For three decades, participants in the Modern Healthcare Design Awards have sought to advance the concept of a healing environment. This year, the 30th annual contest saw a coming together of efforts to refine that concept while integrating the sometimes-conflicting principles of value-based design.
Find out which organizations succeeded in melding a healing environment and value-based design concepts into projects that achieved smooth workflows, patient-centered amenities and stunning visuals.
Revenue-cycle management firms are evolving along with their healthcare provider clients as payment shifts from volume to value, experts say.
While value-based payment and delivery innovations by Medicare and commercial insurers have gotten more media attention, some experts say Medicaid has proven more fertile ground for innovation.
Amid constant market consolidation, evolving technology and clinical innovations, and changing reimbursement strategies, health organizations must create solutions to succeed in a less predictable environment, rethinking their services, care models and real...
What particularly struck Design Awards judge Rulon Stacey about the new Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in West Harrison, N.Y., was the prominent staircase in the middle of the lobby.
It's 'schizophrenic' balancing current growth with healthcare reform, says new University of Colorado Hospital CEO
Will Cook, the new president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, discusses the challenges facing academic medical centers, his ambulatory-care strategy, and the task of straddling the old fee-for-service and new population health management environments.
With Congress returning from its summer recess this week, Republicans intent on demonstrating their opposition to the Affordable Care Act should have plenty of opportunities.
Patty Maysent has been named interim CEO of UC San Diego Health. She replaces Paul Viviano, who led the system for the past three years and is now the new president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Prebys Cardiovascular Institute represents the first of a three-phase renovation on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus in San Diego. Designers with the Culver City, Calif., office of HOK architects were given the difficult mandate of integrating the project into the existing campus while...
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Center for Advanced Care in Chicago has an open and easy-to-navigate design that's welcoming for senior patients who might otherwise be uncomfortable in a large urban facility. That earned it Modern Healthcare's first Senior-Friendly Design Award.
Hospital communication failure cited in review of care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and other news
The Texas hospital that treated the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola stumbled because of communication failures, an independent review released last week found.