Adventist Health System Rebrands to AdventHealth

“Florida-based Adventist Health System is embarking on a system-wide rebranding that will have the system known as AdventHealth starting next year,” Healthcare Finance reports. “All of the system’s wholly owned hospitals and hundreds of care sites will adopt the AdventHealth name and logo starting January 2, 2019. The system’s ownership and business structure will not change. Adventist Health System said it will be evolving from a collection of assets to a fully-connected healthcare system with the goal of being known for providing high-quality, holistic patient care, and expanding spiritual care resources to people getting care in both inpatient and outpatient settings.”

Adventist Health Glendale Receives Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

“Adventist Health Glendale has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award,” announced Adventist Health. “The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Adventist Health Glendale additionally received the association’s Elite/Target: StrokeSM Elite award. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States.”

Construction Begins on Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital Tower

“The first few columns of the new Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital tower were set in place on July 30, the latest milestone for the new hospital’s construction,” according to a news release from Loma Linda University Health. “Ultimately the new Children’s Hospital tower will be nine stories, next to a 16-story new Medical Center for adults. The two new hospitals will share a common pedestal of five stories. The ongoing construction, which began approximately two years ago, is a part of Loma Linda University Health’s Vision 2020 – The Campaign for a Whole Tomorrow. New buildings for both hospitals will meet and exceed California’s upcoming seismic requirements for hospitals. There will be 373 beds available for pediatric patients when the facility is completed.”

Kettering Health to Build $10M ‘NASA-like’ Command Center

“Kettering Health Network plans to build a nearly 17,000-square-foot operations command center to more efficiently care for patients and get them to the most appropriate level of care in the least amount of time,” announced Kettering Health Network. “The command center is expected to go live in November 2018.” TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. will provide Kettering Health Network with integrated software that quickly and smoothly transfers patients into the network from all access points including the emergency department, operating room, direct admissions and transfers from other facilities. Command center staff will be able to view the status of every patient bed in real time in every Kettering Health Network hospital and medical facility. They will be able to determine the best bed in the most appropriate care setting for the patient based on a number of factors, including diagnosis and information from the admitting physician or surgeon.”

Washington Adventist Hospital, Shady Grove Medical Center Earn Honors for Quality Care of Severe Heart Attacks

“Adventist HealthCare’s two hospitals have each received two awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) for providing high-quality care to patients who suffer severe heart attacks,” according to a news release from Adventist HealthCare. “Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital received the 2018 Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Gold Achievement Award, and Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center received the Bronze Achievement Award. These honors recognize the hospitals for their adherence to quality measures in treating patients with the two most severe types of heart attacks, caused by either a partial or full blockage of the heart’s arteries.”

Faith-Based Healthcare News – August 2018
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