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A Tribute to Gene Burton
Founder of GBA and the healthcare technologies industry
November 2016


It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gene D. Burton, GBA Founder, healthcare executive and industry leader. He was 89 years old.

Mr. Burton’s esteemed career spanned more than a half century of healthcare leadership – including 18 years at the helm of Gene Burton & Associates and 10 years as its chairman, as well as 20 years directing the purchasing, materials management and equipment planning departments for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and Humana.

As one of the pioneers in the industry, Mr. Burton literally created the field of medical equipment and technology planning by bringing together the two disciplines.

[jump to full article] For many years, GBA was the only firm in the country to offer both equipment planning and technology/communications planning for healthcare facilities. Mr. Burton envisioned “hospitals of the future” that would rely on system-wide, advanced communications technology, and he urged healthcare architects and hospital executives to build the infrastructure years before the technology was available.

In the late 1990s, healthcare equipment and communications technology converged, and GBA led the dramatic change in helping architects and engineers design and build today’s technology-centered facilities. Under his leadership, GBA established and maintained its position as the largest independent healthcare technology consulting firm in the country.

When Mr. Burton retired to the role of chairman in 2006, GBA had grown to 60 highly skilled healthcare consultants and staff in three offices, and the firm had completed more than 700 projects of all types and sizes, with the nation’s top healthcare systems and leading firms in healthcare architecture, engineering, construction and contracting. In the years following his retirement, Mr. Burton remained a close advisor to GBA President and CEO Suzan Logan and mentor to nearly all of the firm’s long-time employees.

“Mr. Burton was a legend in his industry and beloved by his colleagues,” said Logan, principal at Mazzetti GBA, who led GBA’s merger with Mazzetti earlier this year. “Always the innovator, Mr. Burton leaves behind a great legacy in the healthcare technologies industry. He was a remarkable leader and a mentor to his employees as well as countless students and young professionals pursuing a career in our industry.

“My colleagues and I in the technology division at Mazzetti GBA are truly grateful we had the privilege to call Mr. Burton our mentor and friend. He will be dearly missed and always honored.”

Mr. Burton is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jamie Burton, their three sons and a granddaughter.

Career Highlights:
  • Chairman of GBA, 10 years
  • Founder and CEO of Gene Burton & Associates, 18 years
  • The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship for Integration of Clinical Technology in Healthcare Design established in 2008 and awarded annually to students pursuing a degree in the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University
  • Honored as a Supply Chain Hall of Fame Leader by the Bellwether League
  • Gene Burton & Associates listed as one of the early market leaders on the Nashville Health Care Council Family Tree, showing Nashville’s evolution as an unparalleled health care industry capital
  • Longtime member of the National Association of Purchasing Management, the American Society of Hospital Materiels Management, the Federation of American Healthcare Systems and the American Hospital Association
  • Vice President of Materiel Management for Hospital Corporation of America, 12 years
  • Negotiated HCA’s annual contracts totaling more than $1 billion for supplies and $500 million for equipment, and saved the company millions each year through volume purchasing agreements
  • Director of Purchasing for Humana, Inc., in Louisville, Kentucky, 8 years
  • Started the first full-service hospital shared-service organization, Western Kentucky Hospital Services, in 1968
  • Director of Purchasing at facilities in Oklahoma, South Carolina and Kentucky, 15 years
  • B.B.A. from North Texas State University
  • Served with distinction as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division in Korea and Italy
GBA Merges with Mazzetti
August 2016
Mazzetti and GBA have merged, uniting the market leaders in healthcare engineering and technology. See the full press release here.
Gene D. Burton Scholarship Awarded
May 2016
The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship for Integration of Clinical Technology in Health Care Design at Texas A&M University for 2016 was awarded to Paul McCoy in a ceremony in College Station, Texas. The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007.



GBA Project is Cover Feature in Healthcare Design Magazine
May 2016
The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles is the cover story, “Perfect Fit,” of Healthcare Design Magazine’s May 2016 edition. The feature explains the story of the rebirth of the hospital after years out of service, and how the new Inpatient Tower design addresses the community requirements that evolved during the interim. GBA provided Medical Equipment and IT/Communications consulting, construction project management, and installation oversight for the Inpatient Tower and Campus Utility Renovation projects.

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Ted Hood Featured in HFM Magazine Article "Internet of Things impacts hospitals, health care facilities"
April 2016
Ted Hood, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, is featured in the April 2016 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Internet of Things impacts hospitals, health care facilities.” The article explains the definition of IoT and how it relates to the health care industry.

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GBA Participates in Two 5Ks for Children
Spring 2016
Representatives of GBA’s LiveIt! employee wellness program from both the Franklin and Dallas offices participated in 5K races to support healing and happiness for children.

On March 26th, Carrie Condry and Mike Cardinal from GBA, and friends Leticia Canon and Natalie Dinh participated the Firefly Run Dallas in Plano, TX. The race was held at nighttime, and the runners were able to see real Texas longhorn cattle along the course! Proceeds from the race benefitted Children’s Health System of Texas, known as Children’s Health, which is the seventh largest pediatric health care provider in the country, receiving more than 760,000 patient visits. The mission at Children’s Health is to make life better for children.

A sunny day was the setting for the Camp Horizon 5K held April 2, in Mt. Juliet, TN. Victoria Lentini, Cynthia Mercante, and Robert Vogt from GBA and friend Mark Oyston joined an overflow crowd of runners and walkers. Proceeds from the race will help send kids with cancer to a week of fun and enjoyment during the summer of 2016.

Ted Hood and Lynne Ingle present "From iFit to ICU" at ASHE PDC Summit 2016
March 2016
Consumer monitoring and clinical monitoring occurs in more arenas than ever before: in homes, in clinics, and patient care units that traditionally have not utilized monitoring. How does this impact facility design and operations? Ted Hood, BArch, Sr. VP and COO of GBA and Lynne Ingle, RN, MHA, CNOR, and project manager at GBA, present a thought-provoking session that addresses the trends, space programming considerations; infrastructure planning and technologies associated with the future patient monitoring and big data.

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Rob Hume and Jeff Looney Address the Impact of Telemedicine on Facility Design in HFM Magazine
February 2016
Rob Hume, Project Manager, and Jeff Looney, VP are featured in the February 2016 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Designing for telemedicine spaces.” The article discusses the advancements and range of telemedicine technologies available, the infrastructure required to support them, and some of the HIPAA requirements and terminology important for facilities professionals.

Robert Hume, a Professional Engineer with an understanding of a wide range of technology systems and their interoperability with medical equipment, has eight years’ experience planning systems and IT infrastructure for GBA. Jeff has 30+ years of experience in communications and information technology planning for hospitals and health care construction projects, with 13 years of technology/communications planning experience with GBA.

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Ted Hood Featured in Medical Construction & Design Magazine
December 2015
Ted Hood, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, is featured in the November/December 2015 edition of Medical Construction & Design magazine in an article entitled “Envisioning the Future: Technology, spaces pave way for constant connectivity of tomorrow’s healthcare environment.” In this article, Ted will discuss innovative technologies that will help medical facilities anticipate upcoming needs.

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Ted Hood and Jolene Lyons Speak at 31st Annual AHCA Seminar
October 2015
Ted Hood and Jolene Lyons Kelly will present a session entitled "Implementing Technologies for the Reduction of Hospital Acquired Infections" during the Agency for Health Care Administration Seminar in Orlando, FL on October 12 at 1:00 PM.

Hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) sicken over 700, 000 patients and cost healthcare systems $10 billion to treat. Combating the spread of HAI’s requires a set of practices, the effectiveness of which can be enhanced by medical technology. This session will explore the range of technologies available, evaluate their effectiveness, and identify design considerations associated with each.


Ted Hood and Josh Kelly Speak at MOSHE 3rd Annual Educational Seminar
October 2015
Ted Hood and Josh Kelly will present a session entitled "Overcoming Healthcare Technology Implementation Challenges" during the Missouri Society for Healthcare Engineering Seminar in Chesterfield, MO on October 7 at 10:45 AM.

Healthcare technology is becoming more capable and powerful, but these capabilities have a downside: their complexity creates opportunities for failure during implementation. How does one overcome these implementation challenges?


Lynne Ingle and Kelly Spivey Speak at HFSE15
October 2015
Lynne Ingle and Kelly Spivey will present a session entitled "The Myth of the Standard Hybrid OR" during the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo held in Chicago on October 6 at 2:30 PM.

The benefits of a hybrid OR have now made it an accepted and expected operating room in most OR suites. But not all hybrids are the same. Drawing on the experience of 37 hybrid rooms planned, this session will identify clinical procedural differences between cardiac, vascular, neuro and other procedures and their impact on infrastructure, layout, positioning, and technology utilization.


GBA Named One of the Top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in Nashville
September 2015
GBA was named to Nashville Business Journal’s annual list of the top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in the Greater Nashville area. Total revenue in 2014 for all companies on the list amounted to $1.3 Billion.


Why can't we just use a wireless access control system?
“Everything in this facility is going wireless!! ...Can we use wireless card readers for these doors?” It is a common request expressed during the early design phase and can make sense in certain situations based on operational needs. In this article, Josh Kelly provides planning tips for security system designs.

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What's missing in your NICU?
You may need a seperate formula preparation room. Terry Esquibell explains how guidelines and requirements are changing, and discusses the impact on NICU design.

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How do you size a CT Suite?
Planning a CT Suite involves more than the vendor drawings. Terry Esquibell discusses how operational issues and support equipment also factor into the design.

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GBA Participates in Kids Chance 5K
June 2015
To support GBA’s LiveIt! wellness program as well as a worthy cause, employees from the GBA headquarters Franklin office participated in the Kids Chance 5K in Nashville, TN, on Saturday, June 6. Kids Chance Tennessee is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids who need assistance for college due to a parent or legal guardian having been fatally or catastrophically injured in a work-related accident.

L to R: Victoria Lentini, Cynthia Mercante, Vince Tenisci, Suzan Logan, Robert Vogt, Kristin Tapper, and Donna McDonald. Not pictured: Tamara McDonald.



Gene D. Burton Scholarship Awarded
May 2015
The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship for Integration of Clinical Technology in Health Care Design at Texas A&M University for 2015 was awarded to Anne Keese in a ceremony in College Station, Texas. The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007.



Rob Hume Featured in HFM Magazine Article "The AV Revolution"
April 2015
Rob Hume, Project Manager, is featured in the April 2015 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “The AV Revolution.” The article discusses advances in audiovisual hardware and software and how these options can provide exciting new alternatives to the more traditional AV installations.

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Ted Hood Speaks at LARA & AIA Michigan Seminar
March 2015
Senior Vice President and COO Ted Hood gave a presentation at the Health Facilities Planning Seminar hosted by LARA and AIA Michigan in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday, March 27. Ted’s presentation “Overcoming Healthcare Technology Implementation Challenges” addressed these subjects:
  • Implementing Healthcare Technology that meets the operational intent
  • Medical Equipment, IT, and Special Systems interoperability requirements
  • Addressing future infrastructure challenges
  • Project examples and lessons learned
GBA was pleased to be part of this exciting event.


Lynne Ingle Contributes to OR Manager Magazine Article
March 2015
Lynne Ingle, Project Manager, contributed to the March 2015 edition of OR Manager Magazine in an article entitled “Building the business case for a hybrid OR.”

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Jolene Lyons and Kelly Spivey Featured in Outpatient Surgery Magazine
March 2015
Jolene Lyons, Project Manager, and Kelly Spivey, Vice President, are featured in the March 2015 edition of Outpatient Surgery Magazine in an article entitled “Thinking of Buying... LED Surgical Lights.” The article explains how LED surgical lights are more cost efficient than halogen lighting, and discusses purchasing considerations for health facilities.

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Ted Hood Featured in HFM Magazine Article "Trading Spaces"
February 2015
Ted Hood, Vice President, is featured in the February 2015 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Trading Spaces.” The article discusses the results of a survey given by Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association to a random sample of 3,414 hospital and health system executives to learn about trends in hospital construction.

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GBA Project Featured in Medical Construction & Design Newsletter
January 2015
The January 2015 edition of Medical Construction & Design Magazine's ENewsletter featured an article about the opening of Torrance Memorial’s new $480-million Melanie and Richard Lundquist Tower in Torrance, California. The article describes the new 390,000 square foot patient tower as a featuring the “latest medical technologies…including the South Bay’s first hybrid operating room.” GBA’s Dallas office provided medical equipment consulting during design, construction project management, and procurement.

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Terry Esquibell and Kelly Spivey Featured in HFM Magazine
January 2015
Terry Esquibell, Vice President, and Kelly Spivey, Vice President, are featured in the January 2015 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Budgeting best practices.”

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Put Your Granny Glasses On: The Elder Patient’s Experience and Use of Technology
November 2014
Ten thousand baby-boomers a day join Medicare, a pace that will continue for a decade. While the design of the built environment has been evolving in response, technology has often been overlooked. Granny can’t see, grab, hear, or use the standard technologies being implemented in facilities today.

Ted Hood, BArch, Senior VP/COO, and Kelly Spivey, BA, VP, will be holding a session during the Healthcare Design Conference 2014 on Sunday, November 16 from 1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. to explore how complex medical equipment and technologies can be made less cold, less daunting and more accessible when we focus our attention and change our perspective to consider and support an aging population.


George Kittos and Ted Hood Speak at AHCA Seminar
September 2014
George Kittos and Ted Hood presented a session on Technology Commissioning to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration at their 30th Annual AHCA Seminar in Orlando, FL.

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GBA Named One of the Top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in Nashville
September 2014
GBA was named to Nashville Business Journal’s annual list of the top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in the Greater Nashville area. 4,707 jobs are provided by the combination of the 25 women-owned businesses on the list.


Ted Hood Contributes to HFM Magazine Article
August 2014
Ted Hood, Chief Operating Officer at GBA, is featured in the August 2014 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Using Technology to Boost Operational Efficiency.”

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Ted Hood and Bill Miles Featured in HFM Magazine
August 2014
Ted Hood, Chief Operating Officer at GBA, is featured in the August 2014 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Technology System Commissioning" which provides a comprehensive approach to high-level communications. Bill Miles contributed "Devising fixes after occupancy", a short article that explains how a small community hospital resolved their communication issues after new construction had been completed.

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Ted Hood and Josh Kelly present Webinar
August 2014
Ted Hood, Chief Operating Officer at GBA, and Josh Kelly, Project Manager, will be presenting a webinar entitled "The Owner's IT team is Transmitting an SOS, But You Don't Know Morse Code" sponsored by the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo at 2:00 PM CST on August 21, 2014.

In this session, Ted and Josh will explore industry challenges in communicating building system, IT and technology integration requirements, discuss how healthcare technology operational intent is often miscommunicated, identify how assumptions and owner’s internal processes can impact system integrations, and review successful planning techniques and lessons learned from projects.

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GBA uses technology for virtual cross country scavenger hunt
June 2014
The GBA offices in Tennessee, Texas, Louisiana, Nevada, and California teamed up over a long lunch for a cookout and virtual scavenger hunt. The staff, connected via web conference and FaceTime, conducted tasks included answering questions related to GBA’s project work, searching for specific artifacts in local and remote locations, creating contraptions out of everyday objects, and displaying artistic talents.

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Ted Hood Featured in HFM Magazine
June 2014
Ted Hood, Chief Operating Officer at GBA, is featured in the June 2014 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine> in an article entitled “Safe and Sound” that discusses how facilities are combining design and technology to enhance safe operations.

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Gene D. Burton Scholarship Awarded
April 2014
The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship for Integration of Clinical Technology in Health Care Design at Texas A&M University is awarded for 2014 in a ceremony in College Station, Texas. The recipient, Adeleh Nejati, M.Arch.,EDAC, is a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Center for Health Systems & Design at the College of Architecture. The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007.



NEA Baptist Hospital and Clinic Featured in Medical Construction and Design
April 2014
The April edition of MCD Magazine eNews featured the opening of Northeast Arkansas Baptist Hospital and Clinic, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. GBA provided Medical Equipment Consulting during Design, Construction Project Management, Procurement, and Installation Oversight services on all three buildings: the 550,000 SF, 181-bed replacement hospital; 220,000 SF physician clinic and 33,000 SF standalone cancer center. The architect was Earl Swensson Associates in Nashville.

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Suzan Logan Honored by Nashville Medical News
April 2014
Nashville Medical News hosts its 9th annual Women to Watch Breakfast and celebrates ten women who have made great strides in healthcare, clinical or administrative sectors. Suzan Logan, President and CEO of GBA, is one of the 2014 honorees.

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GBA Serves Those in Need on Valentine's Day
February 2014
As part of the ongoing commitment GBA President and CEO, Suzan Logan, has to serving communities in need, both the Franklin headquarters and the Dallas branch offices participated in service projects on Friday, February 14, 2014. The Franklin office traveled to nearby Nashville to volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, while the Dallas office provided volunteer work at Mission Arlington.

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Bill Hinton Featured in Medical Construction & Design Magazine
February 2014
William (Bill) Hinton, CNMT, MHA, and Vice President at GBA, is featured in the January/February 2014 edition of Medical Construction & Design magazine in an article entitled “Hybrid ORs: Strategies for when reality hits the perfect project plan.” Whether a renovation or part of a new project, facilities embarking on a hybrid OR project for the first time are in for a challenging new experience. Bill Hinton explains strategies for when reality hits the perfect project plan.

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Terry Miller Co-Authors New Book on Healthcare Construction
January 2014
Terry Miller is one of five experts contributing to Sanjiv Gokhle and Tom Gormley’s book Construction Management of Healthcare Projects, release date January 17, 2014. Dominic Sims, CBO, Chief Executive Officer of the International Code Council explains in his foreword, “The great value of Construction Management of Healthcare Projects is its skillful coverage of several important issues dealing with healthcare projects. Authors Andrew Collignon, Sanjiv Gokhale, Tom Gormley, Thomas Koulouris, Terry Miller, Christopher Payne, and Rusty Ross, each an expert in a specific area, have joined together to produce an invaluable source for all building construction professionals.”


Ted Hood Featured in HFM Magazine
December 2013
Ted Hood, BArch, and Chief Operating Officer at GBA, is featured in the December 2013 edition of Health Facilities Management magazine in an article entitled “Tying it all together” about infrastructure planning for increased off-campus operations.

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Lynne Ingle Contributes to Outpatient Surgery Magazine
November 2013
Lynne Ingle, Project Manager at GBA, contributes the article "What’s New in Surgical Table Attachments" to the November edition of Outpatient Surgery magazine.


GBA Exhibits, Presents Two Educational Sessions at Healthcare Design Conference 2013
November 2013
GBA is presenting at two sessions during the HCD13 conference in being held in Orlando November 16-19, 2013:

E79 - Intelligent OR Infrastructure—Why You Should Discard Your Old Room Templates
Monday, Nov. 18 at 4:25 pm

This though-provoking session is not to be missed! Together with our colleague Carlos L. Amato, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, EDAC, Principal, Western Region Healthcare Market Leader, Cannon Design, Terry Miller, BS,EE, EVP, GBA and Ted Hood, BArch, Senior VP/COO dare attendees to abandon traditional approaches to operating room design.

E105 - Clinicians Need Efficient Facilities—Technology Makes It Worse!
Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 1:15pm

Ted Hood, BArch, Senior VP/COO, GBA and Jolene Lyons, RN, CNOR, CASC explore the many challenges technology integrations create for the entire design team, and strategies to achieve operational intent.

GBA’s exhibit booth is #1537.


GBA to Sponsor the 2013 ACHA Master Series: Bringing Healthcare Home.
November 2013
The series takes place in conjunction with the 2013 Healthcare Design Conference (November 16-19) at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida.


Josh Kelly and Ted Hood Speak at MOSHE Seminar
October 2013
Josh Kelly and Ted Hood present “Establishing a Medical Grade Wireless Network to support Healthcare Technology” to the Missouri Society for Healthcare Engineering at their October Education Session in Chesterfield, MO. The session explores the range of wireless technologies and solutions facing facilities today identifying strategies to address medical grade wireless requirements.


GBA Contributes to OR Manager
September 2013
GBA Named One of the Top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in Nashville
September 2013
GBA was named to Nashville Business Journal’s annual list of the top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in the Greater Nashville area. Ranked by gross revenue, GBA was number 16, with Suzan Logan, president and CEO, as the majority owner.


Lynne Ingle Conducts Webinar for OR Manager
August 2013
Lynne Ingle conducts “Developing a Hybrid OR: The Nurse Manager’s Role,” a webinar sponsored by OR Manager, August 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET. Lynne discusses topics related to the challenges of coordination and the development of a Hybrid OR including: the planning process, equipment needs, vendor selection, coordination practices, and construction. The webinar discusses helpful tips and best practices for working with architects, construction companies, vendors, and staff during the creation of a Hybrid OR. Lynne, who draws from over eight years of project management experience at GBA, in addition to 30 years of surgical clinical experience, says the information is geared toward an audience of nurses and nurse managers who may be involved in the development of a hybrid OR project. Hybrid ORs are “an ever developing process and there is no exact template.”
Ted Hood and Jolene Lyons Published in HFM Magazine
July 2013
Ted Hood, BArch, and Chief Operating Officer at GBA, is published in July's Health Facilities Management magazine in an article, “Making Connections” about managing the medical equipment integration process. Jolene Lyons, RN, CNOR, CASC, and project manager at GBA, is the author of the sidebar to the article, "Avoiding Technology Overload," about strategies for minimizing alarm fatigue.

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Ted Hood and Terry Miller Speak at ASHE Annual Conference 2013
July 2013
Ted Hood and Terry Miller present “Implementing the ACO Project – You Must Have Technology” on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 3:15 p.m., during the 2013 ASHE Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA.


Gene D. Burton Scholarship Awarded
April 2013
The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship for Integration of Clinical Technology in Health Care Design at Texas A&M University is awarded for 2013 in a ceremony in College Station, Texas. The recipient, Adeleh Nejati, M.Arch.,EDAC, is a PhD student at the Department of Architecture. The Gene D. Burton Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007.



GBA Conducts HCD Webcast
March 2013
Ted Hood and Vicki Bechet repeat their HCD12 presentation “Technology at the Bedside – It’s More Than Nurse Call and an IV Pump” during a live webcast sponsored by Healthcare Design Magazine, March 21, 2013.
GBA Exhibits, Presents Two Sessions at ASHE PDC 2013
February 2013
Hybrid Operating Rooms: The Challenge for Planning, Design, and Construction
Tuesday, February 26 at 3:15 p.m.
by Lynne Ingle and Terry Miller

The challenges to planning, design and construction of a hybrid OR – the effort required to manage the multiple vendors and their technologies -- and the effort required to ensure all of the technologies are properly installed, connected, tested, sharing data, and passing images to each other is enormous. This session examines the development of the Hybrid OR concept, supporting technology advancements, and the challenges to planning, design and construction.


A Day in the Life Healthcare 2020
Wednesday, February 27, at 7:30 a.m.
by Ted Hood and Terry Miller

The technology revolution in health care has resulted in increased integration, smart devices at the bedside and throughout facilities, electronic record keeping, advancements in imaging, hybrid operating rooms, telemedicine, and more. How may future technology impact health care? How will the patient’s experience change? This session will tell the story of a mythical hospital stay in 2020 from the patient’s perspective and address how planning, design, and construction must change to adapt to the future.

Visit GBA at Booth #450 in the exhibition hall.


Ted Hood is Keynote at ANAE
February 2013
Ted Hood addresses “Finding a Life Preserver in the Healthcare Tsunami” with the architect, contractor, GPO, IDN, and supplier audience at the 5th Annual Equipment Planner, Contractor & Architect Conference 2013, in Frisco, Texas, February 12-13, sponsored by the Association of National Account Executives.
Ted Hood Speaks at Telehealth Conference
February 2013
Ted Hood presents “Navigating Technology Hurdles During Your Telehealth Implementation” at the Best Practices in Telehealth and mHealth conference sponsored by Mindstream, February 7-8, 2013, in Nashville, Tennessee.