When the leaders of Akron (Ohio) Children's Hospital faced a pressing question as they began planning a new facility to house their neonatal intensive-care unit, outpatient surgery and other growing service lines, they turned to Lean Six Sigma methods for aid in their decision-making.
State lawmakers should consider imposing a moratorium on licensing new hospitals that don't take Medicare and Medicaid patients, Eric Boley, president of the Wyoming Hospital Association, said.
The Veterans Affairs Department on Friday offered Congress two new ways to finish a budget-busting medical center under construction in suburban Denver: Broad spending cuts of nearly 1%, or shifting funds from dozens of construction and maintenance projects planned in other states.
San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Banning, Calif., has entered exclusive affiliation discussions with Loma Linda University Health and Adventist Health.
Health systems long have studied demographic and marketing data from such sources as the U.S. Census Bureau, health-planning agencies and hospital associations, in deciding where to locate new facilities. Increasingly, they are using new sources of information such as EHRs, insurers' billing...
California hospitals, though exempt from the state's aggressive water restrictions, are reducing their nonessential water use as a severe drought stretches on and threatens much of the West.
The U.S. Supreme Court last week denied ProMedica's request to review a ruling that found the Ohio health system's 2010 hospital acquisition violated antitrust laws.
Kindred Healthcare and Dignity Health have agreed to build a 50-bed rehabilitation hospital in Chandler, Ariz. through a joint venture.
Kindred Health and Dignity Health have agreed to build a 50-bed rehabilitation hospital in Chandler, Ariz., through a joint venture.
Henry Ford Health System hits triple digits this year, turning 100 years old. The Detroit Historical Museum is marking the anniversary with a special exhibit exploring the system's 10 decades of history, beginning with its origins in the Detroit General Hospital Association.
An Illinois state regulatory board has voted unanimously to approve plans to build a new hospital in O'Fallon, capping a nearly eight-month battle between two Belleville hospitals.
Los Angeles County isn't giving all hospitals their fair share of property tax dollars meant to help expand trauma centers, an area hospital alleged in a claim filed last week against the county and its board of supervisors.