Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider

Bexar County commissioners are considering the conversion of the existing San Antonio State Hospital into a psychiatric facility. Using $200,000 in federal funding to conduct the San Antonio State Hospital Reuse Study, the county will assess the building’s ability to accommodate a new 150- to 300-bed county psychiatric facility. The county also will develop a […]

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Jan 12th 2022 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider
Children's Medical Center of Dallas

The University of Texas-Southwestern (UT Southwestern) Medical Center is planning a new pediatric campus in Dallas with a construction cost basis of approximately $1.6 billion with a total project cost anticipated to be $2.5 billion. According to solicitation documents, the new pediatric campus is a joint project of medical center and Children’s Health System of […]

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Jan 5th 2022 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline
Valencia County hospital rendering

New Mexico – Valencia County is working on a draft request for proposals (RFP) for the construction of a $50 million acute care hospital to serve rural areas of the county. A 2020 report by the state’s Department of Health cited serious concerns about the county population’s life expectancy from birth and from age 65 as […]

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Dec 29th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will distribute about $38 million in funding to eligible rural hospitals under the Rural Hospital COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grant (RH-CHRG) program. Each hospital will receive $250,000 in discretionary funds for staffing, infrastructure, or revenue losses related to the pandemic. HHSC will administer grant agreements to the […]

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Nov 17th 2021 | Posted in Education, Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

Oregon – The board of directors at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) approved $650 million in funding to expand OHSU Hospital on Marquam Hill to serve as a high-acuity trauma facility and regional referral center for patients. Work on the five-year project will begin in spring 2022, with completion expected in 2026 on the site […]

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Nov 2nd 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts – The Boston Planning & Development Agency approved a $2 billion expansion plan for Massachusetts General Hospital that proposes a new 1 million-square-foot clinical building on its main campus in downtown Boston. Five above-grade stories will house 482 beds as well as clinical, ambulatory, and support services including administration space. The project will include six […]

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Aug 26th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider
MD Anderson lab

MD Anderson Cancer Center issued a request for information (RFI) seeking supplier input on implementing a supply inventory management solution. The center’s specific aim is to gather information from interested suppliers on their respective abilities to provide a software solution or solutions that can enhance its ability to track and manage medical, surgical, laboratory, and […]

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Jul 9th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Plans for a new state psychiatric hospital in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex received a boost with $44.7 million in state funding. Appropriations will contribute to the planning, design, and purchase of land for a facility to serve the region. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical […]

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May 6th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – The state’s Department of Health (DOH) released a request for information (RFI) to aid the agency in creating a Medicaid Enterprise Systems roadmap. Upon completion, the roadmap will serve as a guide for the department’s design, development, and implementation of Medicaid enterprise systems, including procurement of management information systems, eligibility and enrollment modules, […]

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Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider
UT Health Science Center at Tyler

The University of Texas (UT) at Tyler is seeking architect/engineering firms to design a $150 million Medical Education Building. It will support interdisciplinary education for graduate medical students, resident training, and nursing, and aid in a medical education program expansion throughout the UT Health East Texas Health System. Programmatic functions are expected to include flexible […]

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Jan 25th 2021 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) pushed several scheduled Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) procurements back several months or to dates to be determined. One solicitation for the modernization of MMIS business operations and services was set for early 2021, but now HHSC plans to issue a request for offers (RFO) in September. […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is planning to issue a request for offers (RFO) in early 2021 for application maintenance and development in support of its modernization of the Texas Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS). Vendors will be asked to provide support of recently updated applications which will be residing in the […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – A request for information (RFI) by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is seeking input on licensing and compliance monitoring systems. IDHS is collecting information regarding software as a service for its Division of Substance Use Prevention and Rehabilitation which licenses Substance Use Disorder (SUD) organizations that deliver intervention and treatment services in […]

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May 8th 2020 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of St. Elizabeths East hospital

Washington, D.C. – The district’s mayor announced on April 30 that it reached agreements on the construction of a 136-bed hospital at St. Elizabeths East and a 225-bed Howard University Hospital. The Howard University location will house a Level 1 trauma center and academic teaching hospital operated by a not-for-profit organization. Total estimated cost is $450 […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

North Carolina – Researchers at Duke University and the University of Georgia are developing a new flu vaccine. The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) is receiving $400 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to create a longer-lasting, more broadly protective vaccine compared to the current seasonal flu shot. […]

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Sep 23rd 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

Kentucky – The University of Louisville (U of L) plans to absorb a private hospital chain’s local properties with or without $50 million in state money that legislators promised last month for the deal. On November 1, the university will take ownership of several capital assets, including four hospitals, four outpatient centers, and a physician practice […]

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Sep 13th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Texas Government Insider

For the second year in a row, Texas recorded the highest number of residents without health insurance out of all 50 states, according to a report released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 10. Texas topped the list at 17.7 percent, or 5 million people, without health insurance, according to the bureau’s “Health Insurance […]

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Aug 26th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – Cook County Health (CCH) recently filed an application with a state review board to construct a $240 million inpatient and outpatient facility on the Provident Hospital campus adjacent to the current hospital in Chicago’s South Side. CCH plans to build a new eight-story building to house a smaller replacement hospital with 42 medical-surgical beds […]

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May 15th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline
University of Washington Medical Center

Washington – State legislators recently approved a two-year $4.9 billion capital budget that focuses on projects in areas of behavioral health, affordable housing, education and the environment. The budget includes $927 million to construct facilities at public colleges and universities. The University of Washington Medical Center will receive $32 million for the predesign, planning and design of […]

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Apr 5th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Taylor Perk

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has secured $84 million to help fund physician resident positions at public teaching hospitals in Texas. These dollars, through graduate medical education payments from Medicaid, are designated for non-state, government-owned and -operated teaching hospitals and will help expand the state’s ability to attract and retain doctors. Texas […]

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Apr 5th 2019 | Posted in Healthcare by Taylor Perk

Kentucky- The University of Louisville (U of L) is still searching for a partner it can team up with to buy Jewish Hospital and other KentuckyOne health care facilities. The health care system that owns the unprofitable Jewish Hospital and other facilities in Louisville announced in spring 2017 that it would sell the facilities. It has […]

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Nov 14th 2018 | Posted in Healthcare, Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers

The United States ranks number one in the world for health care spending as a percentage of GDP.  That sounds great… but, Texas ranks only 11th worldwide when it comes to performance.  That’s because of “access to care.” Public-Private Partnerships and Education Funding The country’s health care rankings are likely to get worse as 673 […]

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May 2nd 2018 | Posted in Healthcare by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Connecticut– The University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center, UConn Health, expects to begin mid-negotiations with a public-private partnership (P3) by September 2018. UConn Health is the branch of the university that oversees clinical care, advanced biomedical research and academic education in medicine. The system includes the 234-bed John Dempsey Hospital, a medical group and medical […]

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Jan 26th 2018 | Posted in Healthcare by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Idaho– Idaho has a shortage of doctors and many of its current medical professionals are nearing retirement age. The state’s Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee presented a 10-year plan to increase graduate medical education in the state through a public-private partnership. The plan expands medical residency training to produce 2,000 residents compared to the current 520 residents […]

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Jan 3rd 2018 | Posted in Healthcare by Kristin Gordon
Image representing healthcare

The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the human population at 322.3 million on Dec. 31, 2015. That number has increased to an estimated 327 million as of Dec. 31, 2017. As the U.S. population increases, so does the need for healthcare facilities. Many state and county hospitals will consider partnering with a private firm or they […]

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