New News information at Hospital Management New and updated information from News listed on www.hospitalmanagement.net http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/ en-us http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/ New News information at Hospital Management http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/content/images/logo_big.gif HealthSouth and Memorial Hospital form JV to operate rehabilitation unit at Gulfport http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newshealthsouth-and-memorial-hospital-form-joint-venture-to-operate-rehabilitation-unit-at-gulfport-5713899 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newshealthsouth-and-memorial-hospital-form-joint-venture-to-operate-rehabilitation-unit-at-gulfport-5713899 Healthcare services provider HealthSouth and Memorial Hospital have formed a joint venture (JV) to own and operate an existing physical rehabilitation unit at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport in the US. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nexcom and Altech team up to minimise ambulance response time in Spain http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnexcom-and-altech-provide-solutions-to-minimise-ambulance-response-time-in-spain-5713177 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnexcom-and-altech-provide-solutions-to-minimise-ambulance-response-time-in-spain-5713177 Nexcom has joined hands with Altech to enable emergency medical teams (EMT) rapidly address emergency situations in Spain. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT JD McCarty Center selects Evident’s EHR solution http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsjd-mccarty-center-selects-evidents-ehr-solution-5713619 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsjd-mccarty-center-selects-evidents-ehr-solution-5713619 US-based specialised pediatric rehabilitative hospital JD McCarty Center has selected the electronic health record (EHR) solution from Evident, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CPSI. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Avalon Healthcare Solutions raises additional capital http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsavalon-healthcare-solutions-raises-additional-capital-5713598 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsavalon-healthcare-solutions-raises-additional-capital-5713598 Avalon Healthcare Solutions, a firm into technology-enabled laboratory benefit management, has announced a third round of capital investment in the company. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Seattle Children's hospital rolls out PAL Plus Pilot programme http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsseattle-childrens-hospital-rolls-out-pal-plus-pilot-programme-5709673 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsseattle-childrens-hospital-rolls-out-pal-plus-pilot-programme-5709673 Seattle Children's hospital has rolled out its pilot programme to promote more mental and behavioral health services for underserved and economically disadvantaged children in Benton and Franklin counties. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Northeast Georgia Health System acquires Barrow Regional Medical Center http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnortheast-georgia-health-system-acquires-barrow-regional-medical-center-5708083 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnortheast-georgia-health-system-acquires-barrow-regional-medical-center-5708083 US-based Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has acquired Barrow Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and its assets for an undisclosed amount. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Season’s Greetings http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsseasons-greetings-hospitalmanagement-5704257 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsseasons-greetings-hospitalmanagement-5704257 Hospitalmanagement.net will be taking a short break over the holiday season. Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Overland Park Regional Medical Center conducts first robotic surgery http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsoverland-park-regional-medical-center-conducts-first-robotic-surgery-5702648 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsoverland-park-regional-medical-center-conducts-first-robotic-surgery-5702648 US-based Overland Park Regional Medical Center has conducted surgery using the surgical robot, daVinci Surgical System at its pediatric centre. Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BJC HealthCare to replace Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsbjc-healthcare-to-replace-barnes-jewish-west-county-hospital-5702554 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsbjc-healthcare-to-replace-barnes-jewish-west-county-hospital-5702554 BJC HealthCare is set to break ground on its replacement plan of the Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in the first quarter of 2017. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Avaya secures contract from King Abdullah Medical City for contact center solutions http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsavaya-secures-contract-from-king-abdullah-medical-city-for-contact-center-solutions-5701256 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsavaya-secures-contract-from-king-abdullah-medical-city-for-contact-center-solutions-5701256 Global technology company Avaya has been contracted by a Saudi Arabian referral specialist hospital King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) to deliver unified communications and contact centre solutions, in a bid to transform patient healthcare experience. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT EIB to offer financial support for expansion of Sint-Lucas hospital in Ghent, Belgium http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newseib-to-offer-financial-support-for-expansion-of-sint-lucas-hospital-in-ghent-belgium-5697091 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newseib-to-offer-financial-support-for-expansion-of-sint-lucas-hospital-in-ghent-belgium-5697091 European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement with the Sint-Lucas general hospital in Ghent, Belgium to offer €50m in support of a conversion plan to prepare the hospital for the future. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Proton Partners to build cancer centre in Reading, UK http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsproton-partners-to-build-cancer-centre-in-reading-uk-5696224 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsproton-partners-to-build-cancer-centre-in-reading-uk-5696224 Proton Partners International, a UK-based private firm, has received formal planning permission to build a new cancer treatment centre in Reading, Berkshire. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Odyssey acquires Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Women in Alabama http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsodyssey-acquires-magnolia-creek-treatment-center-for-women-in-alabama-5695046 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsodyssey-acquires-magnolia-creek-treatment-center-for-women-in-alabama-5695046 Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare (Odyssey), a portfolio company of middle-market private equity firm Nautic Partners (Nautic), has completed the acquisition of Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Women in Columbiana, Alabama. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center uses video education at endoscopy unit http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsmercy-hospital-and-trauma-center-uses-video-education-at-endoscopy-unit-5693011 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsmercy-hospital-and-trauma-center-uses-video-education-at-endoscopy-unit-5693011 Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center’s interactive video-based patient education at its endoscopy unit has improved patient satisfaction and staff performance. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT EllisDon completes Providence Care Hospital project in Canada http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsellisdon-completes-providence-care-hospital-project-in-canada-5691690 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsellisdon-completes-providence-care-hospital-project-in-canada-5691690 Construction services company EllisDon has announced the completion of the Providence Care Hospital project in Kingston, Canada. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Rush Health adopts InterSystems’ HealthShare platform http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsrush-health-adopts-intersystems-healthshare-platform-5691670 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsrush-health-adopts-intersystems-healthshare-platform-5691670 US-based clinically integrated health network Rush Health has adopted InterSystems’ HealthShare interoperability platform for collaborative care coordination. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Parrish Medical Center commits to 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsparrish-medical-center-commits-to-12-actionable-patient-safety-solutions-5686533 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsparrish-medical-center-commits-to-12-actionable-patient-safety-solutions-5686533 Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida, has become the first hospital to make formal commitments that align with all 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) toward removing preventable patient deaths by 2020. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Skanska secures contract to build healthcare research facility in London http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsskanska-secures-contract-to-build-healthcare-research-facility-in-london-5682650 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsskanska-secures-contract-to-build-healthcare-research-facility-in-london-5682650 Construction and development company Skanska has signed a contract with Great Ormond Street Hospital to build a new research facility in London, UK. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT NSW announces $409m upgrade to Nepean Hospital http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnsw-announces-409m-upgrade-to-nepean-hospital-5681301 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newsnsw-announces-409m-upgrade-to-nepean-hospital-5681301 The government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has decided to redevelop Nepean Hospital, a healthcare facility located at Western Sydney and Blue Mountains. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researchers report findings of MRS study of stuttering http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newschildrens-hospital-los-angeles-researchers-report-findings-of-mrs-study-of-stuttering-5678519 http://www.hospitalmanagement.net/news/newschildrens-hospital-los-angeles-researchers-report-findings-of-mrs-study-of-stuttering-5678519 Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the US have reported findings from its study examining brain regions of stuttering adults and children. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT