2019 PDC Summit


Standard: $295.00
Members: $195.00

Sessions

Overall Evaluation Overall Evaluation

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Overall Evaluation


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Monday only evaluationMonday only evaluation

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Monday only evaluation


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Tuesday Only EvaluationTuesday Only Evaluation

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Tuesday Only Evaluation


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Wednesday Only EvaluationWednesday Only Evaluation

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Wednesday Only Evaluation


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Emerging Professionals ForumEmerging Professionals Forum

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Emerging Professionals Forum


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Engaging and unifying the next generation of healthcare design leaders and equipping them to lead the charge towards advancing the healthcare built environment. We would like to invite you to join us in a conversation about and with the next generation of our profession. This forum is intended to provide a setting to spur interaction between the future leaders of our profession and to unite them to become a force for improving the future of healthcare design. The forum discussion will also link these future leaders with the current leaders of our profession to create opportunities for mentorship and continued growth.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Identify issues relevant to developing future leaders in health care design.

2.) Discuss how emerging design professionals can contribute to the professional dialogue in health care architecture. engineering, and research.

3.) Evaluate resources available to emerging professionals in health care design.

4.) Discuss opportunities for emerging professionals within the field of health design.

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Medical Equipment and Technology Forum


Credits: None available.

The Medical Equipment / Technology Forum is a platform for the interaction and conversation about leading edge technology among owners, architects, engineers, facility managers, contractors, equipment and technology planners and vendors. Today’s healthcare facilities are challenged with more connected devices than ever. Panelists will provide insights of latest technologies and how Owners are making decisions at an increased pace for assuring connectivity and investments in systems that improve the quality of care. Day Kimball Health will share their experience from recent implementations of technologies. Panelists will facilitate question and answers from the audience.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Consider how Owner furnished connected systems are influencing the installation and activation phase of a project.

2.) Explain the issues that contribute to capital decisions and timing for owner decisions.

3.) Examine case study and benefits of asset management and tracking systems for operations, maintenance, utilization, and forecasting.

4.) Discover how technology aids in the monitoring, and security of health care facilities.     

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Embrace your AwesomenessEmbrace your Awesomeness

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Embrace your Awesomeness


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Brad Montgomery is an expert at helping people get more out of themselves and those around them. His session will discuss ways to boost productivity, creativity, innovation & profits. Learn how to harness the power of your own AWESOMENESS in hands-on experiences that you’ll remember and implement. After Brad reminds you just how awesome you are, you’ll leave the event ready to rock the world. To take responsibility. To excel. To make things happen.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Learn how to be more productive, more creative, more responsible

2.) How to become a better leader

3.) Gain the confidence to deliver better customer service (Internal & External)

4.) The importance of taking ownership

Speaker(s):
  • Brad Montgomery, Professional Business Speaker / CPAE Hall of Fame Speaker

Securing the Hospitals of the Future


Credits: None available.

The number of connected devices in buildings is growing at an ever-increasing rate, going hand in hand with a rise in cybersecurity incidents. Health care facilities are rightly risk averse and concerned about service interruptions and cybersecurity. What are the primary threats that arise from a connected and digital facility ecosystem? What can we do manage and protect facilities and data? This interactive session will help attendees identify vulnerabilities and create a strategy to mitigate current and future risks.

Learning Objectives:

1.)  Assess the current state of cybersecurity within your organization

2.)  Identify potential known issues and future opportunities for upgrades and improvements

3.) Equip your health care facility to handle cybersecurity threats

4.) Explain why cybersecurity is important and train others on best tactics 

Speaker(s):
  • Jay Abdallah, CISSP, CISM, CISA, Global Director Cybersecurity Services, Schneider Electric

Rural Right Size Study and FGI Response


Credits: None available.

This session shares an ongoing national benchmarking research study on critical access hospitals (CAHs) based on the collaboration between an academic researcher, designers, policy makers, and the Facility Guidelines Institute. The speakers discuss the size of key areas, grossing factors, and strategies in CAH design. The implications will be elaborated with examples, including possible design strategies for CAHs and how beyond minimum requirement designs could be presented to a regulatory official for approval.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Explain the process and preliminary results of collaborative national benchmarking best practices projects.

2.) Evaluate the effects of CAH physical environments on patient outcomes and staff performance and retention.

3.) Discuss future trends and possible alternative typologies of CAHs to provide more efficient health care to rural populations.

4.) Use Beyond Fundamentals research to inform design and regulatory approaches. 

Speaker(s):
  • John Williams, Program Manager, Construction Review Services, Washington State Department of Health
  • Rebecca J. Lewis, AIA, FACHA, CID, Principal, DSGW Architects
  • Hui Cai, PhD, The University of Kansas

ASHE Water Management Monograph - Details of a Water Management Program


Credits: None available.

Hospitals are increasingly in need of water risk management planning to reduce and eliminate the possibility of waterborne illness. ASHRAE published standard ASHRAE 188-2015 to establish minimum requirements for building water systems. To assist members in complying with the standard, ASHE has published a monograph that provides detailed guidance on the development and implementation of a water management program. This session offers a review of the newly published ASHE water management monograph.

Learning Objectives:

1.) Explain the importance of a water management program.

2.) Develop a water management program to protect patients, visitors, and staff from waterborne pathogens.

3.) Meet the water system requirements of CMS Condition of Participation 482.42 Infection Control.

4.) Meet the water system requirements of the Joint Commission Environment of Care and the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 188.

Speaker(s):
  • John Wood
  • Brianne Copes, Mechanical/Plumbing Engineer, Mazzetti
  • Jonathan Flannery, MHSA, CHFM, FASHE, FACHE, Senior Associate Director of Advocacy, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
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