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Tuesday, September 19, 2017  |  12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Healthcare Prefabrication Top Down Commitment Maximizes Outcome

David C. Brown
Director - Healthcare Care Real Estate, Navigant
Bernie Sublette
Project Executive - Healthcare, AECOM Hunt
Steve Verner
Project Manager, Gresham, Smith and Partners
Brian D. Teske
Senior Project Manager, Construction & Facilities Planning, Mount Carmel Health System

Understanding the value of a collaborative approach to healthcare construction through prefabrication and other facilitating processes that begins with Ownership and extends all the way through subcontractors and suppliers. Engaging all stakeholders early in the project to achieve the best possible outcome for all participants. Learn from the perspective of an Owner, A/E, Construction Manager and subcontractor how a team can function at a high level working together from the conceptual stage of design right up to the time of seeing the first patient. Utilize the lessons learned from this team of experienced healthcare constructors. Be made aware of the role that the Facilities team must play in prefabrication and MEP design coordination to enhance functionality. Recognize that prefabricated systems provide a superior end product as they are assembled in a safer and more controlled environment than if it were built at the jobsite resulting in consistent quality and less waste.


1. Evaluation and commitment of the prefabrication process by team members.
2. Various perspectives of the healthcare stakeholders related to prefabrication in healthcare.
3. Assessment of the lessons learned from this team of experienced healthcare constructors.
4. Reinforcement of early team member involvement, IPD-like and Lean behavior.