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.

Patient Anxiety Causes Returns to ER


(09/04/2014)
If a patient returns to the emergency room only a few days after their initial visit, it’s generally due to a lack of trust in other parts of the health care system and because he or she is anxious about their symptoms.

Hawaii Approves Funding for Hospital Upgrades


(09/04/2014)
The state of Hawaii has approved $9.2 million for capital improvement projects, including the renovation of two state hospital facilities and other health care upgrades.

LPA Healthcare Approaches Market with Sustainable Designs


(09/04/2014)
Irvine-based design firm LPA has formed LPA Healthcare, a new studio that will manage the design of acute- and specialty-care facilities and offer sustainable innovations.