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Hospitals & Medical Facilities Summit

  • Capella Tower Business Center 650 3rd Avenue South Suite 350 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 United States (map)

7:45 AM to 8:30 AM: Registration/ Networking     
     8:30 AM to 12:00 AM: Morning Program     
     12:00 AM to 1:00 PM: Lunch/Networking  (provided for full day attendees only)   
     1:00 PM to 3:45 PM: Afternoon Program


Where Oh Where is Healthcare Going? 
What’s next for healthcare? An inside look at the numbers and political & financial realities that will reshape healthcare in the U.S., and Upper Midwest.
-Opinion Poll, Bring Your Perspective. We’ll Vote and Review the Results
-Is Government the Solution or the Problem?
-Glenn Gruenhagen, CLU, ChFC, Minnesota State Representative

It’s Just Around the Corner: Facility Guidelines Institute Changes
The 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities were updated in late 2016.  Addendum to 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals is coming, and Minnesota regulatory authorities are taking it seriously.  Here’s inside scoop on the keystone to health care planning, design, and construction.  

How Compliance Addendums Affect Your Facilities and Projects
-Doug Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC, CEO of Facility Guidelines Institute
-Bob Dehler, P.E., Engineering Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Health, Health
Regulation Division, Engineering Services Section

Shifting Gears to Implementation   
-Moderated by Rebecca Lewis, Principal, DSGW, and member of FGI’s Healthcare Guidelines Revision Committee
-Dwight Elthon, Manager/Design & Construction, North Memorial Hospital and President of Healthcare Institute of IFMA-Midwest
-Andrew Jordan, Senior Architect Healthcare Design, Director of Operations, EAPC
-Bill Igel, Vice President/Healthcare, JE Dunn

Don’t Pay Twice! How Healthcare Systems Can Avoid Costly Problems When Acquiring Medical Facilities
A robust pre-merger due diligence assessment can be the difference between success and a financial quagmire. Why pay twice for someone else’s problems? Learn how to define the real estate assets being acquired; assess their condition, and avoid the negative financial and operational impact on the acquiring healthcare system.
-Frederic Lastar, Vice President, Healthcare Solutions, JLL, and HealthEast

Luncheon Noon to 12:45 pm


An Ambulatory Care Case Example: Results One Year After Opening. Where Forecasts Hit the Mark. Where They Missed
-Erwin Effler III, VP of Development-Healthcare, Ryan Companies
-Laura Frazier, VP, Surgical Services, Park Nicollet Health Services

Bridging the Gap between Design, Construction and Real Estate
Series of quick hitting case examples.
-Presenters TBA

How Effective Collaboration Saved the Day on a Complex Master Planning Project
Two architects, two contractors. Vision, trust and collaboration was the pinnacle for the success in a series of complex projects at Methodist Hospital.

-Brad Krump, Principal, BWBR
-Howie Nelson, Principal/Project Manager, AECOM
-Nate Klininske, Chief Nursing Officer, Park Nicollet
- Brandon Abrahamson, Senior Project Manager, RJM Construction
-Mike Pedersen, General Manager/Healthcare, Mortenson

Moderator: Duane Spiegle, VP of Real Estate & Support Services at Park-Nicollet/Health Partners  

How Reduced Reimbursements, Consolidation, and New Healthcare Delivery Models Impact Rents, Occupancy, Operations, and New Projects
Overview from Revista, the nation’s leading supplier of medical building data
-Panelists TBA

Target Audience:             
These Summits address the key influencers and decision makers:
Health Systems (whether owner, operator, or tenant): Facilities professionals, plant operations managers, compliance/regulatory officers, supply chain managers, project managers, strategic planners, in-house architects
Design-Build: Architects, designers, engineers, and contractors
Real Estate: Developers, investors, REITs, real estate brokers, accountants, lawyers, consultants, and valuation specialists