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Partners HealthCare's John Messervy, a member of Health Care Without Harm's Health Care Climate Council, recently joined with executives from across the country by calling for an increased commitment from the health sector to take the significant and measurable actions around climate change.

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Partners HealthCare was profiled as part of a November 2014 Modern Healthcare article on sustainability in health care.

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All Partners HealthCare hospitals have won Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards for 2014. Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading health care membership community that empowers its members to increase their efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving safety and care.

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Energy Star Recognition

Partners HealthCare has been recognized as a participant in Energy Star's 2012 Low Carbon IT Campaign. Energy Star is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that supports businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. In addition, the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is a method for evaluating the effect of a product on the environment. It assesses lifecycle environmental standards and ranks products as gold, silver or bronze based on a set of environmental performance criteria. The Partners IS team has installed energy management software on 30,000 computers through fiscal year 2012 and 99 % of Partners desktop equipment is certified EPEAT Gold.


Energy Star recognition



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Advancing Health Care: Sustainable Initiatives

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Partners HealthCare has made a commitment to several systemwide sustainable initiatives to decrease our footprint on the environment. Learn more from John Messervy, Director of Capital and Facility Planning for Partners HealthCare.