SOURCE: Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm

March 14, 2011 13:11 ET

Media Advisory: Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth Host CleanMed2011

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) -

WHAT: CleanMed 2011, the nation's oldest and most important conference on sustainable health care, will be held on April 6-8 in Phoenix, AZ. More than 40 sessions on green health care building, sustainability leadership, green purchasing, waste reduction and other topics related to sustainable operations will be presented. Preconference sessions include the LEED®2009 for HealthCare training, and a look at the role of the Hospital of the Future. The popular Practice Greenhealth workshops "Greening the OR" and "Infrastructure & Process for Sustainability in Healthcare Workshop" will also be held in conjunction with the conference.

CleanMed 2011 is hosted by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, and enjoys wide health care sector support. Currently in its 8th iteration, CleanMed has become the most influential venue for setting the sustainability agenda for the health care sector. 

WHO: Keynote speaker will be Lloyd Dean, President & CEO of Catholic Healthcare West (CHW). CHW is a leading not-for-profit system of greater than 40 hospitals and care centers that are serving communities across California, Arizona and Nevada.

Other speakers of note:

  • Steve Owens, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Scot Horst, Senior Vice-President for LEED© at U.S. Green Building Council
  • Dr. Ted Schettler, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, winner, Environmental Health Hero Award

WHEN: April 6-8, 2011

WHERE: Phoenix, AZ, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel

NOTE: All press will receive free registration for the main conference and at all educational sessions, which also includes meals. Press must register for the conference. Please call for the Press Registration Code. Interviews may be arranged in advance or at the meeting by calling Eileen Secrest at 540-479-0168. 

For More Information, visit the CleanMed 2011 webpage.

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