Ambulatory Surgery Centers Boost New Jersey Economy

New Jersey’s ambulatory surgical center (ASC) industry has helped to contribute more than $3 billion to the state’s economy, according to a new study by the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (NJAASC).

West Georgia Health Joins WellStar Health System

West Georgia Health, based in LaGrange, announced May 19 that it has agreed to join with Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System.

Parkland Opens New Community Health Clinic

Parkland Health & Hospital System recently opened its newest Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) clinic in Dallas.

Most Hospitals Rate High for Common Surgeries

A majority of U.S. hospitals excel in common surgical procedures such as heart bypass, hip replacement and knee replacement, according to analysis from New York-based U.S. News & World Report.

Work Begins on CHI Ambulatory Building

McCarthy Building Companies of St. Louis broke ground on May 7 on the new CHI Ambulatory Building, which is part of the new academic complex for Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.

Harlem Hospital Center Renovates Dental Clinic

Harlem Hospital Center (HHC) celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded Dr. James E. McIntosh Dental Services at Harlem Hospital Center on May 8.

Hospital Systems Adapt to Challenging Health Care Market

According to a recent study from L.E.K Consulting of Boston, U.S. hospital CEOs and senior decision makers indicate that mounting margin pressures are driving structural changes in the industry.

New Center for Advanced Care Opens in Chicago

The new $100 million Center for Advanced Care at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center opened on April 27 in Chicago’s Lakeview community.

University of Michigan Health System Embarks on New Project

The University of Michigan Health System’s (UMHS) board of regents approved a $160 million project that will provide a 139,000-square-foot facility for clinical pathology activities and renovate another 47,000 square feet of existing space.

Columbia University Grant Will Support Nursing Education

Columbia University School of Nursing in New York was awarded a $6.5 million grant from the Helene Fuld Health Trust for three projects that will educate future nurses.