Jim has specialized in healthcare architecture and planning for more than 23 years, directing planning efforts for some of our largest and most complex projects. As a director for our Healthcare Planning and Strategies practice, he leads and participates in the planning process as well as ensuring that the solutions support the client's strategic goals. Jim's national healthcare planning, programming and design experience ranges from the smallest hospital facilities-critical access hospitals-to the largest and most complex-academic medical centers. He has planning experience in the healthcare and higher education market sectors.
Jim's areas of specific interest include the impact of facility design on patient safety, the hospital of the future and the impact of new technology on healthcare delivery models and facilities. He has facilitated two of our Healthcare Center of Excellence conferences, which are large planning and design charettes, focusing on inpatient room design and the future of healthcare and technology.
Jim has served as a guest speaker and panelist at professional conferences and universities. He recently served as a guest speaker at the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals annual conference and his topic was "Everything that Rises Must Converge: The Convergence of Technology in Healthcare."