Fla. hospitals form pediatric-care partnership

By Maria Castellucci  |  January 20, 2016

Tallahassee (Fla.) Memorial Healthcare has partnered with Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., a Baptist Health facility, to expand pediatric services in the region. The move exemplifies a growing trend of providers joining forces to develop regional expansion strategies for children.

Chicago-area hospital seeks OK for $133M project

Chicago-area hospital seeks OK for $133M project

By Katherine Davis, Crain's Chicago Business  |  January 08, 2016

Palos Community Hospital wants to overhaul its Orland Park, Ill., campus, a project that would include a new medical office building and heat up competition for patients in the area.

Site-neutral Medicare payments on Congress' agenda

Site-neutral Medicare payments on Congress' agenda

By Shannon Muchmore  |  January 02, 2016

Congress is likely to take up a measure in the new year that would exempt hospital outpatient departments currently under construction from a “site-neutral” Medicare payment provision, which made it into the two-year budget deal in October that avoided a potential default on the...

Not-for-profit hospital borrowing rebounds in 2015

By Melanie Evans  |  December 28, 2015

Hospitals borrowed 50% more from long-term investors this year than in 2014, as potential savings from refinancing drew not-for-profit hospitals into the market, new data show.

Construction disputes delay Fort Riley hospital opening

By Associated Press  |  December 05, 2015

The U.S. Army took possession in July of a new hospital at Fort Riley in Kansas, a project put on the fast track after its 2009 groundbreaking to replace Irwin Army Community Hospital, the oldest Army hospital in the nation.

Fla. pediatric education and research building set to open in 2018

By Maria Castellucci  |  December 02, 2015

All Children's Hospital, a Johns Hopkins Medicine facility in St. Petersburg, Fla., recently broke ground on a research and education building focused on pediatric care. All Children's hosts hundreds of research studies that aim to understand chronic and acute health conditions and develop tailored...

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.

Better funding means trauma center shortage may become a glut

Better funding means trauma center shortage may become a glut

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.

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.

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.

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