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  The ACE Summit & Reverse Expo - ACE stands for Architecture, Capital Equipment and Engineering. This event is uniquely positioned to focus on healthcare construction and capital equipment projects and brings together senior healthcare executives with suppliers of architecture, construction, capital equipment, engineering and facilities products or services. Learn more.

The Reverse Expo - format provides the most efficient opportunity to network with leading Senior Hospital and Health System Executives as they host attendees in their exhibit booth. This format allows healthcare executives the optimal way to enhance existing relationships and forge new ones. Learn more.

  Business Exchanges - at the ACE Summit provide unique networking opportunities to meet executives from architecture, construction, equipment planning, engineering and other ‘specifier’ firms. Learn more.

  Thought Leaders - lead the education at each ACE Summit. Speakers include Health System CEOs to Medical Pioneers to Humanitarian Aid Advocates. Learn more.

Breakout Session Audio: Watch 2015 Breakout Session presentation slides with audio through the 2015 ACE Vimeo Channel. Listen Here.

Breakout Session PDFs: Download PDF versions of speaker presentations. Download Here.
  IDN Attendee Titles: Download a PDF of Hospital / Health System / GPO titles represented at the 2015 ACE Summit Reverse Expo. Download Here.

[ACE Talks] Cleaner and Greener

Thursday, July 30, 2015

By Mikkah Rogers, Event Coordinator, Bluegrass Business Media

“Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic…good design must primarily serve people.” In order to achieve this, the healthcare design and construction industry must adopt flexibility as they are and continue to be faced with designing and building for the unknown. As populations and the climate evolves, hospitals and health systems will need to ensure its facilities are able to meet at least two objectives: continue to provide care in the event of the unknown and to accommodate an ever growing population.

Whether it is how to manage risks, steps and strategies for reducing energy intensity, or laying the framework for approaching enterprise energy management, Christina Vernon and Walt Vernon discuss how to explore clean and green design and build strategies.

Christina Vernon is the AVP for a Healthy Environment with Carolinas Healthcare System and Walt Vernon is the CEO of Mazzetti.

View Presentation PDFs: Christina Vernon + Walt Vernon

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[ACE Talks] Protecting Your Data

Friday, July 24, 2015

By Robert Chafin, Director of Research, Bluegrass Business Media

Data breaches are “the new black.” That is the reality for those of us who have swiped our Visas at Target, who are insured by Anthem, or are employed by the Federal Government. Unfortunately, these are only a few instances that grabbed headlines recently. Just yesterday, President Obama’s exact itinerary for Air Force One was leaked from a Kenyan airline. In 2015, security is a major concern for every market, in every industry.  read more

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