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Health Care Institute of IFMA

Health Care Institute - Upper Midwest


Event Details

  Wednesday, October 10th  
  Midland Hills Country Club
2001 Fulham Street
Roseville, MN 55113
  8:00 AM to 8:30 AM:
Registration/Continental Breakfast
  8:30 AM to 12:00 PM:
Morning Program
  12:00 PM to 12:45 PM:
  12:45 to 3:30 PM:
Afternoon Program

Registration Cost



In Advance: Member IFMA, or HCI of IFMA



In Advance: Non-Member

  $259 All Attendees after October 2nd  
  $279 At the Door  
NOTE: There is an automatic 25% discount for member or non-member attendees who register as a group of 4+

Educational Credits


Earn Up to 5 Hours

IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Industry Partners

- Cambridge Sound Management  
- Carlson-LaVine  
- Dunham  
- Kraus-Anderson  
- Mortenson  
- nora systems, Inc.  


  Media Partners  

  Education Partners  

    October 10, 2018 - Minneapolis     See Our Midwest Summit Recap Here

  The Midwest's #1 Healthcare Event

“Case studies by experienced pros”

“Good variety of topics, great networking opportunities”

“Diverse background of speakers -real estate, construction, design, owner" 

"Presentations were the right amount of time”

”Awesome Summit!”

  • Attendees Get Take Home Copies of Presentations. Yes, All the Slides!

  • Educational Credits: Earn Up to 5 CEUs

  • Discounts Apply for HealthCare Institute of IFMA members

  Networking/Registration: 8:00 am to 8:30 am
  Morning Sessions: 8:30 am to 12:15 pm
  Which Direction is the Healthcare Pendulum Swinging?
    More than 900 professionals took part in a recent survey commissioned by Mortenson. Understand their attitude on the state of U.S. Healthcare. Gain valuable insight on future delivery models and facilities role in improving outcomes. See what’s changed when compared with prior surveys.

Rachel Bartling, Sr. Healthcare Development Manager, Mortenson
Mike Pedersen, General Manager, Mortenson

  Woodbury – Why It’s Still a Hot Market for Healthcare
    More than 200 medical businesses call Woodbury home. The Medical Campus Zone is full. More development is on way, as healthcare providers are filling empty retail spaces, converting existing buildings, and building their own buildings in other parts of Woodbury. Hear more about what’s around the corner.

Steve Brown, CCIM, Executive Vice President/Partner/Healthcare Real Estate Advisory, The Excelsior Group

Steve Miller, Vice President, Acquisitions & Asset Management, MSP Commercial

Janelle Schmitz, Assistant Community Development Director, Woodbury

  Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls in Leased Medical Buildings, Whether You’re Tenant or Owner
    The growth in medical procedures done in an outpatient setting raises the bar for compliance. Even The Joint Commission is now reviewing this. Assessing risks and upholding regulatory compliance in leased buildings is complex, especially if there multiple tenants in a building. Among the questions addressed: What are the risks? Who pays when things aren’t done correctly?

Moderator: Ann Duginske, Development Director Healthcare, Ryan Companies
Robert Imholte, President, Fire Safety Resources
Adam McLane, Senior Healthcare Architect, Ryan Companies
Tim Grote, Vice President of Real Estate, Allina Health

  What the Future Holds for Healthcare Facilities – Fixing It from the Top
    Dr. Kenneth Holmen, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, CentraCare Health
  Luncheon/Networking: 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
  Afternoon Sessions: 1:00 to 3:30 pm
  Forces Driving Direction of Healthcare Real Estate – The Numbers, and What it Means to You
    The Twin Cities is 2nd nationally in terms of outpatient building deliveries and 4th for total deal volume, according to Revista, owner of the nation’s most authoritative medical buildings database. Get the latest research and insights on the Twin Cities healthcare real estate market.

Michael Sharpe, Principal, Davis Group
Joel Schurke, Vice President, Real Estate & Property Operations, M Health
Other Panelists TBA

  Purging Wasted Space When Designing a Clinic in a Multi-Tenant MOB
    Learn how redundant space was designed out of a clinic in a new 40,000 sq. ft. MOB, freeing budget dollars for a higher quality tenant build-out, and upgraded medical equipment.
    Ayman Arafa, Senior Architect, Ryan Companies
  Twin Cities Orthopedics Clinics – Case Study in Replicating Success
    Learn how a well-organized team blends the disciplines of development, architecture, and construction to deliver successful projects repeatedly.

Aaron Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Twin Cities Orthopedics
Ross Hedlund,
Senior Vice President, CCIM, RPA, Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate
Rodney Hintz,
Vice President, Healthcare, RJM Construction
Nick Sperides,
Principal, NCARB, AIA, Sperides Reiners Architects

  Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Building Healthcare Facilities

Dwight Elthon, MBA, LEED AP, Manager Design & Construction at North Memorial Health and Adjunct Professor at University of Minnesota in Construction Management Program
Mike Becchetti, CHC, LEED AP, Construction Executive, Kraus-Anderson

  Evolution of U.S. Health System: Understand How It’s Organized and Why This Matters More Than Ever
    Ever take “Family Road Trip” without a map? A large percentage of those involved in service delivery to healthcare systems, be it AEC firms or suppliers are doing just that. Understand the massive upheaval among health systems caused by organizational history, legal decisions, and changing payment and reimbursements systems. This road map will offer insights and help guide your decisions on which roads take to reach your destination.

Dr. Mike Wood, MD, MSM, CHC, Director of National Construction, Medxcel, and Immediate Past President of IFMA Healthcare Institute

  Send Inquiries to...
  Attending: afischer@squarefootage.net
  Sponsorships/Participating Partners:
       Glenn Fischer, 971-219-0563, gfischer@squarefootage.net
       Jack Curley, 201-805-9529, jcreade@optonline.net
  Requests to Present or Obtain Panel Seat Consideration:
       awhitson@squarefootage.net or gfischer@squarefootage.net