Industry News - February 2017

Possible ACA repeal could change strong forecast for healthcare real estate

Colliers International’s 2017 Health Care Marketplace Report shows that questions loom for the year ahead


NFMT event to include seminar on NFPA 45: Flammable liquids and other hazardous materials in laboratories

The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.


African-American hospitals served excluded communities

Black-owned or –operated hospitals were prominent in the South and in northern cities from the time of slavery until the Civil Rights era


Facility introduces new assisted living model

An assisted senior living provider is expanding its independent living light program, according to an article on the iAdvance Senior Care website


Safety net hospitals could lose $40 billion with ACA repeal

That amount represents lost coverage and cuts to Medicaid and Medicare disproportionate share hospital funding from 2018 through 2026


Attracting millennials to healthcare facility/design professions

The first step is figuring out what motivates the 18- to 34-year-olds of today


Union members OK Mayo proposal

Union leaders suggest situation has caused long-term damage


Colo. VA hospital exempt from federal hiring freeze

Aurora VA needs about 300 new employees to activate medical campus


Whitepaper: 'What’s Next for U.S. Healthcare Under Trump?'

L.E.K. 'Executive Insights' discusses a framework for monitoring and interpreting possible executive and legislative actions


DoD and VA joint healthcare facility is a work in progress

Agencies still working out bugs with joint venture


Florida governor wants to revamp healthcare facility rules

Gov. Rick Scott called for eliminating key regulations about building healthcare facilities and opening trauma centers


Texas system plans first microhospital

Christus Southeast Texas Health System buys land for new smaller facility



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