The Hospital Engineering Society 

of Greater NY


One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 22th Floor, New York, NY 10006

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Our Next Meeting:

HESGNY Educational Session

Hosted by MSKCC

Evelyn H. Lauder Breast and Imaging Center
300 East 66 th Street New York NY 10065
Room 919

May 9, 2019


Healthcare Acoustics and Vibration 

Noise and vibration are important concerns for healthcare facilities. We will delve into sound and vibration basics with relevance to healthcare facilities and will review current NYDOH requirements related to sound and vibration. We will discuss recent trends and research related to HCAHPS performance and job satisfaction. We will also discuss sound and vibration measurement equipment and techniques and ways of monitoring noise and vibration in healthcare facilities.


Learning objectives:

1.     Discuss basic concepts of sound and vibration specific to healthcare environments

2.     Discuss recent trends and research on patient experience

3.     Learn about sound and vibration measurement equipment

4.     Learn about sound and vibration monitoring


John Lloyd

John Lloyd is an acoustician working with various projects involving educational, commercial, and residential facilities. His areas of concentration include architectural acoustics, mechanical systems noise and vibration control, and environmental acoustics. John received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University in 2013 and a Master of Science in Architectural Acoustics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2015. John has worked on a variety of high profile healthcare projects including the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Jay Bliefnick

 Jay Bliefnick recently joined Acentech as a full time acoustics consultant, after interning at our Cambridge headquarters for two summers during his PhD candidacy at the University of Nebraska. His experience includes consulting on architectural acoustics design and noise issues for a multitude of project types, including healthcare, performing arts, education, multi-family residential, retail, and research facilities. Jay received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Acoustics from Columbia College Chicago in 2014, a Master of Science in Architectural Engineering – Acoustics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2016, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Engineering-Acoustics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018. Jay has worked on a number of high profile healthcare projects including the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Inpatient Building and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Hospital.

You cannot afford to miss this seminar which will start promptly at 5 p.m.

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June 13, 2019

September 16, 2019 Annual Golf Outing/Registration is Open

October 10, 2019

November 2019 Annual Gala

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December 12, 2019


Our Annual 2019 GOLF OUTING 

Hoping to make this year a GREAT Success !! 
 A Great Day of Golf !

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