Tag Archives: HOSPITAL

Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »

Richmond, Virginia, has $500M+ of hospital projects planned or under construction

Dive Brief: The Richmond, Virginia, region has more than $ 500 million of hospital projects under construction and more are at various stages in the development pipeline, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. The VCU Health System has $ 534 million of projects underway — a 16-story, 603,000-square-foot outpatient building ($ 349 million); a 114-bed, 212,000-square-foot rehabilitation hospital… Read More »