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Interlink 2019 Agenda

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11:00 am - 4:30 pm 15th Annual Golf Tournament

Jersey Meadow Golf Course

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Registration

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Welcome Reception

Location: Latana Foyer & Rooftop Terrace

Sponsored by: Door Control Services, Inc.

 

 

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

7:15 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Carrier Corporation

8:00 am - 9:30 am Keynote

The Sky Below

Scott Parazynski - Former NASA astronaut and Everest Summiter

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

9:30 am - 10:15 am General Session

ASHE Update

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Safe Hospital Services, LLC

10:15 am - 11:25 am
Breakout Session - Operations Track

A Methodical guide for Hospital Air Handler Replacement

Alan Fritsche - Principal Owner - Garner Fritsche Engineering

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

Emergency Power Systems, Reliability, and Upgrades that Improve Healthcare Performance for Disasters and "Nusiance" Events

Craig Ayers - Memorial Hermann and Ken Alexander, P.E.

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Potable Water in Healthcare Settings: A frequently overlooked source of HAIs

Eric Myers - Senior Technical Consultant - Institutional Water Safety Services (ecoLab)

Location: Willow

11:30 am - 12:15 pm General Session

Diamond Sponsor Presentation

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Firetron

12:45 pm - 1:25 pm General Session

Hands on Highlight - TMC Underground Pipeline Lateral Extension Project

Steve Swinson, P.E. - President and CEO of Thermal Energy Corporation in the Texas Medical Center.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

1:30 pm - 2:25 pm General Session

Joint Commission Panel - Strategies to Minimize Defects with TJC's Updated Survey Process

Panel Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Door Control Services, Inc.

2:30 pm - 3:30 am
Breakout Session - Operations Track

Pumping Systems, Flow Control and Technology - an Update on Physics, Reliability, and Energy Efficiency for the Modern Hydronic System.

Mike Zacharias - Principal - Cougar Sales & Grunfos

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

Update on ASHRAE 170 – Air Changes/Temp/RH Allowances for Healthcare Occupancies; With and Without the Amendments

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Operating Room Environmental Control; Getting the Design Right the First Time

David Schurk - National Strategic Account Manager-Healthcare -Carrier Corporation

Location: Willow

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: HTS Texas

3:45 pm - 4:45 am
Breakout Session - Operations Track

Controlling Your Workers' Compensation Costs - Financial and Human

Pat Crawford - Specialist - Texas Department of Insurance/Division of Workers’ Compensation

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

Fire Safety Code

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Industry and Technology Update on Lighting Systems, Lighting Control and Branding - Technology, Technique, Energy Implication

Joe Routhier, P.E. - Shah Smith & Associates Engineers

Location: Willow

4:45 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall Reception

Location: Azalea Ballroom

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite

Location: Pine Room

Sponsored by: STARC Systems

 

 

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

7:15 am - 8:15 am Breakfast

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Carrier Corporation

7:15 am - 8:15 am Annual Breakfast Meeting & Awards

TAHFM Board

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

8:15 am - 9:10 am General Session

Pulling it all Together - Partnering to Develop a Cap[ital Improvement and Energy Efficiency Program

Gary Fitzjarrell, AIA, CHFM - VP Facilities Management, Texas Health Resources
Brent Rutherford, CEM, CHFM

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

9:15 am - 10:15 am
Breakout Session - Operations Track

Enhancing the Patient Experience by replacing Analog TV with IPTV

Chris Herndon

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

Facts versus Misinformation within the Industry, Pharmacists, A&E Community and Owners. A Primer for the Facility Manager.

Aric Murray - SSR
Annabella Koloskov - EYP

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Updates in the Research with Air Flow Turbidity, Supply/Return Diffuser Placement, and its Implications for Infection Prevention in a Procedure Room

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Willow

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Mohawk Group

10:30 am - 11:10 am General Session

Diamond Sponsor Presentation

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout Session - Operations Track

Rapid Response- An explosion rocked the area!

Bob Allen - Vice-President - Allen & Company Environmental Services

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

An Industry Update on Refrigerants, HVAC Compressors, Reliability and Energy Efficiency with the Current Environmental Forest

Mike Donovan

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Heat Recovery Outside Air Handlers – What is Working, What is Not Working – Recommendations to Maximize Energy Efficiency, Control Humidity Levels, and Patient Comfort at Your Hospital. A Case Study

Caleb Brantley, P.E.,
Jason Mazurek, P.E., Berhard TME

Location: Willow

12:15 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch

Location: Azalea Ballroom

Sponsored by: TSIG Consulting

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm General Session

Pre-Fab Construction Techniques for the PDC – What’s Happening in the Texas Healthcare Construction Marketplace. What Are the Benefits to Your Project?

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Break

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Breakout Session - Operations Track

Journey to Energy Star 100 – Focus Areas and Techniques that Facilitated One Hospital’s Achievement of this Energy Efficiency Milestone

Jacob McCall
Larry Newlands - Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Spawglass

Breakout Session - Codes & Standard Compliance Track

The Wet Location Debate with Isolation Power – Design Implications, Shock Hazards, and the Panacea of Risk Assessments vs NFPA 99

Mark Fratto, P.E.

Location: Hibiscuss

Breakout Session - Quality Improvement Track

Industry Update on Integrated Security Systems and Distribution within the Healthcare Environment… What's Working out in the Field?

Speaker Information Coming Soon.

Location: Willow

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Hospitality Suite

Location: Prive

Sponsored by: HTS Texas

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Game On! Battle of the Champions

Location: Magnolia Ballroom & Rooftop Terrace

 

 

7:30 am - 11:00 am Registration

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

7:30 am - 8:15 am Breakfast

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: HepaCart

8:15 am - 9:15 am General Session

What's Really Happening in the Healthcare Industry - and How do we get Paid for Service in the Future?

Michael Hatton - CEO, Kerrville Regional Hospital
Bert Gumeringer

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

Sponsored by: Hunton Services

9:15 am - 9:45 am Break

Location: Wisteria Grand Foyer

9:45 am - 11:15 am General Session

Joint Commission Update

Location: Wisteria Ballroom

 

Thank you to our 2019 Diamond & Platinum Sponsors

TAHFM is the state chapter representing American Society of Healthcare Engineering & Association for the Healthcare Environment
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