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Dec. 11: Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit, Houston

Houston has become a global center of excellence for medicine. Its success has helped Houston grow and thrive. This triumph means Houston’s medical institutions must find innovative ways to deliver care to the region’s growing population and the world.

The Houston Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit will explore how Houston’s second-largest industry’s influence shapes housing, retail, office and industrial real estate across the metro area. It also will examine the latest insights on how Houston is designing, building and operating the next generation of medical facilities.

The summit will be held 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m, Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Texas Medical Center. 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 December 4th, $289 – At the Door. Group Rates Available – 25% Discount for 4+ people registering at the same time.

Attendees can earn up 5 hours in education credits from:  AIA (HSW), AHA – CHFM, CHC, CHESP Hours, IFMA – CFM Points, Engineers – PDH Hours.

Sessions will include:     

Why Houston Needs to Build More Medical Facilities!                  

Get the latest number on sales, construction, and leasing trends on medical facilities from Revista, nation’s biggest supplier of medical building data.

Perspectives on the issues and solutions from leaders in Healthcare Real Estate

  • Beth Young, Senior Vice President/ Colliers – Healthcare Services and Chairman of Women’s Health Network of the Texas Medical Center/GHWCC
  • Brandy Bellows Spinks, First Vice President, CBRE Healthcare Services Group;
  • Jill Pearsall, Vice President – Facilities Planning & Development, Texas Children’s Hospital)

What If There Is No One To Build Your Project?

How AEC Industry and Health Systems are Tackling the Skilled Labor Shortage

Hear executives of major construction firms active in healthcare explore the problem. Learn how they are meeting the challenge. Understand what else we must do to resolve the crisis. Expect an open and frank discussion including some sensitive issues.

  • Sidney J Sanders, Senior Vice President, Construction, Facilities Design and Real Estate, Houston Methodist
  • Jim Stevenson, President, McCarthy Builders/Houston Division
  • David Syphard, Vice President, Jacobs
  • Tuan Tran, President, Kenmor Electric
  •  Tadd Tellepsen, CEO, Tellepsen
  •  Michael Vaughn, President, Vaughn Construction

Reshaping Houston’s Future: Stepping Beyond Just the Texas Medical Center

Healthcare employs 340,000 people in Houston projected to double in 10 years! The area’s 7 million residents will visit the doctor 19 million times this year. This panel explores how Houston’s $36 billion healthcare industry is influencing housing, retail, office, medical, and industrial real estate.

  • Abbey Roberson, AICP, Vice President Planning, Texas Medical Center and Chair of ULI Houston

Overcoming Labor Shortages and Rising Construction Costs with Advanced Manufacturing & Off-Site Prefabrication

  • Joe Burris (left) and Jeff Griffin (right) of DPR Construction. The two have built projects with a combined value of over $2.3 billion.

The Rise of Convenience Care

Setting the Stage for the Future: How Doctors Will Work and Patients Select Medical Care

Learn why a Houston health system is growing its portfolio of care sites at the rate of 20+ a year, while increasing the technology in its buildouts and overall strategy to give consumers and caregivers more effective touch points.

  • Jeff Carr (pictured), Vice President/Finance, Administration & Managed Care, Houston Methodist Hospital System
  • Brian Gray, Principal/Healthcare Director, Page
  • Marissa Yu, Principal/Director of Interiors, Page
  • Josh Sol, Director, Ambulatory Clinical Systems & Digital Innovation, Houston Methodist

How Healthcare Providers & Landlords Can Avoid Costly Compliance Pitfalls in Clinics, MOBs, and Retail Locations

Mergers, acquisitions, leasing a new location, or renovating an existing building can ignite a series of costly problems. Experienced pros examine the pitfalls including CMS’s proposed changes to the Stark Law, fire & life safety, adequacy of building infrastructure, and missing or unclear lease language.

  • John Trabold III (left), Managing Director, MAI-Real Estate Services, VMG Health
  • Kevin Wood (right), Attorney/Healthcare Practice Leader, Clark Hill Strasburger

Healthcare Security: Guns, Guards, Gates & Technology

Violence in healthcare facilities is on the rise. Learn from those on the front line how to integrate people, procedure, design, hardware, technology, and even landscaping to protect patients and caregivers.

  • William Adcox, Associate Vice President, Chief of Police and Chief Security Officer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Mike Crum, Director, Safety & Security Services, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Keith McGlen, Associate Vice President System Security Services, Memorial Hermann Health System
  • Steve Nibbelink, Healthcare Segment Director, Vector Security Networks; IAHSS Foundation Board of Directors and Past President

Total Cost of Ownership – What it Means to You

Low price doesn’t always translate to value, yet everyone has a budget. Walk away with money-saving tip, tricks, and traps to avoid from these pros who work in the trenches.

  • Panelists TBA