SOURCE: Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm

April 16, 2012 13:00 ET

CleanMed, the Nation's Most Influential Conference on Sustainable Health Care, Comes to Denver on April 30

Gathering Place for Professionals to Set the Green Agenda for 2012 and Beyond

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Apr 16, 2012) -

WHAT: CleanMed 2012, the nation's oldest and most important conference on sustainable health care, will be held on April 30-May 2 in Denver, CO. More than 50 sessions on introducing greener, safer practices into health care will be presented, including sessions on green cleaning, reducing water consumption, sustainable food in health care, energy conservation, green building, the Healthier Hospitals Initiative new hospital challenges, and numerous other topics related to sustainable operations.

Sponsors Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth will present their annual awards honoring hospitals and people who are leading the health care sustainability effort.

CleanMed 2012 is hosted by and enjoys wide health care sector support. Currently in its 9th iteration, CleanMed has become the most influential venue for setting the sustainability agenda for the health care sector.

WHO: Keynote speakers are Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health and Jeffrey E. Thompson, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Gundersen Lutheran Health System. In addition to these executives, a number of high-level representatives of major health systems will attend CleanMed2012. Many of these are available for interviews. Contact Eileen Secrest (contact information below) for a list of potential interviewees.

WHEN: April 30-May 2, 2012

WHERE: Denver, CO; Colorado Convention Center & The Hyatt Regency Denver

WHY: It's the one place where health care innovators connect to open their minds to new ideas, actively engage with each other, and find innovative ways to inspire their organizations.

Note: All press will receive free registration for the main conference and all educational sessions, including meals. Press must register for the conference. Please contact Eileen Secrest (contact information below) for the FREE Press Registration Code. Interviews may also be arranged in advance or at the meeting through Ms. Secrest.

About CleanMed 2012
CleanMed is the premier global conference on environmentally sustainable health care. CleanMed 2012 is the 9th international conference to catalyze environmental improvements in the health care sector. CleanMed's mission is to accelerate the health care sector's commitment to environmental sustainability and regenerative health to improve the health of people and the environment. More information about CleanMed 2012 is available at www.cleanmed.org.

Contact Information