Trending News - June 2013
New Boston medical research facility to be LEED Gold certified
Construction has begun on Brigham Building for the Future at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Joint Commission revises certification program decisions to Certified or Not Certified
The Joint Commission June 19 announced its decision process for certification programs will now have only two outcomes: Certified or Not Certified. This change takes effect immediately.
U.S. retail health clinics expected to double by 2015, report says
The number of retail health clinics in the U.S. is projected to double in the next three years due to the increasing demand of newly insured patients under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report.
Bloomberg wants NYC hospital construction to meet new standards
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he wants hospital construction in flood-prone areas to meet new standards for extreme weather.
Free webinars offer insight into healthcare design trends, technologies
The Healthcare Design Education Day series of events, hosted by the producers of the Healthcare Design Conference, continues in June with a full day of free webinars dedicated to interior design in healthcare facilities.
Virtual training hospital opens at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
The center occupies 60,000 square feet on the lower two floors of a new six-story, 176,000-square-foot building on the hospital's campus.
Hospital still closed after Hurricane Sandy
Extensive unanticipated facility repairs continue at Long Beach Medical Center, which closed after Hurricane Sandy flooded it in October.