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Hospital construction booming across the country

If you build it, they will come. At least that's what it looks like given the amount of construction projects on tap at hospitals across the country.

Florida health system tackles expansion challenges to meet growing demand

One Florida health system faces a challenge, albeit a positive one considering the financial strain many other hospitals are feeling around the nation--how to deal with a growth spurt.

Medicaid debt isn't stopping Maine hospital construction

Hospitals in Bangor, Augusta and Portland found the capital and loans for major construction projects even though they're owed $484 million in overdue Medicaid payments from the past four years.

As Parkland built up reserves, patient care suffered

Parkland Memorial Hospital in Texas was so singularly focused on building a new facility and maintaining cash reserves that it neglected the safety of its patients being treated in its existing facility.

Hospital construction booming

Despite the sluggish economy and uncertainly surrounding health reform, healthcare construction projects are booming, as large health systems and regional hospitals continue to make multi-million-dollar capital investments.

VA facilities 13 years in the waiting

Veterans Affairs hospital construction projects lag way behind schedule across the country, signaling a much larger problem within the department, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Three out of the four

Johns Hopkins unveils $1.1B hotel-like hospital

Johns Hopkins today unveiled plans for a new $1.1 billion hospital with a "hotel-like" atmosphere, The Baltimore Sun reported. As one of the largest hospital construction projects in the country, the

Hospitals justify unregulated building development

As the healthcare industry spends billions on new and expanded facilities, hospitals are increasingly defending themselves against claims of wasteful spending, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Are children's hospitals overspending?

A children's hospital construction project in Cental Florida that is costing about $4.2 million per bed is raising concerns about overspending on such pediatric facilities nationwide, reports Kaiser

Waiting for a construction surge, hospitals focus on smaller projects

Although a boom in hospital construction is on the horizon, hospitals are focusing on smaller projects that improve quality and attract patients. Elmhurst Memorial Hospital may be opening its new