|A Master Plan|
Healthcare’s Evolving Delivery Needs Change the Design Process
Long before the ribbon is cut … before the very first rendering is unveiled … the real work of today’s healthcare design typically begins in a boardroom with a list of thought-provoking questions and a notepad.
Cutting the Ribbon on Some of Middle Tennessee’s Newest Healthcare Construction Projects
A number of new facilities have debuted in the first quarter of 2014 with more on the way. Below is a snapshot of just a few of the construction projects around Middle Tennessee that recently have been completed.
|Building or Expanding Health Facilities in Tennessee? There’s an ‘App’ for That|
A Look at the State’s CON Program
Last year, members of the 108th Regular Session of the Tennessee Legislature voted unanimously to extend the life of the Health Services and Development Agency through June 30, 2017. This action ensured the state’s certificate of need (CON) program would continue, uninterrupted, into its 44th year.
|When Seconds Count|
In 2013, TriStar Skyline Medical Center became the first hospital in Tennessee to receive Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from the Joint Commission and The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Stroke Care: Most Have Access, Few Get Recommended Treatment
Four out of five people in the United States live within an hour’s drive of a hospital equipped to treat acute stroke — yet very few get recommended treatment, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014.
|AHA Addresses Stroke Risks in Women, Presents New Guidelines|
The American Stroke Association estimates 425,000 women suffer a stroke each year … 55,000 more than men. Although stroke has fallen to the fourth leading cause of death overall, it remains the third leading cause of death in women.