Rick Abbott brings over 40 years of expertise in strategic planning, functional and space programming, and design of healthcare facilities. He has worked with most of the major healthcare institutions both nationally and internationally. His focus and interests have been on a total healthcare design that is based on best practices and evidence-based design both in operations and facility design. His ability to work with his clients, to identify all the elements essential for a functional and state of the art design, is a hallmark of his design process. The depth of his experience has resulted in a thorough understanding of and an innovative approach to the unique and ever-changing needs of healthcare clients and clinical delivery systems.