Trending News - May 2017

Healthcare value-based purchasing continues despite uncertainty

The executives do plan to slow major capital investments in response to political and legislative instability, a recent survey reported

5/30/2017


Life Safety Q&A: What’s the standard for coffee pots?

Brad Keyes further discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/24/2017


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

5/22/2017


Urgent care clinics avenue for growth

Chicago hospitals are entering the market and shaking up private players

5/19/2017


Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care

Two Emerus facilities will be rebranded as Memorial Hermann

5/18/2017


Q&A: Coffee pots

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/17/2017


Navigating new Life Safety codes

Healthcare projects must comply with CMS requirements

5/17/2017


'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

5/16/2017


Urgent care sites cater to cancer patients

Facilities help patients avoid the emergency department and hospital admissions

5/15/2017


VA may close more than 1,100 facilities

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

5/11/2017


Q&A: Photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

5/10/2017


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

5/10/2017



Ontario budget includes billions for healthcare

Ontario posts first balanced budget in decade

5/9/2017


Healthcare facilities cuttings jobs

Uncertainty, budgetary problems cause some hospitals to trim staff

5/8/2017


Miss. hospital rebuilt 3 years after tornado

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

5/8/2017


Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction

5/8/2017


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

5/8/2017



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

5/4/2017


New surgical construction can attract patients and surgeons

High-tech ORs help recruit high-volume surgeons

5/4/2017


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

5/3/2017



Micro hospitals bringing care into smaller communities

Small-scale inpatient facilities offer medical care to underserved areas

5/1/2017


Kaiser Permanente: Members embracing virtual visits

52 percent of the encounters with company physicians are virtual visits

5/1/2017


Retail clinics upending healthcare delivery

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

5/1/2017


Health network chooses expansion over new construction

Outpatient growth moves Lehigh Valley Health Network to rethink new hospital

5/1/2017



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