MELISSA ALEXANDER

Andrea Rufe

Associate 
Healthcare Analytics, Director / Project Manager

Andrea’s professional career in medicine started by providing continuing medical education accreditation and has developed as she works to define and forecast the future of healthcare. Through Space and Functional Programming, Facility Analytics, Lean Program Planning, and Medical Equipment Planning, Andrea creates scenarios that help determine the needs of the client and the patient by eliminating inefficiencies and increasing satisfaction. Andrea’s ability to assess data and project volumes in a specific market service area allows the client to make sound business decisions. Her analyses of spatial relationships are used to develop the most functional layouts for paths of travel, eliminating wasted space, and increasing departmental efficiencies. In addition, as Lean and LEED make their mark in the healthcare community, Andrea’s experience has proved to be a resource of immeasurable value for incorporating the most up-to-date resources available to the client.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American College of Healthcare Executives, Southern California Chapter

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Modern Languages, 1999, Humboldt State University

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center Space Master Planning and Programming for the Precision Cancer Medicine Building
San Francisco, CA  |  Healthcare Analyst 


Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, Master Facilities Plan
San Francisco, CA  |  Healthcare Analyst 


Grady Health System, Ambulatory Surgery Center Planning
Atlanta, GA  |  Healthcare Analyst


PeaceHealth 20-Year Facilities Master Plan
Various WA/OR/AK  |  Healthcare Analyst


Renown Health Systems Master Plan
Reno, NV  |  Healthcare Analyst


Legacy Health Emanuel Medical Center, Surgery and ICU Expansion
Portland, OR  |  Healthcare Analyst


Harrison Medical Center, Acute Care Expansion
Silverdale, WA  |  Healthcare Analyst


Koo Foundation Cancer Center
Taipei, Taiwan  |  Healthcare Analyst


Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) Casey Eye Institute
Portland, OR  |  Healthcare Analyst


UCLA Westwood Patient Tower
Los Angeles, CA  |  Healthcare Analyst