August - 2016

Improving a Provider's Economic Health

Written by GHS team member John Cobb
Today's healthcare environment continues to strain provider economics. Costs have increased - largely due to increased IT requirements, value-based models, and the assembling of provider networks - while reimbursements continue to decline. There are a myriad of solutions to consider, but some of the simplest and most effective can be found in the real estate realm.

Three Things To Know About Future Healthcare Spending

Getting healthcare spending under control is really important for us to do if we hope to have any money left in this country to spend on other important things. You know-like food, shelter, education.

Ageing Population Drives 14 Percent Growth in Senior Care Facilities by 2021

According to the new research, senior care facilities are projected to experience rapid growth in both developed and emerging economies over the forecast period (2016-2021) with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively.

With Room Service and More, Hospitals Borrow From Hotels

At the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital outside Detroit, patients arrive to uniformed valets and professional greeters. Wi-Fi is free and patient meals are served on demand 24 hours a day. Members of the spa staff give in-room massages and other treatments.

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