Houston will be home to the nation’s largest psychiatric hospital in 2021

The UTHealth Behavioral Sciences Center will be making history in Houston.

The facility will be the first public mental health hospital constructed in more than three decades, and will be the largest of its kind in the United States.

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UTHealth enlisted the help of architecture firm Perkins and Will to design the mental health facility near the Texas Medical Center.

The future building will “consist of two buildings connected by a glazed bridge, surrounded by a tranquil green space,” as reported by Jillian Goltzman at Innovation Map.


The facility will be an educational hospital, where future physicians and specialists will be trained. Not only will the facility provide mental healthcare, but substance use intervention, treatment and medical care via integrated treatment programs, according to Innovation Map.

The infrastructure of the new building is being

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Global Hospital Information Systems (HIS) Market 2020-2027: Big Data Phenomenon

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Hospital Information Systems (HIS) – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Hospital Information Systems (HIS) estimated at US$21.6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$39.2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 8.9% over the period 2020-2027.

Clinical Information Systems, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 9.5% CAGR and reach US$25.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Non-Clinical Information Systems segment is readjusted to a revised 8% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $5.8 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at

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Tampa General Hospital is partnering with Philips on new technology

Tampa General Hospital is partnering with Philips, the global electronics company, to update its fleet of medical equipment, from imaging to vital sign monitors, in a new partnership.

The seven-year agreement will provide “millions of dollars worth” of new health care technology for the hospital, according to a press release. Tampa General, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center, plans to replace all of the bedside vital monitors with new equipment from Philips. The hospital has more than 1,000 patient beds on its Davis Islands campus.

Equipment in the catheterization and radiology departments will also get upgrades, the release said.

“This partnership allows us to stay on the leading edge of technology for many years to come, in a cost-effective way,” the Tampa General President and CEO John Couris said in a statement. “Tampa General’s vision is to become the safest and most innovative academic health system in America, and

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Mayo’s Chief Digital Officer: The hospital of the future isn’t just about technology

Technologists conjure up images of the hospital of the future as a network of connected devices, automated systems and virtual visits. While all these innovations are important, Rita Khan said planning for the future of healthcare should go beyond technology alone.

“I think there are a lot of opportunities to step back and not just think about interesting technologies that can be applied,” she said at MedCity INVEST’s virtual conference. “I think care delivery itself will change significantly over the next 10 years.”

Khan was named Mayo Clinic’s first chief digital officer in December. Though Mayo Clinic was no slouch when it comes to technology, Khan was tasked with building solutions that lead to a better consumer experience.

For instance, she’s interested in remote patient monitoring and remote diagnostics. But more broadly, she sees an important opportunity to improve the patient experience and take a more holistic look at care,

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