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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 5th  
  -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 5th  
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 5th  
  *excludes lunch  
Educational Credits
  Earn Up to 5 Hours  
IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Industry Partners

- Acuity Brands  
- AD Systems  
- Aridus  
- Camfil  


Haldeman & Homme/DIRTT  
- JE Dunn Construction  
- Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors  




- RJM  
- 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 are under revision for a release date in late 2017.  The 2018 FGI Guidelines are being considered for adoption by the Minnesota regulatory authorities. Here’s the inside scoop on the major changes being considered for the 2018 edition.

How Changes 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, Director of Healthcare Design, EAPC
-Bill Igel, Vice President/Healthcare, JE Dunn

  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.

-Jessica Beckwith, Administrative Director of Maple Grove Regional Center

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

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

  Luncheon Noon to 1:00 pm
  Three Big Breakthroughs in Technology that Patients Love
  -John McBride, Director of Total Solutions, Acuity
  Roundtable: Connecting the Dots between Real Estate, Design, and Construction Disciplines in Next Generation Medical Buildings
  Projects fail to reach their full potential because people fail to tap the knowledge of other disciplines. Knowing this subtle but critical interdependence among the disciplines of real estate, design, and construction is vital to successful projects. A team of savvy pros will share how they connect the dots to avoid needless changes, delays, and added costs.
  -Panelists 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.


-Moderated by 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

-Louis Suarez, Vice President I Healthcare Services Group, Colliers Intl

-Other Panelists TBA