Annual Design, Operations and Construction Conference

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Friday, May 11, 2018
8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MHA Conference Center, Burlington, MA

 FREE  This conference is FREE for MHFPS, NEHES, or other facility professionals working for a hospital or system

$149   Non- Hospital Members of MHA, MHFPS, NEHES, or ASHE
$279   Non-Member Rate

**Please use the registration form to register for the event**

Co-hosted by the MHFPS - Massachusetts Healthcare Facility Professionals Society

This conference is FREE for MHFPS, NEHES or other facility professionals working for a hospital or system. The event is supported by the vital consultant and vendor community in the Healthcare A/E/C/RE industry. Through generous sponsorship and registrations, this event is made available to all Facility Professionals at all levels – please encourage your staff to attend.

Join us at MHA's Annual Design, Operations & Construction program where we'll provide the latest information on critical topics for hospitals. We’ll look specifically at today's security and emergency management, energy and sustainability issues, and current projects of interest. We'll also take a deeper dive into what hospital facilities are doing to prepare for the Joint Commission. This program always provides great education, information and networking.

8:15 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Steve Walsh, President & CEO, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
Paul DeViller, CHFM, NCT, Secretary, MHFPS & Director of Support Services, Lahey Hospital & 
     Medical Center

8:35 a.m. - 9: 45 a.m. 
Security and Emergency Response – Preparing for and reacting to today’s most difficult events
Bonnie S. Michelman, Director, Police, Security and Outside 
Services, Massachusetts General Hospital

-Wayne LaRoche, General Manager, Red Hawk Fire & Security
-Mark Dutra, Director of Facilities & Security, Franciscan Children’s Hospital
-Don Rivers, Director Plant Operations, Harrington Hospital
-Timothy Harper, Security Manager, Baystate Heath 

9:45 a.m. BREAK

10 a.m. - 11: 15 a.m.
Energy & Sustainability: Healthcare's latest technologies and approaches to Global Climate Change issues.
Anuj Goel, JD, MPH, V.P., Legal & Regulatory Affairs, 
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

-Paul Kondrat, Engineering Leader, CannonDesign 
-Michael Cavanaugh, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, Vice President, CannonDesign

Massachusetts Health Care Climate Alliance
-Paul Lipke, Sr. Advisor, Energy and Buildings, Health Care Without Harm
-Dennis Villanueva, Sr. Manager of Energy & Sustainability, Partners HealthCare System Inc.
-Gerry Topping, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Senior Project Manager- Facilities, Design & Construction Boston Medical Center

11:15 a.m. BREAK

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
Joint Commission Codes Updates: Hot Topics for Survey Preparedness & Compliance 
Anuj Goel, JD, MPH, V.P., Legal & Regulatory Affairs, 
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

-Steve Mikula, Compliance & QA Manager for Facilities, Massachusetts General Hospital 
-Brian Smith, Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Massachusetts General Hospital 
-Rob Denise, Director of Facility Operations, Lawrence General
-Louis Dinneen, BE, MAsc, CHFM, Sr. Consultant, MSL Healthcare Partners
-Paul DeViller, CHFM, NCT, Director of Support Services, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

12:45 p.m. Lunch

1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Project Spotlights
Moderator: Tim King, Vice President of Business Development, G. Greene 
Construction Co., Inc. 

-David Farmer, Sr. Director of Facilities, Design & Construction, Cambridge Health Alliance
-Tony Sievers, Sr. Project Manager, STV | DPM, UMass Memorial Health Care (Invited)
-Walter Byrne, Sr. Project Manager for Facilities Planning, South Shore Hospital
-John Duggan, Vice President Real Estate Operations, Reliant Medical Group 


If you're interested in sponsoring this program, please email:

FAX 781-262-6136

MAIL -  Check Payable to MHA
MHA Education Department
500 District Ave.
Burlington, MA 01803-5096


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