Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care 2018 (SSHC-18)

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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Heapy Engineering and ACHE of Ohio (American College of Healthcare Executives), are hosting the 8th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care. The SSHC is an educational event with Trade Expo for Healthcare providers and industry partners.  ACHE of Ohio is providing 3.0 Face to Face hours via Sessions at the SSHC.

  • A Keynote Luncheon with Bill Browning, Founding Partner of Terrapin Bright Green.  He is one of the green building and real estate industry's foremost thinkers and strategists, and an advocate for sustainable design solutions at all levels of business, government, and civil society.
  • We are excited to add a unique workshop on NFPA Codes and Standards in the Healthcare Environment with a renowned speaker from ASHE.  
  • A Trade Show with exhibitors focusing on the Health Care industry runs concurrent with the Symposium.

  • Who should attend: Health Care administrators, medical practitioners, A/E/C professionals, nursing/clinical staff, medical students/educators, environmental health and safety personnel and facility managers. 

  • Education Partner:  ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives)


8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
   (2.5 AIA LU/HSW, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Trade Show, Networking
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  Keynote Lunch
  (1.5 AIA LU/HSW, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Trade Show, Networking
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  Educational Tracks
    A. Joint Commission Resources Program        
        (1.5 AIA LU/HSW, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
    B. Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare:        
        Lessons Learned from the Best       
        (1.5 ACHE F2F, AIA LU/HSW, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
  Educational Tracks
    A. Critical Power needs to meet NFPA/Joint Commission
        Requirements in the Healthcare Environment
          (1.5 AIA LU/HSW, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
    B. Telemedicine in Healthcare Delivery System        
        (1.5 ACHE F2F, AIA LU, PDHs, GBCI CEs*)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM   Networking Happy Hour
 *GBCI Pending

Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Keynote Speaker

Can we use architecture and design to create healthy spaces that promote patient health and wellbeing?
New understanding of our physiological and psychological relationship with our environment can be applied to healthcare planning, design, and architecture to improve the patient experience and improve healthcare outcomes.  Bill will explore research that reveals ways planning and design can promote better health.

Bill Brown 2x3

Bill Browning, BED Colorado University, MSRED MIT, Hon. AIA, LEED AP
Bill is one of the green building and real estate industry's foremost thinkers and strategists, and an advocate for sustainable design solutions at all levels of business, government, and civil society. Early in his career, Bill built Buckminster Fuller's last experimental structure.  In 2006, he cofounded Terrapin Bright Green an environmental strategies research and consulting firm.  He is a founding board member of the USGBC.  His expertise has been sought out by organizations as diverse as Fortune 500 companies, leading universities, non-profit organizations, the U.S. military, and foreign governments.  In addition to consulting, Bill writes and lectures widely on sustainable design and building practices.



Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare NFPA Workshop

NFPA Codes and Standards in the Healthcare Environment Workshop (*additional cost of $99)
This program, presented by ASHE Faculty, is a custom ASHE education program, developed for Buckeye Power Sales.  This session will provide an overview of NFPA 99, 110, 70, and 101 as they relate to the healthcare environment.  Attendees will review the requirements of the codes and learn how to apply them in the healthcare setting.  The presenter will discuss the requirements and challenges associated with the codes and examine how they work together to provide a higher level of safety and reliability in healthcare. 

Dave Dagenais 2x3Dave Dagenais BS, CHSP, CHFM, FASHE - Director of Plant Operations and Security, Wentworth Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH
Dave  is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional and a SASHE with the American Society of Healthcare Engineering. Dave has been in the healthcare industry and code development process for over 18 years.  He currently sits on the following committees: NFPA Healthcare Section Executive Board, NFPA 730 Technical Committee Guide for Premises Security, NFPA 731 Technical Committee Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems, NFPA Healthcare Section Codes and Standards Review Committee, NFPA 99 Technical Collating Committee, NFPA 99 Technical Committee on Electrical Systems, NFPA 99 Technical Committee on Emergency Management and Security and he has been appointed to the NFPA Healthcare Interpretation Task Force.


Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Education Track 1


Joint Commission Resources Program
The adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the Health Care Facilities Code (NFPA 99) have brought significant changes to the healthcare environment.  The Joint Commission has revised and added standards in the Life Safety and Environment of Care chapters to align with the changes.  This presentation will go over some of the more recent changes and provide information related to success during survey.  We will also review the Top Ten most cited standards and discuss why they continue to be troublesome. 

Rick Elder 2x3Rick Elder, BS, CHFM, CHC, Joint Commission Resources
Rick provides healthcare engineering expertise for organizations needing assistance in compliance with Joint Commission Standards. Mr. Elder also has extensive experience with the International Building Code, NFPA codes, FGI Guidelines, and other regulations related to the design and construction of hospitals and healthcare facilities. He has extensive knowledge of life cycle maintenance programs, system design, and operations for critical systems.



Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare: Lessons Learned from the Best
Consumer-driven services in business and the need for efficiency are accelerating changes in the way organizations operate and compete.

Kanderson2 photo 2x3Kent Anderson, FACHE, MBA/MHA, President and CEO, Ohio's Hospice
Kent  leads a compassionate team intensely focused on celebrating life and helping people live their final days on their own terms, with dignity and quality. Our care is not prescriptive. We rely on our patients to tell to us what they want and need-and then work every day to make that happen.


Mike Monjot, Director Patient Care in Ambulatory, Dayton Children's HospitalMike Monjot
Mike has extensive experience in ambulatory healthcare clinical operations, working in partnership with physicians and hospital administration to guide significant growth and improved patient experience over the last 15 years.


Kelly Rabah, FACHE, MSW, CPHQ, CHRM, SSGB, Director of KR- Bio Photo 2x3Patient Safety Quality Improvement for GME, Wright State University
Kelly is responsible for creating and implementing a program directing WSU resident and fellow initiatives in education, quality and patient safety at Premier Health Hospitals, and Wright State University Offices of Faculty and Clinical Affairs.



Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Education Track 2


Critical Power needs to meet NFPA/Joint Commission Requirements in the Healthcare Environment
Presentation will discuss Emergency Standby Systems and related Mechanical and Electrical Systems, including Fire Pumps. Presentation will also include discussions regarding Code Compliance, and Installation and Maintenance.

Mike Sonnhalter,  Applications Engineer, Buckeye Power Sales
Mike has been involved in the electrical Power Conditioning and Emergency Standby Power industry since 1978 as a sales engineer. Mike has over 38 years of experience in applications for power protection, UPS-Uninterruptible Power Systems and Standby Power systems. Industry experience includes supplying reliable power protection solutions to the medical imaging industry and critical Data Center and IT and telecom applications.



Telemedicine in Healthcare Delivery System
Telemedicine has become increasingly popular throughout the years.  Its innovative benefits are vital interest amid the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Guy Paula photo 2x3Paula Guy, President and CEO, Salus Health
Paula has 16 years of leadership experience in building telemedicine networks in the state of Georgia. Prior to assuming the role at Salus, she served as the CEO for Global Partnership for Telehealth for 11 years. She was the driving force behind the formation of and the successes of Georgia Partnership for Telehealth, Alabama Partnership for Telehealth, and Florida Partnership for Telehealth which were 501 (3) C's.

2014WIBNHendersonL36 2x3Lisa Henderson, MHSA, Executive Director of Dayton Children's Health Partners, Dayton Children's Hospital
Lisa leads the physician relations program and network development for Dayton Children’s Hospital. Over 15 years’ experience at Dayton Children’s Hospital with progression in leadership in organization. She has served as the director for business development and has also managed laboratory and operations programs. She has extensive experience in business growth, strategic planning, operations and physician relations.

photo-Luoma 2x3Tracy Luoma, MS, M.DIV, LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC, ACS, Program Specialist, Dayton VA Medical Center
Tracy is responsible for MH Initiatives, Ambulatory Programs, Mental Health Service at the Dayton VA Medical Center, to include the TeleMental Health (TMH) and Mental Health Treatment Coordinator (MHTC) initiatives which include, plan, monitor and evaluate programs and service delivery effectiveness in these programs.


Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Education Sponsor
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Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Green Sponsor
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Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Exhibitors 


Lathrop Trotter

ACHE of Greather Ohio




Air Enterprises

Melink Corporation

AUTOBrine / The Cope Company Salt

P & R Communications

Belimo Americas

Riffle & Associates, Inc.

Buckeye Power Sales

SIKA Sarnafil Roofing

BWA South

Solid Blend Technologies

CE Power - ASCO

SoundCom Systems

Climate Conditioning / Uptime Solutions

Source One Contract

Cummins Power Generation


DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Stoermer-Anderson, Inc.

Eldon Water

The Garland Co., Inc.

Environmental Air Products

The Habegger Corp. / Mitsubishi

ESCO Communications

THP Limited, Inc.

Gilford Johnson Flooring

Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance

Heapy Engineering

US Green Building Council Ohio

Inpro Corporation

Validated Custom Solutions

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Waibel Energy Systems

Kohler Co.


 Heapy Engineering Symposium on Sustainability in Healthcare Supporting Sponsors

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        AIA Indiana 2015          DACC black print              DRG-Logo-Med-Size
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