2016 PDC Summit

1084 - Moving the Needle Forward on Construction-Related Patient Safety

Mar 21, 2016 9:45am ‐ Mar 21, 2016 10:45am


Description

Infections contracted during a hospital stay continue to be a problem, with more than 1.7 million patients infected a year. The panel will outline processes for assessing and executing internal construction-related patient safety protocols. The panel will cover work site isolation; air pressure differential equipment maintenance and monitoring; material handling logistics; sound and vibration management protocols and monitoring; security protocols; jobsite cleanliness; and more. The panel will also discuss ways to create and maintain a culture of vigilance around these issues for the entire on-site workforce.

Speaker(s):

  • John Kreidich, AIA, CHC, LEED AP BD+C, Manager, Healthcare Services, McCarthy Building Companies
  • Doug Mangers, Vice President of Operations, McCarthy Building Companies
  • Gordon Burrill, P.Eng., FASHE, CHFM, CHC, CCHFM, President, Teegor Consulting Inc.
  • Steve Spaanbroek, MBA, FASHE, CHFM, CHC, Chief Executive Officer, MSL Healthcare Partners, Inc.

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