Workshops on environmental sustainability and compliance will be the focus of a conference and trade show Thursday sponsored by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Region 8 and the Regional Hospitals for a Healthy Environment program, which is hosted by Kansas State University.
Speakers from the American Hospital Association, the Environmental Protection Agency, Energy Star and others will talk about cutting costs through facility management and introducing lean operations in health care.
The event, which will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Overland Park Convention Center, is free for health care personnel. Representatives from at least six states are expected. More information is available at www.kcahe.org/FallExtravaganza.html.