An AMFP NYC Chapter Event
12:00-12:30 PM Virtual Networking Breakout Rooms
12:30-1:30 PM Panel Discussion
We all know that technology has and is transforming healthcare in amazing ways and is key to the advancement of healthcare facilities. A variety of “Smart” technologies are being applied across a wide range of functions; energy, security, automation. Our diverse panel of owners, consultants, and builders will each bring their professional perspective to explain what is happening now within the market as “state-of-the-industry”, and the advanced technologies that will support the “Smart” healthcare facilities of tomorrow. We will discuss the collaborative teaming that is necessary for success as well as best practices here in Metro New York City and across the country.
-Michael Rohan, Corporate Director, Engineering, Northwell Health
-Christopher Tamulonis, MSA, MSOM, Senior Director of Facilities Management, Northwell Health
-Michael Witecki, CTS-D, Senior Lead Consultant, Innovation Advisory, National Healthcare Lead, WSP
-Thomas Galuska, Senior Account Manager, Healthcare Specialist, Schneider Electric
-Christopher Prochner, PE, Partner, Jaros Baum & Bolles (JB&B)
You can JOIN FIRST for just $95 annual membership, and then register for FREE! Join here: https://www.amfp.info/content.aspx?page_id=60&club_id=513573
Michael J. Rohan, Corporate Director, Engineering & Infrastructure at Northwell Health, holds three plus decades of experience in all aspects of facilities management; including engineering, energy efficiency, budgeting and forecasting, career development and secession planning. As a seasoned project manager Mike provides innovative strategies to facilitate energy and infrastructure projects at reduced expense with improved outcomes. Prior to joining Northwell Health in 2003, Mike's career path included power plant management and operations, shipbuilding, and shipboard engineering. A Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), Mike also holds a Bachelor of Engineering from SUNY Maritime College, an MBA from Long Island University, and a Master Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University.
Christopher B. Tamulonis, Senior Director, Facilities Management at Northwell Health, has over a decade of experience in all aspects of facilities management; including engineering, central plant operations, construction management, budgeting/forecasting, and operations management. Christopher provides strategic oversight and leadership for the engineering operations at Lenox Hill Hospital, a tertiary magnet hospital for Northwell Health. Prior to joining Northwell Health in 2019, Christopher was the head of facilities for Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Conventional Engineering and a United States Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer license from SUNY Maritime College, a Master of Science in Operations Management from Kettering University, and a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University. He is a licensed operating engineer for the State of Connecticut and refrigeration engineer for New York City. Christopher holds several Executive and Professional Certificates from Cornell University and Fordham University. As of September 2020, Christopher joined the Association of Medical Facility Professionals – New York City chapter and serves as Chair of the Public Relations Committee and Chair of the Student Membership Task Force.
Michael Witecki, Senior Lead Consultant, Innovation Advisory, National Healthcare Lead, is the leader of the buildings technology systems group in the WSP Mountain region and a key designer of the ThinkBOLDR Innovation Center. Focusing on not only creating a seamless and transparent user experience though technology integration, but on why we use the technology we do and the ethical applications of that technology. Michael has extensive experience providing integrated and intelligent solutions that drive operational efficiency, enhance the human experience, and user satisfaction. As an innovative advisory healthcare solutions architect, improving care and wellness through intelligent building design is the focus. Michael has over 19 years of direct healthcare strategic planning and systems design experience across multiple healthcare solutions and care giving environments.
Thomas Galuska, Senior Account Executive with Schneider Electric, has over 30 years of experience in existing facilities technology management with a focus on healthcare. He is a developer of technology vision, strategy, and planning required to build solutions today that will be compatible with the future (future proofing). Thomas is also a developer of modernization plans for aging (and current) BMS platforms while deploying “smart building” technologies such as integrations, data analytics, and optimization to add value.
Christopher Prochner, a Partner at JB&B since 2005, is the leader of the firm’s national healthcare practice. An HVAC Systems Engineer, he is also in charge of the firm’s plumbing/fire protection and BIM groups. Working with some of New York’s most renowned and respected medical centers and research facilities, he has implemented cutting-edge technologies to provide buildable, maintainable, and scalable systems, while improving both the patient environment and the patient experience, enabling a more interactive, empowered hospital stay. In response to the recent pandemic, Mr. Prochner was instrumental in leading the MEP design of SUNY Stony Brook’s 5-tent, 1,028-bed Alternate Care Facility to serve both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients. Christopher Prochner is a licensed Professional Engineer, a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, and an AEE Certified Energy Auditor.