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Hospital Grade Gloves Market to Reach $4.9 Billion by 2026

United States makes up 33.8 percent of the global surgical gloves market.


Linen Market Sees Surge in Demand from Hospitals

The hospital linen supply market is expected to reach $21.3 million by 2030.


Amerigroup Grants Aim to Improve Rural Texas Hospitals

Amerigroup will distribute more than $500,000 in grants to rural Texas healthcare facilities.


MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Receives ‘A’ Grade from The Leapfrog Group

The is the fourth “A” grade that the medical center has received from the Leapfrog Group.


New Jersey Approves First Premier Academic Medical Center

RWJBarnabas Health and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System will create an academic medical center in New Jersey.


Senators Urge GAO to Study Accessibility Within Healthcare Facilities

U.S. senators asked the Government Accountability Office to conduct a comprehensive study into the persisting barriers that Americans with disabilities of all backgrounds experience in accessing healthcare.


Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health to Combine Services

The new organization will have a combined footprint across Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. 


ARHS and UNC Health Board of Directors Form Long-Term Management Services

Through the agreement, the two organizations will expand local healthcare services and improve access to resources for patients. 


Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health Explore Possible Merger

Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to explore affiliation options.


Top 10 Diverse Hospitals and Health Systems Unveiled

DiversityInc reveals the top 10 diverse hospitals and health systems.


Centura Health Acquires Two Hospitals

Both hospitals will become a part of the Catholic ministries with CommonSpirit Health.


Independent Living Expected to Expand

From fluctuating COVID measures to protecting and retaining workers, senior care facilities have continued to wrestle with a range of challenges.


Staff Burnout is Now a Major Concern Within Healthcare Facilities

Manual tasks, staffing shortages and lack of technology are contributing to feelings of burnout within the healthcare industry.


Steward Health Care Acquires Fifth Facility in Arizona

Steward Health Care acquired Abrazo Mesa Hospital.


Xanitos Acquires Legion Building Services

The acquisition expands on Xanitos expertise and service offerings beyond hospital environments.


Mississippi Governor Vetoes $50M Improvements to UMMC

Governor Tate Reeves explained why he vetoed the improvements in a tweet.


Long Beach Medical Center Ranks 94 on World’s Best Hospitals 2022 List

The healthcare facility is ranked 94 out of more than 400 hospitals in the United States.


WISE Initiative Aims to Improve Senior Care Environments

The WISE initiative will focus on different aspects of the senior living industry to advance innovation that will help make communities safer and healthier.


Healthcare Facilities Need to Standardize Supply Chain Practices

A survey found that a majority of healthcare facilities are still using manual techniques for tracking the supply chain.


Data Finds that Change of Ownership is More Common in Nursing Homes than Hospitals

HHS and CMS are releasing data on mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and changes of ownership from 2016-2022.


Senior Care Facilities See Improvements Increase Over Last Decade

Nursing home care has improved over the last decade with less residents having to return to hospitals.


VA Recommends Closing Hospitals in System Overhaul

VA system serves about 9 million veterans nationwide through 171 medical facilities and more than 1,000 outpatient care locations.


Most Rural Hospitals at Risk of Closure

The ongoing labor shortage has contributed to wards shutting down at several hospitals, but what happens when an entire facility closes?


NFMT Preview: What to Expect in Baltimore

The National Facilities Management & Technology (NFMT) Conference & Expo is making its return to the Baltimore Convention Center on March 29-31, 2022.


Healthcare Facilities Management Market to Reach $68 Billion by 2026

Emerging technologies is playing a key role in the growth of the healthcare facilities management market.


AHA Urges Congress to Address Labor Shortage

American Hospital Association details steps labor shortage that is impacting healthcare.


S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect

A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.


COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hospital Operating Margins

Hospital operating margins dropped more than 15 percent in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.


Enlivant Receives WELL Health-Safety Rating

Enlivant has become the first senior living provider to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management.


Nursing Shortage Goes Beyond Pandemic

Organizations must hire more than 13 million nurses in the next decade, but challenges remain that leave many hesitant to stay.


Virtua Health, Rowan University To Create Academic Health System

System will serve as regional hub for innovation, research and discovery


Assisted Living Facilities Settle Lawsuit Over Wheelchair Use

Case stemmed from complaints by residents of adult care facilities about discrimination against people who use wheelchairs


Hospitals Tap Temp Staff To Help Fight COVID-19

75 percent of hospitals and other healthcare facilities are seeking temporary allied healthcare professionals


Colorado Hospital Closes Due to Wildfire’s Impact

Centura-Avista Adventist Hospital to close temporarily due to extensive smoke damage


Hospitals Innovate To Avoid Closures Due to Staffing

Hospitals have begun closing select services because of staffing shortages


States Deploy National Guard To Help Hospitals

Guard members will perform support roles related to security, patient transport, housekeeping, and food services


Healthcare Facilities Today 10 Most Read Articles of 2021

Healthcare Facilities Today looks back at the most popular insights and information of the year


NFMT Baltimore Returns, Registration Opens

After two years, the National Facilities Management & Technology Conference and Expo returning to Baltimore Convention Center


Worker Shortages Are Top Challenge in Long-Term Care

Shortages have led to 35 percent of respondents to limit new admissions or move-ins


Staffing Struggles Plague Hospitals as Omicron Spreads

From labor issues to vaccine mandates, employee challenges affect healthcare facilities operations


ASCE Updates Building Design Load Standard

As weather hazards become more extreme, this updated standard aims to improve resilience of facilities and communities


Senior, Assisted Living Providers Receive ARP Funds

47 percent of rural providers were operating in red pre-pandemic, and pandemic worsened their situations


CMS Issues Guidance on Co-Located Hospitals

Guidance provides clarification about requirements related to space, contracted services, staffing, and emergency services


Long-Term Care Facilities To Receive Pandemic Relief Funds

Funding includes $17 billion covering range of providers that can document revenue losses and expenses associated with pandemic


NFMT Returns With Its Remix Show in November

Live event takes place in Orlando, but facility professionals can also attend online


The Joint Commission Launches Assisted Living Accreditation

ALCs have been increasingly shifting from hospitality-based environment to healthcare-focused setting


Ohio Children’s Hospital Creates New Company and Care Model

Akron Children's Health Collaborative is designed to help coordinate care for 100,000 Medicaid patients


COVID-19 Forces Texas To Hire 8,000 Healthcare Workers

Hospitalizations from disease are getting dangerously close to state’s record set last winter


More Healthcare Systems Raise Minimum Wage

Systems opting $15 minimum wage include Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins Health System, Jefferson Health, Duke University Health System, and Advocate Aurora Health


Kansas Hospital Is First in U.S. To Use Drone

Drones have a range of up to 68 miles with a maximum speed of 90 mph and payloads of up to 13 pounds



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