MHA's Fourth Annual Healthcare Construction Conference
By Michael Barnes, June 2010. Waltham, MA - As in previous years the Massachusetts Hospital Association’s Fourth Annual Healthcare Construction Conference was held at Waltham Woods Conference Center. This year’s program addressed the latest ideas from industry experts to help position a hospital facility for success when making improvements within a challenging economy.
Joe Kirkpatirick, Sr. V.P., Healthcare Finance & Managed Care, MHA, provided opening remarks.
Karim Bibawi, V.P. of Nexamp’s Energy Management Services, presented a talk entitled, “Energy Usage in Hospitals: How to Think About Getting Started in Reducing Energy Consumption.” Bibawi identified energy-saving opportunities, systematic energy planning, and management approaches and offered examples of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. View Article (PDF)