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April 2: Free webinar to manage your healthcare construction project in midst of COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare construction teams are now in the same category as first responders. You’re essential as health systems press forward on new construction, renovation and temporary shelter projects.

A team of experts working on the front lines have agreed to take 60 minutes of their time to share with you what they’ve learned since the COVID-19 outbreak began. They will cover: what’s working, traps to avoid and how to win cooperation.

The FREE webinar presented by the Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP) will be offered 12 to 1 p.m. EDT April 2, 2020. Click here to register.

This webinar will address:

  • Continuance of work.
  • Organizational Response – Policies and practices to implement.
  • Individual Response – How to best protect workers on job site in addition to staff, patients, families, providers and communities.
  • What alternatives are rising in priority to prepare for surge of patients. We’ll cover temporary shelters (including tents), housing and expanding into alternative spaces.
  • How to stay on point and self-confident in daily chaos of an ever-evolving crisis.
  • Dealing with regulatory authorities and inspectors.
  • Q&A – Lots of time reserved to answer questions.

Meet Your Session Leaders

Mike Wood, MD, Ph.D., MSM, CHC, Vice President of Construction for Medxcel, and Immediate Past President of AMFP. Mike currently manages Medxcel’s Command Center for response to COVID-19 on behalf of Ascension Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems.

Randy Keiser, Vice President/National Healthcare Director, Turner Construction. Randy currently heads up Turner’s COVID-19 healthcare construction task force. He holds 39 years of experience in managing hospital construction. Turner works on more than 300 healthcare projects annually.

Michelle Mader, MBA, MHA, President of Catalyst. Michelle has spent the last two decades guiding strategic facility planning for large healthcare systems. Michelle’s teams are currently working in tandem with on the ground design and construction teams at Baycare, Baptist Health and South County Heath to optimize operational processes and ensure strategic imperatives are realized during the execution phases of the vision.