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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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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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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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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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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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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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