At the ACE Summit, we believe it is of primary importance during this time to prioritize the continued sharing of information and education to overcome supply chain disruptions and continuity concerns resulting from COVID-19.

Through the below page, the ACE Summit will feature several complimentary webinars focused on developments in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic from health systems across the nation. Featuring leading healthcare, business, and governmental experts, the following webinars will provide timely updates about COVID-19.

How and Why to Plan and Design for the "What If" Scenario

Wednesday, April 8th | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

This webinar will discuss how to implement designs from Master Planning to immediate “ fixes” in both dedicated Healthcare and Non-Traditional Care environments. The goal is to manage the maximum number of patients with the minimal amount of risk in a limited physical area, and in as safe a manner as possible.

AIA/EDAC Key Learning Objectives 

1. Why are we locked in to “Hospitals” in mass casualty scenarios, and what alternatives may be available. 

2.  How to approach the development of “non-traditional” healthcare environments for mass casualty response. 

3. Options for designing surge patient care spaces as part of any healthcare facility today and tomorrow. 

4.  Introduction of true alternate point of care opportunities already available in our communities.

5.  Specifically address what options may be available to mitigate risk during the current CORONA-19 pandemic.


Core Competencies:




Strategic Planning




Space Planning and Programming








Equipment Planning




Equipment Acquisition




Construction Management




A-E Selection Process




Claims Adjudication Principles




Computer Principles and Applications




Transition Planning





Gary Schindele, FHFI
Past Board Chairman, Health Facility Institute; President, Paladin Healthcare 

If have you have questions on how to register for the webinar, contact Trey Beuttel at 859.523.5701.

ACE & IDN Summit COVID-19 Webinars

Tuesday April 7th | 1:00 pm EDT

How 3D Printing Can Save Lives

Across the nation it’s ‘all hands-on deck’ as several non-traditional suppliers are stepping up to provide products desperately needed by the healthcare industry to combat the spread of COVID-19. Over the next few months we’ll highlight some of these non-traditional suppliers who are using their entrepreneurial drive to augment the healthcare supply chain during these unprecedented times.

Tuesday, April 14th | 2:30 pm EDT

Federal Government Stimulus Package & Appropriations

The US governmental response to the Coronavirus pandemic has expanded rapidly in the past 15 days, but what does the Stimulus Package mean for IDNs? This webinar will share details for how and when IDN's can expect to see this government aid and who qualifies to apply.

Continuing Education (CE) & Learning Units (LU)

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

This continuing education program is jointly provided by AIA Medical Education and the IDN and ACE Summits.