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Acentech is a multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual, and vibration consulting firm with offices in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. Our consultants bring extensive experience to critical areas of design—architectural acoustics, mechanical systems noise and vibration control, environmental noise, audiovisual and security systems, and wired/wireless voice and data networking.

Studies show acoustical environments in healthcare facilities have significant impacts on patient outcomes and staff satisfaction, and it’s no secret that being on the cutting edge of technology is essential to providing best-in-class care. Acentech’s team of acoustics, audiovisual, and vibration experts brings extensive experience, grounded in evidence-based design, to every project. Visit

Alpha Imaging, headquartered in Willoughby, Ohio, is one of the largest distributors of medical imaging equipment in the U.S. Alpha provides a combination of innovative imaging solutions with superior customer service to help our clients deliver sophisticated imaging capabilities to their patient populations, while meeting the demands of the challenging healthcare market.

Our product portfolio consists of Low-Dose CT Scanners; Cardiovascular and Interventional Imaging Labs; Digital Radiographic and Fluoroscopic systems and a comprehensive Women’s Healthcare Portfolio. Our vendor partners include: Shimadzu Medical Systems, Neusoft Medical, Del Medical, Konica Minolta Healthcare, CMR-MBI, Canon Medical, and in the Midwest region, Hologic. Visit

Boston College’s new online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is convenient, personalized, and employer-aligned. Built in collaboration with industry healthcare professionals and featuring the next generation in online learning—competency-based education—the MHA program allows students to build on what they know and focus on mastering the skills they need and the skills healthcare employers demand. The online MHA program is designed for working professionals. The program has a flexible 8-week course format and six entry points a year. Additionally, each student receives personalized support to ensure they achieve their goals. Visit

Cataldo Ambulance Service is a family owned and operated business. Since 1977, we have continually distinguished ourselves as a leader in providing emergency pre-hospital health care and routine medical transportation services throughout the Greater Boston area. As the needs of the communities and patients we serve change, we have continued to introduce innovative programs to ensure the highest level of service is available to every person entrusted to our care. For more than 35 years, we have made it our goal to develop strong, long-term relationships with our facilities, communities and patients, based on personal commitment, honesty, integrity, and quality service. Visit

CFAR is a private management consulting firm that spun off from The Wharton School in 1987. Our mission is to help clients achieve their highest aspirations by unlocking the potential in their organizations. We leverage our academic roots in strategy, finance and the social sciences to help clients manage complex issues in the areas of strategy, leadership, cultural change, collaboration, succession and governance. We partner with mission-driven organizations—including health systems, academic medical centers, family enterprises, universities, foundations, associations and professional societies—and serve clients nationwide from our offices in Boston and Philadelphia. Visit

DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc., a LiRo Group Company, is a single source Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design and Construction Management firm. Our firm specializes in healthcare planning, design and construction for the acute care, ambulatory care, sub-acute and senior living sectors. As part of The LiRo Group, we have expanded our portfolio and services to offer our clients more solutions, including environmental, civil and structural engineering, GIS, program management and virtual design. The DAI/MBI team has been serving our clients from project inception to grand opening for over 30 years. Please visit or call us at 617-723-7100.

Dimensional Insight offers a complete portfolio of business intelligence (BI) capabilities ranging from data integration and modeling to sophisticated reporting, analytics, and dashboards. Dimensional Insight’s Diver PlatformTM was named 2015/2016 "Best in KLAS" in business intelligence/analytics by KLAS Research and consistently ranks as a top performing BI platform by customers and industry analysts in its core market segments including healthcare. Visit us at You can also follow us on Twitter @DI_tweet.

E4H Environments for Health Architecture is a nationally renowned architecture firm committed exclusively to the healthcare industry. With more than three decades of experience and 5,000 completed projects on 250 hospital campuses, E4H is dedicated to creating environments for health that enhance the well-being of patients and families through Smart Facility Design. Our design provides value by reducing operating costs, supporting and driving new care models, energizing staff, providing flexibility and promoting wellness.

We understand the healthcare industry and the current forces impacting our clients’ business. Our exclusive focus on healthcare allows us to design environments that are adaptable and solve today’s unique challenges. Working collaboratively with clients we create solutions that are economically and environmentally sustainable. Visit

 InterGlobal Communication GroupGranite State College's Bachelor's and Master's Healthcare degrees focus on management, health care administration, nursing, compliance issues, finance and economics. You’ll learn the challenges of managing the budgets of large organizations, how to work with personnel, and how to interpret and comply with the maze of laws that impact health care providers and organizations. Visit

Kirby Bates Associates is a national retained search firm specializing in nursing leadership positions, interim management and coaching/consulting services. We have an established network of colleagues, cutting edge research technology, and a strong history of successful placements. Our clients include academic medical centers, community hospitals and children’s hospitals nationwide. Visit

As a national and international leader in interim and permanent healthcare management staffing, Leaders For Today connects our clients with the highly qualified professionals they need—when they need them. We specialize in recruiting and placing interim and permanent executives, from managers to CEOs, who can fully take charge of day-to-day operations. Visit

Levi + Wong Design is a full-service architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and planning design firm specializing in ambulatory, acute care, rehabilitation, long-term, dementia, assisted living, independent living, corporate, and high-technology/biomedical projects. Our ‘multidisciplinary approach’ and diverse client base gives our company a unique insight into creative and innovative problem solving, and the ability to seamlessly integrate the entire project into a cohesive whole. Our healing and patient-centered designs are hallmarked by thoughtful responsiveness to clients, patients, families, and community. The number of clients we retain and our good working relationship with regulatory agencies is evidence of our reputation, commitment to service, and responsibility to the client. Visit www.

Lumeris serves as a long-term operating partner for organizations committed to the transition from volume- to value-based care and delivering extraordinary clinical and financial outcomes. Lumeris enables clients to profitably achieve greater results in value-based care arrangements through proven strategies based on collaboration, transparent data and innovative engagement methodologies. Lumeris offers comprehensive services for launching new Medicare Advantage Health Plans, Commercial and Government Health Plan Optimization, and Multi-Payer, Multi-Population Health Services Organizations (PHSOs) for provider organizations. Currently, Lumeris is engaged with health systems, provider alliances and payers representing tens of millions of lives moving to value-based care. Visit

Retirement Consulting & Investment Advisory Services - New England Retirement Consultants provides guidance to senior management to effectively manage and comply with the fiduciary responsibilities required with qualified retirement plans. We provide comprehensive Fiduciary Audits on 401(k), 403(b), Defined Benefit and Non-Qualified plans. We provide independent Investment Advisory consulting that is conflict free with no broker-dealer affiliations. NERC becomes a fiduciary to your retirement plan and provides innovative solutions and strategies that are cost effective. Visit

Nixon Peabody LLP is a Global 100 law firm—one of the largest in the world, and is recognized as the 2016 Health Care “Law Firm of the Year” by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Our Health Care attorneys serve as outside general counsel to numerous hospitals and other health care businesses and providers and are frequently retained to serve as special counsel on particular projects, transactions, or issues. Our lawyers have extensive healthcare industry knowledge and experience and track trends that impact the delivery, cost, access, and quality of health care. With approximately 700 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas across the U.S. and in European and Asian commercial centers, the firm’s size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable it to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters. Visit

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with nearly a century of innovation and achievement in diabetes care. Our portfolio of diabetes treatments and delivery systems is the most comprehensive available. We engage in programs and partnerships built on helping to improve the lives of patients with diabetes. For more information visit

Suffolk University offers a CAHME-accredited Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program, MBA/Health specialized degree, Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management and Leadership, and Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management: Performance Improvement and Data Analytics. They prepare students to tackle the profound changes and challenges in healthcare, including those related to leadership, strategy, innovation, quality, cost, operations and financial management. Through our internships and mentor program, site visits and guest speakers, students are well-connected with Boston’s renowned healthcare organizations. Courses are offered in face-to-face and hybrid formats in the late afternoon and evening, as well as online. Learn more at

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., and provides customers with a full range of financial products and services at thousands of convenient locations andATMs from Maine to Florida. TD Bank offers a broad array of banking products and services to healthcare customers throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. TD Wealth offers customized wealth management services for personal investing and institutional or non-profit organizations. Visit

ZurickDavis is a retained search firm that recruits exceptional executives and physician leaders for health care organizations of all types. To complement our core business, we have developed two other areas of expertise that many organizations require: coaching for new executives and their teams and recruiting interim leaders to serve while a search is being conducted. We bring to each assignment a deep personal investment in understanding our client’s unique culture, values, needs, desires, and strategic objectives. Our rigorous search process is characterized by an unwavering commitment to finding and attracting a diverse array of the best possible talent. Visit or call 781-938-1975.