Check out the articles below to see some of the things that have been happening as of late, in the construction and healthcare industries.
- According to the latest industry forecasts, construction is projected to be ‘the place to be’ in the next upcoming years. The healthcare construction industry is predicted to see a rise in growth of 6%. Read more here: http://www.forconstructionpros.com/article/11177503/with-forecasts-for-growth-is-the-construction-industry-really-the-place-to-be-in-2014
- Deanna Pogorelc, from MedCity News, offers insight as to the future of health IT innovation, now that the “electronic medical records market is maturing.” Pogorelc expects clinical documentation will see improvement through such innovations as what she calls ‘natural language processing,’ which embed voice transcription technologies into standard EHR equipment. You can read more here: http://medcitynews.com/2013/10/natural-language-processing-computer-assisted-coding-second-wave-clinical-analytics/
- ‘Take five’ with Jeffrey Stouffer from Healthcare Design as he offers five reasons for switching to Lean design. According to Stouffer, a Lean design approach to healthcare design benefits the client as it offers a cheaper but nevertheless high quality product. Read more on Stouffer’s ideas concerning Lean design, here: http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com/article/take-five-jeffrey-stouffer
- Healthcare Design’s ‘Product News Round Up’ informs on the latest products made available to the health care market, including items such as a new range of carpets that “help trap airborne fibers…[reducing] the risk for asthma and some other allergy sufferers.” Read more here: http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com/news-item/product-news-roundup-week-101413