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  • CleanMed 2013

    Contains 50 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/24/2013

    The recordings from CleanMed 2013 are now available. All the Concurrent Sessions were recorded and are available for free to members.

    Thanks to all the attendees, volunteers, and leaders that made CleanMed 2013 a success! The learning doesn't have to end when the conference does. Recorded conference sessions are now available to all! Explore the plenary and conference sessions delivered across tracks including Leadership, Climate & Energy, Waste Management, Green Building, Safer Materials, Greening the Supply Chain, and Food.

    Did you miss the event, or were you unable to attend? Practice Greenhealth members receive FREE ACCESS to the CleanMed 2013 recorded sessions through the Greenhealth Academy. You now access and download the presentation materials from most of the sessions held across the three-day event.

    Hope you enjoy the sessions.

  • CM13C6 - Mayor Bloomberg's NYC Carbon Challenge

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Recorded on 04/25/2013 - The presentation will explore the history of the program, why it was created, metrics used, current participants and future implications.

    Session Description

    The NYC Mayor's Office of Long-term Sustainability and Montefiore Medical Center have partnered together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2018. The presentation will explore the history of the program, why it was created, metrics used, current participants and future implications. It will also explore progress to date with one of its participants, Montefiore Medical Center, sharing its plan to meet its target on schedule. The program can be used as a model for other cities to implement across the country. Learn first-hand about the opportunities to become more sustainable in your community.

    Presenters

    Mr. Thomas Kelly - Montefiore Medical Center - Engineering

    Ms. Jenna Tatum - Mayor's Carbon Challenge Coordinator

  • CM13B1 - A Full-Circle Approach To Food: Procurement Employee Education, And Waste Reduction

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    ​In this presentation, we will share our road map for our full-circle approach to our food policies and practices.

    In this presentation, we will share our road map for our full-circle approach to our food policies and practices: the key elements of our food procurement guidelines and the process through which they were developed and adopted; our approach to establishing a "food value analysis committee"; our employee engagement programs; our expansion of our food waste reduction programs including instituting reusable service ware, pre- and post-consumer composting, and food donation; and educational programming for clinicians.

    Speakers:

    Dr. Aparna Bole MD - Sustainability Manager, University Hospitals, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine, University Hospitals

    Mr. Matthew Pietro - University Hospitals Health System

  • CM13D4 - Sodexo: Applying a Community Of Practice To Accelerate The Adoption Of Sustainability

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    A panel of SEED members representing four major hospital systems will illustrate how their experiences and partnerships have translated into a myriad of original and impactful best practices at sites across the country.

    Sodexo, a global management company, is proud to be a leading organization working toward sustainability in all the markets we serve. We have been recognized for our commitment to sustainability by numerous external organizations including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index seven times since 2005 as a global leader in sustainability. A key component toward our success is nurturing an engaged environment around sustainability. Sodexo North America has adopted a cross divisional community of practice through the Sustainability Engagement and Expert Development (SEED) network. A panel of SEED members representing four major hospital systems will illustrate how their experiences and partnerships have translated into a myriad of original and impactful best practices at sites across the country. These topics will focus on the areas of improved health and wellness, protecting and restoring our environment and strengthening our local communities.

    Speakers:

    Ms. Rosine Ackerman

    Mrs. Nora Blake

    Mrs. Debbie Petitpain - MUSC - Nutrition Services

    Jaclyn Doucet

    Holly Fowler - Senior Director, Sustainability - Sodexo North America - Sustainability & CSR

  • CM13C2 - The Role Of The GPO In Building a Sustainable Food System Supply Chain

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This presentation will focus on the story of a Canadian GPO that turned this barrier into an opportunity to generate more than $1 million for local farmers in Ontario.

    For many healthcare organizations, group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are seen as a barrier to the procurement of local and sustainable food. This presentation will focus on the story of a Canadian GPO that turned this barrier into an opportunity to generate more than $1 million for local farmers in Ontario. Although there were challenges encountered along the way, the achievements made the hard work worthwhile, and the lessons learned in the process are transferable and relevant to any healthcare food service setting. The lessons that will be explored include: driving up demand through education, building connection back into institutional food systems, RFPs and contracts that pave the way for local food, and celebrating easy wins and "low hanging fruit."

    Speakers:

    Mr. Brendan Wylie-Toal ;The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

    Wendy Smith - St. Joseph's Health System, Group Purchasing Organization

  • CM13A7 - A Winning Lean And Green Collaboration

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    In this interactive workshop you will learn about the link between lean and sustainability and how to use lean principles to further sustainability within your organization.

    Many health care organizations are applying lean principles to improve efficiency, add value, eliminate waste and achieve cost savings. Lean, by its nature, reduces waste and produces other environmental improvements. Some organizations, including MetroWest Medical Center, have learned that lean tools and concepts can greatly advance sustainability efforts. In this interactive workshop you will learn about the link between lean and sustainability and how to use lean principles to further sustainability within your organization.

    Speakers:

    Dr. Amy Collins, MD -Senior Clinical Advisor - Health Care Without Harm

    Mr. Timothy Jones - Northern Berkshire Healthcare

  • CM13D10 - Blue Wrap Recycling

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    How to start a blue wrap recycling program in your OR. We'll talk about how to engage the OR staff in the collection process, how to collect and sort the blue wrap and how to find a recycler in your area.

    How to start a blue wrap recycling program in your OR. We'll talk about how to engage the OR staff in the collection process, how to collect and sort the blue wrap and how to find a recycler in your area.

    Speakers:

    Ms. Monique Citro - Fletcher Allen Health Care - Operating Room - OR Equipment Specialist

  • CM13A8- Leed For Healthcare: Inspiring High Performance Healing Environments A Panel Discussion: US Green Building Council, Seton Healthcare Family

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This panel will provide an overview of the US Green Building Council's LEED for Healthcare, its uptake in the marketplace, and its evolution with the release of LEEDv4 anticipated in June 2013.

    This panel will provide an overview of the US Green Building Council's LEED for Healthcare, its uptake in the marketplace, and its evolution with the release of LEEDv4 anticipated in June 2013. The discussion will also feature insights gleaned from Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas as a pioneer in implementing LEED for Healthcare.

    Speakers:

    Ms. Gallagher-Rogers ; LEED AP - U.S. Green Building Council - Suite 500

    Mrs. Michele Van Hyfte, AIA LEED AP - AIA - Seton Healthcare Family - Network Facilities

  • CM13B3 - Getting Started At Your Facility

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Join us for a step by step approach to developing and implementing a cohesive plan at your facility.

    Just getting started in health care sustainability at your facility? Trying to create order out of chaos? Don't be a deer in headlights? Take a deep breath and join us for a step by step approach to developing and implementing a cohesive plan at your facility. From team development to goal setting, measurement, reporting and staff engagement, we'll provide the guidance and discuss what works and doesn't work at your facility. Join the conversation and feel confident in your approach at your facility

    Speakers:

    Ms. Janet Howard - Director - Practice Greenhealth - Facility Engagement - EDAC

    Ms. Cecilia DeLoach Lynn - Director, Facility Engagement and Metrics - Practice Greenhealth - LEED AP, MBA

  • CM13E7 - Healthy Interiors In Health Care: Selecting Safer Materials And Reducing Toxic Exposure

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This session will explore tools and techniques to assist facility leaders and designers when establishing materials standards for organizations and specifying healthy building materials during the design process.

    In furtherance of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) Safer Chemicals Healthy Interiors Challenge, this session will explore tools and techniques to assist facility leaders and designers when establishing materials standards for organizations and specifying healthy building materials during the design process. Speakers will articulate the health rationale for an informed selection process and explain the key components to a thorough, healthy materials specification. Participants will form breakout groups for an interactive session in which to use the tools relative to a set of health performance criteria in a hypothetical materials selection process for an actual project. Participants will report their findings to the larger group, sharing how and why materials and standards were selected. Speakers will identify the materials selected for the actual project, along with an example of a healthy materials standard, to support a group discussion comparing the selection processes.

    Speakers:

    Amy Mays, IIDA, EDAC, LEEP AP - Perkins Will - Senior Interior Designer

    Ms. Lisa Goodwin Robbins, RA, CCS, LEED AP -Kalin Associates Inc. - Architect/Specifier