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Andrea  Rufe

Andrea’s professional career in healthcare 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, and Lean program planning, Andrea creates scenarios that help determine the needs of the client and patient by eliminating inefficiencies and increasing satisfaction.

Her 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. Clients who have benefitted from using right-sizing, right services and right location analyses are: The University of California: Davis, Los Angeles, and San Francisco as well as the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s Ohana Adolescent Behavioral Health Facility. When she is not working, Andrea enjoys going to see live music and spending time at the beach.