Healthy Hospital Practice to Practice Series (P2P)
This P2P Series presents case studies of hospitals improving their environments to better support the health of their employees and embody the mission of their organization.
Improving the Food and Beverage Environment
Read how some hospitals have improved healthier offerings in their cafeterias and vending machines.
Issue #1: Improving Hospital Food and Beverage Environments [PDF-1.2MB]
Find out how Cleveland Clinic and Good Shepherd Hospital are leading the way by offering a healthier food and beverage environment.
Issue #2: Improving Hospital Food and Beverage Environments [PDF-1.3MB]
Fairview Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida share how they are supporting employee health by changing their food and beverage policies and practices.
Issue #3: Improving Hospital Food and Beverage Environments [PDF-825KB]
Saint Vincent Healthcare and University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina describe the steps they are taking to help employees make healthy choices.
Making Physical Activity Easier
Read how some hospitals have promoted physical activity by redesigning stairwells and promoting active transportation.
Issue #4: Improving Hospital Physical Activity Environments [PDF-1.2MB]
Piedmont Hospital and Denver Health share how their environment makes it easier for employees to be physically active every day.
Issue #5: Improving Hospital Physical Activity Environments [1.1MB]
Kaiser Permanente and Logansport Memorial Hospital talk about creating environments in and around their hospitals that encourage active living.
Issue #6: Improving Hospital Physical Activity Environments [PDF-1.7MB]
Learn how Penrose—St. Francis and Fresno VA Medical Center encourage their employees to stay active.
Read how some hospitals have supported employees to breastfeed by designating lactation rooms and increasing access to breast pumps.
Issue #7: Improving Support for Breastfeeding Employees [PDF-219KB]
Read about the methods used by Pennsylvania Hospital and Lifespan to create a culture of support for their breastfeeding employees.
Issue #8: Improving Support for Breastfeeding Employees [PDF-424KB]
Find out how University Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provide support for breastfeeding employees.
Issue #9: Improving Support for Breastfeeding Employees [PDF-773KB]
Learn how Davis Memorial and Georgetown University Hospitals are improving access to private spaces for employee lactation.
Tobacco-Free Hospital Environments
Read how some hospitals have partnered with public health agencies or with other hospital association members to promote healthier environments and choices.
Issue #10: Improving Support for Tobacco-Free Hospital Environments [PDF-884KB]
Read how LSU Health Systems and University of Kansas Medical Center improve support for tobacco-free hospital campuses.
Partnerships, Community Benefits and More
Read how some hospitals have partnered with public health agencies or with other hospital association members to promote healthier environments and choices. Also read how some hospitals have integrated environment change strategies in their own hospitals into their community benefit strategies.
Issue #11: Hospitals Partner with Public Health to Improve Food Environments: Part 1 [PDF-1.3MB]
Read how two hospital systems in New York City partnered with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) on the Healthy Hospital Food Initiative (HHFI), a standards-based approach, to improve their vending machine environments.
Issue #12: Hospitals Partner with Public Health to Improve Food Environments: Part 2 [PDF-539KB]
Read how two hospital systems in New York City partnered with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) on the Healthy Hospital Food Initiative (HHFI), a standards-based approach, to make their food healthier in the cafeteria and for patients.
Issue 13: Addressing Community Health in Schools, Early Care and Education, and the Clinic [PDF-990KB]
In this issue, learn how Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, improved the health of its communities by conducting a community needs assessments, engaging partners across sectors, and supporting systems-level changes that provide community benefit.
Issue 14: Community Benefit: Encouraging Healthy Habits Early [PDF-630KB]
In this issue, learn how Cedars-Sinai Medical Center improved the health of its neighboring community by leveraging partnerships, using a community
health needs assessment, and directing community benefit efforts in the community to address healthy habits and childhood obesity.
Issue # 15: Children’s Hospitals Working Together to Improve their Food Environments [PDF-6MB]
In this issueread how several children’s hospitals engaged in the Children’s Hospital Association’s “FOCUS on a Fitter Future” project have introduced healthier options in their cafeterias.
- Page last reviewed: May 29, 2015
- Page last updated: June 19, 2015
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