Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.18
Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 12, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Washington, Seattle
IN-6: Hospital Network

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Claudia Frere-Anderson
Director
UW Sustainability
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Is the institution’s affiliated healthcare facility currently a member of a member of the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Network?:
Yes

Is the institution’s affiliated healthcare facility currently a member of Healthier Hospitals Initiative / Practice Greenhealth?:
Yes

A brief description of the healthcare facility’s sustainability initiatives:

UW Medicine has been recognized for environmental leadership by Practice GreenHealth. Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and Valley Medical Center have initiated numerous projects that contribute to environmental sustainability.

The UW was once again listed among the top 25 hospitals in Practice Greenthealth's annual Environmental Excellence Awards:
https://practicegreenhealth.org/node/32223

Updated information and resources on sustainability and healthcare at the UW can be found here:
https://green.uw.edu/news-categories/healthcare


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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