Scotland Health Care System Launches Patient Initiative

To celebrate Patient Experience Week (April 25 to 29), Scotland Health Care System located in Laurinburg launched a new program to help improve hospital stays for patients and their families, according to Laurinburg Exchange.

Valley Presbyterian Hospital to Expand Emergency Department

The Henry L. Guenther Foundation, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit focused on improving social conditions and promoting human welfare to alleviate pain and suffering, awarded Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) a $250,000 grant for the hospital’s much needed $8.4 million emergency department renovation and expansion project, according to a statement.

VCU Health Renovation, Expansion Wins National Award

The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) honored VCU Health in Richmond with a 2016 Vista Award for the renovation and expansion of its emergency department, which was officially completed in August 2013.

McPherson Healthcare Foundation Nears Fundraising Goal

The JE and LE Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., awarded the McPherson Healthcare Foundation a $750,000 challenge grant towards the first phase of construction for McPherson Hospital’s Caring for the Future Capital Campaign in McPherson, according to the McPherson Sentinel.

Tift Unveils New Medical Information System

Tift Regional Health System in Tifton will be changing the way that it stores patient information as the hospital moves to put all financial and medical information into one system.

Greenville Health System Provides SmartExam Telecare

The patients of Greenville Health System are now able to access care via computer, smartphone or tablet this month as the health system rolls out its new telecare system.

Hendricks Regional Health Acquires Land for New Emergency Center

Hendricks Regional Health announced the purchase of vacant farmland for the location of its new emergency room and outpatient center on the eastern side of Brownsburg.

Children’s National to Construct Healing Garden

Children’s National Medical Center will build its first-ever healing garden on a 7,200-square-foot rooftop space, allowing patients to enjoy the outdoors during their hospital stay.

Expansion Planned for Levine Cancer Institute

Carolinas HealthCare System announced a system-wide expansion of Levine Cancer Institute, which will include a second outpatient center, renovations to the existing research and administration headquarters and related renovations to Carolinas Medical Center, according to a statement.

Westchester County Announces Biggest Project in a Decade

The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently revealed plans to build a large Ambulatory Care Pavilion adjacent to Westchester Medical Center on the Valhalla campus.