The community hospital survival guide: Strategies to keep the doors open

From Becker’s (hat tip: Dr. Menadue):

The financial pressures facing community hospitals across the nation are serious, and overcoming these issues will require putting new processes in place and thinking outside of the box. “The healthcare industry has not been kind to community hospitals over the past several years, and there is no indication that the industry will be any less cruel on these organizations during the next several years,” says Mr. Charleston. “Survival in this world will take decisive and creative action.”

Benton, IL hospital renovations to provide security, expand health care

From WPSD:

A local hospital is spending millions on upgrades to provide a safe, healthy environment and become HIPPA compliant.

The 60-year-old Franklin Hospital admittedly has its fair share of warts, but Chief Operating Officer Mike Budnick says that’s going to change with a large scale face lift.