Design & Construction
Solving the facility puzzle

Flexible designs help hospitals to keep up with unpredictable demands and make the most of their capital investments.


Health Care's Most Wired
Health IT as a Patient Engagement Tool

Hospitals and health systems on the 2015 Most Wired list are using technology — especially mobile apps — as a central part of their patient engagement strategies.


Stroke Care
Getting patients to the right care setting

Systems of stroke care better enable hospitals and paramedics to follow best practices and save lives.


This time, it's personal

An Illinois health system is diving into personalized medicine, using genomics to tailor care.


Popular Articles

Inpatient Care

Calculating the Cost of Length of Stay

07.01.2015 by Nancy Jennings

Sponsored by: VHA

A Long Way from Horses and Hearses
TBT: A Long Way from Horses and Hearses

Americans’ fatalistic attitude toward trauma care evolves, and so do our emergency services

07.02.2015 by Bill Santamour
Laura Jacobs
A Truly Integrated Health Care System

Many health care organizations, in the name of integration, have acquired a collection of overlapping units that fail to achieve the intended goal of system development.

07.02.2015 by Laura Jacobs

Data Dig

Most Wired hospitals are securing patient data in real time

Efficient exchange of clinical and administrative data and increasing threats to data security and privacy require large investments to improve information management capabilities in an era of decreasing reimbursement. Hospitals are taking more aggressive privacy and security measures to safeguard patient data.

Top growth areas in security among the 2015 Most Wired organizations are


Partner Articles

Calculating the Cost of Length of Stay

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has again changed the value-based purchasing metrics for inpatient care. New in 2015, there is increased emphasis on outcomes and efficiency and a smaller focus on clinical and patient experience outcomes.

07.01.15 by

Sponsored by: VHA

The Changing Role of Pharmacy

As health systems seek new sources of revenue and means for improving performance under value-based payment, some are turning to an unlikely source: their own pharmacies.

05.20.15 by

Sponsored by: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Editor's Picks

TBT: 1949 Hospital Inferno Takes 74 Lives

Illinois tragedy leaves a small town grieving, leads to fire safety improvements across the nation.

07.30.15 by
Verizon Acts Quickly, Hospitals Can Too

Verizon is an example of how a large organization, when confronted with a disruptive environment, can use its legacy strength to stay relevant.

07.28.15 by
Equity of Care
'Diversity Is In Our DNA'

SAN FRANCISCO — Henry Ford Health System and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital have made significant strides to reduce health care disparities and improve diversity in their leadership ranks. Both were honored with the American Hospital Association Equity of Care Award. In this video, their CEOs share their experiences in addressing this critical issue.

07.25.15 by