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What's Next for Healthcare Facilities in These Unsettled Times?

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 9:00 AM until 3:15 PM
Venue Forty50
4050 Belt Line Rd
Addison, TX  75001
Additional Info:
AMFP North Texas
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Registration Deadline 

Nov. 9th - Nov. 15th
Non-Members - $199 | AMFP Members - $139 | Health System Employees - $59

Nov. 16th (At the Door)
Non-Members - $299 | AMFP Members - $299 | Health System Employees - $299

Earn up to 5 CEU Hours

AIA HSW | AHA | CHFM | CHC | CHESP | EDAC (Pending) | Engineers PDH

Information You Can Use Now & Beyond

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 to be announced

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
  • Mark Davidson, Manager Technical Marketing, Camfil & ASHRAE 170 Committee Member

How PDC & Facilities Collectively Met the COVID Challenge Head-On

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

Innovation in Healthcare Delivery & Design: Mirroring the Auto Industry

A health system asked their design team: “Considering all the cool ideas and trends in healthcare, what could it look like?” Reflecting the auto industry a “Concept Car” was created. While not every idea makes the cut, thinking through the ideas is thought provoking, inspiring, and leads to better results.

  • Beth Carroll, AIA, ACHA, Principal, Page
  • Robert Doane, AIA, ACHA, Principal, Page
  • Kurt Neubek, FAIA, CSSBB, Healthcare Practice Leader, Lean Advocate, Page

And More Educational Content

Additional topics to be covered during the day - speakers 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.

Meet Healthcare Built Environment Leaders

Senior Healthcare System Leaders | PDC & Facility Managers | Security Directors | Architects | Designers | Engineers | Program Managers | MOB & Clinic Owners | Developers | Real Estate Brokers | Property Managers | Attorneys

COVID Awareness

The health and safety of attendees, speakers, event partners and staff are a top priority. We are closely monitoring any state, local, or venue regulations, policies and guidelines with regard to live meetings. We will adhere to whatever directives (if any) that are in force at the time of the event, and do our best to communicate them in advance.

Sponsorship & Speaker Opportunities

To Become a Sponsor/Participating Partner:
Glenn Fischer, (971) 219-0563,

For Requests to Present or Obtain Panel Seat Consideration:
Alan Whitson, RPA,

Industry Partners

Education Partners