James Melia’s healthcare experience includes more than 35 years in medical equipment planning and project management for healthcare construction. His background includes a diversity of projects including academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, ambulatory care centers and various community hospital projects.
Mr. Melia’s diversified experience includes the following:
Prior to the Walsh Consulting Group, Mr. Melia was a senior medical equipment planning consultant with the Herman Smith division of Coopers & Lybrand. In addition to his consulting career, Jim served as the Administrative Director of Facilities Management and the Director of Capital Planning for the Orlando Regional Healthcare System.
Mr. Melia has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding increasing capital costs for medical technology and recently presented to the Central Florida Healthcare Executives on Trends in Medical Technology.
BA, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Member, American Hospital Association
Member, American Society for Healthcare Engineering