Hospitals for a Healthy Environment

Fall Extravaganza - A Workshop and Trade Show
October 2, 2009 7:30a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

Thank you for your interest in this event that was hosted by Region 7 Hospitals for a Healthy Environment in partnership with the Kansas City Association of Healthcare Engineers.
Presentations for each of the topics are linked within the agenda. Simply click on the topic or speaker to view the pdf file. Please plan to join us next fall, but if you have questions in the meantime, please contact Nancy at


08:15AM-09:45AM KCAHE Welcome and Keynote Speaker – Leadership vs. Management
Todd Long, Pryor Center for Leadership Development
Capitol Federal Room
09:45AM-09:55AM R7 H2E Technical Welcome
10:00AM-10:50AM Hazardous Waste Compliance
Dedriel Newsome, EPA Region 7
Capitol Federal Room
Red Bag Waste Reduction
Denise Wood, Stericycle
Carolyn Koehn, Via Christi
The Cube
11:00AM-11:50AM E-waste – What Do We Do With It, Mercury, Toxics Elimination
Steve Fishman, EPA Region 7
Janet Brown, Practice Greenhealth
Capitol Federal Room
Air Quality Issues: Anti-idling Laws and Policies, ETO Area Source Rule, and Other Air Quality Permits
Amanda Graor, Mid-America Regional Council
Pat Scott, EPA Region 7
The Cube
12:00PM-01:30PM Lunch with vendors
01:30PM-02:20PM Pharmacy Waste Management, an Emerging Issue
Stacie Tucker, R7 EPA
Jeff Hollar, PharmWaste Tech
Matthew Rothen, Stericycle
Capitol Federal Room
Energy Star Tools for Healthcare and Case Studies
IDNR Pollution Prevention Services
K-State Pollution Prevention Institute
The Cube
02:30PM-03:20PM Healthcare Sustainability A-Z
Janet Brown, Practice Greenhealth
Hudson Room (main auditorium upstairs)
03:30PM-03:45PM Break with vendors
03:45PM-04:45PM Cutting Cost Through Facility Management
Skanda Skandaverl, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Mickey Eberts, Via Christi
Don Futrell, Nebraska Medical Center
04:45PM-07:00PM Networking Reception Atrium