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Bringing Healthcare to the Next Level

Bringing Healthcare to the Next Level

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, Houston, TX, November 12–15, 2016

At this year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, several NBBJ healthcare leaders and their clients will team to present best practices and lessons learned from top hospital projects around the world. Topics range from behavioral health to the importance of acoustic design and the reduction of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) in the built environment.

November 12, 2016
Moving from “Work-Arounds” to Innovation (hosted by NIHD)
Teri Oelrich, MBA, BSN, Partner, NBBJ
Kathy Okland, RN, MPH, NA, EDAC, Senior Healthcare Consultant, Herman Miller Healthcare
Dorothy A. Bowen, MS, RN, President, Bowen & Briggs
Ariana Beaubet, DNP Candidate, University of Minnesota

November 13, 2016
Targeting Zero: Reduction of HAIs through the Built Environment
Sarah Markovitz, RA, AIA, Principal, Healthcare Practice Leader, NBBJ
Kerianne Graham, RA, AIA, Associate, Healthcare Architect, NBBJ

The Importance of Acoustics on Patient Care: A Case Study on the Lunder Building
Sarah Markovitz, RA, AIA, Principal, Healthcare Practice Leader, NBBJ
James Perry, Partner, Cerami & Associates

November 14, 2016
Behavioral Health and the ED: Intra-Health System Collaboration to Improve Systems and Communities
Teri Oelrich, MBA, BSN, Partner, NBBJ
Andrea Rufe, Healthcare Planner, NBBJ
Frank Pitts, FAIA, FACHA, OAA, Owner / Architect, Architecture+