Trending News - September 2016

Perjury probe sought over Colo. VA hospital

Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate whether VA executives lied to Congress

9/30/2016


UK/ European training center puts healthcare professionals in the heart of the action

Facility designed to increase medical proficiency and physical and mental resilience in remote and hostile environments

9/29/2016


A section of ceiling collapses at new children's hospital

No one was injured in the incident at Perth Children's Hospital

9/28/2016


California hospital chapel designed to recharge the spirit

Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo recently dedicated the first chapel the facility’s had in more than a dozen years

9/28/2016


Q&A: Corrugated cardboard boxes

Brad Keyes discusses eliminating corrugated cardboard boxes

9/28/2016


The rise of the ‘bedless hospital’

Treatments are getting less invasive and recovery times are shrinking

9/27/2016


Healthcare 'village' created in N.J.

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Meridian Health Village at Jackson is a one-stop shop

9/27/2016


Pa. nursing home hit with complaints of cockroaches, filth

Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia was out of compliance during eight inspections in a year

9/26/2016


Keeping healthcare facility safety equipment and alarm systems compliant

Properly maintained fire protection equipment reduces the risk of loss, but there are many things that can make equipment noncompliant

9/26/2016


Need for Boston hospital expansion questioned

Boston Children’s Hospital planning $1 billion facility

9/22/2016


Joint Commission will change standards and survey process

Monthly tests under no-flow for electric motor fire pumps proposed

9/22/2016


Q&A: Standards regarding environmental rounds

Brad Keyes discusses standards regarding environmental rounds

9/21/2016


Hospitals must adopt disaster management standards by Nov. 2017

Four best-practice standards for handling natural and man-made disasters mandated

9/20/2016


House panel investigating Long Island V.A. hospital

Operating rooms were closed after sand-size black particles fell from air ducts

9/15/2016


Q&A: New testing and inspection requirements

Brad Keyes discusses new testing and inspection requirements

9/14/2016


University of Miami Health Care gets grant to build life skills gym

Gym will help patients practice typical home activities in preparation for discharge

9/14/2016


New, smaller hospital to replace failing Colorado facility

New facility will have two inpatient beds and a 24/7 ER

9/14/2016


Cleveland healthcare facility to include medical school

New structure will house the new Case Western Reserve University Health Education campus

9/13/2016


FDA bans triclosan from antibacterial soap

Over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products with one or more of 19 specific active ingredients can no longer be marketed

9/12/2016


Ohio memory care facility designed to look like a 1940s small town

Lantern of Chagrin Valley has interior courtyards and corridors that look like tiny houses with front porches looking out over a golf course

9/9/2016


Basketball team, health system partner for healthcare facility

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin get naming rights to Milwaukee Bucks training facility

9/9/2016


Same-day surgery center offers homey recovery space

N.Y.C.'s Josie Robertson Surgery Center provides patients a soothing environment

9/9/2016


Evidence of Zika found in tears

Study suggests contact with infected eyes may play a role in spreading the disease

9/8/2016


‘Corporate bullying’ by utility may close Texas hospital

Luminant's attempts to reduce its property tax bill could affect Glen Rose Hospital

9/7/2016


Q&A: Door signage for oxygen cylinder storage

Brad Keyes discusses door signage for oxygen cylinder storage

9/7/2016


Orange County to get first emergency centers for psych patients

California healthcare facilities will treat people who suffer sudden psychiatric episodes

9/7/2016


Indiana health system will open eight microhospitals

St. Vincent's plan will answer need for acute care in central Indiana

9/6/2016


Union offers Mayo Clinic compromise in food-service workers dispute

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota calls proposal a win-win that could end the ongoing fight

9/6/2016



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