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Health Care Institute of IFMA

Health Care Institute/Midwest Component


Event Details

  Wednesday, April 12th  
  Capella Tower Business Center  

650 3rd Avenue S, Suite 350

  Minneapolis MN 55402  
  7:45 to 8:30 AM:
Registration/ Continental Breakfast
  8:30 AM to Noon:
Morning Program
  Noon to 1:00 PM:
Lunch (provided for full day attendees only)
  1:00 to 3:45 PM:
Afternoon Program

Registration Fees

  Attendees have the following options:  
  1. Register for entire summit (includes lunch)  
  2. Attend morning sessions only (excludes lunch)  
  3. Attend afternoon sessions only (excludes lunch)  
  -In Advance rates will end after April 1st  
  -Full day attendees who register in a group of 4+ will receive 25% off  

  *Full Day Attendance



In Advance-Health Care Institute of IFMA Member



In Advance- non-member

  $259 Attendee fee after April 1st  
There is an automatic 25% discount for full-day attendees who register as a group of 4+ (includes lunch)
   Half Day Attendance*
  $89 In Advance-HCI & IFMA Members  
  $129 In Advance- non-members  
  $169 Attendee fee after April 1st  
  *excludes lunch  
Educational Credits
  Earn Up to 5 Hours  
IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Industry Partners

- AD Systems  
- Aridus  
- Camfil  


- Ryan  


Specified Technologies, Inc  
Media Partners

Education Partner

    April 12, 2017 - Minneapolis  




    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"

  Sessions Include:
  Where Oh Where is Healthcare Going?

What’s next for healthcare? An inside look at the numbers and political & financial realities that will reshape healthcare in the U.S., and Upper Midwest.

-Opinion Poll, Bring Your Perspective. We’ll Vote and Review the Results

-Is Government the Solution or the Problem?

  -Glenn Gruenhagen, CLU, ChFC, Minnesota State Representative
  It’s Just Around the Corner: Facility Guidelines Institute Changes
  The 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities were updated in late 2016.  Addendum to 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals is coming, and Minnesota regulatory authorities are taking it seriously.  Here’s inside scoop on the keystone to health care planning, design, and construction.

-How Compliance Addendums Affect Your Facilities and Projects

  -Doug Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC, CEO of Facility Guidelines Institute
-Bob Dehler, P.E., Engineering Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulation Division, Engineering Services Section
  -Shifting Gears to Implementation

-Moderated by Rebecca Lewis, Principal, DSGW, and member of FGI’s Healthcare Guidelines Revision Committee

-Dwight Elthon, Manager/Design & Construction, North Memorial Hospital and President of Healthcare Institute of IFMA-Midwest
-Andrew Jordan, Senior Architect Healthcare Design, Director of Operations, EAPC
-Bill Igel, Vice President/Healthcare, JE Dunn

  Don’t Pay Twice! How Healthcare Systems Can Avoid Costly Problems When Acquiring Medical Facilities
  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, and HealthEast
  Luncheon Noon to 12:45 pm
  Developing Ambulatory Care Center of Future: Results One Year After Opening. Where Assumptions Proved Spot On. Where Surprises Popped Up
  A first hand insiders’ report on lessons learned after one year of operations at Park Nicollet’s Regional Specialty Center in Maple Grove, MN.

-Erwin Effler III, VP of Development-Healthcare, Ryan Companies

-Laura Frazier, VP, Surgical Services, Park Nicollet Health Services

  Bridging the Gap between Design, Construction and Real Estate
  Series of quick hitting case examples.
  -Presenters TBA
  How Effective Collaboration Saved the Day on a Complex Master Planning Project

Two architects, two contractors. Vision, trust and collaboration was the pinnacle for the success in a series of complex projects at Methodist Hospital.


Moderator: Duane Spiegle, VP of Real Estate & Support Services for Park-Nicollet/Health Partners
-Brad Krump,
Principal, BWBR
-Howie Nelson,
Principal/Project Manager, AECOM
-Nate Klininske,
Chief Nursing Officer
-Brandon Abrahamson,
Senior Project Manager, RJM Construction
-Mike Pedersen,
General Manager/Healthcare, Mortenson

  How Reduced Reimbursements, Consolidation, and New Healthcare Delivery Models Impact Rents, Occupancy, Operations, and New Projects
  Overview from Revista, the nation’s leading supplier of medical building data

-Panelists TBA