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Nov. 16: What’s Next for Healthcare Facilities in These Unsettled Times?, live in North Texas

Hospital, Outpatient Facilities and Medical Office Building Summits are back live and in-person!

“What’s Next for Healthcare Facilities in These Unsettled Times?” will be held live 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. CST, Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Addison Texas. Attendees can earn five hours of CEUs. Lunch will be provided.

Registration is now open. See prices below:

  • 11/09 – 11/15: Non-Member $269 | AMFP Member $179 | Health System Employee $99.
  • At the door on 11/16, space permitting: All $299.

The summit managers are monitoring state, local, or venue regulations, policies and guidelines for live meetings. They will adhere to whatever directives are in force at the time of the event and will communicate them in advance.

Speakers will include:

The program will include:

Healthcare Gymnastics: Comparing 2018 & 2022 FGI Guidelines & Texas Hospital Licensing Rules
FGI Guidelines are the nation’s leading design standards for hospitals, outpatient, and residential care facilities. Texas is intending to adopt new rules based on the 2018 Guidelines in 2022. Get the latest on proposed changes; including behavioral health, clinical treatment, and patient care spaces.
• Tina Duncan, AIA, ACHA, CBO, Health Guidelines Revision Committee Member, FGI Board of Directors, AIA AAH Codes and Standards Chair

Avoiding Regulatory Compliance Traps in Leased Facilities
Intensified regulatory scrutiny of medical spaces in leased facilities is raising red flags and leading to landlord-tenant disputes. Learn what health system managers, space planners, engineers, contractors, landlords, property managers, and attorneys must know and do to avoid problems.
• Dr. Michael Walker, EdD, RPA, CHFM, Director Real Estate Operations-North for Texas Health Resources, and President of BOMA Dallas
• Other panelists TBA

Rising Importance of Sustainability in Healthcare
A momentous shift is occurring as more health systems level up their sustainability programs. We break down the trends, critical terms to understand, and actions needed for positive results.
• Jana Gerber, Sustainability Consulting Principal at Schneider Electric
• Abigail Lipperman, PE, LEED AP, CHFM, CHEPP, SFP, Chair of Children’s Health Sustainability Council
• Myrrh Caplan, WELL AP | LEED AP | ENV SP, Senior Sustainability Director, Skanska

Clean Air – Applying Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
Dig into the design, engineering, operational, and financial concerns for new construction, remodels, and existing medical facilities.
• Brent Rutherford, CEM, CHFM, CBCP | Director of Facilities, Texas Health – Frisco

How PDC & Facilities Collectively Met the COVID Challenge Head-On
An insider look at how the team responsible for over 160 hospitals and 2,600 care sites responded to COVID early and quickly with programs that survived the test of time. Lessons learned and valuable insights.
• Gil Manalo, Director of Construction Programs, Medxcel
• Mark Schultz, Regional Director Facilities Management, Medxcel

Additional topics below will be covered during the day. The speakers are to be announced.

Upgrading the Hospital’s Front Door. Almost 70% of hospital admissions come through the ED. Explore the latest ways to improve care, increase throughput, avoid diversion, and protect caregivers and patients.

Converting Existing Office, Retail and Industrial Buildings for Healthcare & Life Science Facilities. Avoid the pitfalls in adapting existing buildings. See how to make it pencil-out.

Creating Spaces for Virtual Care & Remote Patient Monitoring. Distance care is different from hands on care, so why use valuable patient care space. Take a page from the hi-tech/corporate/retail facilities playbook.

Health Equity & Social Disparities. How healthcare systems can encourage economic development, education, jobs, technology, and innovative facilities strategies to resolve the crisis

Catch the Next Wave in Modularity & Prefab Construction. Labor shortages, speed to market, quality, and costs are the drivers. See how to maximize your benefits.