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ACHE gives Mario Garner Young Healthcare Executive Award

ACHE gives Mario Garner Young Healthcare Executive Award

By Mike Mitka  |  February 07, 2015

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.

Making healthcare environments safer for seniors

Making healthcare environments safer for seniors

By Howard Wolinsky  |  January 31, 2015

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.

Miss. children's hospital plans $150 million expansion

By Associated Press  |  January 24, 2015

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.

Florida's Broward Health adds inpatient capacity

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 24, 2015

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.

Broward Health adds inpatient beds at Coral Springs hospital

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 22, 2015

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...

Outlook 2015: Construction

Outlook 2015: Construction

By Andis Robeznieks  |  January 03, 2015

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...

Long waits prompt University of Chicago to propose new ER for adults

By Ally Marotti, Crain's Chicago Business  |  December 24, 2014

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 congressional delegation urges VA hospital plan

By Associated Press  |  December 13, 2014

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.

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