A number of health systems are once again in building mode. After a period in which systems largely turned their attention and capital spending to health information-technology needs, there are signs that the construction industry is getting a second wind.
After a period when health systems largely turned their attention—and their funds—to health information technology needs, there are signs that the construction industry is getting a second wind.
Almost 2,200 healthcare construction projects have received some level of LEED certification or are seeking certification, but only a small handful have scored a rating of platinum.
A growing pipeline of senior housing construction projects has buoyed growth for the healthcare real estate investment trusts on Modern Healthcare's annual list of the largest healthcare REITs, experts say.
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 Health and Dignity Health have agreed to build a 50-bed rehabilitation hospital in Chandler, Ariz., through a joint venture.