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Posted by: | Posted on: August 13, 2018

Wind Farms: A Win-Win for Energy and Population Health

August 5-11, 2018 was the second annual American Wind Week, a week celebrating the United States leadership in creating this low cost and reliable form of energy.

Wind-FarmsI remember the first time I came across a wind farm.  I was driving from one client site in Indianapolis to a second client in northwest Indiana.  As many of you know, the Midwest is flat!  You can literally see for miles and miles.  However, the road I was traveling was “long and winding” and as I turned a corner the wind farm came into view.  There’s something very majestic, awe inspiring, and a little futuristic the first time you see a wind farm.  I quickly turned off the radio, unrolled my car windows and slowed down to see if I could hear the sleek blades cutting through the air.  The quiet that filled my car was unexpected and amazing.  How could so many wind turbines be so quiet?  It’s an experience I will never forget.

According to the American Wind Energy Association U.S. wind farms are some of the most productive in the world and employ over 105,000 workers dedicated to bringing this clean, cost efficient energy source to homes and businesses throughout our country.  And another fact near and dear to my heart, “using wind energy created $8 billion in public health savings during 2017 alone, by avoiding air pollution that creates smog and triggers asthma attacks.”  So these wind farms are creating energy and improving population health!  Sounds like a “win win” situation to me.

Seeing the wind farm also brought me back to my senior year in high school and my Spanish class project, telling the tale of Don Quixote and tilting at windmills….but that’s a different blog for another day.

To read more about the American Wind Energy Association and American Wind Week, click here.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 8, 2016

A Friend to Flint

I’ve been a sports fan my entire life. Having grown up about an hour from Detroit, Michigan, I have been a loyal Detroit Pistons fan for years. I still remember standing at the games and yelling “Sheeeeeeeeeed” when Rasheed Wallace would block a shot or hit his famous fade-away post shot. As I have grown up and gotten a little more into “real life” social issues I have another reason to stand and yell “Sheeeeeeeeed”.

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Posted by: | Posted on: September 22, 2016

Sitting is the New Smoking

It seems that at every conference I attend, webinar I watch, or article I read that remotely deals with “health”, someone states that “Sitting is the new smoking”.  I’ve been thinking a lot about that statement and what it means in my life personally and at work.

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Posted by: | Posted on: February 23, 2016

Join Us At ACHI!

It’s almost time for the 2016 ACHI National Conference and we couldn’t be more excited! The Association for Community Health Improvement will be hosting the event in Baltimore this year, March 1-3. We look forward to ACHI every year and always enjoy the conference. ACHI is a great time for Lyon team members to catch up with veteran CBISA users and engage with newcomers. ACHI attendees will have many chances to catch up with various members of the Lyon Software team this year.

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