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Newsweek names 10 best hospitals in the world

The Mayo Clinic topped the list


More hospitals asked to share data about protective gear inventories

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working on a system that would track the inventory across the U.S.


Cuomo calls for construction of field hospitals

The N.Y. governor said it is only a matter of time before ICU beds fill up


California lawmakers trying to block hospital closure amid coronavirus spread

Seton Medical Center in Daly City was due to close as soon as this month


Haiti's biggest hospital still not rebuilt 10 years after quake

Port-au-Prince hospital one of the first projects approved for Haiti’s reconstruction


FM salary survey data shows signs of optimism

Building Operating Management's annual FM Pulse salary survey shows how FM salary and benefit trends regionally and at various levels in an FM organization


Leapfrog names top hospitals for 2019

Florida had the most top hospitals of all states with 21


Healthcare trends to watch in 2020

One of the healthcare industry’s chief struggles is attracting and retaining healthcare facility staff


What are the attributes of a successful facility manager?

Experts' advice hit seven highlights


S.D. hospital plans re-opening after tornado

Three tornadoes touched down in Sioux Falls in September


Kids 'drive' themselves to OR at N.H. hospital

The car is remote controlled by a staff member, but the children feel they are in charge of the wheel


Clemson creates healthcare design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

The Clemson University Academy of Nursing Excellence in Design was founded in 2017


Leapfrog unveils fall 2019 safety grades

Thirty-three percent of the hospitals graded earned an 'A'


Can retailers provide local healthcare?

Walmart and Best Buy are betting the answer is yes


Walgreens to cut some in-store clinics

The 220 clinics run by local health systems will remain open


UPS to use drones to deliver medical supplies

New effort to target time-critical healthcare deliveries


Michael Jordan funds healthcare facility in Charlotte

The facilities design reflect’s Jordan athleticism


Montana food bank to open clinic on site

The clinic will be located in about 1,600 square feet of space on the second floor


Walmart opens 'first' in-store health center

New clinic said to be the first of its kind to put a range of services all in one place outside of a traditional healthcare facility


10 'best hospital cities' in the U.S. named

Boston is #1 in the U.S.


How hospitals operated 100 years ago

Some facts you may not have known


Hospitals getting into the housing business

Hospitals cannot discharge patients if they have no safe place to go


Hospital execs charged with misuse of FHA construction loan

The federal complaint alleges that the defendants schemed to improperly obtain the loan to build a Texas hospital


Amazon launches a virtual medical clinic for employees

The clinic offers a combination of telemedicine and in-person services


San Francisco pauses plan to shift long-term beds for mentally ill

The department planned to transform a portion of the unused beds into a temporary respite facility


Volunteers going to the Bahamas to help rebuild healthcare facilities

Some volunteers have construction backgrounds and will help with rebuilding efforts


FEMA urged to rebuild Puerto Rico hospital

The only hospital in Vieques has been closed since Hurricane Maria’s impact in September 2017


Labor and delivery units are closing at Chicago-area hospitals

Hospital leaders said the facilities saw too few patients to continue operating an entire unit


Walmart testing dentistry and mental care clinics

The clinic is in a separate building next door to a Walmart store to give a sense of privacy for patients


Kaiser Permanente workers in California vote to approve strike

The employees have been working under an expired national contract since September


VA removes vets from facility after finding veteran dead for 4 days

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs investigation also found other issues at the California Villa home


Are healthcare villages the future?

They are modern, realistic approaches to the problem of healthcare


Healthcare facility sends two comfort dogs to El Paso after mass shooting

Dogs offer comfort to the hospital staff and first responders tending to shooting victims


VA healthcare facilities going smoke free Oct. 1st

A recent VA survey revealed that approximately 85 percent of responding facility leadership support smoke-free campuses


Healthcare and retail: A perfect match

Healthcare providers nationwide are actively expanding into “convenience care” as healthcare consumers increasingly expect greater availability and a better experience when seeking care


The healthcare industry is growing, but not for all workers

The healthcare jobs that are growing are in fields like home health care and urgent care


Most U.S. hospices surveyed had deficiencies

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report said 87 percent of hospices that were surveyed over a five-year period failed to meet one or more requirements


Uber Health chief says company's place in healthcare established

Data shows that 4 million medical appointments are missed or delayed every year because patients can't get to their appointments


Healthcare revenue cycle management outsourcing market 2026 to scale higher

Increase linked with implementation of machine learning


Louisiana bans freestanding ERs

Law created to try to protect rural hospitals


'Best Places to Work' in healthcare named

Modern Healthcare shares alphabetical list of winners


Global medical tourism market size to exceed 29 billion by 2024

Growing compliance to international standards for medical treatments in developing countries will spur growth of medical tourism market in upcoming years


Vancouver care facility moves to 'dementia village' model

The model for the villages already has seen success in the Netherlands


Hospital ‘abandoned’ in Puerto Rico 18 months after Maria

Some emergency healthcare is taking place in an old storm shelter converted into a provisional clinic


Female veterans meeting harassment at V.A.

Some facilities changing policies, layouts to welcome female vets


CVS redesigning to make stores healthcare destinations

In November, the drugstore chain completed a $70 billion acquisition of Aetna


Almost a quarter of rural hospitals are failing

Hospitals are often the economic drivers of rural communities


'America's Best Hospitals' 2019 named

Healthgrades released its annual ‘America's Best Hospitals’ list


How Chicago hospitals dealt with polar vortex

Chicago was colder than Mount Everest and Antarctica last week


Understanding the value of continuing education for facility managers

Does your career need an update? Experts from the ProFMI Commission explain why it's critical to never stop learning.



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