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Children’s hospitals could lose billions with ACA repeal under current care models

Children’s healthcare facilities will face massive funding cuts under the legislation


Urgent care clinics avenue for growth

Chicago hospitals are entering the market and shaking up private players


Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care

Two Emerus facilities will be rebranded as Memorial Hermann


Q&A: Coffee pots

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities


Navigating new Life Safety codes

Healthcare projects must comply with CMS requirements


'Disruptive innovation' used on outpatient facility project

Providers and staff provided expertise to shape the design and clinic’s future operations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Urgent care sites cater to cancer patients

Facilities help patients avoid the emergency department and hospital admissions


VA may close more than 1,100 facilities

Closures part of plans to move more medical care to the private sector


Q&A: Photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs


Clinic links health, wellness through design

Caboolture GP Super Clinic in Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, houses medical services and a fitness center under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Ontario budget includes billions for healthcare

Ontario posts first balanced budget in decade


Healthcare facilities cuttings jobs

Uncertainty, budgetary problems cause some hospitals to trim staff


Miss. hospital rebuilt 3 years after tornado

Winston Medical Center in Louisville opens new $55,000,000 facility


Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction


High-Performance Buildings event to include session on new standards for indoor environments

The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017


High-Performance Buildings event to include session on innovative workplaces and WELL certification

The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017


New surgical construction can attract patients and surgeons

High-tech ORs help recruit high-volume surgeons


Demand for elderly care facilities on the rise in Singapore

To meet the demand, the number of nursing home beds in Singapore has increased from 9,000 in 2011 to more than 12,000


Micro hospitals bringing care into smaller communities

Small-scale inpatient facilities offer medical care to underserved areas


Kaiser Permanente: Members embracing virtual visits

52 percent of the encounters with company physicians are virtual visits


Retail clinics upending healthcare delivery

Delivery environment and the direction of flow of services, according to the research


Health network chooses expansion over new construction

Outpatient growth moves Lehigh Valley Health Network to rethink new hospital


Survey predicts no healthcare winners under Trump

NEJM Catalyst report shows healthcare executives have a pessimistic view


More revisions expected in Joint Commission's EC and LS chapters

Changes will apply to hospital, ambulatory care, critical access hospital, nursing care center and home care programs


Q&A: Hazardous areas

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for hazardous areas


Ex-offenders filling hard-to-fill healthcare jobs

A growing number of healthcare facilities are giving people with criminal records a second chance


Consolidated outpatient center designed to improve patient experience

Staff input informed Nebraska's Lauritzen Outpatient Center design


New VA hospital designed with input from staff, veterans

New Orleans healthcare facility was designed to deliver patient-centered healthcare in a comfortable, dignified environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Michigan healthcare facility completes $2.8 million expansion

Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital project boosts emergency care for region


N.J. office building becomes outpatient facility

Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth was designed with biophilic and other evidence-based design principles, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Singapore healthcare campus to add 1,800 beds and smart technology

Technological advances added to address shrinking workforce


Data on hospital inspections may soon become public

Confidential reports about errors, mishaps and mix-ups could soon be available


What exactly is a micro-hospital?

Definition and presence have expanded significantly


$943 million California healthcare facility opens

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla to focus on cancer treatment and specialty care.


Q&A: Fire door annual test and inspection

Brad Keyes discusses fire door annual test and inspection


Aurora to build new hospital in Wis.

Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care announced that it plans to build a new, $324 million hospital in Kohler to replace the Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center


Magazine honors product innovators

Healthcare Design will honor three winners in its 2017 Product Innovation Awards, according to an article on its website


Personalized care for the millennial patient

A generation which grew up with technology and the internet at its fingertips will have different demands


The sure things among the political uncertainty

There are many unknowns about what healthcare will look like in the future, but we know there are a few ways the healthcare industry will change, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Q&A: Doctor sleep rooms

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for doctor sleep rooms


VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

Bill would repeal law that requires smoking areas in VA healthcare facilities


Revisions to mobile medical unit guidelines eyed

The goal of the changes is to ensure patient safety and to assign responsibility for assuring these requirements are met, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Children’s Hospital of San Antonio designed for growth

An existing adult and pediatric hospital is undergoing an expansion and renovation to build the area's only dedicated children’s hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


First mobile unit for lung cancer detection launched

Carolinas HealthCare's mobile CT unit brings care to rural areas


Northwestern Memorial workers rally for $15 an hour

The employees include custodians, patient transport technicians, patient care technicians, dietary/food service and environmental service workers


Politics causes healthcare facilities to stop projects, hiring

Some U.S. hospitals are delaying expansion plans and moving to cut costs


Q&A: Fire extinguishers in chute rooms

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for fire extinguishers in chute rooms


CMS interprets emergency departments to be healthcare occupancies

For those hospitals that have already classified their EDs as ambulatory healthcare occupancy, they will have to make a change back to healthcare occupancy


Stakeholders optimistic about healthcare market

Despite political unrest, designers and contractors still have a positive outlook on the future of healthcare construction


UNC healthcare facility project designed to become regional referral center

UNC REX Healthcare heart and vascular hospital also designed with the patient experience in mind


Virginia healthcare facility designed with distinct 'households'

The Sentara Rehabilitation & Care Residence has a distinctive name, color palette and decorating theme for each household of 20-40 residents, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital plans its biggest project

Construction of a patient tower and related infrastructure could cost up to $650 million


Micro hospitals trending in healthcare real estate

Healthcare property developers are starting to think smaller


Cleanest patient rooms listed

Hospitals scored at least 89 percent on patient HCAHPS survey


Outpatient healthcare facility construction fueled by consumer demand

Architects and construction companies still optimistic on healthcare market


Q&A: Under-sink storage

Brad Keyes discusses under-sink storage


Hospital design and technology in the Trumpcare era

If the bill passes, major changes to the healthcare system will be underway


BayCare Health System putting screening stations in Publix stores

Publix will operate pharmacies on-site at five BayCare hospitals


Leapfrog Group announces changes to the 2017 hospital survey

Changes reflect hospital advances in the drive for quality and safety



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