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  Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute

Health Care Institute of IFMA


Event Details

  Friday, February 24th  
  TMC Innovation Institute  
  Texas Medical Center  
  2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite X  
  Houston, TX 77021  
  8:15 AM to 9:15 AM:
Registration/ Networking
  9:15 AM to 11:45 AM:
Morning Program
  11:45 AM to 12:30 PM:
  12:30 PM to 3:00 PM:
Afternoon Program
  About TMC
Join us in world’s largest medical complex, a 50 million sq. ft. campus that’s home to some of brightest minds in medicine.

Registration Fees

In Advance-IFMA Professional Members; HCI, TAHFM, or AIA Members
In Advance-Non-Members



All attendees who register after Feb 17th

GROUP RATE AVAILABLE: 25% discount for attendees who register at one time as a group of 4+
Educational Credits
  Earn Up to 5 Hours  
IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Industry Partners

- AD Systems  
- Camfil  
- CW Lighting  
- DuPont Surfaces  
- Forbo  
- Otis  
- Page  




Specified Technologies  


Workplace Solutions  
Media Partners


Education Partner
    February 24, 2017 - Houston    See Our Houston Event Recap Here




    Not Your Usual Healthcare Event

  • “The panel was amazing. Really, really interesting”

  • “One of the best day-long events I have attended”

  • “Fast fire”

  • “Unbiased approach to sensitive issues"

  • “Variety of topics from real estate to design to facilities management & code were great"

  • “Great to hear from end users directly”

  Morning Sessions
  Are We Asking the Right Question?
  Are we doomed to repeating errors of the past in developing and design healthcare facilities of future? Prepare for some lightning bolts of wisdom on changing course
-A. Ray Pentecost III, DrPH, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP,
Ronald L. Skaggs and Joseph G. Sprague, Chair of Health Facilities Design, Director, Center for Health Systems & Design, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University
  Houston is #1 in World’s Tallest Hospitals

--Navigating Complexities in Developing, Designing & Operating High Rise Healthcare Buildings

A recent study listed the world’s 75 tallest hospitals. Houston has both the tallest and the most healthcare buildings of any city to make the list. While tall hospitals come with their unique development, design, construction, and operational challenges, they also offer many advantages to healthcare providers. Here’s a deep dive into the research conducted by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

  -Doug King, Principal, Stantec, Healthcare Practice Group
  --Ask the Experts: Q&A with Pros Working Houston’s Tallest Hospitals

-Jim Hicks, Vice President/Capital Planning, Houston Methodist

-Jill Pearsall, Asst VP of Facilities Planning & Development, Texas Children’s Hospital
-Other Panelists TBA

  Getting Decisions That Stick (and Eliminate Wasted Resources) on Your Projects
  Are your projects sometimes troubled by indecision and/or changing decisions? Do the so-called “decision-makers” delay needed decisions or make last minute changes--costing everyone time and money? You may have more influence over this than you realize. In this interactive session, learn 10 techniques you can use today to reduce costly changes.
  -Kurt Neubek, Principal, Page
  Mergers & Acquisitions: Identifying, Avoiding, and Fixing Facility Pitfalls
  A robust pre-merger due diligence assessment can be the difference between success and a financial quagmire. Why pay twice for someone else’s problems? Learn how to define the real estate assets being acquired; assess their condition, and avoid the negative financial and operational impact on the acquiring healthcare system.
  -Frederic Lastar, Vice President, Healthcare Solutions, JLL
  Afternoon Sessions
  Texas Healthcare Real Estate Market – Behind the Numbers
  Get the latest research and analysis on what is happening in the healthcare real estate market. Hear the stats you need to gauge if the value of your healthcare buildings and land are headed north or south.
  Acute Care in Texas - Mega Size to Micro-Hospitals

Learn how leading healthcare providers are reinventing the acute care delivery model in the Texas Medical Center and the suburbs. Hear where “Micro-Hospitals” fit in. Get the latest on the TMC expansion

  -Sid Sanders, Senior VP Facilities & Construction, Methodist Hospital
-Shawn Cloonan, Executive VP, General Counsel, Planning & Development, Texas Medical Center
  Outpatient Care: Firing on All Cylinders?

Location, brand, speed to market, flexibility, patient safety, and efficient operations are must haves Discover what’s working, why, and how to get all the parts smoothly working together.


-Marshall Heins, Senior VP, Chief Facilities Services Officer, Memorial Hermann Health System

-Steve Hewett, Senior Vice President, The Sanders Trust

-Nicholas Ro, VP of Strategic & Legal Affairs, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

  Who Should Attend
  Hospital, Healthcare System, and Physician Group: Senior healthcare executives and trustees, finance, real estate and facilities professionals, strategic planners, in-house architects

Design/Build: Architects, designers, engineers, and contractors

Real Estate: Developers, investors, REITs, lenders, real estate brokers, accountants, lawyers, consultants, appraisers, title insurance companies, property and casualty insurers, valuation specialists

  Presented By
  The educational team at the Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute and the Health Care Institute of IFMA are committed to delivering high quality educational events in local venues throughout North America.