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For the 5th and final episode of the 44th IHF World Hospital Congress podcast series, Walt Vernon and Dr Elizabeth Baca sat down to share how we can achieve and build sustainable healthcare environments. They also shared knowledge on the impacts of Climate Change and discussed the best-in-class solution towards reducing carbon emissions in the healthcare sector.

Mazzetti

Walt Vernon

CEO, Mazzetti

Walt is CEO of Mazzetti, a global planning, design and engineering firm and an IHF Premier Associate Member.

Mazzetti

Walt Vernon

CEO, Mazzetti

Walt is CEO of Mazzetti, a global planning, design and engineering firm and an IHF Premier Associate Member. Walt has over 30 years of experience in the research, planning, and design of healthcare facilities. He is also the founder of the non-profit organization, the Sextant Foundation. Alongside these roles, Walt’s industry contributions include serving on the board of both Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm. He was also was principal author for the World Health Organization’s Health in the Green Economy, as well as AHA’s Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals – A Guide to Achieving Your Sustainability Goals.

Deloitte

Dr Elizabeth Baca

Managing Director, Deloitte

Dr. Elizabeth is a clinician and strategic leader providing systems thinking and insights to healthcare and life science clients to support care delivery innovation to...

Deloitte

Dr Elizabeth Baca

Managing Director, Deloitte

Dr Elizabeth is a clinician and strategic leader providing systems thinking and insights to healthcare and life science clients to support care delivery innovation to foster total health and wellbeing recognizing health equity and sustainability are central to this work. She served in both administrations of Governor Brown and Governor Newsom, first as Senior Health Advisor and then Deputy Director. She has worked on a variety of projects to foster health through land use planning, systems change, food systems, precision health, precision medicine and big data. Much of her work is about connecting the dots; she loves working across sectors to foster participant-centred design and collaboration.

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