Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Open to Conference Attendees Only
The Future of Care: Design and Technology Advances in a New Hospital
Senior Program Director, Boston Children's Hospital
Director, Facilities Planning & Space Management, Boston Children's Hospital
Principal, Shepley Bulfinch
Project Executive, Suffolk
Boston Children’s Hospital new 14-story, 600,000-square-foot tower is among the most advanced healing spaces in the country. The tower’s numerous clinical and infrastructure features are designed to advance the future of pediatric healing spaces. Many leading technologies have been incorporated including a trolley MRI system, specialized air handling and several leading sustainability features. Join members of the project team for a view of this amazing new facility and a conversation on its many innovations. The discussion will include best-practice design for patient/family and provider satisfaction, operational efficiency, sustainability, and incorporation of leading technologies to optimize patient care. The team will share how significant constructability challenges were overcome and how the various partners collaborated to achieve success. Panelists will also reflect on the facility’s post-opening assessment and how the facility’s models are performing in the real-world setting.