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Study: 'Home hospital' model slashes costs

Model where patients receive hospital-level care in their homes doesn't hurt quality or patient safety, according to study


Amazon working to be a major healthcare facility supplier

The move comes soon after Amazon, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Berkshire Hathaway announced they would launch a new company to cut healthcare costs


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation during a fire

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for evacuation during a fire


Too many standalone ERs may have opened in Texas

But other states continue to build them


Fishermen’s Hospital will build new facility

After Hurricane Irma, Baptist Health South Florida had to decide whether to renovate or build a new facility


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Wood-frame addition sprinklers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for wood-frame addition sprinklers


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase partnering to lower employee healthcare costs

The partnership will target technology solutions to simplify the healthcare system


$35M expansion at Michigan healthcare facility to include 12 new operating rooms

New space will also be dedicated to facilities to sterilize surgical instruments


Nursing home fights to keep its license after heat-related hurricane deaths

Officials for the nursing home said facility staff did everything they could


Funding worries have CDC cutting back work in many foreign countries

A global initiative to prevent and respond to epidemics may be reduced


Hospital workers, janitors and fast food workers take over state offices in Detroit

Hospital workers are seen as key to the mobilization


CDC says flu nearing 2009 pandemic levels

The U.S. has experienced elevated flu levels for nine consecutive weeks, as of Jan. 20


Intermountain Healthcare's non-clinical employees will retain jobs with new company

2,300 of its non-clinical employees will be transitioned in April


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cardboard shipping boxes

Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes


FORUM MEDIA GROUP acquires Trade Press Media Group, Inc.

The Healthcare Facilities Today website is part of Trade Press Media Group, Inc.


Louisiana wellness center designed for healthier community

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center’s new wellness facility was designed as a clinical pathway that integrates wellness, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Lawsuit to return funds to replace Long Beach hospital dismissed

Group claimed Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster funds should have been used to make Long Beach Medical Center a full-service hospital


Pennsylvania prison system unveils healthcare wing

New 10,000-square-foot facility is a response to an ever-increasing population


San Jose VA clinic to be designed with healing oasis

The design will incorporate air, light and space to support the healing process


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire-treated wood in walls

Brad Keyes discusses guidance on existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction


Free webinar tomorrow: Compliance & Inspections: 5 Top Areas You Need To Focus On

Attend this free webcast to learn about key compliance areas to focus on, and how to create compliance wins in your organization with the help of technology


New FGI guidelines for design and construction released

The 2018 edition introduces the new Outpatient Guidelines document


NCH 24/7 emergency room proposal rejected by Fla. village board

Neighborhood residents expressed concerns about the potential for noise from ambulance sirens


Beleaguered Colorado VA hospital faces staffing, design obstacles

Even after the hospital opens, the old hospital and other off-site facilities will remain in use for at least three years because of the design flaws


Chicago hospitals set up homeless patients with permanent housing

Investment improves health and reduces costly emergency room visits


Reproduction clinic expansion keeps patient satisfaction in focus

Colorado system developed guidelines for all facilities


N.J. single-OR facilities must meet licensed ASCs standards

Oversight of single-ORs will switch to the New Jersey Department of Health


Hospital designs virtual-reality therapy for children

Children's hospital construction site used as distraction


Cayman mental health facility is designed for home-like feeling

Design also focuses on safety and security


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction

Brad Keyes discusses guidance on existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction


Illinois hospital braces for 'mess of epic proportions' with construction project

Some parts of Salem Township Hospital will be closed when work is being done in that area


Texas begins to repair or replace aging mental hospitals

Some of the 10 state hospitals were built as early as the 1850s and the outdated building design and deterioration has led to reduced capacity


Qatar hospitals designed for patient safety

Patient room design includes the latest infection control measures, regulated lighting conditions and air quality and noise level monitoring


Children's hospital completes 10-year renovation project

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford new 521,000-square-foot hospital designed to be patient centered


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Missing ceiling tiles

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for missing ceiling tiles


Illinois hospital finishes $200 million expansion

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington added about 230,000 square feet


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Temperature and humidity logs

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for temperature and humidity logs


New accreditation rules could discourage microhospitals

New CMS guidance may change what counts as a hospital


Healthcare 2017 - A year in review

2017 confirmed trends of consumerism and the need for more proximate low-cost options


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: O2 cylinder storage

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for O2 cylinder storage



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