PUBLICATIONS, SPEAKING, AND WORKSHOPS

Applying Current Non-Federal Healthcare Master Planning and Risk Mitigation

Practices to the Built Environment”, the Society of American Military Engineers –

Huntsville, Alabama Chapter, James G. Easter, Jr., ACHE, Principal and Founder, Easter

Healthcare Consulting (Ehc) and David Weil, JD, Consulting Healthcare Law, March 12, 2020.


Managing Assets Starts With A Comprehensive Master Plan (MP)”, the National Institute of Building Sciences, Conference and Exposition on Building Innovation, James G. Easter, Jr., ACHE Principal and Founder, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Washington, DC, January 8, 2019.


“Population Health: People, Process, Planning and Design for Better Outcomes, Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN), 2018 for 15th Annual Conference, Michael Neuser, HFR Design and James G. Easter, Jr., Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Nashville, TN, October 30, 2018, Champaign, IL.


“CHANGE and TRANSFORMATION of Care and Caring With Architects & Engineers on the TEAM”Nebraska Society of Healthcare Engineers (NSHE), James G. Easter, Jr., ACHE, MArch, Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Omaha, Nebraska, October 25, 2018.


“Building on The Planetree Base of Success”, Planetree Annual Conference, James G. Easter, Jr., Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Nashville, TN, October 8, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts.

“Building on The Planetree Base of Success - Final Research Paper”James G. Easter, Jr., Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Nashville, TN, September 26, 2018.

“Patient-Centered Programming: Form, Function, Economy and Time”, PDC Summit, 2018 Annual ASHE/AIA International Summit and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction, Nashville, TN, James G. Easter, Jr., ACHE, Principal Ehc, Tom Testerman, ACHA, HFR, Debbie Gregory, DON, SSR, Andy Collignon, JD, AIA, Principal, Starting Point, March 28, 2018.


“Continuum of Senior Care: A Comprehensive Perspective”, THCA/TNCAL Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, James G. Easter, Jr., ACHE, FAAMA, Principal, Ehc, Tom Testerman, ACHA, HFR Design, Judy Eads, Jennifer Bouldin, CEO, Deborah Gregory, Doctorate Nursing, SSR, Derek McLaren, LBMC, and Ross Church, MBA, PE, Noveen, August 27, 2017.

“No Margin, No Mission, No Master Plan”, Nebraska Hospital Association, Spring Training and 
Educational Session, Omaha, NE, Patrick Leahy, Architect, Holland Basham Architects, Jeff Prochazka, VP Strategy, The Methodist System and James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), Jun 28, 2016. 

“Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Business Strategies”, Nebraska Hospital Association, Mid-Year Meeting of ACHE Membership, Kearney, NE, Patrick Leahy, Architect, Holland Basham Architects, Jeff Prochazka, VP Strategy, The Methodist System and James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), May 21, 2015. 


“Aviation and Healthcare Planning:  Common Threads”, The AIA of Kansas and Missouri, Kansas City, MO, Hosam Habib, VP, AIA, HWA Architects and James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Principal, Easter Healthcare Consulting (Ehc), February, 2015. 

"Needs-Based Master Planning:  Build It and They Might Not Come", The National Summit of Medical Administrators (AAMA), Clearwater, FL, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA and Andrew McDonald, FACHE, January, 2015. 


“A Master Plan:  Healthcare’s Evolving Delivery Needs Change The Design Process”, Nashville Medical News, by Cindy Sanders, interview with James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA and Brandon Harvey, Associate AIA, March, 2014. 


“Emergency Medicine is the Window to Affordable Healthcare:  Less Works Best Through Efficient Operations”, AAMA 2014:  The National Summit of Medical Administrators Pre-Conference Session, Las Vegas, NV, Tom Testerman, ACHA, Architect, Kerrie Cardon, RN, AIA, ACHA, Healthcare Architect - Herman Miller, James DiGiorgio, President, Applied Knowledge, Todd Warden, MD, Founder emergenuity, John Wheary, DO, MBA, FACEP, EVP, emergenuity, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Team Leader, Scheduled for February 25, 2014. 


“The Master Plan Works Best When Functions and Programs are Needed and Aligned”, AAMA 2014:  The National Summit of Medical Administrators, Las Vegas, NV, Tom Testerman, ACHA, NCARB, Architect and James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Team Leader, Scheduled for February 28, 2014.  


“Meaningful Healthcare Planning:  A New Era for Needs Analysis Plus Creative Design”, September, 2013, The AIA Academy Journal, 2014 Edition, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA. 


”Creative Master Planning Builds Bridges To Innovative Design and Reduced Capital Costs”, 2013 Health Facility Institute 24th Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Team Leader, Robert Harrett, AIA, ACHA and Tom Testerman, ACHA, Architect, Oct. 28, 2013. 


“The Neurosciences Continuum:  State of the Union and Integrating a Seamless Process With Patients As The Priority”, 2013 American College of Neurosciences Administrator (ACNA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV,  November 19 – 22, 2013, Candace Tillquist, MA, Administrative Director, Neurosciences Patient Care Center, Pain and Spine Center, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Ashley Ford, Senior Consultant For Neurosciences and Orthopedics, the Advisory Board Company and James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Team Leader, April 10, 2013. 


“Now You’ve Been Hired As Architect, What’s Next?”, 2012 AIA Kansas City Architects Educational Forum, Focus on Ambulatory Care, Cancer Care and Planning  Services, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Team Leader, May 1, 2012. 


“Heart Center Planning:  Bundling Services, Architecture and Fees”,  2012 ACCA Cardiovascular Administrators’ Leadership Conf, Chicago, IL, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, March 23, 2012. 

“Groundbreaking Approaches to Healthcare Design and Sustainability:  Essential Components of the Master Plan For Effective and Efficient Healthcare Facilities, Snap Shots Into Our Future”, Round Table Discussion, 2nd Healthcare Development Conference,  James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, MArch, Brad Taylor, CHFM, SSM DePaul Health Center, Ross Church, PE, LEED AP, EEI, Pete Sabeff, PE, LEED AP, EEI, Chicago, IL, October 27, 2011. 


“Design For Improving The Healing Process:  Planetree Plus Architecture Plus Planning”, Round Table Discussion, Design and Health  7th World Congress and Exhibition,  James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, MArch, Boston, MA, July 8, 2011. 


“Urban Planning Beyond The Hospital:  A Collaboration With Our Community, Consumers and Business”, Healthcare Environments For Aging,  James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA and Tom Phillips, AICP, Atlanta, GA, March 22, 2011. 


“Lessons from the Airport Design Model:  The Hospital as International Hub”, Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Hosam Habib, AIA, RA, Associate, HWA Architects, AIA Academy of Architects for Health Annual Conference and Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, November 15, 2010.   


“An Integrated Master Planning Process:  Healthcare Delivery and Assets in Transition”, AIA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA and Clay Seckman, PE, Principal, SSR Engineers, Murfreesboro, TN, August 4, 2010. 


"Master Planning and The Future of Healthcare Design: Planetree and Greenhouse Design Concepts, Setting the Design Standards, 2010 Designing Environments for Health, UT College of Architecture and Design, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Jack Potter, AIA, Knoxville, TN, February 24, 2010. 


“Healthcare Design Clinical Implications and Architectural Plus Nursing Care  Perspectives”, 2010 Annual SECAD Conference, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Debra Gregory, RN, BSN, Design Director, Nursing Institute For Healthcare Design (NIHD) and staff member of SSR Engineers, Nashville, TN., February 23, 2010. 


“An Integrated Approach To Hospital Planning”, KHA Rural Health Symposium, Tom Phillips, AICP, Phillips and Associates, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, HFR, Marty Ekrem, Via Christi Solutions and Scott Corbin, AIA, HFR, Wichita, KS, June 15, 2010. 


“The Next Generation of Healthcare Delivery…Service, Programs and Buildings Designed With The Consumer In Mind”, 2009 AAMA Annual Conference, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA and William H. Boling, JD, Las Vegas, NV, November 19, 2009. 


“Operations, Strategy, Planning and Design Keys to Rural Hospital Success”, Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo, October 1, 2009, James G. Easter, Jr., FAAMA, Robert Harrett, AIA, Richard McCarty, AIA and Darryl Weaver, CEO, Kings Daughters Hospital, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. 

“Campus Master Planning:  Infrastructure, Need, Function, Life/Safety and Cost…A Step by Step Process”, 2009 International Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction (PDC), James G. Easter, Jr, FAAMA, Principal/HFR Clay Seckman, PE, Principal/SSR,  Robert Harrett, AIA/HFR, RE  Mason, JD, AIA, Senior Consultant, Phoenix, AZ, March 10, 2009.  

 
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