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.
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.
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.
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.
Like many systems, Englewood, Colo.-based Centura Health is turning to retail-oriented healthcare to offer more convenient, accessible care.
Dr. Michael Zinner, 70, is now founding executive director and CEO of the Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida.
Competition is building in the cancer-care field, as hospitals, health systems and physician groups are constructing new cancer centers in response to the aging of the baby boomers and a projected increase in cancer diagnoses over the next 20 years.
Construction is starting on a $12.3 million cancer center at Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in Chicago.
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.
The federal government awarded a final construction contract Friday to complete an over-budget veterans medical center outside Denver by January 2018.
Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., has expanded to better meet the needs of the growing Washington, D.C.-area suburb.
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University broke ground Thursday on their long-awaited 485,000-square-foot health education campus—a project that could cost a staggering $515 million and is expected to open in summer 2019.