SmithGroup hires Vladislav Torskiy as Senior Medical Strategist at Washington, DC office

Vladislav (Vlad) Torskiy, ACHE, International Associate AIA, has been hired as senior medical strategist at the Washington, DC office of SmithGroup. Torskiy will provide his industry-leading expertise to the firm’s Washington, DC office’s health studio as well as its growing international health practice.

Torskiy has nearly 30 years of planning, consulting and design experience. He is a recognized authority in facilities, strategic and operational planning; Lean healthcare implementation; and diagnostic and treatment services. Torskiy previously worked at HKS consulting subsidiary Knox Advisors, where he covered the Midwest and national market sectors. As a project director, he specialized in healthcare strategic programming and planning and operational consulting services.

“Vlad Torskiy comes to SmithGroup with a broad perspective and insightful thinking that will benefit any health system seeking a strategic advantage,” said Bill Kline, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, Washington, DC health studio leader.

Torskiy’s portfolio encompasses experience at major academic medical centers, community hospitals, as well as U.S. Department of Defense medical and science and technology facilities. Recent, noteworthy projects include The Ohio State University Medical Center Campus Modernization in Columbus, Ohio; Inspira Health Network: Strategic, Operational, Financial and Facility Master Plan in New Jersey; and the Sanford Health System Medical Center Replacement Campus in Fargo, North Dakota.

Torskiy received a Master of Science in Architecture from the Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts, Kiev and is a recipient of a Lean Healthcare Certificate from Belmont University’s Massey Graduate School of Business, Nashville, Tennessee. He is currently working towards a Master of Healthcare Administration from Ohio University. He is an International Associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA).

Torskiy is currently underway with a number of integrated plans and master plans for key SmithGroup clients including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, NAVFAC Atlantic, University of Iowa and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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