Health Systems, Environmental Groups Create Green Purchasing Co-op


(05/26/2016)
To take on the traditional group purchasing organizations (GPO), four health systems and two environmental organizations joined forces to create a green-focused cooperative.
 

New Ronald McDonald House Breaks Ground in Connecticut


(05/26/2016)
For 30 years, the Ronald McDonald House provided a stable “home away from home” for families with children undergoing treatment at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH).
 

From Concrete to Glass: Hospital Cafeteria Lets in the Light


(05/26/2016)
As of September, patients, visitors and employees at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston will have a larger, removed cafeteria with a new name: Garden Café.
 

Lexington Medical Center Builds New Patient Care Tower


(05/25/2016)
Lexington Medical Center is building a 545,000-square-foot, 10-story patient care tower constructed behind its existing north tower, making Lexington Medical Center the most modern hospital in South Carolina.
 

New Pregnancy Program Opens at Columbus Regional Health


(05/17/2016)
Columbus Regional Health in Columbus opened its new Centering Pregnancy Program on May 10.
 

Effingham Health to Become Nonprofit Organization


(05/10/2016)
Effingham Health System in Springfield announced that it will reorganize to become a nonprofit organization.
 

Scotland Health Care System Launches Patient Initiative


(04/28/2016)
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


(04/28/2016)
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


(04/28/2016)
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


(04/27/2016)
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.