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Tuesday, September 27, 2022  |  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Decarbonizing Healthcare; National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative

Christina Vernon Sanborn, AIA, LEED AP
Senior Decarbonization Specialist, Mazzetti

The United States National Academy of Medicine has launched an Action Collaborative, focused on helping the US Health Sector to decarbonize. The Collaborative brings together healthcare leaders from the most influential of organizations, including the President of AHA, senior leaders from HHS, CMS, and TJC, and numerous healthcare CEOs. This session will describe the work of the Collaborative, and how ASHE members can become leaders within their own organizations on this most critical of healthcare issues.

1: This session will enable attendees to describe the climate footprint of the US Healthcare System.
2: This session will enable attendees to describe the initiatives underway by the NAM to help all healthcare organizations to decarbonize.
3: This session will enable attendees to describe policy recommendations in play between NAM and HHS to unleash the industry to new innovation.
4: This session will enable attendees to learn about potential new funding streams available for decarbonization.