Gloria Cascarino
Full Name
Gloria A Cascarino
Director of Medical Equipment Planning
Francis Cauffman Architects
Speaker Bio
As Director of Hospital Operations and Materials Management for 20+ years, Gloria was "The Client" during construction and renovation projects. This previous experience gives her unique patient-care and safety perspectives as the Director of Medical Equipment Planning at Francis Cauffman, a national design firm. An expert in emerging technology and equipment budgeting, she plans equipment for varied healthcare clients from academic medical centers to community hospitals and physician practices - with projects ranging from renovations to replacement hospitals. Working with her own or with other firms, Gloria is a valued member of project teams - coordinating equipment data flow, facilitating project management and preserving critical deadlines. She helps clinical staff to maximize existing equipment, forecast technology needs and spend prudently, and design teams to have confidence that all equipment has been accommodated.