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  • EPA warns EtO cancer risks, offers alternatives

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/14/2018

    Health care and commercial sterilization facilities often use ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize moisture- and heat-sensitive medical instruments. The EPA updated EtO to a “human carcinogen,” while increasing its lifetime inhalation cancer risk estimate about 60 times. The new cancer potency information supports the need to reduce EtO air emissions.

    Session Description

    Health care and commercial sterilization facilities often use ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize moisture- and heat-sensitive medical instruments. The EPA updated EtO to a “human carcinogen,” while increasing its lifetime inhalation cancer risk estimate about 60 times. The new cancer potency information supports the need to reduce EtO air emissions.

    Learning Objectives

    EPA’s presentation will outline:

    • What EtO is and how it’s used
    • EtO exposures and toxicology
    • EtO air monitoring and regulations
    • Potential for EPA collaboration with hospitals on alternative sterilization approaches

    Pricing:

    • Standard Price: Free
    • Practice Greenhealth Member: Free 
    • Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free

    Margaret Sieffert

    EPA environmental engineer

    Margaret Sieffert is an environmental engineer with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 in Chicago. She has worked for Region 5’s Air and Radiation Division for nearly 22 years. Sieffert is Region 5’s lead for outreach on ethylene oxide.

  • Practice Greenhealth 2017 Sustainability Benchmark Report

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    New, tailored analysis on sustainability trends and emerging issues. The 2016 Sustainability Benchmark Report includes an analysis of the data from 322 hospitals that participated in Practice Greenhealth’s 2016 Environmental Excellence Awards. The Benchmark Report is the only report that shows comprehensive data illustrating the progress of sustainability across the health care sector. The report analyzes data provided by health care facilities of various types and sizes located across the country. In addition to reporting out on metrics, the report shares sustainability trends and emerging areas of focus.

    New, tailored analysis on sustainability trends and emerging issues. 

     We are excited to share with you a new change to the Benchmark Report. Rather than provide a single report that touches on every topic, starting today, Practice Greenhealth will release shorter thematic reports regularly throughout the year. These tailored reports will offer deeper analysis on the sustainability trends and emerging issues that are most important to our members. The streamlined approach also makes it much easier to find and share relevant trends and data points with essential staff across facilities. It also gives us the opportunity to respond to feedback, to hear what trends and emerging issues are front and center for you, and to incorporate them into future reports.


    Pricing:

    Standard Price: $2,500
    Practice Greenhealth Member: Free
    Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free

  • Environmental Excellence Awards Question & Answer Session #2

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/14/2018

    This informal working session is an opportunity to bring your questions about the awards application process and hear other members’ questions. Call will last as long as there are viable questions from participants or 60 minutes.

    Session Description 

    Applying for an Environmental Excellence award in 2018? Come to this Question & Answer session to address your toughest questions or to listen to how others are tackling the application process. There is no set content for this call—the session will be determined by members’ questions.

    Learning Objectives

    This session will

    • Respond to members’ questions about the 2018 award applications
    • Highlight additional opportunities for Practice Greenhealth support and technical assistance during the 2018 Awards season
    *This is a member-only event.

    Cecilia DeLoach Lynn

    Director, Sector Performance and Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

    Cecilia's role at Practice Greenhealth is to assist the organization in developing programmatic content, tools and resources, developing strategy for new sustainability initiatives and determining an industry-wide set of appropriate metrics and tracking mechanisms to monitor the success of healthcare sustainability programs. Cecilia provides sustainability content expertise and leadership to Greenhealth Academy's workshops, trainings, webinars and e-learning offerings as well as the Greening the OR TM Initiative. She is also an accomplished public speaker and trainer, and builds support and awareness for Practice Greenhealth through targeted speaking engagements, stakeholder engagement and outreach. Cecilia brings more than 14 years of experience working with hospitals and healthcare organizations to create customized sustainability programs and goals, and is working with the Practice Greenhealth team to evolve the next set of sustainability performance resources, metrics and tools. She has an MBA with a focus in corporate social responsibility and healthcare administration, is a LEED-accredited professional, and was instrumental in helping update the Green Guide for Healthcare's Operations Credits in 2008.

    Contact Info:

    Christopher Bodkin

    Data Coordinator, Sector Performance & Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

    Christopher's role at Practice Greenhealth is to help the sector become more sustainable through data collection, analysis, and reporting. He works with Cecilia DeLoach Lynn on the Sector Performance team to create dynamic metrics and data parameters to maximize both, accessibility of data, as well as what can be learned. Christopher's vision is to create a circumstance where metrics are aligned with fiscal and social responsibilities in the health care sector, thereby creating a natural incentive to encourage leaders to move their organizations in a more sustainable direction. Christopher oversees data collection and reporting for the Healthier Hospitals program, as well as creates content and reports around data.

    Contact Info:

  • Hello There, Get Ready to Share! What’s New to Do for Earth Day 2018

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/13/2018

    Join Practice Greenhealth’s Hermine Levey Weston, Kim Ray from Dignity Health and Samantha McKeough from HealthPartners for some lively presentations and sharing of Earth Day events. Learn what your organization can do to engage your staff and community in environmental stewardship for this year’s celebration of our planet Earth.

    Description:

    Join Practice Greenhealth’s Hermine Levey Weston, Kim Ray from Dignity Health and Samantha McKeough from HealthPartners for some lively presentations and sharing of Earth Day events. Learn what your organization can do to engage your staff and community in environmental stewardship for this year’s celebration of our planet Earth.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Identify fresh ideas to celebrate Earth Day in healthcare settings
    • Explore Practice Greenhealth Resources for Earth Day
    • Share your plans and ideas for Earth Day

    Pricing:

    Standard Price: $79
    Practice Greenhealth Member: Free
    Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free

    Kim Ray

    Co-Chair Environmental Action Committee, Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center

    Kim Ray is the Facilities Coordinator at Dignity Health, California Hospital with eight years of on the ground experience in Health Care Environmental Program Development.  Since she started at the hospital ten years ago, she has held positions in both in Risk Management and Environmental Services before moving into Facilities.  Kim Coordinates the Environment of Care Team, seeing this of as part of her passion for a safe and sustainable healing environment.  She is an expert in Waste Stream Management, Environmental Data Tracking, Employee Engagement and Current Best Environmental Practices in a Hospital Setting.  As co-chair of the California Hospital Environmental Action Committee, she’s lead her team to win the Practice GreenHealth Emerald Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Kim also serves on the Humankindness Team at California Hospital and volunteers on the Heart of the City Five K Run Committee.   

     Kim started her working life in the Film Industry and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts from San Francisco State University. She is a Founding member of Los Angeles Theater Sports.   A health issue changed her career path, giving her a desire for work that allowed her to ‘give back’.  She also previously was a small antique business owner, and continues this on a part time basis, with the happy knowledge that living with antiques is a wonderful way to recycle and re-use.  She has two sons, both currently living in Los Angeles, and her favorite color is green.

    Contact Information:

         Email: Kim.Ray@DignityHealth.org

    Samantha McKeough

    Sustainability Coordinator, HealthPartners

    Currently the Sustainability Coordinator at HealthPartners, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Samantha has worked within HealthPartners’ award winning Sustainability program for over two years. In this role, she works to identify environmental and financial opportunities, reduce waste and mitigate the organization’s environmental footprint in order to fulfill its’ mission “to improve health and well-being in partnership with our patients, members, and the community.”

    She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she earned a degree in Environmental Studies as well as a degree is International Studies. She is an active participant in several professional workgroups and is a board member for the Women’s Environmental Network.

    Contact Information:

         Email: Samantha.A.McKeough@healthpartners.com

    Hermine Levey Weston, RN, MBA (Moderator)

    Member Engagement Manager, Practice Greenhealth

    Hermine Levey Weston, RN, MBA is Member Engagement Manager at Practice Greenhealth where she manages member accounts by providing support and technical expertise related to environmental and sustainability programs in health care settings. She is a health care professional with over 25 years of experience in health care quality management. Prior to joining the Practice Greenhealth team she was employed by the Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Hermine developed the sustainability framework for improvement at this hospital and consulted with other community hospitals and nursing homes in Western Massachusetts regarding health care sustainability. For these efforts she was recognized as a Nurse Luminary whose members shine a light on environmental challenges in the diverse settings where they live and work. Hermine applied her healthcare experience while earning a Green MBA from Antioch University New England.

    Contact Information:

         Phone: 1-888-521-6664
         Email: hleveyweston@practicegreenhealth.org

  • Sustainability and the Role of Human Resources

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/30/2018

    Join Coro Strandberg, Transformational Leadership Consultant, to understand how to fully embed sustainability into Human Resources and foster a sustainable culture in your organizations.

    Session Description 

    Join Coro Strandberg, Transformational Leadership Consultant, to understand how to fully embed sustainability into Human Resources and foster a sustainable culture in your organizations. This webinar will define sustainability as social and environmental sustainability and provide an overview of sustainability trends and drivers and the business case for sustainability. It will summarize the role of the HR professional in embedding sustainability into the employee experience and life cycle from recruitment and onboarding to training and professional, leadership and competency development and performance management, talent retention and succession planning. A case study of best practices in sustainable human resource management will be profiled.

    Learning Objectives

    • Sustainability trends and drivers and how they will impact organizational success.
    • The business case and benefits of operating a sustainable organization.
    • The significant and essential role HR professionals can play to embed sustainability into an organization.
    • How one organization embedded sustainability in the employee experience and realized benefits.

    Pricing

    Standard fee: FREE
    Practice Greenhealth member: FREE
    Practice Greenhealth subscriber: FREE


    Coro Strandberg

    President, Strandberg Consulting

    Coro Strandberg is an influential sustainability strategist and thought leader. She is a trailblazer and visionary in marketplace innovation to advance social, environmental and financial progress and has contributed to the evolving field of sustainability for more than 25 years. She works with the public and private sector to create strategies and pursue business models to address social and environmental risks and opportunities that propel society towards a sustainable future.

    Coro specializes in helping organizations become leaders in transformational sustainability. This includes advising on sustainability leadership and innovation strategies, social purpose business models and sustainability governance, management, implementation and integration. She is an expert in integrating sustainability in finance, human resources, risk management and procurement and developing social and inclusive sustainability strategies. She regularly publishes blogs, articles, research, tools and guides on sustainability and corporate social responsibility leadership on her website at www.corostrandberg.com. Coro works and lives in her LEED Gold certified green home in Vancouver, BC which she built with her partner.

    Janet Howard

    Director, Member Engagement and Healthier Hospitals, Practice Greenhealth


    Janet Howard leads the facility member engagement team and the Healthier Hospitals program. The team provides fresh content, educational support and technical assistance to Practice Greenhealth facility members and Healthier Hospitals enrollees.  Recent projects include the Employee Engagement Toolkit and fresh content on Materials/WastesEngaged Leadership and the new Less Food to Landfill goal and toolkit.

    The Member Engagement team works together to help organizations recognize the link between sustainability programming and quality, patient experience and performance excellence. Janet's angle is around empowerment and the belief that every person deserves a safe, healthy and respectful environment.

    With Iqbal Mian, Janet developed a strategic deployment consult offering at Practice Greenhealth. The day-long program facilitates the facility or system's vision, mission, goals and elevator speeches for sustainability programming in alignment with overall strategic organizational goals. This senior level engagement results in strategic deployment and optimizes programmatic success.

    Janet pioneered sustainability in health care from 1991-2004 for Continuum Health Partners in New York City. She is a frequent writer on health care sustainability issues for outlets like Greenbiz, CSR Wire and Health Care Design Magazine. Read Janet’s columns on her LinkedIn profile.

    ______________________________________________________________________

    Contact Info:

    Email: jhoward@practicegreenhealth.org (T): 866.598.2110

  • Starting or Growing a Sustainability Internship Program

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/25/2018

    Join this call to learn about a sustainability internship model that can help maximize work product and intern satisfaction.

    Session Description

    Join this call to learn about a sustainability internship model that can help maximize work product and intern satisfaction.

    Anna Weinroth Ward, HCA’s director of sustainability, will outline the sustainability muti-intern program model she created and discuss case studies with details on how to get value for the program for interns and leaders.

    A successful internship program should: 1. provide structure, access to experts, and mentorship for technical and soft skills. 2. allow the interns to gain confidence in their abilities to contribute to a sustainability program. 3. include an organization’s culture. Interns often begin their involvement with sustainability through varying educational pathways and experiences. A multiple intern program can use this as an advantage and leverage the varying backgrounds through discussions among interns.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand a methodology to maximize the use of time – yours, your organization’s, and the interns’ – when leading a multi-intern sustainability program.
    2. Gain practical tips that have worked on what to do in advance, during, and after a multi-intern sustainability program closes for the summer.
    3. Understand how to have a program that results in collaborative and independent work from multiple interns, with different skill levels, and different knowledge about sustainability.


    Pricing:
    Standard Fee: $79.00
    Practice Greenhealth Member: Free
    Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free





    Anna Weinroth Ward

    HCA Healthcare, Director of Sustainability

    Anna Weinroth Ward identifies and implements sustainability solutions in support of HCA’s enterprise-wide sustainability plan and comprehensive program of environmental sustainability to promote energy and water conservation, green buildings, and increase recycling and environmentally conscious purchasing. Anna created HCA’s multi-intern model for sustainability interns. Her model engages and empowers participants, including masters’ candidates and undergraduate students without previous experience in health care sustainability. She has led nine interns in the program.

    Janet Howard (Moderator)

    Director, Member Engagement and Healthier Hospitals, Practice Greenhealth


    Janet Howard leads the facility member engagement team and the Healthier Hospitals program. The team provides fresh content, educational support and technical assistance to Practice Greenhealth facility members and Healthier Hospitals enrollees.  Recent projects include the Employee Engagement Toolkit and fresh content on Materials/WastesEngaged Leadership and the new Less Food to Landfill goal and toolkit.

    The Member Engagement team works together to help organizations recognize the link between sustainability programming and quality, patient experience and performance excellence. Janet's angle is around empowerment and the belief that every person deserves a safe, healthy and respectful environment.

    With Iqbal Mian, Janet developed a strategic deployment consult offering at Practice Greenhealth. The day-long program facilitates the facility or system's vision, mission, goals and elevator speeches for sustainability programming in alignment with overall strategic organizational goals. This senior level engagement results in strategic deployment and optimizes programmatic success.

    Janet pioneered sustainability in health care from 1991-2004 for Continuum Health Partners in New York City. She is a frequent writer on health care sustainability issues for outlets like Greenbiz, CSR Wire and Health Care Design Magazine. Read Janet’s columns on her LinkedIn profile.

    ______________________________________________________________________

    Contact Info:

    Email: jhoward@practicegreenhealth.org (T): 866.598.2110

  • How HealthPartners engages leadership, board

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/11/2018

    Active engagement and support from an organization’s senior leadership and board of directors is vital to the long-term success of any sustainability program.

    Session Description

    Active engagement and support from an organization’s senior leadership and board of directors is vital to the long-term success of any sustainability program.

    Learning Objectives

    1. When sustainability programming goals connect with overarching strategic goals, sustainability programming has the greatest return on efforts, including cost savings, staff engagement, environmental improvement, and community benefit. Learn practical tips to garner the endorsement by senior leadership and the board of directors. Discuss how a successful sustainability program begins, the tactics it takes to open the door for discussion, and how to ultimately get the approval to proceed.
    2. The sustainability program will need to periodically report to both the senior leadership and the board of directors. The presenters will discuss the data tracking, storytelling, and reporting, including advice on the style of materials presented.
    3. Feedback is a great form of engagement. Learn about the feedback loop during the reporting process with the senior leadership and the board of directors in order to continually enhance culture and the sustainability program. Hear how leadership input has supported further maturing of the programs, created a stronger tie to mission, and ultimately improved the health of the communities.
    4. The presenters will discuss what data is used to communicate to various stakeholders that have an interest in the sustainability program’s success. Learn how they use stories to personalize data to capture value and ROI.

    Pricing:

    Standard Price: $79

    Practice Greenhealth Member: Free

    Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free

    Barbara Tretheway

    Senior Vice President and General Counsel, HealthPartners

    As the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for HealthPartners, Ms. Tretheway is responsible for providing comprehensive legal advice and direction to the management and governance of HealthPartners and its affiliated entities. She also is responsible for managing the legal, clinical and enterprise risk management programs, business continuity planning, and sustainability programs of the organization.

    Ms. Tretheway earned a Doctor of Law from University of Wisconsin Law School. Prior to joining HealthPartners, Tretheway practiced law at Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty and Bennett, P.A. in Minneapolis. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is a member of the board of directors of Martins Point Health Care in Portland, Maine and the Overseas Cooperative Development Council in Washington, D.C.

    Janet Howard (Moderator)

    Director, Member Engagement and Healthier Hospitals, Practice Greenhealth


    Janet Howard leads the facility member engagement team and the Healthier Hospitals program. The team provides fresh content, educational support and technical assistance to Practice Greenhealth facility members and Healthier Hospitals enrollees.  Recent projects include the Employee Engagement Toolkit and fresh content on Materials/WastesEngaged Leadership and the new Less Food to Landfill goal and toolkit.

    The Member Engagement team works together to help organizations recognize the link between sustainability programming and quality, patient experience and performance excellence. Janet's angle is around empowerment and the belief that every person deserves a safe, healthy and respectful environment.

    With Iqbal Mian, Janet developed a strategic deployment consult offering at Practice Greenhealth. The day-long program facilitates the facility or system's vision, mission, goals and elevator speeches for sustainability programming in alignment with overall strategic organizational goals. This senior level engagement results in strategic deployment and optimizes programmatic success.

    Janet pioneered sustainability in health care from 1991-2004 for Continuum Health Partners in New York City. She is a frequent writer on health care sustainability issues for outlets like Greenbiz, CSR Wire and Health Care Design Magazine. Read Janet’s columns on her LinkedIn profile.

    ______________________________________________________________________

    Contact Info:

    Email: jhoward@practicegreenhealth.org (T): 866.598.2110

  • Environmental Excellence Awards Question & Answer Session #1

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/10/2018

    This informal working session is an opportunity to bring your questions about the awards application process and hear other members’ questions. Call will last as long as there are viable questions from participants or 60 minutes.

    Session Description 

    Applying for an Environmental Excellence award in 2018? Come to this Question & Answer session to address your toughest questions or to listen to how others are tackling the application process. There is no set content for this call—the session will be determined by members’ questions.

    Learning Objectives

    This session will

    • Respond to members’ questions about the 2018 award applications
    • Highlight additional opportunities for Practice Greenhealth support and technical assistance during the 2018 Awards season
    *This is a member-only event.

    Cecilia DeLoach Lynn

    Director, Sector Performance and Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

    Cecilia's role at Practice Greenhealth is to assist the organization in developing programmatic content, tools and resources, developing strategy for new sustainability initiatives and determining an industry-wide set of appropriate metrics and tracking mechanisms to monitor the success of healthcare sustainability programs. Cecilia provides sustainability content expertise and leadership to Greenhealth Academy's workshops, trainings, webinars and e-learning offerings as well as the Greening the OR TM Initiative. She is also an accomplished public speaker and trainer, and builds support and awareness for Practice Greenhealth through targeted speaking engagements, stakeholder engagement and outreach. Cecilia brings more than 14 years of experience working with hospitals and healthcare organizations to create customized sustainability programs and goals, and is working with the Practice Greenhealth team to evolve the next set of sustainability performance resources, metrics and tools. She has an MBA with a focus in corporate social responsibility and healthcare administration, is a LEED-accredited professional, and was instrumental in helping update the Green Guide for Healthcare's Operations Credits in 2008.

    Contact Info:

    Christopher Bodkin

    Data Coordinator, Sector Performance & Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

    Christopher's role at Practice Greenhealth is to help the sector become more sustainable through data collection, analysis, and reporting. He works with Cecilia DeLoach Lynn on the Sector Performance team to create dynamic metrics and data parameters to maximize both, accessibility of data, as well as what can be learned. Christopher's vision is to create a circumstance where metrics are aligned with fiscal and social responsibilities in the health care sector, thereby creating a natural incentive to encourage leaders to move their organizations in a more sustainable direction. Christopher oversees data collection and reporting for the Healthier Hospitals program, as well as creates content and reports around data.

    Contact Info:

  • Introduction to Practice Greenhealth - December 2017

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    To learn more about maximizing the value of your membership, join our monthly Practice Greenhealth overview and orientation for new and renewing members.

    Session Description

    To learn more about maximizing the value of your membership, join our monthly Practice Greenhealth overview and orientation for new and renewing members. Bring your team and questions as one of our member engagement experts reviews (via presentation and on-line demonstration) the resources available with your Practice Greenhealth membership, and explores how they can be used to support and further sustainability priorities at your facility. An archived recording is always available. Start here and identify your next steps!

    Learning Objectives

    • Align sustainability with organizational, professional missions.
    • Review member benefit resources and navigation/location on PGH website.
    • Identify 3 next step action items to take at your facility.

    *This is a Practice Greenhealth Member-only event

    Hermine Levey Weston, RN, MBA

    Member Engagement Manager, Practice Greenhealth

    Hermine Levey Weston, RN, MBA is Member Engagement Manager at Practice Greenhealth where she manages member accounts by providing support and technical expertise related to environmental and sustainability programs in health care settings. She is a health care professional with over 25 years of experience in health care quality management. Prior to joining the Practice Greenhealth team she was employed by the Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Hermine developed the sustainability framework for improvement at this hospital and consulted with other community hospitals and nursing homes in Western Massachusetts regarding health care sustainability. For these efforts she was recognized as a Nurse Luminary whose members shine a light on environmental challenges in the diverse settings where they live and work. Hermine applied her healthcare experience while earning a Green MBA from Antioch University New England.

    Contact Information:

         Phone: 1-888-521-6664
         Email: hleveyweston@practicegreenhealth.org

  • When Leaders Say "Yes" to Energy

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    It is common for health care leaders to challenge proposed energy projects. How does Al Neuner, VP of Facilities Operations at Geisinger Health System convince his leadership to say “yes” every time? Join in a dialogue to learn the innovations and approaches Geisinger Health System utilized enabling them to earn a 100 Energy Star score, while translating energy savings to human health impacts.

    Description:

    It is common for health care leaders to challenge proposed energy projects. How does Al Neuner, VP of Facilities Operations at Geisinger Health System convince his leadership to say “yes” every time? Join in a dialogue to learn the innovations and approaches Geisinger Health System utilized enabling them to earn a 100 Energy Star score, while translating energy savings to human health impacts.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Learn strategies for utilizing data strategically to convince leadership to say “yes.”
    2. Gain insights for earning a 100 Energy Star score.
    3. Explore innovations that excite leadership.
    4. Learn to use the Energy Impact Calculator to measure human health impacts.

    Pricing:

    Standard Price: $79
    Practice Greenhealth Member: Free
    Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free


    Alan Neuner

    Vice President, Facilities Operations, Geisinger Health System

    Alan Neuner is Vice President for Facilities Operations at Geisinger Health System, an integrated health system with facilities dispersed across a 31-county service area in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. A native of Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Mr. Neuner received his mechanical engineering degree from Drexel University and worked for several years in the steel and air separation industries before joining Geisinger in 1988. In his current role, he is responsible for over 300 employees servicing a physical plant of over 10 million square feet.

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    Contact Info:

         Al Neuner, CHFM
         Vice President, Facility Operations
         Geisinger Health System

         Phone: 570.271.5515
         e-mail: aneuner@geisinger.edu
         LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/facilitiesguy

    Iqbal Mian, MSSM (Moderator)

    Member Engagement Manager

    Iqbal Mian, MSSM, Member Engagement Manager, manages a portfolio of health care members and develops content and resources on energy conservation, quality and various other topics. Iqbal received his master of science in Sustainable Management from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. Other degrees include Executive Masters of Business Administration International Studies Program and a bachelor's in Business Administration and Supply Chain & Operations Management. Iqbal is a Certified Building Operator, Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Facilitator Trained, ISO 14001 Internal Auditor and versed in Energy Benchmarking (Utilization, ENERGY STAR, LEED - HC, NC, EB).

    Since 2010, Iqbal led sustainability initiatives first at Affinity Health System, then Ministry Health Care (through expansion) and most recently as a member of Ascension Health. He has developed policy, toolkits, sustainability strategy and rolled out multiple initiatives including energy conservation across the 15 hospitals and 46 clinics within Ministry Health Care.

    Iqbal brings a passion for healthier environments, empowerment, multi-facility system organizing, creativity and fun. During his downtime he enjoys mountain biking, videography and family.

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    Contact Info:

    Iqbal Mian
    Email: imian@practicegreenhealth.org
    Phone: 866-329-5170