Vision

This session at Building Healthcare Conference will focus on the importance of defining the vision of a healthcare facility at the beginning of a project to ensure the right facility is being built with the end in mind. It will offer a unique platform for all stakeholders involved in a healthcare build to exchange best practice procedures of who should be involved in the process and when to optimize efficiency. This session will introduce new strategies and encourage collaboration amongst healthcare leadership and regulators across the Middle East who are committed to the region’s vision for excellence in healthcare systems and facilities.

Key Topics

  • How to plan the right facility
  • How to take a project from an idea to implementation
  • Stakeholder identification and management
  • Master planning

Benefits of Attending

  • Discuss stakeholder identification and management throughout a healthcare build to maximize engagement and improve efficiency.
  • Define the trend towards specialization of healthcare facilities in the region to increase returns and improve the patient experience
  • Identify the 5-year vision for healthcare in the region to improve planning and ensure your facility is targeting the needs of the future

Chair: Ray Phillips, Managing Director Building Design, SSH, Dubai, UAE

Henry Chao, President, HOK, New York, USA 

Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director of the Executive Office for Organisational Transformation, DHA, Dubai, UAE 

C. Carson Shearon, Principal, Director, International Practice Leader, CannonDesign, Chicago, USA 

Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, Architect, Medical Planner and Senior Research Fellow, University College London, London, UK

Theme: Who should be involved in the process and when

  • Masterplanning
  • Certificate of need

Moderator: Dr Angela Burke, Associate Director, Healthcare, SSH, Kuwait City/Cape Town, Kuwait/South Africa 

Panellists:

  • Holger Micheel-Sprenger, CEO, ICME International AG, Germany
  • Isabel Cristina Arango, Lead Healthcare Operations, Dar, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Ramadan Al Blooshi, Chief Executive Officer, Regulation Sector (DHCR), Dubai Healthcare City Authority, Dubai, UAE
  • Ben Gonzalez, Vice President, Director of Health, Middle East and North Africa, HKS, Dubai, UAE 

12:15 – 14:00 Visit Exhibition


14:00 – 16:15: Invest Session


Speakers

  • Dr Angela Burke, Associate Director, Healthcare, SSH, Kuwait City/Cape Town, Kuwait/South Africa 
  • Ben Gonzalez, Vice President, Director of Health, Middle East and North Africa, HKS, Dubai, UAE
  • C. Carson Shearon, Principal, Director, International Practice Leader, CannonDesign, Chicago, USA 
  • Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, Architect, Medical Planner and Senior Research Fellow, University College London, London, UK
  • Henry Chao, Principal, HOK, New York, USA 
  • Holger Micheel-Sprenger, CEO, ICME International AG, Germany
  • Isabel Cristina Arango, Lead Healthcare Operations, Dar Group, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director of the Executive Office for Organisational Transformation, DHA, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Ramadan Al Blooshi, Chief Executive Officer, Regulation Sector (DHCR), DHCA, Dubai, UAE