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Ambulatory Care Design Innovation Summit

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


ACHE-MN is convening thought leaders in the planning and design fields of healthcare to share ideas and innovations around designing and implementing ambulatory care facilities.  The half-day summit will include networking, ACHETalks (short, focused presentations), and an executive panel discussion about the latest design trends in ambulatory care facilities that lead to improved consumer experience, enhanced operations, and use of technology. 

How has evolving care delivery models, reimbursement, consumerism, telehealth, etc changed the thinking?  What creative ideas, models, technology has been implemented to mitigate challenges and improve patient experience, care delivery?

Ambulatory Care Design Innovation Summit
July 19, 2019

8:00-8:30am Sign-in and Breakfast
8:30-8:45am Welcome and Introduction by Phil DeBruzzi, FACHE, ACHE-MN Chapter President
8:45-10:15am ACHETalks Featuring:

  • Jon M. Buggy, AIA, NCARB  Principal Architect, RSP Architects

  • Kara Freihoefer, PhD, NCIDQ, EDAC, LEED AP  Director of Research, HGA

  • Rick Hintz, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP  Senior Medical Planner, BWBR

  • David Voller, MBA, Senior Operational Planner, BWBR

  • Randy Guillot, FAIA, LEED AP  Principal, Gensler

10:15-10:30am Break
10:30am-12:00pm Executive Panel Featuring:

  • Wendy Weitzner, FACHE  Partner, The Innova Group

  • Jessica Beckwith, MPH  Campus Administrator, Park Nicollet

  • Molly Jacques, MPH  Senior Director – Specialty Clinics, Hennepin Healthcare

  • Moderated by Scott Wordelman, FACHE  Hennepin Healthcare System (retired)

12:00-1:00pm Light Lunch and Optional Tours

This event will be open to both ACHE members and non-members. 

Parking is available in the Clinic & Specialty Center’s underground garage off of Park Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets (address is 821 Park Avenue). The parking garage will be open from 7am – 6pm. Take the elevator to the first floor. Event will be held in the M. Thomas Stillman Community Room.

1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits have been approved for this program.


July 19, 2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm


Hennepin Healthcare Clinic & Specialty Center
715 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States