Jon Huddy Of FreemanWhite To Speak At 2009 Emergency Nurses Association Scientific Assembly

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Thu Oct 08 2009

Jon Huddy, AIA, NCARB, MArch, managing principal and director of the Emergency Department Design Team at FreemanWhite (, will speak and exhibit at the 2009 Emergency Nurses Association ( Conference, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7 through Saturday, Oct. 10 at The Baltimore Convention Center, located at One West Pratt Street in Baltimore, Md.

Huddy will present "Designing an ED in Tough Economic Times: Efficient & Effective Planning" on Friday, Oct. 9 at 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Huddy’s presentation will position the participants to understand how to identify and develop efficient design components for a renovated or expanded emergency department project.

"It is important to discuss the components of upgraded and efficient emergency departments and how to design them in a tough economy," said Huddy. "Hopefully this conference will provide caregivers an insight on how we can all do that."


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- Huddy authored the book Emergency Department Design: A Practical Guide to Planning for the Future, published by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

- Since earning a Master of Architecture in health facility design from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. in 1987, Huddy has worked with more than 250 healthcare organizations internationally on a wide range of planning and design projects.

- Huddy led the charge to successfully diversify FreemanWhite into a healthcare consulting and design firm by recruiting healthcare clinical experts, market researchers, data/business analysts, technology futurists and multiple other professionals to focus on strategic, operational and technological challenges in the healthcare industry.

- He focuses on strategic facility master planning, as well as leading FreemanWhite’s emergency department design team.

About FreemanWhite:
FreemanWhite provides architectural, engineering, interior design and consulting services for healthcare and senior living organizations worldwide. Founded in 1892, the firm has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C. and San Diego, Calif. and employs more than 130 professionals. FreemanWhite has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being ranked as the largest North Carolina architectural firm in 2008 by the Charlotte Business Journal, and the best architecture firm to work for nationally in 2009 by Modern Healthcare. The firm also received the Gold Standard of Design Award from the University of Stirling for The Lodge at Buckshaw Retirement Community. For more information, please visit or call (704) 523-2230.

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