Recapping the 2018 Harvard Healthcare Symposium

The Healthcare Symposium took place at Harvard Medical School on May 10, 2018. This  event brought together clinicians and engineers to discuss their shared roles in improving patient outcomes by better designing and managing healthcare environments.

Sixteen industry leaders including Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Stephanie Taylor and Healthcare Associated Infections Organization’s Howard McKew, PE, C.P.E., lead discussions on advancements in the use of humidity control to ensure optimum patient 

health, the importance of indoor air quality in airborne infectious disease management and how advancements in building environments can improve staff health, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.

If you wish to review the content of the symposium we have a number of resources below including the PowerPoint presentations, videos of each presentation, and event photos.


If you have any questions about the event or the content posted on this page, please contact Naomi Cassidy at or 613.822.0335 ext. 255.