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Newsweek names 10 best hospitals in the world

The Mayo Clinic topped the list

3/27/2020


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.

3/24/2020


Cuomo calls for construction of field hospitals

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

3/23/2020


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

3/19/2020


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

1/22/2020


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

1/3/2020


Leapfrog names top hospitals for 2019

Florida had the most top hospitals of all states with 21

12/30/2019


Healthcare trends to watch in 2020

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

12/20/2019


What are the attributes of a successful facility manager?

Experts' advice hit seven highlights

12/12/2019


S.D. hospital plans re-opening after tornado

Three tornadoes touched down in Sioux Falls in September

12/6/2019


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

11/22/2019


Clemson creates healthcare design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

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

11/15/2019


Leapfrog unveils fall 2019 safety grades

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

11/13/2019


Can retailers provide local healthcare?

Walmart and Best Buy are betting the answer is yes

11/7/2019


Walgreens to cut some in-store clinics

The 220 clinics run by local health systems will remain open

11/6/2019


UPS to use drones to deliver medical supplies

New effort to target time-critical healthcare deliveries

10/29/2019


Michael Jordan funds healthcare facility in Charlotte

The facilities design reflect’s Jordan athleticism

10/28/2019


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

10/28/2019


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

10/25/2019


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

Boston is #1 in the U.S.

10/24/2019


How hospitals operated 100 years ago

Some facts you may not have known

10/17/2019


Hospitals getting into the housing business

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

10/14/2019


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

10/8/2019


Amazon launches a virtual medical clinic for employees

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

10/8/2019


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

10/1/2019


Volunteers going to the Bahamas to help rebuild healthcare facilities

Some volunteers have construction backgrounds and will help with rebuilding efforts

9/26/2019


FEMA urged to rebuild Puerto Rico hospital

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

9/16/2019


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

9/11/2019


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

9/9/2019


Kaiser Permanente workers in California vote to approve strike

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

8/20/2019


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

8/19/2019


Are healthcare villages the future?

They are modern, realistic approaches to the problem of healthcare

8/15/2019


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

8/9/2019


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

8/7/2019


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

7/29/2019


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

7/22/2019


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

7/18/2019


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

7/1/2019


Healthcare revenue cycle management outsourcing market 2026 to scale higher

Increase linked with implementation of machine learning

6/24/2019


Louisiana bans freestanding ERs

Law created to try to protect rural hospitals

6/12/2019


'Best Places to Work' in healthcare named

Modern Healthcare shares alphabetical list of winners

5/24/2019


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

5/14/2019


Vancouver care facility moves to 'dementia village' model

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

4/24/2019


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

4/15/2019


Female veterans meeting harassment at V.A.

Some facilities changing policies, layouts to welcome female vets

3/21/2019


CVS redesigning to make stores healthcare destinations

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

3/5/2019


Almost a quarter of rural hospitals are failing

Hospitals are often the economic drivers of rural communities

2/28/2019


'America's Best Hospitals' 2019 named

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

2/21/2019


How Chicago hospitals dealt with polar vortex

Chicago was colder than Mount Everest and Antarctica last week

2/6/2019


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.

2/5/2019



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