Henry Schein Cares Foundation Supports the American Association of Dental Office Managers to Green Dental Offices
May 2012 — The Henry Schein Cares Foundation provided a grant to the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) to develop an education campaign to support dental office managers to reduce the environmental impact of their practices. Through the grant AADOM created "Go Green, Save Green," a webinar that delivered evidence-based information about the bottom line benefits that can be achieved through eco-friendly initiatives.
As the national organization for dental office managers, AADOM provides education, networking opportunities and resources including the holding of an annual conference to share best practices and learn about new products. Participants typically come from North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. The next annual conference will take place from September 6-8, 2012.
At this conference the Henry Schein Cares Foundation grant will support a "green" booth to provide further direction about how to lead practices using green efforts. Additionally, the grant supports the Green Leader Initiative Award and the electronic "presentation portal" to save paper, printing and shipping.
Funding for the grant comes from funds raised through the Henry Schein Care's Global Reflections™ Program. Global Reflections™ offers health care practitioners a wide selection of eco-friendly clinical and office products in support of an environmentally sustainable future. As one of Henry Schein Care's Calendar of Caring programs, a portion of the profits from purchases is donated to the Henry Schein Cares Foundation in support of causes that address health and the environment.