Industry News - March 2017

Micro hospitals trending in healthcare real estate

Healthcare property developers are starting to think smaller


Cleanest patient rooms listed

Hospitals scored at least 89 percent on patient HCAHPS survey


Outpatient healthcare facility construction fueled by consumer demand

Architects and construction companies still optimistic on healthcare market


Hospital design and technology in the Trumpcare era

If the bill passes, major changes to the healthcare system will be underway


BayCare Health System putting screening stations in Publix stores

Publix will operate pharmacies on-site at five BayCare hospitals


Leapfrog Group announces changes to the 2017 hospital survey

Changes reflect hospital advances in the drive for quality and safety


Hospitals fear Obamacare repeal may create financial strain

Affordable Care Act goes beyond expanding health insurance coverage to helping keep hospitals afloat, expert says


Trumpcare could cut public health funds

Funds for the prevention of bioterrorism and disease outbreaks would be eliminated


ASHE honored designs put patients first

Vista awards honor exceptional teamwork on new healthcare construction, renovation and infrastructure projects


Ending approval requirements for new hospitals has mixed results

Certificate of need regulations have come under fire from legislators who want to improve competition in the healthcare


Yelp-style app lets veterans rate healthcare facilities

Confusing facility layouts, poor staffing, excessive wait times are some of the issues addressed in the reviews


Concierge-style healthcare facility opens in Palm Beach

Center has a high-resolution CT scanner, digital X-ray machine, ultrasound room, body composition analyzer and LED light therapy bed


Urgent care centers gaining traction in Toledo area

Health systems trying to cut costs, emergency room crowding


Trends affecting healthcare real estate in 2017

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act is just one issue potentially affecting the industry


Urgent care centers leading retail healthcare delivery

Hospitals run 37 percent of urgent care facilities in U.S.


Healthgrades names 2017 Best Hospitals

Medicare inpatient data from the Medicare Provider Analysis and Review database from 2013 through 2015 for the 32 most common inpatient conditions and procedures is considered


CMS reimbursement changes could alter facility building plans

Lower reimbursement rate for services at a hospital-owned outpatient center may discourage the building of outlying facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New Pa. microhospital may be future of healthcare

A new $35 million microhospital is under construction in Lancaster


Healthcare facilities striving for on-demand access

Health systems reposition themselves with convenient care centers, virtual venues


Nursing homes opening their doors to students

Some facilities are allowing college students to move in



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