As one of the pioneering firms in Medical Equipment Planning, Criterion Systems specializes in planning, procurement, and logistics services and has been assisting architectural firms, healthcare facilities, universities and government agencies for 38 years. In 1977, Criterion’s founder, Tony Freitas, embarked on a career path that culminated in his recognition as an innovator in the industry. Criterion has not only tripled in size over the past decade, but has also introduced state of the art tools to assure retaining its position as one of the best in the business. Our team has developed REVIT and BIM service lines and capabilities, and all are well versed in California’s unique OSHPD requirements. Criterion has partnered with some of the largest Owners in the West including: Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles County-Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, City and County of San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Alameda Counties, Hoag Memorial Hospital and several of the University of California campuses including Davis, San Francisco, San Diego and Southern California. Criterion is a Certified California Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and a 100% Woman Owned Business.
As Tony’s journey continues into retirement, his daughters Suzanne Kowarsch, Owner/Principal and Elizabeth Goldsmith, Special Projects are proud to continue his legacy as an industry leader.