Robins & Morton Achieves Multiple LEED-HC Certifications


(10/22/2014)
After earning a second LEED for Healthcare (LEED-HC) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Birmingham-based Robins & Morton reported that it’s the only general contractor in the country to receive multiple LEED-HC certifications.

EYP, WHR Merge to Expand Health Care Services


(10/22/2014)
Albany-based EYP and Houston-based WHR Architects merged to grow the firms’ scope of services in the health care market.

First Community College Hospital Opens in Maryland


(10/08/2014)
Holy Cross Germantown Hospital recently opened on the Montgomery College campus in Germantown.

Reed Construction Data Rebrands as CMD


(10/08/2014)
Construction industry information provider Reed Construction Data is going back to its roots by changing its name to CMD — a nod to the company’s original name, Construction Market Data. On Oct. 1, the company updated its logo and announced on its website that it was changing its identity.

Project to Evaluate Primary Care and Specialist Communication


(10/01/2014)
UHC, an alliance of nonprofit academic medical centers, is participating in a three-year project that aims to improve coordination between primary care providers and specialists through the use of an electronic health record (EHR) system.

Study Reports Critical Challenges Hospitals Faced During Sandy


(10/01/2014)
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast two years ago, hospitals were not ready to handle the problems that came with such a disaster and many were cited months earlier for the same problems they dealt with during the storm.

Patient-handling Equipment Market Expected to Grow


(09/24/2014)
The patient-handling equipment market shows a lot of promise for growth over the next five years, according to a research report from Dallas-based MarketsandMarkets.

AMA Wants Better EHR Technology


(09/24/2014)
The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for solutions to electronic health record (EHR) systems that will make them more user friendly.

Hospitals Awarded for Revenue Performance


(09/17/2014)
The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) has chosen three hospitals and one health system to receive 2014 Revenue Cycle Solutions Awards, which recognize institutions’ efforts to improve financial performance.

Health Care Systems to Eliminate Flame-Retardant Furnishings


(09/17/2014)
Several major U.S. health systems have committed to purchasing furniture made without toxic, flame-retardant chemicals, building sector-wide momentum to eliminate what these systems now consider an unnecessary health threat.