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Nov. 7-10: Healthcare Design Expo + Conference @ Music City Center, Nashville

With an education track dedicated to Facility, Project & Asset Management, healthcare facilities management professionals and project managers who attend the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference, Nashville, will benefit from hearing seasoned pros discuss the highlighted tracks below among many others.

With prices for sensors rapidly decreasing as well as manufacturers providing more and more analytics data from their equipment, the abundance of data will continue to grow exponentially. Think You Know How IoT will Impact the Healthcare Built Environment will present actionable next steps for consideration in your organization’s journey toward a connected, intelligent healthcare infrastructure. With prices for sensors rapidly decreasing as well as manufacturers providing more and more analytics data from their equipment, the abundance of data will continue to grow exponentially.  David Dean, Tenzing Energy Solutions and Brian Weldy, HCA Services.

The clash between life cycle and first cost never ends. Design, construction, operations, and finance have differing viewpoints. Does it have to be one or the other? Can you have both? David Park, SCP, RE & Construction, Novant Health, and Alan Whitson, President, Corporate Realty Design & Management Institute, address the issues, conflicts, solutions, and ways to navigate through the minefield of opposing interests in How to Crack the Life Cycle Versus First Cost Conundrum.

Music City Center, Nashville

How Much Escalation is Enough? The construction industry has recently seen a rapid escalation in pricing, plus challenges concerning supply and demand for the required goods or services. The panelists, Rania Sadrack, Principal/Director of Healthcare Strategy, TLC Engineering Solutions; Bradley Pollitt, Vice President, Facilities, UF Health Shands Hospital, Dave Kistel, Vice President, Facilities & Support Services, Lee Health; and Patrick Casey, Executive Director – Planning, Design and Construction, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, will share a number of factors driving cost escalation in their region as well as challenges they are facing with limited resources.

Technology, health intelligence, national policies, and population health are creating a new expectation for the delivery of care. This isn’t evolution; it’s a transformational revolution. In this presentation, Transforming Healthcare Design: Evolution has Become Revolution, Ray Pentecost, Ronald L. Skaggs and Joseph G. Sprague Chair of Health Facilities Design, Director, Center for Health Systems & Design, Professor of Practice, Department of Architecture, Center for Health Systems & Design, and Michael Wood, National Director of Construction, Medxcel, will share, through a research and application lens via a conversational approach, what is happening behind the scenes in key areas such as tactics, technology, business deployment, utilization of capital assets, and how an organization can integrate into this next generational shift.

Other tracks focus on : Advancements in Evidence-Based Design Research; AIA-AAH Forums; Behavioral Health Practices; Clinical Perspectives; Health and Wellness; Interactive Roundtable Discussions; Lessons Learned; New Models and Methodologies; Pediatric Settings; Programming, Planning, and Design; Technology and Innovation; and Transformation and Innovation.

The conference and show management team at Emerald continues to monitor COVID-19 developments as it plans the HCD Expo + Conference in accordance with CDC guidelines for gatherings at trade shows. Updated information will post to the show website.

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, to be held at Music City Center, Nashville, November 7-10, is devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments directly impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities now and into the future. Registration Inquiry here.