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Tuesday, September 19, 2017  |  4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Building for the future: the transformation of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Dave Connolly
Senior Vice President, Hammes Company
Pamela Dunley, RN MS MBA CENP
President/CEO, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
Laura Eslick
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Elmhurst Memorial
Robert F. Sharrow, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP
Senior Vice President, Albert Kahn Associates, Inc.

Hammes Co., AKA, and EMH outline the health center's transformation to a transitional state-of-the-art care platform designed to meet its community, care team and patients’ expectations now and into the future. The hospital’s journey exemplifies the power of evolution as it relates to a successful merger, positive progression in leadership and operations improvement. As a mission-centric organization- commitment to outstanding patient outcomes and a ‘Healthy Driven’ operational philosophy drive the organization. The hospital’s journey began with a dynamic strategy resulting in a functional program that enhances the redevelopment of inpatient care services leading to a consistent care continuum that supports the community. EMH is one of seven hospitals in the world to achieve the prestigious Planetree distinction. The presentation will include both practical steps and strategic best practices for systems-based planning in the evolution of expanding partnerships.

1.  Learn to develop a flexible strategic facilities plan that allows providers to respond effectively to changes in the marketplace
2.  Recognize how strategic facilities planning can give a community-based provider a competitive advantage in a large system market
3.  Identify the value in incorporating patient satisfaction and mission-oriented metrics in the development of operational work flows
4.  Discover how to use integrated project delivery methodologies to support the cultural transformation as the basis for care model evolution