Barbara Anderson is a senior medical planner, bringing more than 35 years of expertise to all types of healthcare projects. Her leadership in Lean facility planning translates clinical needs into operationally efficient, patient-centered design solutions. She enjoys collaborating with clients who embrace change to create facilities that support improvements in the healthcare delivery system. Barbara has contributed to the design of a number of highly integrated and flexible award-winning healthcare environments, including St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington; and St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, Oregon, both for CHI Franciscan Health; as well as The Everett Clinic at Smokey Point in Marysville, Washington; the Marshall and Katherine Cymbaluk Medical Tower at the Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, Washington; the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Roski Eye Institute in Los Angeles, California; and most recently, two new clinics for Intermountain Healthcare, based in Salt Lake City, Utah; and the Playa Vista Physician Office & Urgent Care for Cedars-Sinai in Playa Vista, California. Barbara is a frequent speaker at national conferences, presenting on Lean facility design and the impacts this approach has on patient-centered care. She holds a Master of Nursing from the University of Washington, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sonoma State University.