Trending News - February 2018

Texas children’s hospital opens new patient tower

Cook Children’s Medical Center South Tower includes a new heart center

2/28/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Rules for corridor doors

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for corridor doors

2/28/2018


California hospital's workers picket before merger

Dominican Hospital workers march for speedy contract renegotiation

2/27/2018


Coney Island Hospital plans massive new building

Project will serve as the hospital’s new resilient critical services building

2/26/2018


House passes bill weakening Americans With Disabilities Act

Disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders say bill removes incentives for businesses

2/23/2018


JPMorgan CEO talks about Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway venture

Three companies are forming an independent nonprofit venture to lower healthcare costs for their employees

2/23/2018


Study: 'Home hospital' model slashes costs

Model where patients receive hospital-level care in their homes doesn't hurt quality or patient safety, according to study

2/22/2018


Amazon working to be a major healthcare facility supplier

The move comes soon after Amazon, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Berkshire Hathaway announced they would launch a new company to cut healthcare costs

2/20/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation during a fire

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for evacuation during a fire

2/14/2018


Too many standalone ERs may have opened in Texas

But other states continue to build them

2/13/2018


Fishermen’s Hospital will build new facility

After Hurricane Irma, Baptist Health South Florida had to decide whether to renovate or build a new facility

2/12/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Wood-frame addition sprinklers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for wood-frame addition sprinklers

2/7/2018


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase partnering to lower employee healthcare costs

The partnership will target technology solutions to simplify the healthcare system

2/5/2018


$35M expansion at Michigan healthcare facility to include 12 new operating rooms

New space will also be dedicated to facilities to sterilize surgical instruments

2/5/2018


Nursing home fights to keep its license after heat-related hurricane deaths

Officials for the nursing home said facility staff did everything they could

2/5/2018


Funding worries have CDC cutting back work in many foreign countries

A global initiative to prevent and respond to epidemics may be reduced

2/2/2018


Hospital workers, janitors and fast food workers take over state offices in Detroit

Hospital workers are seen as key to the mobilization

2/2/2018


CDC says flu nearing 2009 pandemic levels

The U.S. has experienced elevated flu levels for nine consecutive weeks, as of Jan. 20

2/1/2018


Intermountain Healthcare's non-clinical employees will retain jobs with new company

2,300 of its non-clinical employees will be transitioned in April

2/1/2018



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