Trending News - October 2016

$1 billion Boston Children's Hospital expansion approved

The Massachusetts Public Health Council voted unanimously to approve the controversial project

10/31/2016


Troubled Aurora VA hospital on track to open in 2018

The project is now 78 percent complete and officials say the facility has overcome its cost issues

10/28/2016


Boston healthcare facility runs food pantry

Boston Medical Center uses project to support patient health

10/27/2016


Q&A: Office door swing

Brad Keyes discusses office door swing requirements

10/26/2016


Retail clinics want to move beyond minor illnesses

New facilities will deliver primary care and managing chronic disease

10/24/2016


Brigham and Women’s Hospital opens new facility

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Building for Transformative Medicine is designed to serve patients suffering from chronic neurologic, orthopedic, and rheumatologic conditions

10/24/2016


Gulf Coast Medical Center to double in size

Three stories and 367,500 square feet will be added to the hospital's main building

10/24/2016


The CMS preparedness rule presents opportunity

A healthcare coalition can enhance its influence and even its outlook as a sustainable business model

10/24/2016


First Artemed China FTZ Hospital to open

The hospital features dedicated circulation between the emergency department, intensive care unit, surgery and imaging, according to an article on the Healthcare Design magazine

10/21/2016


When should you do a risk assessment?

Blog discusses whether a problem may pop up with breakroom toaster

10/21/2016


Q&A: Quarterly fire drills

Brad Keyes discusses timing of quarterly fire drills

10/19/2016


Healthcare facilities 'retailing' to compete

Retailing refers to healthcare systems treating patients like informed consumers

10/19/2016


Mount Sinai plans $500 million modernization in N.Y.C.

Project will create a new Mount Sinai Downtown network

10/18/2016


MetroLink's FTA grant aims to connect rail riders with wellness services

Transit riders in the north St. Louis area will have access to healthcare screenings at local rail stations

10/17/2016


Lawmakers seek changes after VA healthcare facility construction debacle

The Veterans Hospital in Aurora, Colo. is still incomplete

10/14/2016


Formaldehyde: Is your healthcare facility prepared?

The failure to properly train employees on hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde is the second most frequently cited violation in healthcare facilities across the U.S.

10/13/2016


$40 million vertical expansion set for Pa. healthcare facility

Project to add three floors and critical care beds on top of an addition that opened two years ago

10/13/2016


Quick diagnostic healthcare facilities sometimes more effective and cheaper

Many acute medical conditions can be treated without admitting patients to the hospital

10/12/2016


Q&A: Temporary construction barriers

Brad Keyes discusses acceptable temporary construction barriers

10/12/2016


FGI 2018 healthcare facility guidelines open for comment

Revisions include new standards for emergency preparedness

10/12/2016


Philly eye facility adds inpatient beds, calls itself hospital

CMS says four beds do not make a hospital

10/6/2016


Cincinnati cancer center relaxing by design

New proton therapy center provides advanced care in a cheerful site

10/6/2016


Q&A: Combustible decorations

Brad Keyes discusses limitations on combustible decorations

10/5/2016


Uber platform has shown promise in creating a cheaper way to transport patients

Uber launches healthcare transportation pilot program

10/4/2016


Healthcare facility offers luxury suites for family members

Family members who want to stay overnight with Stamford Hospital patients can now do so in a private adjoining room that could cost hundreds of dollars a night

10/3/2016



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