Director, Sustainability Programs, HealthPartners
Dana A. Slade, CHMM, is the Director of Sustainability Programs for HealthPartners. In this role, Mr. Slade is responsible for managing HealthPartners comprehensive set of sustainability programs. He also is responsible for facilitating the enterprise sustainability steering committee and is a member and co-leader of the organization’s green teams and sustainability working groups. Prior to joining HealthPartners, Mr. Slade worked in the environmental and compliance management field for over 20 years, primarily in the energy sector. He has extensive experience in regulatory negotiations and is very well versed in leading teams to accomplish diverse goals. Mr. Slade graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in environmental science from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in 1992. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in medical microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. He is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and is a very active leader in local, regional and national sustainability practitioner groups.
What strategies should health care organizations have in place to advance procurement of goods and services that reduce or eliminate impact to health and the environment while continuing to meet cost and quality priorities? In this session, learn what two health care organizations have found effective. One key component for sustainable procurement programs is setting […]
Westfields Hospital & Clinic is a sustainability leader in the community. From the on-site farmer’s market and community garden, to the rotating healing arts displays and collaborations with many different like-minded local organizations this critical access hospital has far extended its impact beyond the walls of the campus. With leadership support and encouragement, the Green […]