Construction & Facilities

NEA Improves Outcomes with New Hospital and Clinic

October 27, 2015
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Brad Parsons, administrator and chief executive officer of NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., recounts the construction and opening of the organization’s brand-new 800,000 sq. ft. hospital and 250,000 sq. ft. physicians clinic.    

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St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Focused on Integrating Care through Technology

August 10, 2015
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Jack Weiner, PharmD, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Healthcare technology is advancing at a breathtaking pace, and while it provides an unprecedented level of data and insight, pulling all of the available information together in a way that informs total care of the patient is challenging to achieve. One hospital […]

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Peterson Medical Augments Care Delivery with New Clinic

August 5, 2015
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Timothy J. Rye, administrator at Peterson Medical Associates in Kerrville, Texas, explains how their new urgent-care facility is augmenting the delivery of care within the surrounding service area.      

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PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital Opens in Record Time Thanks to Engaged Team

July 16, 2015
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Michael A. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh Building a new hospital is often fraught with complications, delays, and management woes. However, PinnacleHealth System, based in Harrisburg, Penn., managed to avoid many of these pitfalls with the construction of its West Shore Hospital in Mechanicsburg, Penn. HCE interviewed Michael A. Young, president […]

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Snoqualmie Valley Successfully Transitions to New Hospital

July 9, 2015
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Rodger McCollum, chief executive officer of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital in Snoqualmie, Wash., reviews their successful initiative to build a brand-new critical-access hospital.        

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Newly Opened Rock Springs Health Prioritizes Community, Staff Engagement

June 15, 2015
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Kelli Wright, director of nursing, and Damien Robinson, director of business development, at Rock Springs Health in Georgetown, Texas, revisit the hospital’s first full year of operation as Williamson County’s first mental-health inpatient facility. They also reflect on the impact establishing a culture of community and staff engagement has had on the hospital’s early success.

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St. Thomas Elgin Expansion Project Supports Vision of Excellent Patient Care

May 1, 2015
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Paul Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Transforming emergency-department care delivery and lowering wait times are major initiatives in many hospitals not just in the United States, but also in Canada. One hospital in Ontario has been taking major steps in improving emergency-department care by embarking on a three-year transforming […]

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UNM Increases Volume with New Rio Rancho Community Hospital

April 8, 2015
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Anthony Masciotra, chief executive officer of UNM Medical Group in Albuquerque, N.M., revisits the challenging planning process that led to the July 2012 opening of a new, $180-million community hospital in Rio Rancho.  

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Inova Fairfax Builds Physician Alignment, Standardization for Cost-Effective Care

November 21, 2014
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Patrick Christiansen, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, and Executive Vice President, Inova Health System by Patricia Chaney Healthcare organizations employ various strategies to promote physician alignment and create a collaborative working environment. Often, the primary element needed is trust, not just between physicians and hospital administrators, but also between physician groups and […]

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St. Joseph’s Breese CEO Details Hospital’s Top Priorities

November 18, 2014
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Paulette Evans, RN, MSN, discusses her earliest goals as the new president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese in Breese, Ill.    

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