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300 E 66th St

300 East 66th Street

Room 919

New York, NY 10065

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ACENTECH

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.

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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


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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.

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