Hospitals for Healthy Environment Workshop

Hospitals for Healthy Environment
A compliance and pollution prevention workshop and trade show
Workshop Agenda
University of Kansas Hospital, Student Center
December 5-6, 2007



December 5, 2007
3pm - 5pm Pre-workshop event - Appetizers hosted by Biosystems/Stericycle
Introductions; What is H2E? What is EnergyStar for healthcare? KU Hospital featured topic.
6pm - dinner as a group at "Thomas Restaurant"

December 6, 2007
7:30 am Registration
8:15 am Workshop welcome - Main Auditorium
Workshop hosts will will welcome you and highlight the day's topics program.

Time (50 min) Auditorium Break out 1 Break out 2
8:30 am Compliance pitfals for hospitals - Nancy Larson, KSU and
Dedriel Newsome EPA R7
Implementing a pharmaceutical waste management program - John Brenna, RPh, PharmEcology Getting started using the H2E 10-step guides - Janet Brown, H2E
9:30 am Overcoming the pitfalls panel - Kevin Anderson; Wichita VA Kent Miller; Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapis Rebecca Wenner, KDHE Pharm waste management panel - Duane Daugherty, KU Hosp. Leslie Durrant, Missouri VA Ann Strellner, St Luke's, Cedar Rapids The Green Guide for Healthcare - Janet Brown, H2E Clark Reed, EPA
10:20 break with Vendors
10:50 Managing Universal wastes and CRTs; reducing healthcare toxics - Rebecca Wenner, KDHE and Nancy Larson, KSU Lessons learned - going beyond compliance: Ruben McCullers, EPA EMS Kevin Anderson, Wichita VA H2E intern success stories - Shelly Peterson, IDNR Ryan Hamel, KSU
11:50 lunch with vendors
1:00 pm Improve performance with Energy Star best practices - lessons learned from top performing hostpital - Clark Reed, EPA Compliance pitfalls for hosptials - Repeat Jeff Fiagle, IDNR and Dedriel Newsome, EPA R7  
2:00 PM Implementing a Pharm Waste Management Program - Repeat H2E/Joint Commission crosswalk - Janet Brown, H2E Kansas boiler initiative - Ryan Hamel, KSU
2:50 - 3:05 break
3:05 Pharm waste panel - Repeat Red bag waste reduction and incinerator tour - Shannon Beck and Matt Rothen, Biosystems/Stericycle