The design of responsibly built environments directly impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities now and into the future. This and other topics will be covered at HEALTHCARE DESIGN Expo + Conference will take place November 11-14 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Advancements in Evidence-Based Design Research—offers juried research studies that span the healthcare design environment. Learn the methodologies and approaches, hear the outcomes, and discuss their applications and next steps.
AIA-AAH Forums—a favorite among attendees, this series addresses critical topical themes related to major issues and trends in health facility design and is brought to you by the AIA-AAH thought leaders in the industry.
Programming, Planning & Design—addresses myriad case studies, methodologies, and outcomes in the healthcare built environment processes. This track offers tools, techniques, and approaches that lead to success.
Improving the Patient &and Family Experience—shares innovative and effective initiatives and methodologies that enhance the patient/family experience and positively impact satisfaction
Transformation & Innovation—offers trailblazing projects and approaches that are leading the industry and advancing healthcare outcomes.
Facilities Management—hosted by the Heath Care Institute (HCI) of IFMA, this track is lead by leading experts in the field of healthcare facilities management.
Population Health & Wellness—examines new approaches that address population health needs and advance wellness initiatives.
With over 3,600 industry professionals at HCD, attendees will also connect with key decision makers within the industry. They will also see innovative products in healthcare design in the Exhibiting part of the conference, such as: Furniture Building Products, Communications Signage/Wayfinding Surfaces Fabric/Textiles/Upholstery and more.
Conference sessions, November 12-14, include:
Precision Medicine: What Does it Mean for the Facilities that House It? with Christine Buckley, Colin Beers, AIA, and Laurel Harrison
The Key to Success: A Collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach to Facility Activation with Kimberly Scurr RN, MPA and Lynn Aguilera RN, MSNEd, PMP, CPN
Reimagining the Patient Experience: Learning from Non-healthcare Environments with Jeff Brand, Phil DeBruzzi and Sean Sondej
From Function to Form: How Smart Design Enables Smart Healthcare with Phillip Siek MBA, CFM
There will be an opening and closing keynote presentation in addition to the Awards and Changemaker Keynote Presentation on November 13th at 8:00 am. This year’s Changemaker Award honors an icon of the healthcare design industry who has been a champion of Evidence-Based Design and the body of knowledge to supports it. Awarded to Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Professor at Cornell University, this discussion will chronicle her unique journey, share stories of successes and challenges along the way, and offer insights into the future intersection of healthcare and design.
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