Green Healthcare: Growing Your Organizations Bottom Line & Mitigating Risk
|Event Date/Time: Apr 12, 2011||End Date/Time: Apr 12, 2011|
This webinar will answer the â€œhow and whyâ€ of green healthcareâ€™s bottom line and more. It is co-sponsored by Payers & Providers and features three of the biggest names in the green healthcare movement: Gary Cohen of Health Care Without Harm, Kathy Gerwig of Kaiser Permanente and Gil Friend of Natural Logic.
About Health Care Without Harm
The Boston-based Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of hospitals and healthcare systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental and environmental health organizations and religious groups. The organization encourages healthcare organizations to engage in more environmentally conscious practices such as disposal of medical waste without incineration and green building practices.
About Kaiser Permanente
The Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the United States. Its Environmental Stewardship Council has pushed the organization to purchase more renewable goods and use more sources of renewable energy and engage in green building practices.
About Natural Logic
The Berkeley, Calif.-based Natural Logic has provided sustainability consulting to some of Californiaâ€™s largest enterprises, including Hewlett-Packard, the City of Los Angeles and Levi Straus & Co.