News of Hurricane Dorian’s devastating impact on the Bahamas has long left the news media focus, but AdventHealth is in it for the long run when it comes to bringing emergency supplies and caring for patients there. As reported in FierceHealthcare, the hospital will need a massive rebuild, and AdventHealth has set up a relief fund to help the rebuilding effort.
The American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) has recognized Loma Linda University Health researchers for their outstanding research on an antibiotic to treat MRSA infections in critically ill patients. According to the Press Release, Loma Linda University Health researchers developed a protocol that allowed pharmacists to standardize the dosing process.
Congratulations to Adventist Health White Memorial in Los Angeles for winning the Baldrige Award for Performance Excellence. The National Institute of Standards and Technology press release indicates AHWM’s efforts over the last two decades were key to being selected for this achievement. Read more here.
Woven EndoBridge Device (WEB) technology is a new, minimally-invasive, endovascular treatment of complex brain aneurysms. Loma Linda University Health is the first Inland Empire facility to successfully perform the surgery. Read the complete Press Release.
Adventist HealthCare will invest $35 million over five years to help Fort Washington Medical Center meet the health needs of Prince George’s County. As mentioned in the Press Release, both organizations have a strong commitment to serving the needs of their community.
Adventist Health Feather River Hospital is closed due to the devastation from the Camp Fire a year ago. Former employees and community members gathered at the partially damaged hospital for a “Remembrance Day.” As reported in the Enterprise-Record, attendees were able to go on a self-guided reflection tour, stop by interactive stations and chat with old friends. While the hospital remains closed, access to Adventist Health is available at its clinics in Paradise, Chico and Corning.