. Jacksonville Business Journal. Aug. 20, 2009.
Vaughan, C. Wisconsin Hospital's path toward energy independence. HealthLeaders Media. Aug. 11, 2009.
Hospitals eliminate mercury, PVC, VOCs. Environmental Leader. Aug. 10, 2009.
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center Named best workplace for recycling. Eastside Business Journal. Aug. 6, 2009.
Wheeling Hospital kicks off Go Green initiative. WTOV9.com. Aug. 5, 2009.
Parker, A. Chicago hospital collaborative would reduce energy emissions. Chi-Town Daily News. Aug. 5, 2009.
Dunlop, D. Healthcare’s green initiative: the healthy hospital movement. Alternative Health Journal. Aug. 3, 2009.
Sparacio, N. Aspirus Hospital goes green with new NICU. WAOW.com. Aug. 3, 2009.
Kaczke, L. Hospital goes green for cancer care. The Daily Journal. Aug. 2, 2009.
Vernon, W. Helping hands: leaders in the healthcare sustainability movement. Journal of Healthcare Management. 54(4):227-230, July/Aug. 2009.
Hospitals due for energy efficiency overhaul. Environmental Leader. July 27, 2009.
Medical Center of the Rockies receives LEED gold certification. LovelandConnection.com. July 23, 2009.
Wallask, S. Cut your hospital's energy bills with these award-winning ideas. HealthLeaders Media. July 21, 2009.
Borowitz, A. The VA hospital gets its green on. Tucson Weekly. July 10, 2009.
Epstein, V. N. J. regulators approve green plans. Philly.com. July 1, 2009.
Vernon, W. Energy reduction investment, part II. Facility Care. 14(4):32-33, July 2009.
Pfitzenmeier, D. Finding a green fit for a specialized healthcare practice. Healthcare Design. 9(7):24-26, July 2009.
Mejia, E. A., and Sattler, B. Starting a health care system green team. AORN Journal. 90(1):33-40, July 2009.
Wu, J. Environmental compliance: The good, the bad, and the super green. Journal of Environmental Management. June 30, 2009. [Epub ahead of print]
Bassett, E. Local hospitals receive national green awards. Fort Worth Business Press. June 22, 2009.
Rollins, B. "CTMC forms “Green Team.” San Marcos Mercury. June 17, 2009.
Jones, J. RMH recognized for effort to build “green” hospital. Daily News Record. June 8, 2009.
Hospital launches sustainable foods program. Idaho Mountain Express. June 5, 2009.
Proudman, J. Washington Hospital saluted for going green. InsideBayArea.com. June 4, 2009.
Gaerig, C., editor. Practice greenhealth announces winners of 2009 environmental excellence awards. Healthcare Design Magazine. June 23, 2009.
Hospital honored for mercury reduction. Port Clinton News Herald. June 3, 2009.
DeWitte, D. Shared steam plant to be greener energy source. The Gazette. June 2, 2009.
Brown, J. Boulder hospital reduces waste, also saves money. The Denver Post. June 1, 2009.
Peck, R. L. How healthcare’s first LEED Platinum project got it done. Healthcare Design. 9(6):24, 26, June 2009
Zimmerman, G. The prescription for green health care facilities. Building Operating Management. June 2009.
Peck, R. How healthcare’s first LEED Platinum project got it done. Healthcare Design. 9(6):24, 26, June 2009.
Bonda, P. Green healing. Interior Design, June 2009.
Klein, S. Case Study: Lowering Health Care Costs Through Energy Efficiency. New York: Commonwealth Fund, May/June 2009.
Foubister, V. In Focus: Health Care Leaders Seek to Create Healing Environments for Patients, Staff, and the Broader Community. New York: Commonwealth Fund, May/June 2009.
Luten, A., and Tazmine, L. Using elements of the Green Guide for Health Care to map “occupant experience” for enhanced health care facility design. Facility Care. 14(3):20-21, 26, May/June 2009.
Vernon, W. V. Keeping green: reducing energy consumption without harming the budget. Journal of Healthcare Management. 54(3):159-162, May/June 2009.
Popely, D. Beyond the bin. Healthcare Executive. 24(3):8-18, May/June 2009.
Going Green. Healthcare Executive. 24(3):93-94 May/June 2009.
Levy, J., Funk, P., and Cheney, K. The cogeneration option: saving money and the planet. Healthcare Deisgn Magazine. May 27, 2009.
Sherman, P. Palomar West hospital tower takes shape; debut set in 2012. San DiegoUnion Tribune. May 17, 2009.
Boone Hospital's new project is largest in its history and “green.” ConnectmidMissouri.com. May 12, 2009.
Rosenbaum, D. Defining and implementing sustainability at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. Healthcare Design Magazine. May 11, 2009.
Simmons, J. New Alliance Promotes Better Energy Efficiency in Hospitals. HealthLeaders Media. May 1, 2009.
Commins, J. Go green to save green. HealthLeaders. 12(5):12-14, May 2009.
Going green in health care. Healthcare Financial Management. 63(5):advertising supplement following p. 82, May 2009.
Larson, L. Making the community connection. Trustee. May 2009.
Commins, J. Hospital's eco agenda saves money. HealthLeaders Media. Apr. 22, 2009.
Johnson, M. Lab work turns green. Waukesha Memorial taps eco-friendly ideas in laboratory addition. Journal Sentinel, Apr. 4, 2009.
Qualk, J. D. Green growth. A look at LEED 2009 and its impact on healthfacilities. Health Facilities Management. 22(4):31-3, Apr. 2009.
Eagle, A. Model of sustainability. Kaiser's new template design comes up green. Health Facilities Management. 22(4):12-7, Apr. 2009.
Williamson, J. Green cleaning gaining ground. Healthcare Purchasing News. 33(4):32-36, Apr. 2009.
Eagle, A. Model of sustainability. Health Facilities Management. 22(4):12-17, Apr. 2009.
Qualk, J. Green growth. Health Facilities Management. 22(4):31-33, Apr. 2009.
Baldwin G. How green was my hospital. Health Data Management. 17(4):82,84, 86, Apr. 2009.
Sherman, M. Top ten tips. HFM Magazine Web Exclusive. Apr. 2009.
Energy reduction investment. FacilityCare. 14(2):26-27, Mar./Apr. 2009.
Fong, D. Daylighting in healthcare facilities. FacilityCare. 14(2):24-25, Mar./Apr. 2009.
Harris, N., and others. Hospitals going green: a holistic view of the issue and the critical role of the nurse leader. Holistic Nursing Practice. 23(2):101-11, Mar./Apr. 2009.
Reed, C. First hospital designed to earn the energy star: Muskogee Community Hospital. Inside ASHE. 17(2):35-37, Mar./Apr. 2009.
Brown, J. Responsible care, respectful environments - Part II. Healthcare Design Online. Mar. 11, 2009.
EnergySmart Hospitals: Retrofitting Existing Facilities. Washington: Department of Energy, Mar. 2009.
Matambanadzo, S., editor. Planning a greener future. Healthcare Design. Feb. 19, 2009.
Commins, J. Earth-friendly can mean budget-friendly, too. HealthLeaders Media. Feb. 18, 2009.
EnergySmart Hospitals: Improving Design and Construction. Washington: Department of Energy, Feb. 2009.
Oberlin, J., online editor. Healthcare center/nature preserve combo saves more than just people. Healthcare Design. 9(2):16-19, Feb. 2009.
Will the economy affect green construction? Health Facilities. 22(2):16-17, Feb. 2009.
McCaffree, J. Reducing foodservice waste: going green can save green. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 109(2):205-206, Feb. 2009.
Chief energy engineer: isn't it time one began working for you? Inside ASHE. 17(1):31-33, Jan./Feb. 2009.
Harvie, J. Food: farmers' markets and CSAs. Facilty Care. 14(1):24-25, Jan./Feb. 2009.
Beil, M. Going 'green' in long-term care. New York: Vendome Group, LLC., Jan. 1, 2009.
Saver, C. Staff spearheads an OR's green effort. OR Manager. 25(1):24-25, Jan. 2009.
Tweed, J. The green office. Caring. 28(1):56-57, Jan. 2009.
Greene, J. Energy. Online auctions touted as a way to reduce costs, go green. Hospitals & Health Networks. 83(1):17, Jan. 2009.
Vernon, W.N. Trends in green engineering. World Hospitals and Health Services. 45(4):11-14, 2009.
Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, 2009. (WX 165 A244 2009).
Local Leaders in Sustainability. Washington, DC: American Institute of Architects, 2009.
Woodroof, E. Green Facilities Handbook: Simple & Profitable Strategies for Managers. Lilburn, GA: The Fairmont Press, Inc, 2009. (WX 140 W893g 2009).
Integrating Federal Resources for High Performance Hospitals. Washington: U.S. Department of Energy, 2009.
Crisp, N., and Donaldson, L. Material Health: A Resource Flow and Ecological Footprint of the NHS<