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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - Lakeview Hospital wins a Top 25 award for sustainability

Five HealthPartners hospitals have won top honors for their environmental sustainability work. Lakeview Hospital, Regions Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Hudson Hospital & Clinic  and Westfields Hospital & Clinic received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. This award recognizes hospitals for excellence and dedication to sustainability in health care. Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading health care sustainability community, empowering its members to improve their environmental stewardship. It’s the second time that Lakeview Hospital has received the Top 25 award.

The Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award is Practice Greenhealth’s highest honor for hospitals. It means Lakeview and the four others HealthPartners hospitals are leading the industry with innovation in sustainability, demonstrating superior programs and illustrating how sustainability is entrenched in their culture.

“The Practice Greenhealth Top 25 awards are truly a reflection of the dedication, passion and support we have across the organization,” said Dana Slade, Director, Sustainability Programs. “We have made a strong connection between health, well-being and our sustainability initiatives. This is illustrated every day by all of our colleagues across the organization.”

HealthPartners received an additional 24 awards from Practice Greenhealth:

  • Amery Hospital & Clinic: Emerald Award; Greening the OR Recognition; Circles of Excellence for Leadership and Water
  • Hudson Hospital & Clinic: Greening the OR Recognition; Circles of Excellence for Leadership and Waste
  • Lakeview Hospital: Greening the OR Recognition; Circles of Excellence for Leadership, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP), Energy and Water
  • Methodist Hospital: Circles of Excellence for Leadership and Waste
  • Regions Hospital: Circles of Excellence for Leadership, Food, Greening the OR, Energy, Climate and Waste
  • Westfields Hospital & Clinic: Greening the OR Recognition; Circles of Excellence for Leadership 
  • HealthPartners: System Award
  • Barbara Tretheway: Visionary Leader Award

The awards were presented May 9, at the Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards Gala, in Nashville at the conclusion of the CleanMed Conference & Exhibition.



Lakeview Hospital’s Green Team, 2019.