CCHF Network Panel Discussion, Part 1: Creating Health Spaces for COVID-19 Patients

In the spirit of cultivating community, connection and key learnings during this crisis, Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities (CCHF) is organizing a series of virtual panel discussions of leaders across the regions. They will discuss how they are addressing patient needs in this new environment, some of the challenges and solutions, and offer opportunity for insights and dialogue. The virtual session will take place on May 1, 2020 in Vancouver at 11:00 AM Vancouver / 2:00-3:00 EDT Toronto .

Parkin Principal, Lynne Wilson Orr will participate in a virtual panel discussion to share her expertise and insight on how to create spaces for COVID-19 patients.

Panelists will include:

Miriam Stewart , Regional Program Director Critical Care Vancouver Coastal Health /Providence Health Care, Chief Clinical Planning Officer, St. Paul’s Redevelopment, British Columbia
Nick Stark, Vice-President, Knowledge Management, H.H. Angus
Scott Olsen, Provincial Lead, Asset Management & Safety, Clinical Engineering – Centre of Expertise, Alberta Health Services
John Switzer, Strategic Capital, Space Management and Real Estate
Pierre-Marc Legris, Director Technical Services McGill University Hospital, Quebec
Michael Keen (TBC), Vice-President of Facilities and Planning and Chief Planning Officer, Unity Health Toronto, Ontario
Lynne Wilson-Orr, Principal, Parkin Architects Limited
Gordon Burrill,  Moderator, Teegor Consulting, Fredericton, New Brunswick and CCHF Board President