Representatives of ten hospitals came together with a group of issue experts in June to launch a national initiative to reduce the environmental footprint of health care in South Korea.  The Korea Green Hospitals Society will serve as the national representative for Global Green and Healthy Hospitals.  “Our health care system should be the role model and lead in areas such as energy, chemicals and green building,” said Dr. Dong Chun Shin, administrative director of Yonsei University Health System.