Securing leadership support forum

Friday, Apr. 19, 1:00 p.m. ET

Securing leadership support forum

Date range
Description

This session will provide Practice Greenhealth partners with a forum to share their experiences obtaining leadership support for sustainability program success. Facilitators will guide participants through an interactive exercise to practice using environmental hooks along with mission alignment and operational benefits channels of appeal. Partners will exchange ideas and their experiences navigating barriers in the process of securing leadership support.


---
This event is part of the Accelerating Health Care Sustainability series. To get the most out of this series, we strongly suggest that if you attend an introductory session held early in the week, you also attend the corresponding discussion forum held later the same week. Attending the introductory session is not a prerequisite for participation in the discussion forum.

Media Embed
Moderator
Moderators
Image
Gwyneth Jones

Gwyneth Jones

Job Title
Associate Director, Sustainability Solutions

Organization
Practice Greenhealth

Bio

Gwyneth is a seasoned management professional with over 20 years of experience in public health, hospital administration, and higher education. She recently joined Practice Greenhealth after nine years as a director of professional operations at Boston Medical Center. She also worked in the Center for Clinical Effectiveness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard School of Public Health, and for the procurement departments of Yale University and Harvard University. She has extensive experience with change management, communications, metrics development and reporting, collaborating with strategic sourcing teams, and implementing new policies and procedures across complex organizational structures.
 

Image
Jake Lyonfields

Jake Lyonfields

Job Title
Sustainability Strategy Manager

Organization
Practice Greenhealth

Bio

Jake comes to us from his most recent position as a Sustainable Technologies Sales Consultant at Cardinal Health. Jake spent more than 7 years working with a diverse array of health systems in the United States to reduce waste and create financial savings through medical device reprocessing. He was twice named Sales Rep of the Year and was a member of his organization's Sales Leadership Council. Before his time at Cardinal Health, he worked for the GPO Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi) as part of ROi's Private Label team. Jake holds an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, with a minor in Spanish. Jake brings a background in consultative selling, large account management, data analysis, and contract management, among other skills.

Join Practice Greenhealth

Practice Greenhealth is the health care sector’s go-to source for information, tools, data, resources, and expert technical support on sustainability initiatives that help hospitals and health systems meet their health, financial, and community goals.

Join now