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Global Leaders in Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Conference Announced for Agenda
Confirmed Speakers for the Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Conference includes Hon. Premier W. McKeeva Bush, Dr. Devi Shetty, Dr. Rick Van Pelt, and Henning Lensch.
By: MaryBeth Luu
For a list of updated speakers and more information on the conference visit http://www.healthcaredevelopmentconference.com/
“This conference shall present the latest developments and lessons learned (feasible and practical solutions) for green hospitals. In the developed world, only green hospitals with a sustainable approach will survive. The patient wants to be treated in a healing environment, and this environment has to present the latest energy saving and healing environment features. The facility shall reflect the treatment. For the hospital, only a green and energy saving approach will reduce the running costs for energy and in the same time, influence the staff and patients,” said Henning Lensch, Chairman of the Hospital Planning Group for the German Consulting Engineers and Architects Association.
Sustainable Healthcare also referred to as “Green” Healthcare is a fast growing industry with Hospital Development generating billions of dollars invested over the next five years in Sustainable Healthcare, and Hospital and Healthcare Development projects globally. The conference will host up to 400 leaders from over 30 different countries from the healthcare and governmental sectors and providing prearranged networking opportunities to combine two industries together for three days of educational development.
Some of the speakers will include Hon. Premier W. McKeeva Bush, Dr. Devi Shetty, Dr. Rick Van Pelt, and Henning Lensch.
Hon. Premier W. McKeeva Bush is the minister for financial services, tourism, and development of the West Bay district of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly. He’s considered “Father of the House” because of his timely service record there. Premier Bush served on several different cabinets as a minister such as Health and Human Services, Community Development, Sports, Women’s and Youth Affairs and Culture, Tourism, Environment, Transport, Commerce, and leader of Government Business. In November 2001, he was a founding member of the United Democratic Party. He holds the office of vice president of the Cayman Islands Parliamentary Association (CPA) and chairman of the Regional Executive Committee.
Dr. Devi Shetty is a chairman and one of the most famous heart surgeons of Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals of Bangalore, India. He is also the founder of a new healthcare facility in the Cayman Islands. He was awarded the “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2005 for his accomplishments of reducing the prices in his clinic, which is also India’s largest private heart clinics, so that less fortunate people can afford treatment. He is in the midst of planning to build a healthcare facility in the Cayman Islands that will cut prices in half compared to the U.S.
Dr. Rick Van Pelt is the director of global programs at Partners Harvard Medical International (PHMI). His focus at PHMI is on quality improvement and patient safety. He brings to these collaborations a rich background in the delivery of acute care, preoperative, and surgical and minimally invasive care services, as well as expertise in change management with an emphasis on systems-thinking and human dynamics. He is also an instructor of Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School.
Henning Lensch is the chairman of the Hospital Planning Group for the Association for German Consulting Engineers and Architects (VBI). As a Managing Partner at RRP Architects and Engineers in Munich, Germany, he has fulfilled managing projects around the world. He is also CEO of Design+Consult Alliance (DANDCA) representing more than 300 engineers, architects, and IT-experts for healthcare projects. Henning attended the University of Fine Arts Hamburg, where he received his Master of Architecture and Urban Design.
The Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Conference is sponsored by the Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Magazine. It is the only magazine to cover both the sustainable healthcare and healthcare development industry and will be distributed electronically to thousands of readers in over 40 countries. The magazine features articles by experts in the industry, including hospital administrators, healthcare environmentalists, architects, designers, and engineers. Freelance writers with expertise in the industry are encouraged.
The Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Conference will also be integrated with the 3rd Annual Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress. http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com/
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