Idea Exchanges | Olympic, Augusta

The ACE Summit is excited to end the event with industry-focused Idea Ex-changes. We encourage you to share your thoughts about how to improve the patient experience and bring efficiencies to the healthcare supply chain. Idea Exchanges are open to all ACE Summit attendees and are designed to facilitate an open exchange of information in a collaborative forum where one on one engagement is encouraged.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Idea Exchange: Data Utilization 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

The growth in technology implementation by healthcare providers has driven the availability of voluminous amounts of data to enable better decision making in all facets of facility operations. But it’s not the right data if you don’t know how to use it. This discussion will bring visibility to how to best take in, structure and interpret data in order to maximize its value to your organization.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Key Value Drivers in Data Utilization.
  2. Strategy for managing Data Utilization.
  3. Economic and operation Impact of Data Utilization.
  4. Collaboration to Align and Act on Data Utilization.
Idea Exchange: Capital Equipment Interoperability 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Interoperability has been defined as the ability to safely, securely, and effectively exchange and use information among one or more devices, products, technologies,
or systems. In healthcare, as technology becomes more ubiquitous and necessary, the ability of your capital equipment to seamlessly connect and share with other systems is vital to optimized patient care and facility operations. This session will dig into the need to grow this function within your capital equipment strategy and offer some best practices on how to do it.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore the increasing strain of interoperability on your hospitals and systems.
  2. Describe an effective interoperability ecosystem.
  3. Review providers & supplier standardization responsibilities.
  4. Examine best practices to establish priorities for interoperability.
Idea Exchange: Aging Facility Maintenance 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Aging infrastructure is a daunting challenge for countless healthcare facility managers throughout the country. Finding the capital necessary to finance new construction or improvements has become even more difficult recently. Couple that with the need to adapt to new models of care and evolving patient expectations, and the pressure on building an optimized maintenance structure has never been greater. This session will offer strategic and tactical insights on balancing renovations and upgrades.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain how to identify regulatory and compliance needs in order to prioritize action plans.
  2. Define a strategy for preventive maintenance that ensures the ability to stay ahead of problems before they occur.
  3. Assess the integration of technology into facility planning and maintenance to make the best use of capital dollars.
  4. Formulate plans to maximize the adaptability of current infrastructure and systems to new design trends and models of care.
Idea Exchange: Design for the Future of Healthcare 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

The shift in the how and where of healthcare delivery has been evolving over the past several years and some developing trends were accelerated based on the circumstances of the recent pandemic. This session will offer a view into the trends driving facility design including flexibility and technology, and feature actionable insights on that you can incorporate into your strategic design plans going forward.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore New Models of Care.
  2. Patient Journey from Acute to the Non-Acute.
  3. Strategic Design for Healthcare Facility of the Future.
  4. Framework for a Smart Hospital.