Construction & Facilities

4 Healthcare Leaders Discuss Evidence-Based Design: An HCE Original Report

December 1, 2016
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In many of the conversations HCE has with healthcare leaders, the topic of evidence-based design (EDB) frequently enters into discussions about construction and expansion projects. For our latest HCE Original Report, we decided to explore this trend a little deeper.   Below are four perspectives on how evidence-based design has been incorporated into even the […]

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MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start

April 12, 2016
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In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems. King Drew had originally been founded by the county of Los Angeles following the Watts Riots as a public hospital. It served a low-income, medically underserved community of 1.3 million people. […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Was Successful in Constructing a Brand-New 110-Bed Physical Rehabilitation Facility

April 8, 2016
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Paul Dongilli, PhD, chief executive officer at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., recounts the construction of a brand-new 110-bed physical rehabilitation hospital in Omaha and explains why the project has been successful so far.      

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Tuba City Regional Explores Ways to Expand Access within Navajo Nation

March 7, 2016
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With unique challenges to funding and its patient population, Tuba City Regional Health Care is committed to serving the residents of the Navajo and Hopi reservations in and around Tuba City, Ariz. Tuba City Regional Health Care is a 638 self-determination organization, which means it receives some funding from the Indian Health Services, but it […]

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St. Joseph’s Hospital Invests in Community to Improve Care

March 4, 2016

Understanding the community an organization serves is one of the keys to successfully transitioning to population health. Many hospitals are discovering they need to engage their patient population in ways previously not considered, with transportation challenges, poverty, and literacy comprising some of the intricate issues that prevent patients from adhering to a treatment plan. St. […]

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HHHS Joins with Other Community Organizations to Provide Continuous Care

February 18, 2016
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Creating hospital and community partnerships is key to delivering quality, seamless healthcare for future generations. This holds true in Canada as well as the United States, where the country is focused on improving outcomes, reducing chronic disease, and responding to the increasing numbers of Baby Boomers who need healthcare services. In Haliburton County, Ontario, Haliburton […]

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West Park Hospital Nearing Completion of Facility Master Plan

February 5, 2016
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Doug McMillan, chief executive officer of West Park Hospital District in Cody, Wyo., a critical-access hospital located on the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park, is a rare breed among modern healthcare executives. He has held his title of CEO at WPH for more than 17 years. This longevity has afforded him the benefit and […]

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Here’s a Hospital Where Quality Care is about More Than Just Benchmarks and Metrics!

January 22, 2016
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It’s no secret that community hospitals around the country are struggling, and many partner with larger organizations to remain financially viable and provide their communities with seamless access to care. By ensuring that people in smaller communities can receive the services they need close to home while being able to easily transfer to a larger […]

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If You’re a Superstar Specialist or an Ambitious Entrepreneur, Gates Vascular Wants You!

January 8, 2016
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In 2005, Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest healthcare provider, was approached by the Jacobs family. Dr. Larry Jacobs, the pioneering vascular neurologist who discovered a cure for multiple sclerosis by harnessing the human protein interferon, had died from cancer on Nov. 2, 2001. His family wanted to memorialize his life in a manner that […]

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Brand-New Community Hospital Forges Strong Connection with Community

December 30, 2015
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Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., discusses how she and her team prioritized community relations in the days leading up to the hospital’s opening.        

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