Kittredge Named Director Of HKS Clinical Solutions & Research

Kittredge-FrankDALLAS – Frank D. Kittredge, Jr. has been named director of HKS’s Clinical Solutions & Research (CS&R) team, a group dedicated to optimizing day-to-day hospital workflow and operations within the design process.

For more than 30 years, Frank has worked in both healthcare architecture and consulting, providing advice to individual hospitals, hospital systems and academic medical centers. His experience includes working in his own consulting practice, The Bristol Group, Inc., as well as with Noblis, Inc. – a leading national healthcare consulting firm.

He is a sought-after speaker, presenting such topics as “Integrating IM, IS and IT into Facility Planning,” “Strategic Planning for New Hospitals” and “Strengthening Hospital-Physician Relationships.”  Frank has been published in numerous healthcare-specific publications including FacilityCare, Health Management Technology, Horizons, Executive Insights and Healthcare Strategic Management.

Tom Harvey, FAIA, FACHA, former director of CS&R, is now serving as managing partner of the firm’s research division, Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation (CADRE).

HKS, ranked among the nation’s top healthcare architectural firms by Modern Healthcare, understands and embraces holistic healthcare. The firm’s celebrated healthcare architecture experience includes 1,260 unique projects representing 68,700 beds and 123 million square feet garnered over 140 design awards.  Operating from 23 offices worldwide, the firm focuses on innovative design, process and delivery. Through a focused visioning approach, HKS collaborates with each client to evaluate transformational concepts that support and improve the patient/family experience, operational efficiency, the latest in technology and future flexibility.

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Posted November 23, 2010

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