Trending News - September 2016

Perjury probe sought over Colo. VA hospital

Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate whether VA executives lied to Congress


UK/ European training center puts healthcare professionals in the heart of the action

Facility designed to increase medical proficiency and physical and mental resilience in remote and hostile environments


A section of ceiling collapses at new children's hospital

No one was injured in the incident at Perth Children's Hospital


California hospital chapel designed to recharge the spirit

Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo recently dedicated the first chapel the facility’s had in more than a dozen years


Q&A: Corrugated cardboard boxes

Brad Keyes discusses eliminating corrugated cardboard boxes


The rise of the ‘bedless hospital’

Treatments are getting less invasive and recovery times are shrinking


Healthcare 'village' created in N.J.

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Meridian Health Village at Jackson is a one-stop shop


Pa. nursing home hit with complaints of cockroaches, filth

Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia was out of compliance during eight inspections in a year


Keeping healthcare facility safety equipment and alarm systems compliant

Properly maintained fire protection equipment reduces the risk of loss, but there are many things that can make equipment noncompliant


Need for Boston hospital expansion questioned

Boston Children’s Hospital planning $1 billion facility


Joint Commission will change standards and survey process

Monthly tests under no-flow for electric motor fire pumps proposed


Q&A: Standards regarding environmental rounds

Brad Keyes discusses standards regarding environmental rounds


Hospitals must adopt disaster management standards by Nov. 2017

Four best-practice standards for handling natural and man-made disasters mandated


House panel investigating Long Island V.A. hospital

Operating rooms were closed after sand-size black particles fell from air ducts


Q&A: New testing and inspection requirements

Brad Keyes discusses new testing and inspection requirements


University of Miami Health Care gets grant to build life skills gym

Gym will help patients practice typical home activities in preparation for discharge


New, smaller hospital to replace failing Colorado facility

New facility will have two inpatient beds and a 24/7 ER


Cleveland healthcare facility to include medical school

New structure will house the new Case Western Reserve University Health Education campus


FDA bans triclosan from antibacterial soap

Over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products with one or more of 19 specific active ingredients can no longer be marketed


Ohio memory care facility designed to look like a 1940s small town

Lantern of Chagrin Valley has interior courtyards and corridors that look like tiny houses with front porches looking out over a golf course


Basketball team, health system partner for healthcare facility

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin get naming rights to Milwaukee Bucks training facility


Same-day surgery center offers homey recovery space

N.Y.C.'s Josie Robertson Surgery Center provides patients a soothing environment


Evidence of Zika found in tears

Study suggests contact with infected eyes may play a role in spreading the disease


‘Corporate bullying’ by utility may close Texas hospital

Luminant's attempts to reduce its property tax bill could affect Glen Rose Hospital


Q&A: Door signage for oxygen cylinder storage

Brad Keyes discusses door signage for oxygen cylinder storage


Orange County to get first emergency centers for psych patients

California healthcare facilities will treat people who suffer sudden psychiatric episodes


Indiana health system will open eight microhospitals

St. Vincent's plan will answer need for acute care in central Indiana


Union offers Mayo Clinic compromise in food-service workers dispute

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota calls proposal a win-win that could end the ongoing fight



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