Bisnow: National Healthcare New England 2019

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Bisnow: National Healthcare New England 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:30am to 5:30pm


Healthcare continues to dominate national headlines, with major mergers, acquisitions, and uncertainty around the ACA. Subsequently, there have been several opportunities within the real estate market. CBRE's U.S. Medical Office and Healthcare findings propose a variety of outlooks.

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Dr. Kevin Churchwell EVP, Health Affairs & COO Boston Children's Hospital
Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, is the Executive Vice President of Health Affairs and Chief Operating Officer at Boston Children's Hospital. He provides leadership, direction, integration and oversight for the medical delivery system, while partnering with the Chief Executive Officer on a full range of research, clinical, academic, operational and strategic issues. Prior to joining Boston Children's Dr. Churchwell was Chief Executive Officer for Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. As the lead administrator in the Delaware Valley, Dr. Churchwell was actively driving efforts to increase the quality and affordability of care for all children. Under his leadership, the Leapfrog Group recognized Nemours duPont as one of 12 safest children's hospitals. Dr. Churchwell also served as the CEO and Executive Director for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He previously served in several other capacities, including Chief-of-Staff, Medical Director for the Children's Health and Injury Prevention Program, Medical Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Services, and Transport Director. A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Vanderbilt Medical School in Nashville, Dr. Churchwell completed his pediatric residency and a clinical fellowship in Anesthesia and Pediatric Critical Care at Boston Children's Hospital. Since 1993, Dr. Churchwell has been a clinician and faculty member at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a diplomat for the National Board of Medical Examiners and is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Churchwell was recently appointed the Robert and Dana Smith Associate Professor of Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Barbara Spivak President & Chairman of the Board Mount Auburn Cambridge, IPA
Jay Phillips Corporate Director of Real Estate Services, Systems & Analytics Partners HealthCare
Wendy Gettleman Vice President of Facilities Management & Real Estate Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Thomas "Tommy" W. Tift, III is President, CEO and Founder of HealthAmerica Realty Group, L.L.C., a 24-year-old, Atlanta-based real estate company that specializes solely in medical office buildings and clinic facilities. HealthAmerica's clients include the healthcare REITs, hospital/health systems, physicians, institutional and individual investors who own medical office buildings. Tommy has over 36 years' experience in the medical office building/healthcare real estate industry encompassing development, investment brokerage sales, leasing, financing and repositioning/workouts of medical office buildings and healthcare facilities throughout the United States. Tommy began his medical office career with Hardwick and Associates, a Los Angeles-based medical real estate company, in 1982 where he served for seven years as a full time real estate consultant/broker to the real estate development division of America Medical International, Inc. (AMI). AMI was located in Beverly Hills, California and was the second largest owner of hospitals in the world with 225. From 1989 until forming HealthAmerica Realty Group in 1994, Tommy brokered and developed medical office buildings with different individual partners through his company, The Medical Property Company, Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia. Tommy is a native of Atlanta and is a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, Georgia Hospital Association, Board of Directors of Piedmont Cotton Mills, Inc., Board of Advisors of Healthcare Real Estate Insights, and Advisory Board of the Medical Office Building Division of BOMA.
Carla Small Exec. Dir., Innovation and Operational Effectiveness Boston Children's Hospital
The Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator (IDHA) is a seventy-person team combining the data, clinical expertise, and health care technology development experience of Boston Children's Hospital, with world leading industry partners, including Amazon, GE and Verily, to build and scale market competitive digital health technologies. Carla leads the Innovation Accelerator which has spun out five companies, including Circulation and Mightier, and partnered to accelerate external startups with portfolio venture funding totaling over $110 million. Carla also serves as the executive lead for Operational Effectiveness for Boston Children's Hospital enterprise-wide. Prior to joining Boston Children's, Carla founded a health care strategy consulting firm and was a consultant with Health Advances. She also led product development at startup Work/Family Directions where she launched a series of groundbreaking products and services. Carla is an advisor to Edwards Life Sciences, served on the Consumer Marketing Advisory Board for Medtronic Diabetes and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Codman Academy Public Charter School. She received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and her MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Edward Browne VP Support Services Cambridge Health Alliance
Dr. Mark Girard President, Northeast Hospital Region EVP, Steward Health Care System
Dr. Mark Girard, President of the Northeast Hospital Region, is a national leader in disease management, population health, accountable care, clinical integration, and alternative payment models. An architect of Steward's ACO and community care model, he previously served as President of Steward Hospitals. Dr. Girard is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Bowdoin College. He also holds an MBA from the Salem State College Graduate School of Business.
David McCready President Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
David O. McCready is the President of Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital (BWFH), a 162-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain. David is responsible for BWFH's day-to-day operations and, along with BH President Betsy Nabel, MD and BH Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Ron M. Walls MD, guides both short-and long-term strategy to position the hospital for success well into the future. In addition to leading BWFH, David oversees procedural and periprocedural activities across Brigham Health in his capacity as Senior Vice President, Surgical and Procedural Services for Brigham Health (BH). Prior to this new role, David served in a series of departmental and hospital-wide leadership roles. Most recently, David served as Senior Vice President, Surgical, Procedural and Imaging Services, Facilities and Operations at Brigham and Women's Hospital. In that role, he not only oversaw procedural and periprocedural activities across the hospital, but also imaging services and modalities at Brigham and Women's Hospital. BWH performs nearly 28,000 surgical cases, 180,000 non-surgical procedures, and 85,000 major imaging studies annually. David also held responsibility for all functions related to BWH real estate and planning, facilities, and support services operations across 6.5 million square feet of hospital-occupied space. Prior to joining the Brigham, David held leadership roles at Boston University Medical Center, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. David earned his Bachelor's, MBA, and MHA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Cappy Daume Managing Director, Asset Management The Davis Companies
As Managing Director of Asset Management, Cappy is responsible for maximizing value within TDC's real estate portfolio. She serves on the Investment Committee. Prior to joining TDC, she had 20 years of experience in investment sales and leasing of commercial real estate. Most recently, Cappy was the Managing Director in charge of the Jones Lang LaSalle (formerly Spaulding & Slye) Boston Capital Markets Group. During her tenure there, she and her team completed over $7 billion in investment sales and advisory assignments. Prior to this, Cappy was a leasing broker for eight years. Cappy is a member of the GBREB, PREA, NAIOP, NEWIRE and ULI. In 2010 and 2011, she was Co-Chair of the NAIOP Programming Committee and served on the NAIOP Executive Committee. In 2008 and 2009, Cappy was a Co-Chair of the United Way of Boston's Real Estate Fundraising Campaign. Other board experience includes REFA Board Member from 2003 to 2006 and NEWIRE Steering Committee member from 1997 to 2000. Cappy has received numerous awards including Boston's "Top 10" Real Estate Professionals by Women's Business Boston in 2009; CoStar's Power Broker Award in 2007; Boston Business Journal's "40 Under 40" Award in 2003; Boston Magazine's list of Greater Boston's "100 Most Influential Women" in 2003; repeat recipient of GBREB's "Top 5" Investment Sales Person Award and Multi-Million Dollar Sales Award; Forum's Real Estate Power Broker Award in 2006 and 2008; and Banker & Tradesman's "Women of FIRE" Award in 2012. Cappy has a Bachelor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
Robert Milligan CFO Healthcare Trust of America
Mr. Milligan currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., (NYSE:HTA) the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States. He has been with HTA since 2012, serving as CFO since 2014. Before joining HTA, Mr. Milligan served as a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked from July 2007 to January 2012 in its corporate bank, focusing on healthcare clients. He started his career at General Electric Company, serving in various corporate finance capacities within its plastics and advanced materials divisions. Mr. Milligan holds a BS degree in Finance and Economics from Arizona State University and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago.
Dr. Christopher Andreoli Chief Transformation Officer Chair, Surgical Specialties, Atrius Health
Dr. Chris Andreoli is Chief Transformation Officer and Chair, Surgical Specialties at Atrius Health, a non-profit healthcare leader delivering an effective system of connected care to 720,000 patients in eastern Massachusetts under a value-based care model. Beginning in 2019, Dr. Andreoli is responsible for leading the development and execution of Atrius Health's organizational transformation strategy toward achieving the organization's vision of transforming care to improve lives. He joined Atrius Health affiliate, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, in 2008. Since then, he has been selected for successively larger and important leadership roles. Dr. Andreoli was named Chief of Visual Services in 2013, and then Chair of Surgical Specialties, overseeing all surgical subspecialties comprised of more than 150 surgeons. Dr. Andreoli maintains a clinical practice as a retina specialist at Harvard Vanguard site in Medford. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from Boston University. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School where he was also chief resident and a fellow in vitreo-retinal surgery.
Dr. Jocelyn Carter Community CAre Transitions, Principle Investigator Aetna Foundation Innovation Fellow, Healthcare Transformation Lab | Massachusetts General Hospital
Jocelyn Carter, MD, MPH, is an internal medicine hospitalist at MGH. Dr. Carter was chosen to be one of two 2017-2018 HTL Healthcare Innovation fellows sponsored by the Aetna Foundation. For this 12-month fellowship, Dr. Carter worked on researching and developing an initiative to improve the healthcare of MGH patients and ultimately lower their risk of readmission. This initiative, "Implementing Community Health Worker- Patient Pairings at the Time of Hospital Discharge", was inspired by prior research by Dr. Carter and her team.
Dr. Joseph Kvedar VP, Connected Health Partners Healthcare
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is creating a new model of healthcare delivery, developing innovative strategies to move care from the hospital or doctor's office into the day-to-day lives of patients. He is the author of The Internet of Healthy Things, describing how everyday objects will capture and use real-time biometric data to ultimately change behavior to improve our health. Under Dr. Kvedar's two decades of leadership, Partners Connected Health has launched a number of innovative mobile health programs, virtual care initiatives and clinical research programs for the more than 1.5 million patients served at Partners HealthCare-affiliated hospitals, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, community and specialty hospitals, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Partners connected health programs are helping providers and patients better manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness, and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes. Dr. Kvedar is serving as Program Chair for the Connected Health Conference, an industry defining event co-hosted by Partners Connected Health and the HIMSS Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance). He is also a member of the PCHAlliance Board of Managers. He is internationally recognized for his leadership and vision in the field of connected health, and has authored over 100 publications on the subject; the popular cHealth Blog provides his insights and vision for connected health. Dr. Kvedar serves as a strategic advisor at Mavericks Capital, Puretech Ventures and Qualcomm Life, and he is a judge for the Harvard President's Challenge for Entrepreneurship. Dr. Kvedar is co-chair of the American Medical Association's Digital Medicine Payment Advisory Group. Connect on Twitter @jkvedar, @connectedhealth
David Storto President Partners Continuing Care & Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
David E. Storto is President of Partners Continuing Care (PCC) and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network (SRN). Under his leadership since 1998, PCC has been developed as the fully integrated non-acute care services division of Partners HealthCare based in Boston. PCC is composed of two inpatient rehabilitation facilities with 192 beds and 25 outpatient sites, a long term acute care hospital with 180 beds, a 123-bed skilled nursing facility and one of the largest home care organizations in Massachusetts. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital is the highly ranked and internationally recognized flagship of the SRN and is home to Harvard Medical School's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. PCC has been recognized as a best practice model by the Washington, DC based Center for Post-Acute Innovation and Research and by Sg2, a leading national health care consulting organization. David is a Trustee of PCC and its subsidiaries, as well as of the Massachusetts General Hospital Health Services Corporation. Since 1998, he has been a member of the Specialty Hospital CEO Group of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA). He also served on the MHA Board of Directors from 2009-2014 and the Regional Policy Board of the American Hospital Association (AHA). He currently is the Treasurer and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) and is active in several other national and state professional associations and community organizations. David has received numerous awards and recognitions, most recently including the Boston Business Journal's Champions in Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award, the AHA's Grassroots Champion Award and the MHA William Lane Hospital Advocate Award. Prior to joining Partners and Spaulding, David was the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). He served in numerous capacities during his 18-year tenure at RIC and became an expert in operational management, program development, governance and strategic planning in rehabilitation facilities. David received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with distinction, in 1976 and a Masters Degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago in 1978. He received his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1986. He is married to Shelley Mogil and they have two adult children. Their son Max graduated from Harvard College and is now in a graduate program in business and environmental management at Yale University. Mara completed medical school at Duke University and is now a resident in psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Outside of work, family and friends, David is a marathon runner, loves to cook and sing karaoke.
Pamela Nettles-Gomez Director, Ambulatory Operations Boston Medical Center
Ilya Hvostikov Real Estate Investment Manager Anchor Health Properties
Dr. Diana Anderson Founder, Dochitect Fellow, Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics
Diana Anderson, MD, M.Arch, is a healthcare architect and a board-certified internist. She completed her medical residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. As a "dochitect", Dr. Anderson combines educational and professional experience in both medicine and architecture. She has worked on hospital design projects globally and is widely published in both architectural and medical journals, books and the popular press. She is a frequent speaker about the impacts of healthcare design on patient outcomes, staff satisfaction, and related topics. A Co-Founder of the Clinicians for Design group, this international network of leaders seeks to inspire and accelerate the design of environments and systems. Dr. Anderson was recently recognized for her contributions to the field by the American Institute of Architects' Academy of Architecture for Health U40 List of Healthcare Design's Best under 40. As a current Fellow at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics, she explores space design and ethics.
Philip Down VP Bentall Kennedy
David Grabowski, PhD Professor of Health Care Policy Department of Health Care Policy | Harvard Medical School
David C. Grabowski, PhD, is a professor of health care policy in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. His research examines the economics of aging with a particular interest in the areas of long-term care and post-acute care. His works also examines the integration and coordination of care for dually eligible beneficiaries. Dr. Grabowski has been the Principal Investigator on five R01s from the National Institute on Aging on projects related to the value of post-acute care, skilled nursing facility payment, demand for long-term care insurance, specialization in dementia care, and nonprofit provision of nursing home care. His research has also been supported by a number of private foundations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Commonwealth Fund, Arnold Foundation, and the Donaghue Foundation. Dr. Grabowski also led a team at Harvard in the evaluation of the CMS Nursing Home Value-Based Purchasing Demonstration. Dr. Grabowski is a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), which is an independent agency established to advise the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. He has also served on several CMS technical expert panels. He is an associate editor of the journal Forum for Health Economics and Policy and he is a member of the editorial boards of American Journal of Health Economics, Medical Care Research & Review and B.E. Journals in Economic Analysis & Policy. He was the 2004 recipient of the Thompson Prize for Young Investigators from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. Dr. Grabowski received his BA from Duke University and his PhD in public policy from the Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
John Means Partner McKinsey & Company
John leads McKinsey's real-estate work in North America, working across sectors to boost economic, social, and environmental outcomes in communities through improved development and planning. He has worked at all levels of government and with private investors, developers, designers, and construction firms on more than $150 billion in real-estate and infrastructure projects and programs across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. John helps real-estate organizations to develop strategies, transform their businesses, and deliver strong results in their capital programs. Examples of John's recent client work include the following: developing strategies for leading global philanthropies focused on improving the lives of city residents around the world crafting the growth strategy and project-development plan for a $5 billion city-center redevelopment-including defining its economic, social, and environmental objectives; optimizing its financial strategy; and designing its project-delivery approach creating the development strategy and project-execution plan for a $6 billion mass-transit project-including the reduction of capital costs by 20 percent and alignment with community-development goals increasing clinical effectiveness while reducing capital-project costs for public and private healthcare institutions-for example, by engaging with clinicians, contractors, and designers to improve hospital facilities, such as emergency departments and operating suites enhancing the real-estate portfolio-strategy and program-delivery processes for US federal and state agencies to improve the alignment of their capital programs with overall mission performance developing the global growth strategy and operating model for a top real-estate services firm John serves on the advisory board of the Global Parliament of Mayors and on the board of directors for Inscape Publico, a not-for-profit architecture firm helping other not-for-profits achieve their missions. He has also provided pro-bono community-development, design, and construction services in East Africa and Haiti. John speaks regularly at global forums on strategy in real estate, infrastructure, and urban development. Before joining McKinsey, John worked in capital-project delivery at Skanska, where he held roles in project-management, controls, and innovation programs across business units. He is a licensed professional engineer.
Guy Leibler President Simone Healthcare Development
Mr. Leibler has 35 years of experience in the real estate industry. He began his career at Schulman Realty Group in 1978 and became President and Chief Executive Officer in 1987, a position he held until 1992. Mr. Leibler joined Sony Corporation in 1993, where he led the development of new business platforms for Sony operating groups. In 1997, Mr. Leibler was elected Chairman of White Plains Hospital, where he had served as a director since 1988. He led a repositioning of the $350 million annual revenue hospital by developing a cancer treatment center, expanding the maternity program to include a neo-natal intensive care unit, creating an orthopedic institute, and laying the groundwork for a cardiac center. He served as Chairman of the Board for five years and continues to serve White Plains Hospital as a Chairman Emeritus. In 2001, Mr. Leibler was named president and Chief Operating Officer of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in 2001 making design excellence and project management the firm's priority. He joined L&L Holding Company as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer in 2004. The Manhattan based real estate investment company focused on purchasing and repositioning office properties. Mr. Leibler graduated from American University with a degree in political science and international affairs and received a Master's in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. View Profile
Gary Hamilton SVP & Healthcare Practice Lead WSP
Gary Hamilton is a Senior Vice President and Healthcare Practice Lead at WSP, one of the nation's largest engineering and infrastructure firms. He is a licensed professional engineer in USA as well as in the Europe. He has over 22 years of experience in the design and analysis of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems for a variety of market sectors, but with special focus on Healthcare facilities. He is a LEED AP and has designed over 23 projects that achieved LEED certified status. He is also a certified commissioning Authority with the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG). He is an active member of American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) and is a Senior of ASHE (SAHSE). He is a ASHE representative on the International Code Council Ad Hoc Committee on Healthcare (AHC). Gary is a Healthcare Thought leader and written over 24 articles in multiple healthcare and engineering publications. He is also a seasoned presenter and has presented across the country and globally.
William Angelosanto Vice President of Healthcare Wise Construction
Charles Buck Partner McDermott Will & Emery
Charles (Charlie) R. Buck advises health care enterprises on complex transactions and regulatory compliance. He represents a wide range of clients, including proprietary and tax-exempt hospital systems, academic medical centers and faculty practice groups, accountable care organizations, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and other health insurers. Charlie provides legal counsel and solutions in connection with acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic affiliations, conversions to tax-exempt status, and other transactional matters. He advises clients forming and operating accountable care organizations (ACOs), including commercial ACOs and those in the Medicare Pioneer Program and Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs. Charlie focuses his regulatory practice on federal fraud and abuse laws (including the Stark law), obtaining and maintaining tax-exemption, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and health information privacy, state insurance licensure and determination of need law, and general corporate matters. After earning his law degree, Charlie clerked for the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. Prior to law school, Charlie served on the professional staff of the United States Senate Finance Committee for Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, where he concentrated on health reform and Medicare Part A. He also worked as a policy analyst at the Jackson Hole Group, where he focused on rural health care and purchasing cooperatives.
Peter Reilly Partner AKF Group
Mark Krejchi, Ph.D. Healthcare Industry Manager Wilsonart
Mark Krejchi earned a Doctorate in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. After completing postdoctoral fellowships at California Institute of Technology and Stanford University, Mark took a position at Wilsonart LLC where he has played important roles in the design, development, and commercialization of innovative decorative surfacing solutions, both in the US and abroad. Mark holds several patents in areas that involve the materials and processes required to produce decorative surfacing products. He has expertise in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, genetic engineering, and polymer material science as well as commercial product development and business innovation. He is a frequent guest speaker in both academic and industrial circles, and has the ability to breakdown complex, technical subjects into a visually rich narrative that provides meaningful content within a context that those not skilled in the art can appreciate.
Michael Greeley Managing Director Newmark Knight Frank
Michael Greeley is a Managing Director with NKF's Medical-Academic Practice Group in Boston, overseeing the team's medical office building sales platform. Focused on submarkets surrounding hospitals, universities and Medical-Academic clusters, Mike specializes in investment sales, institutional consulting, tenant representation, agency leasing and acquisition/disposition services on both a local and national level. His clients include a host of top healthcare and academic clients and his major medical-academic sale experience includes Boston Medical Center Portfolio ($180 million), Steward Health Care Portfolio ($100 million), 50 Staniford Street ($124 million), Kenmore North ($144 million), Landmark Center ($525 million), Waldemere Medical Plaza ($47 million), 67 South Bedford at Lahey ($55 million) and Worcester BioTech Park at UMass ($40 million). A graduate of Boston College, Mike serves as a board member of the Boston College Real Estate Council and the Corey C. Griffin Foundation, and is a member of the American Ireland Fund and Greater Boston Real Estate Board/CBA. He resides with his wife and son in South Boston. View Profile

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