Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care

May 18, 2017

Microhospital specialist Emerus and Memorial Hermann Health System have announced a new joint venture partnership through which the Emerus facilities in the Houston area will operate under the Memorial Hermann name, according to an article on the Healthcare Finance News website.

The partnership also creates the potential to open more facilities throughout the Greater Houston area, the article said.

Emerus opened its first microhospital in the area 11 years ago, followed by a second facility.

Until now, the two Houston locations were the only Emerus facilities not affiliated with a major health system. The addition of the two hospitals will bring Memorial Hermann's emergency care network to 19 locations, including acute care facilities, convenient care centers and a free-standing emergency room.

Read the article.

See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Industry News

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Florida hospital says it's prepared for mass shooting

The healthcare facility uses lessons learned from tragedies and incorporates them in its plans.


House passes bill weakening Americans With Disabilities Act

Disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders say bill removes incentives for businesses


Ideas for dealing with linen hoarding

Management software, policies and education are key


Tougher penalties sought for patients who assault Hawaii healthcare workers

There were 1,075 assaults against healthcare workers in Hawaii hospitals, nursing homes and patients’ homes in 2017


Study suggests hand-washing helps decrease nursing home deaths

Researchers recommend using hospital hand-hygiene protocols


Post Comment


• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies

All fields are required.