Envision featured in Modern Healthcare article

Gundersen Health System’s Envision program was featured in an article in the June 13 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. The article focused on the effects of climate change on health and how to reduce its impact. In it, Mark Platt, Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Gundersen was quoted as saying, “Gundersen CEO Dr. Jeffrey Thompson’s decision in 2008 to pursue renewable energy production was not universally popular at the time and the climate change message continues to get some pushback. Our CEO didn’t say he was taking on climate change, he said our mission is the health and well-being of our community, and how we produce power causes pollution and pollution causes health problems.”

In April, Gundersen joined Health Care Without Harm’s 2020 Healthcare Climate Challenge, an international effort to reduce healthcare’s carbon footprint and protect the public health from climate change.

Read the entire article.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s