News and Events

Stay up-to-date with what’s going on with Greenhealth Exchange: from events and new products to the latest media coverage. Keep up with the action!

Recent Press

Letter from GX to Stockholm Treaty on PFOA in medical devices

  • The letter GX submitted to the Stockholm PFOA Working Group expressing our position related to several proposed exemptions for PFOA in medical products that is currently under review.

Healthcare Purchasing News and the Greenhealth Exchange announce the inaugural Sustainability in Healthcare Supply Chain Survey

  • The survey will be issued for responses on August 20, 2018 and will close to responses on August 31. Provider respondents submitting data to the survey will receive the survey report as a thank you for participating.

Confluence Health Latest to Join Greenhealth Exchange

  • New owner joins the growing cooperative to build a unique marketplace that features a broad range of green products used in health care settings.

Greenhealth Exchange’s Statement on the U. S. Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord

  • Greenhealth Exchange, a Public Benefit Corporation formed by eight of the nation’s leading health care systems seeking better, more sustainable goods and services is deeply dismayed over President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Paris accord.

In Search of Sustainable Products

  • Article written by John Strong for The Journal of Healthcare Contracting.

Virginia Mason Joins as Greenhealth Exchange as an Owner

  • GX has announced announced that Virginia Mason Medical Center has become the newest owner to join the organization.

Anchors in the Storm

  • In a contribution to the Huffington Post, Gary Cohen has written an op-ed that notes the issues still present in American society that have been highlighted by November's election and emphasizes the growing importance of health care's role in addressing social and environmental conditions at the community level.

Greenhealth Exchange to Build Sustainable Supply Chain with SAP Ariba

  • GX has entered into a licensure agreement with Ariba to develop and house the product catalog of it’s “green,” contracted supplies.

Greenhealth Exchange Executes Contract with UL for Groundbreaking Sustainability Data in Health Care

  • This agreement is unique to GX and will provide our members with visibility into a product’s sustainability attributes. The system will be integrated with the Ariba catalog to combine product technical specifications with their sustainability specifications.

New Film Showcases Health Care’s Mission to Protect People and the Planet

  • Watch the FilmCommemorating it’s 10 year anniversary, this film from Healthcare Without Harm illustrates WHY we all need to focus on sustainability if we are to truly working to heal our patients.

Greenhealth Exchange Issues Statement on Demand from Leading Health Systems for Sustainable Meat and Poultry

  • John Strong, President and CEO of GX, applauded nine leading health systems for calling on food producers and manufacturers to meet the growing demand for meat and poultry raised without the routine use of antibiotics by health care organizations.

The articles below are all in reference to the start-up of the Greenhealth Exchange and launch at Cleanmed in May, 2016

Are disposable hospital supplies trashing the environment?

New exchange aims to bleed green, not red

Success in sustainability? You bet

Are disposable hospital supplies trashing the environment?

Driving Sustainability with a Green Purchasing Cooperative

Health care leaders launch green supply chain

Providers, environmental groups launch 'green' purchasing co-op

Can Greenhealth Exchange transform hospital supply chains?

Gundersen helps establish new purchasing cooperative

Nation’s Top Leaders in Health Care Sustainability Announce New Purchasing Marketplace