Listen to Cumming’s healthcare expert, Bill Foulkes, and leaders from California’s leading healthcare institutions explore the biggest industry shifts affecting healthcare facility design & construction

AIA California Healthcare Facilities Forum Podcast Series

The Cumming Insiders podcast is back with Cumming’s own healthcare expert, Bill Foulkes, in a special series focused on this year’s AIA California Healthcare Facilities Forum, an annual AEC focused event that offers in-depth discussions from leading healthcare experts exploring the latest trends and innovations impacting healthcare development.

Over four episodes, Bill and guests Brian Pratt (UC Irvine), Victoria Vicente (UC Davis Health), Shawn Sheffield (Keck Medicine of USC), and Mark Gamble (Hospital Association of Southern California) break down their event panel conversations and how they navigate industry shifts impacting their healthcare systems’ current projects and future expansions.

EPISODE ONE

Title: Innovating Healthcare Delivery Models: How UCI is Building the Smart Hospital of the Future

Guest: Brian Pratt, Campus Planner and Associate Vice Chancellor, UC Irvine

Bill and guest Brian Pratt, campus architect and associate vice chancellor of University of California of Irvine, discuss the future of healthcare facility expansion at UCI and how UCI is leveraging integrative medicine to innovate the delivery of care at their campus.

EPISODE TWO

Title: Building for Adaptability: How UC Davis Health is Future Proofing the Hub & Spoke Healthcare Model

Guest: Victoria Vicente, Campus Architect & Director of Compliance, UC Davis Health

Bill and guest Victoria Vicente, campus planner and Director of Compliance of UC Davis Health, discuss how UC Davis is planning for the future of acuity adaptable care, their new California Tower development, and how their hub and spoke model of service will impact future developments on campus.

EPISODE THREE

Title: Navigating Healthcare Expansions & Renovations in an Academic Medical Center Environment

Guest: Shawn Sheffield, Chief Strategy Officer, Keck Medicine at USC

Bill and guest Shawn Sheffield, Chief Strategy Office of Keck Medicine of USC, discuss how Keck Medicine’s healthcare facilities are becoming a proactive force in clinical care delivery and research, the unique role they play as an academic medical center with diverse stakeholders, and the challenges that come with new facility expansions in the greater Los Angeles market.

EPISODE FOUR

Title: Treating the Pandemic’s Shadow: How will the Future of California Health Policy affect Healthcare Design & Construction?

Guest: Mark Gamble, Chief of Advocacy and Operations, Hospital Association of Southern California

Bill and guest Mark Gamble, Chief of Advocacy and Operations for the Hospital Association of Southern California, discuss the biggest challenges facing California hospitals in a post-pandemic landscape and how state healthcare policy is shaping the future of facility design and delivery.

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