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Texas Health HEB’s Rick Scivally Receives National Award
for Facilities Management Leadership  

BEDFORD, TEXAS, Aug. 29, 2014 – Rick Scivally, director of facilities, safety and security at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, received national recognition at the American Society for Healthcare Engineering’s (ASHE) 51th Annual Conference Aug. 3-6 in Chicago.

Scivally received the Emerging Regional Leader Award (Region 7) for his exemplary leadership skills and commitment to the field of health care engineering and facility management, planning, design, construction and safety, as well as his local and national involvement with ASHE.

“This national recognition of Rick is well-deserved,” said Deborah A. Paganelli, FACHE, president of Texas Health HEB. “His knowledge of health care engineering and safety and his strong leadership have been invaluable to our staff and physicians as we help meet health care needs in Northeast Tarrant County.”

Scivally has served primarily as Texas Health HEB’s facilities, safety and security director since 2001, with a brief tenure as facility operations director for an engineering consulting firm during that time. He previously served in facility operations and safety leadership roles for Vencor Hospitals’ Southwest Region.

A Gainesville, Texas, native, Scivally grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Kennedy-Western University.

He is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (American Hospital Association Certification Center), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (Special Alliance for Training, Registry and Compliance Board) and Certified Building Commissioning Professional (Association of Energy Engineers). He additionally is accredited by the United States Green Building Council as a Leader in Efficient and Environmental Design Accredited Professional.

Along with his ASHE recognition, Scivally has been active with the Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management (TAHFM), currently serving as a regional board member. He received TAHFM’s Distinguished Executive Award for 2006-2007.

“I’m honored and humbled to be associated with professionals known for their commitment to health care,” said Scivally. “I believe my involvement with ASHE and TAHFM have helped bring Texas Health HEB and Texas Health Resources to the forefront in Texas health care facilities management.”

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