Rushing for trauma centers: Better financing drives Level 1 trauma center construction

Rushing for trauma centers: Better financing drives Level 1 trauma center construction

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  November 28, 2015

Some say the growth in trauma centers reflects an increase in trauma cases and population booms, but financial incentives have clearly been a factor as a greater share of patients are now insured. If the growth leads to overcapacity, it could be problematic for patient care and hospitals' finances.

Covenant Health CEO Anthony Spezia retiring in 2016

Covenant Health CEO Anthony Spezia retiring in 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 28, 2015

Anthony Spezia, 66, is retiring from President and CEO of Covenant Health, Knoxville, Tenn., effective April 1. He will be succeeded by Jim VanderSteeg, executive VP of operations.

Rush plans $500 million outpatient tower

By Ally Marotti, Crain's Chicago Business  |  November 19, 2015

Chicago's Rush University Medical Center is planning to build a $500 million outpatient center just east of its main hospital tower, reining in care that is currently strewn across the hospital system's Near West Side campus.

MercyRockford wins approval for new hospital

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  November 18, 2015

Illinois regulators unanimously approved MercyRockford Health System's plans to build one of the first new hospitals in the state in more than 30 years.

Centura to open hybrid ED/urgent-care centers

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 14, 2015

Like many systems, Englewood, Colo.-based Centura Health is turning to retail-oriented healthcare to offer more convenient, accessible care.

New cancer center signals start of Chicago hospital's redevelopment

By Andis Robeznieks  |  November 04, 2015

Construction is getting started on a $12.3 million cancer center at Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in Chicago. The facility represents a redevelopment that is being driven by a community “visioning” process and a population health focus.

Holy Cross expands in Maryland

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 24, 2015

Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., has expanded to better meet the needs of the growing Washington, D.C.-area suburb.

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