York ChanAdministrator of Facilities
Advocate Health Care

York Chan, CHFM, CHC, SASHE has amassed 35 years of progressive management experience in health facilities operations. Presently, he is the administrator of facilities for Advocate Health Care, overseeing facilities operations for the system of 12 acute care hospitals in Illinois. He served as a board member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) from 2008 through 2012. York is a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager as well as a Certified Healthcare Constructor. York has served as faculty for the Joint Commission Resources and taught the "Environment of Care Base Camp" and “Exploring the Life Safety Chapter” programs. He has also conducted custom education sessions for the Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, and numerous health care organizations throughout the United States. He has also served as faculty for the Joint Commission Satellite Network (JCSN) and the Joint Commission Resources Quality and Safety Network teaching internet, satellite, and web-based environment of care programs.

Topic areas:

  • Energy efficiency in health care facilities
  • Communicating with the “C” suite—From the boiler room to the board room
  • Accreditation updates
  • Health care reform’s implications to the design, construction and facilities management fields

Speaking references:

  • Joint Commission Resources
  • Department of Defense
  • Veterans Administration
  • Joint Commission Satellite Network
  • Joint Commission Resources Quality and Safety Network

Speaking availability:

  • Keynote
  • Half day
  • Full day

Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) Exam Review Course
Health Care Construction (HCC) Certificate Workshop
Health Care Facility Management: Managing Accreditation
Health Care Facility Management: Fundamentals

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