The first week of 2011 was an eventful one for Erica Ward Gerson. Her first day chairing the board of trustees at Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital of Michigan was the same day that for-profit Vanguard Health Systems' acquisition of the hospital took effect.
For nine years, following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, eastern New Orleans was without a hospital. In July 2014, New Orleans East Hospital, an 80-bed public facility, opened its doors, returning medical care and jobs to a community in need of both.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center plans to spend $14.3 million to transform one of its facilities into a new hospital specializing in brain and spinal care.
These days, older patients may find they are navigating a minefield in hospitals and other medical facilities that have been designed to be friendly to healthcare workers but not seniors.
Chesterfield, Mo.-based Mercy health system has built a $335 million, storm-resistant advanced facility, Mercy Joplin, to replace St. John's Regional Medical Center, which was damaged beyond repair in the EF5 tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., in 2011.
University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say they're planning a $150 million expansion of Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson to make room for more operating rooms, an imaging center, clinics and a revamped neonatal intensive-care unit.
Broward Health is bucking a trend by investing in inpatient rather than outpatient facilities. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based system plans to add 54 inpatient beds to its hospital in Coral Springs.
Florida's Broward Health is bucking a trend by investing in inpatient rather than outpatient facilities. The Fort Lauderdale-based system plans to add 54 inpatient beds to its Coral Springs hospital. Population growth in that market, especially among the elderly, justifies the expansion, hospital...
In 2014, Turner Construction Co. finished work on a $750 million, 1.1 million-square-foot cancer and research hospital at Ohio State University that opened last month. Randy Keiser, Turner's national healthcare director, doesn't think his firm will be working on many hospitals that size for a...
The University of Chicago is proposing to spend $36 million to upgrade and relocate its emergency room for adults, in part because thousands of patients grow tired of long waits to see a doctor and leave without being treated.
Colorado's congressional delegation has sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs urging the agency to come up with a plan to continue construction of Denver's new VA hospital.
The mystery of the missing brains at the University of Texas is solved.