Date: August 21, 2009

Location – NEW:

Embassy Suites Indianapolis North
3912 Vincennes Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
PH 317.715.4907

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8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 11:00 am Johnson Control Presentation
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Snelling Presentation


Karen Kukec
Senior Program Manager, Innovation Services
Johnson Controls
 Inc. Karen Kukec is a Senior Program Manager with Innovation Services for Johnson Controls. In this role, she oversees project design, development and execution while providing strategic planning, needs assessment and project planning services to client organizations. Since joining Johnson Controls in 2006, she also served as a Program Manager for the Systems Marketing team.

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Defining Priorities for Your Organization – Morning Presentation

One of the challenges in developing a plan for healthcare facilities around facility planning and technology is reaching consensus on the future of the facilities and agreement around priorities for improvement. Learn what your peers have identified as the 10 most important healthcare facility needs to address in previous research. A patented process for reaching this consensus will be shared and you will have an opportunity to assess your own organization’s needs and be able to compare your individual results with your peers and a benchmark of other healthcare organizations.

Sustainability Solutions Navigation Sessions
Johnson Controls Board Game Measures Facuility Effectiveness
JCI Innovation Services Power Point Presentation



Randall S. Snelling
Chief Physical Environment Officer
DNV Healthcare

Randall (Randy) Snelling is the Chief Physical Environment Officer (CPEO) of Det Norske Veritas Healthcare Inc. (DNVHC).  DNVHC is the newest Hospital Accreditation Agency in the USA, receiving deeming authority from CMS on September 26, 2008.

Randy is an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a NIAHO Survey Team Leader.

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DNV Healthcare and NIAHO℠: A New Choice for Hospital Accreditation – A New Strategy for the Physical Environment – Afternoon Presentation

On September 26, 2009, Det Norske Veritas Healthcare, Inc. (DNVHC) received CMS deeming authority. DNV is an organization that was established in 1864 in Norway and started operating in the USA in 1898. DNV corporate headquarters is located in Houston, Texas and the operational office of DNV Healthcare Inc. is in Cincinnati, Ohio.

DNV Healthcare’s Hospital Accreditation Program consists of an integration of NIAHO℠ Standards with ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standards.

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