Quarterly Meeting, March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Aramark Conference Center
2300 Warrenville Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515


11:30 a.m. — Registration Open
12:00 p.m. — Lunch (in Auditorium
1:15 p.m. — Presentation
3:00 p.m. — Reception & Networking



“Mergers and Acquisitions in Healthcare and the Impact on Facilities, Design and Construction”

Hear two top veteran healthcare facilities executives discuss key considerations including:

  • Upfront Work – Due Diligence
  • Integration – Team Selection
  • Standardization – Best practices, Common Metrics, Benchmarking
  • Cost Reductions
  • What the Future State Will Look Like

Case Study – the recent merger of Advocate Health Care and the Aurora Health System will help illustrate the way to success.



Al Manshum, AIA, currently serves as the Senior Vice President, Support Services at Advocate Aurora Health in Downers Grove, Illinois. Al is responsible for enterprise-wide support services including Healthcare Technology Management, Construction, Facilities, Supply Chain, Food and Nutrition Services, Public Safety, and Environmental Services. Al previously served as Advocate Health Care’s Senior Vice President, Operations Integration & Optimization. Prior to joining Advocate Health Care, Al worked as an architect for 10 years specializing in the planning, design, construction and management of healthcare projects. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, is a licensed architect and an active member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Healthcare Engineering and Board Chair of Lean Construction Institute.


York Chan, CHFM, CHC, SASHE, has amassed 38 Years of progressive management experience in health facilities operations. Presently he is the Vice President of Facilities Integration for AdvocateAurora Health, a system of 27 acute care hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 500 sites of care. York has served two terms as a Board Member, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) from 2008 through 2012. He also served as a Board Member for the Healthcare Engineering Society for Northern Illinois, including one term as President. York is a “Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager, “Certified Healthcare Constructor” as well as attaining “Senior” status with ASHE.

The Quarterly Meeting is open to all HESNI members, and there is no charge. Watch for more details and make your reservation at www.hesni.org. Space will be limited. 

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