Citi Joins Forces With Practice Greenhealth

Citi, a full-service bank, and Practice Greenhealth, an organization helping healthcare institutions to implement sustainable, eco-friendly practices, announced a new pilot partnership effort to encourage renewable energy.

LEED for Healthcare Rating Unveiled

The U.S. Green Building Council announced its latest green building rating system geared specifically for the healthcare industry.

Charles D. Cadenhead

Charles D. Cadenhead, FAIA, FACHA, WHR has been received as a Fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine

Fla. Healthcare Players Embark on Diabetes Project

Florida Hospital and the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute are partnering to create the Florida Hospital-Sanford Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes.

Kindred Acquires RehabCare Group

Kindred Healthcare announced today that it is buying post-acute care services provider RehabCare Group.

Surgery Infection Rates Made Public Online

By Michelle Brunetti
The Washington State Hospital Association has begun releasing hospital-specific surgical infection rate data public for the first time.

Tech Companies Help Fund Stanford Hospital Project

Apple, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Intuit and Oracle are donating $150 million to Stanford University’s planned $2 billion new hospital. In return, they will have an active role in creating the facility.

Kaiser to Cut Emissions with “Bloom Boxes”

Kaiser Permanente plans to install “Bloom Boxes” in seven of its California facilities this year.

Sustainable Hospitals 2011 -- May 4-6

Sustainable Hospitals 2011 will be held in San Diego on May 4-6.

Geo Group Expands Operations with Just Care Inc. Acquisition

Private prison operator GEO Group, announced a $40 million deal to expand its healthcare operations through the purchase South Carolina-based provider of detention healthcare Just Care Inc.