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POSTPONED: New England Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Building Summit, Boston

New England has become a center of excellence for medicine and research. This triumph means medical institutions must continue to find innovative ways to deliver care to the region’s population and the world. Get the latest insights on designing, building, operating, and delivering patient care in the next generation of medical facilities at the New England Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Building Summit. The summit will be rescheduled from April 23 to a new date at the Federal Reserve Plaza Connolly Center in Boston. Registration will open when new date is determined.

The cost is $99 – Healthcare Provider (Employed by Health System or Clinic), $149 – In Advance* for AMFP Members, $199 – In Advance* for non-members, $269 – All Attendees after April 14, $289 – At the Door. Group Rates Available – 25% Discount for 4+ people registering at the same time.

The Summits are presented by the Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute. The educational partner is the Association of Medical Facility Professionals. The media partner is The McMorrow Reports/Healthcare.

Here are the speakers and agenda at this time:

Surviving the Next Tsunami of Healthcare Reform: The 2020 election may result in another tsunami for healthcare regardless of who comes out on top. Get an inside look at the technologies, politics and other disruptors that will influence our healthcare system. Aaron Mauck, Senior Director, The Advisory Board, a leading research organization for health systems, hospitals, and medical groups.

Inside the Head of Healthcare CEOs: What They’re Thinking, How They’re Prioritizing, and Why It’s Important to You Understand The sources and expressions of uncertainty facing healthcare CEOs. See how and where you can help them take the actions they need to do things differently. Charisse Oland, EdD, FACHE, MHA, RD, EDAC, former CEO of two hospitals and President of Oland Consulting.

Creating a Safe and Secure Facility: A Holistic Approach from Design and Construction to Operations. Bonnie Michelman, MS, MBA, CPP, CHPA, Executive Director of Police, Security and Outside Services at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Security Consultant for its parent corporation, Partners Healthcare Inc., an organization comprising 17 hospitals and 580 offsite facilities. She is Chairman of Board of International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)

Construction and Healthcare Real Estate Forecast: How New England Shapes Up vs National Trends. Latest Trends from Revista, owner of nation’s largest database of medical properties plus a panel of healthcare real estate pros with a pulse on the market. Frank J. Nelson, Executive Managing Director/Medical-Academic Practice Group, Newmark Knight Frank. Others Speakers TBA

Suburbanization of Healthcare: How Growth along Key Corridors are Reshaping Healthcare in the Region. Follow the rooftops is the mantra for strategic healthcare planners. Yet, building a smaller urban-style hospital in the “burbs” may not be the best solution for costs, time, and quality of care. Explore the many “platforms” for offering care in the suburbs and weigh the pros and cons.

It’s Alive – Revitalizing Urban Hospitals: More hospital care is now provided in an outpatient setting than inpatient. Yet, the urban hospital has become more critical and complex than ever. How will landlocked hospitals operate and deal with the rate of change? What design, construction, and operational strategies work when one needs to undo the past before building for the future? Speakers TBA

Implications of an Aging Construction Workforce – Results from Latest Research: Nationally, almost 40% of construction workers are over 45 years old, while only 11% are under 24. A recent study examined age distribution by trade of the local workforce. Hear how Boston compares with the nation and the implications for the future. Followed by a discussion with Boston’s leading contractors. STUDY AUTHOR & MODERATOR: Robert W. Foster, Jr., Senior Vice President, Leggat McCall Properties. As development advisor, his clients include American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Booz Allen, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Lawrence General Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Novartis, Partners Healthcare and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He’s responsible for more than six million sq. ft. of office, biotechnology/lab, manufacturing/process plant and healthcare facilities DISCUSSION PANEL: Panelists TBA

Total Cost of Ownership: Making Smarter, Design, Construction and Operational Choices. One of most highly rated sessions of HCD Conference last fall. Everyone wants to avoid decisions that will come back to haunt them. Applying Total Cost of Ownership principles can help you make informed choices. See how, when, and where to save time, money, and avoid future problems. Paul Cantrell, CE, CPE, CHFM, VP of Facility Operations, Lahey Health, and Past President of NEHES. Other Speakers TBA