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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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
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
Kaiser Permanente is holding a unique contest to solicit designs for a smaller, greener hospital. Its "Small Hospital, Big Idea" contest offers the winning entrant up to $750,000 to further develop
Hospitals and health systems are shifting their focus toward renovating old facilities, rather than building new ones, according to a survey conducted by Health Facilities Management. In fact,