Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center opened a new Women's Cancer and Surgical Oncology Center on March 21, bringing gynecology and surgical oncologists together with medical and radiation oncologists under one holistic, tech-savvy roof.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has signed a lease at the mixed-use CityCenterDC development in downtown Washington, D.C. The AHA will occupy approximately 42,000 square feet when it moves into its new space in September 2014.
New Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, which expand the scope of responsible parties to include vendors who contract with healthcare companies, are set to take effect on March 26.
Speaking March 6 at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) convention in New Orleans, former President Bill Clinton suggested information technology could be the key to controlling rising healthcare costs.
The CDC announced an updated plan for healthcare facilities to deal with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can lead to deadly healthcare-acquired infections.