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Archived Webinars

Webinars and Archives are Free to Practice Greenhealth Members
Practice Greenhealth hosts a set of webinar series designed to offer comprehensive and cutting edge case studies, tools and resources on different sustainability topics to the healthcare community. Topics range from basics such as recycling, green team development and building an integrated design team to intermediate topics such as the selection of green cleaning chemicals and energy modeling for new buildings to advanced topics like greenhouse gas management and displacement ventilation. Learn practical solutions from experts in the field without leaving your office! Pull together your committee or "green team" and join us.

  • October 16 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Laura Kinney of MultiCare Health System will introduce change management and quality improvement techniques as a method of integrating environmental improvement activities into the culture of an organization. Uday Shah of AtlantiCare will walk us through their approach on paper prevention, as a cost savings initiative, enviromental improvement and...
  • October 09 2009 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Hospital additions often compromise functionality and efficiencies by focusing on short-term needs instead of overall facility implications. Our work at Salem Community Hospital will be presented as a revaluation of this growth model. Served partly by a central plant that blocked future development, and partly by rooftop units serving recent...
  • October 02 2009 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Learn Practice Greenhealth’s step by step approach to integrating continuous environmental quality improvement initiatives into the culture of your organization. A commitment to improved environmental performance is a long-term commitment, which can only be tackled a program at a time. Partner with Practice Greenhealth for ongoing leadership and...
  • September 18 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    PVC, or vinyl, plastic are the most widely used plastic in medical devices and can be harmful to patients, the environment and public health. There are two key problems associated with PVC and they are Dioxin, a known human carcinogen that can be formed during the manufacture of PVC, and during the incineration or burning of PVC products. DEHP, a...
  • September 16 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Learn how clinics and health centers can transform their operations to include principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship. Dr. Kreisberg will describe the three domains for initiating the green clinic process – Sustainable Medicine, advocacy for a healthy environment, and greening operations. Sustainable Medicine broadens...
  • September 11 2009 - 2:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Millions of square feet of hospital floors are covered with resilient flooring materials. As more information becomes available about the health and environmental concerns associated with vinyl (or PVC), health care organizations are researching and beginning to purchase alternative products that meet the high performance needs of hospitals and...
  • September 04 2009 - 2:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Learn Practice Greenhealth’s step by step approach to integrating continuous environmental quality improvement initiatives into the culture of your organization. A commitment to improved environmental performance is a long-term commitment, which can only be tackled a program at a time. Partner with Practice Greenhealth for ongoing leadership and...
  • August 22 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Environmental sustainability is about control – control over the materials purchased, used and managed at the back door. Even with the best of intentions, with the desire to buy what is best for the environment, for the worker, for the patient, for quality – how do we know we are getting what we want and ensure we want what we get? What can we do...
  • August 14 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Metro Health Hospital is a 208 bed osteopathic teaching hospital located in Wyoming, MI. In the fall of 2007 Metro opened its LEED certified replacement hospital. The first half of this webinar will feature information regarding the design and construction strategies the project team utilized to achieve its LEED certification. Highlighting several...
  • August 07 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Learn Practice Greenhealth’s step by step approach to integrating continuous environmental quality improvement initiatives into the culture of your organization. A commitment to improved environmental performance is a long-term commitment, which can only be tackled a program at a time. Partner with Practice Greenhealth for ongoing leadership and...

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