Roberst Masters II, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C - CannonDesignRob Masters will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Design Innovations that Address More Cost-Effective Delivery in the Context of Ambulatory Expansion: Flexibility, Disruptive Innovation, Operational Planning and Utilization, Infrastructure Challenges, Solutions and Branding,” at this year’s Greater New York Healthcare Real Estate Summit at the Yale Club of New York on March 2. The summit is a highly-respected one-day forum of informational panels and network events focused on the key ideas driving healthcare real estate.

Speakers set to join Rob during the session include Joe Bolano, Vice President of Capital Projects & Facility Services at Northwell Health and Ellie Dalton, Vice President of Capital Asset Planning & Development for New York Presbyterian Hospital.

The discussion will focus on key themes including:

  • What is hot and what’s not in healthcare real estate architecture, design and development in 2016?
  • A focus on consolidation and to which extent strategic consulting does/should play a greater role in the development process
  • As more and more medical services move off campus, what is happening to on-campus facilities?
  • What kind of off-campus projects are being developed? What is the trend for off-campus projects?
  • What are the real cost and benefits of a free-standing emergency department?
  • Does branding play a factor in your projects? How best can you leverage real estate to convey a brand message?
  • What design factors help lower costs and what role does technology play?
  • What are healthcare providers key concerns with designing spaces today to make them the most efficient and patient friendly?
  • What are the key characteristics in planning a project to ensure it is environmentally friendly?

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