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Health Care Without Harm recognizes 2011 Healthy Food in Health Care Award Winners

In 2011, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) launched the Healthy Food in Health Care (HFHC) Awards Program to recognize execellence in sustainable food services at health care institutions across the country.

The goals of the awards program are to recognize significant achievement as well as leadership; spur competition to achieve measurable, lasting results; encourage continueous improvement, with an emphasis on quantitative versus qualitative results; and benchmark progress in sustainable operations in health care food service.

Awards were made in four categories for 2011:

  • Sustainable Food Procurement
  • Public Policy & Advocacy
  • Food, Climate, Health Connection
  • Clinical Engagement

And the winners are...

Sustainable Food Procurement Awards

  1. Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
  2. United General Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, WA
  3. John Muir Medical Center, Concord, CA

Public Policy & Advocacy Awards

  1. Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
  2. Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI
  3. Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Food, Climate, Health Connection Awards

  1. Caroll Hospital Center, Westminster, MD
  2. John Muir Medical Center, Concord, CA
  3. Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Clinical Engagement Awards

  1. Lisa McDowell, MS, RD, Clinical Leader for Nutrition Support, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Michigan
  2. Tim Goltz, MD, Family Physician Lincoln County Healthcare, Maine
  3. Amy Collins, MD, ED Physician, MetroWest Medical Center, Massachusetts

 

 


 


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