Monday, November 17, 2014

How climate chaos will disrupt health care systems

"Let's live on the planet as if we intend to stay."
Climate Risk: What It Means For Oregon's Health Care Sectors
From 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM on Friday, November 21st, Oregon's health professionals will have a critical conversation: What does climate risk mean for Oregon's health and health care sectors? How can we prepare for exacerbated health conditions, extreme weather disaster, supply chain disruption and infrastructure challenges?

Don't miss Lillian Shirley from the Oregon Health Authority presenting the 2014 Oregon Climate and Health Profile. Jon Utech's keynote address will share insights on the Cleveland Clinic's extraordinary commitment to sustainability. Oregon's own public and private health care leaders will also discuss forward-thinking strategies to address climate change impacts.

Climate Risk: What it means for Oregon's health care sectors
When: November 21, 8:00 – 11:30 AM (Registration begins at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM. Program begins at 8:15 AM)
Where: World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon St, #2, Portland, OR
Cost: $20/$15 for OEC members

This forum is convened by sponsors Moda Health and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon in partnership with Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Environmental Council, Physicians for Social Responsibility, American Lung Association Oregon Chapter and Health Care Without Harm.

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