The largest high-tech center in the US opened on August 28 with 12,000 square feet of space. As reported by Becker’s Hospital Review, AdventHealth’s new Mission Control clinical command center houses 60 monitors displaying hospital and patient data and is staffed 24/7 by a rotating team of 78 clinicians.
Taking a 46-hospital system with nearly 30 different local brands in 11 states and bringing them all under one brand required many months of planning. Terry Shaw, President and CEO of AdventHealth, recently sat down with Modern Healthcare to discuss his leadership and the steps taken to truly put consumers first.
Adventist Health Tillamook’s new President, Eric Swanson, has a 30-year career with the facility, demonstrating a passion for the wellbeing of rural communities throughout Oregon. As reported by Tillamook Headlight Herald, “Eric has developed a perspective on excellence in rural healthcare that will support continued growth of services in the community.”
With more than 40 years of experience in healthcare, Dan Cochran was recently promoted to President of Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center. As COO and CFO at Shady Grove, Cochran has guided the hospital to increase its financial reserves. Read the entire press release.
The newest members under the AdventHealth umbrella are Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center and Lake Wales Medical Center in Central Florida. According to HealthLeaders, the acquisitions include each hospital’s businesses, clinics and outpatient services.
Making the move in Maryland from Takoma to Silver Spring wouldn’t normally take two years of planning. Unless, of course, you’re speaking about a hospital. Washington Adventist Hospital moved into its new facility, White Oak Medical Center, on August 25 – with the help from students at Howard University. In all, 76 patients and equipment were moved using 20 ambulances, several nurses, technicians and physicians. The collegians provided family assistance and support at both facilities.
Loma Linda University recently announced that a new pedestrian bridge linking the future hospital and the existing Schuman Pavilion will be constructed during September and October. The project will also include an expansion of Schuman Pavilion. Read the complete press release.