St. Patrick Hospital to Form New Obstetrics Unit

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula is teaming up with obstetrics and gynecology physicians at Western Montana Clinic (WMC), also based in Missoula.

Patient Safety Improving, CDC Reports

Patient safety has been improving, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

WHR Architects Opens Office in New York City

WHR Architects of New York, a health care architectural practice, has announced the opening of a new office in New York City.

Woman’s Hospital of Texas Earns Baby-Friendly Designation

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas has earned the distinction of being a Baby-Friendly-designated birth facility, a designation given by Baby-Friendly USA based in Albany, N.Y.

Florida Hospital, Tampa General Launch West Florida Health

Two Florida health care providers that formed a partnership two years ago announced on Jan. 9 that their new nonprofit company will be called West Florida Health.

ECRI Institute Unveils 2015 C-Suite Watch List

The ECRI Institute, based in Plymouth Meeting, released a new report on Jan. 12 that helps to identify new and emerging health technologies that could help treat patients, improve care and reduce costs.

Florida Hospital to Expand Nursery

Florida Hospital Memorial Center in Daytona Beach is planning to spend $10 million on an upgraded neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), hospital officials announced on Dec 30.

Kaiser Opens Replacement Hospital in Redwood City

A new replacement hospital at Kaiser Permanente’s Redwood City Medical Center is the third new hospital opened by the health care provider in Northern California in 2014 alone.

University General Closes Dallas Hospital

Two weeks after announcing on Dec. 9 that it would sell its Dallas hospital, Houston-based University General Health System (University General) confirmed rumors that it will close the facility.

Electronic Health Records Boost Patient Trust, Survey Finds

Access to electronic health records (EHRs) is helping boost patient engagement and confidence in providers, according to a new study from Washington-based National Partnership for Women & Families.