Barbara has over 7 years of experience as a healthcare facility planner and analyst with The Innova Group. Her education in environmental design and practical experience as a medical planner give her the unique ability to use creative thinking along with analytics to provide data driven solutions to complex problems.
Barbara participates in a variety of roles and project types for both federal and private sector healthcare systems, contributing to master planning, strategic planning, financial and economic analyses, and functional / space programming. She uses data to inform planning solutions by analyzing population, workload, utilization trends and future projections’ impact on healthcare requirements.
Her recent work includes master planning for VA VISN 15, strategic planning for the Hawaii Military Health System, master planning for Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and functional and space programming for patient centered medical home models.