Michigan Green Healthcare Conference Begins in Just Days
Posted on September 27, 2019
Reducing healthcare’s environmental impact is the focus of the Oct. 9-10 MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Conference. Healthcare facilities can make significant steps toward reducing their carbon footprints, and industry experts will explain how at this important conference. Be sure to register before it’s too late.
The conference will begin at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 with an optional tour of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, which was built with sustainability in mind by including its recycling and waste program, greenhouse and rooftop garden. A reception at the Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel will follow the tour, providing an opportunity for participants to network and discuss the hospital’s innovations.
The Oct. 10 agenda features industry leaders who will discuss ways to green the healthcare sector, including Gary Cohen, president and co-founder of Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm, both based in Reston, VA. Cohen will share how healthcare leaders can address environmental health impacts related to toxic chemical exposure and climate change.
General sessions will allow attendees to dive deeper into how conserving energy, reducing waste and offering healthier and locally sourced food is increasing the quality of care and lowering costs for patients. For more information on the Michigan Green Healthcare Conference, contact Kristen Hammock at the MHA. Questions on conference registration should be directed to Brenda Carr at the MHA.
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