Future of Health Care

Walking the Hospital Security Tightrope

A well-trained team of armed security personnel may improve safety in healthcare facilities, experts say. However, this approach carries risks, and analysts emphasize the need for a multipronged approach to security.


Microhospitals Coming Into Their Own

More comprehensive than freestanding emergency rooms but smaller than traditional hospitals, microhospitals are gaining attention in the healthcare real estate sector.

At a medical real estate forum in Colorado, Ryan Rothacker, Vice President of Healthcare Operations for...


The ABCs of Millennial MDs

This isn’t your grandfather’s physician.


Mental Illness: A Rising Toll

Millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. However, a worsening shortage of mental health services could block access to promising new therapies for many.


Strong Market for Medical Office Investment

An evolving healthcare landscape is fueling an expanded patient base and strengthening the outlook for investment in medical office buildings, according to real estate crowdfunding firm CrowdStreet.

Aging baby boomers and the ACA have contributed to larger numbers of patients, who are...


Telemedicine Unbound: Applications for Remote Care Continue to Expand

As more patients become interested in remote visits, some observers say telemedicine is lowering costs and improving care.


Healthcare Reform Rewrites Charitable Care Groups’ Roles

As the healthcare landscape changes, medical charities are adapting their approaches to meet clients’ needs more effectively.


Hospital Leaders on Social Media: Risk and Potential

With the right strategy, health system CEOs can leverage online outlets to improve the reach of their hospitals’ voice and engage a population hungry for information and perspective.


Obesity Epidemic among Late Teens May Presage Heart Failure Crisis, Study Suggests

Research finds that young men in the middle- to high-normal range of BMI have elevated risk for heart failure when they reach middle age — earlier than heart failure typically develops.


Rethinking Transfers of Pediatric Orthopedic Patients to Adult Care

Pediatric orthopedic providers treat some patients well into adulthood, and guidelines for transitioning those patients to adult care need revisiting, according to recent research in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.