Mark Chrisman

Mark Chrisman is the health sector executive at Henderson Engineers. A 20-year industry veteran, Chrisman oversees strategy for the company’s health care projects nationwide.


Suites within a hospital facility are used to comply with NFPA 101 requirements while keeping patient comfort and care as a top priority. Courtesy: Jacia Phillips, Henderson Engineers
Healthcare Facilities February 27, 2024

How to utilize suites under NFPA 101 requirements

Suites are a great design option that allow for operational flexibility in health care facilities, while still meeting NFPA 101 requirements

By Mark Chrisman
Designers utilized adjacent suites in this health care facility to increase flexibility and guarantee code compliance. Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Fire and Life Safety February 27, 2024

Case study: How to use NFPA 101 suite requirements for health care applications

A hospital utilized suites for cesarean section operations to increase operability and flexibility

By Mark Chrisman
Fire and Life Safety March 22, 2022

Door locking requirements in NFPA 101

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code defines door locking requirements and how to successfully apply them to health care occupancies

By Mark Chrisman
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Healthcare Facilities September 14, 2021

How medtail merges healthcare with the convenience of retail

Henderson’s retail practice director Jason Wollum and healthcare practice director Mark Chrisman discussed The Growing Buzz Around Medtail in a recent webinar.

By Mark Chrisman
Fire and Life Safety August 30, 2021

New life safety requirements for business occupancies

These changes will impact both Hospital and Critical Access Hospital standards.

By Mark Chrisman
Buildings April 8, 2020

Converting alternative structures for COVID-19 patients

Converting structures such as hospitals, arenas, convention centers and other large-scale buildings in the wake of COVID-19 is a challenge, but perhaps a necessary one as the pandemic continues.

By Mark Chrisman
Healthcare Facilities May 17, 2019

What are hospitals doing to connect and protect patients

The following trends were noted within the healthcare construction community as at PDC Summit.

By Mark Chrisman
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