Author: Linda Fry

Adventist Healthcare News – November 2019
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In Wake of Devastation from Hurricane Dorian, AdventHealth Will Help Bahamas Hospital Rebuild 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...
Catholic Healthcare News – November 2019
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OSF Healthcare, Little Company of Mary Finalize Merger Agreement The boards at OSF HealthCare and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers have approved a merger of the two Illinois-based Catholic health systems. As reported in HealthLeaders, the two health systems will spend the next several months clearing regulatory and canonical hurdles before...
Faith-Based Healthcare News – November 2019
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Wake Forest Baptist Health Receives $25 Million Grant for Cancer Research The National Cancer Institute has awarded a six-year, $25 million grant to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and caregivers. This will support the continuation of funding for clinical research that began with a grant that was awarded in 2014.  This program...
Faith-Based Healthcare News – September 2019
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Baptist Health ‘Care On Demand’ Ushers in a New Era in Digital Health In an effort to make “affordable healthcare easier and more convenient,” Baptist Health South Florida is offering a free, online urgent care visit. According to ForexTV.com, “Care on Demand” allows patients with non-life-threatening illness or injury to bypass busy emergency rooms and...
Catholic Healthcare News – September 2019
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Eduardo Conrado is Ascension’s Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer, a Role that ‘Starts and Ends with People’ Eduardo Conrado has nearly a year under his belt as Ascension’s Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer. He has been described by colleagues as results-driven and extensively experienced in launching critical digital innovation programs in commercial and consumer segments....
Adventist Healthcare News – September 2019
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AdventHealth Launches Largest AI-Enabled Mission Control Command Center in US 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...
Catholic Healthcare News – August 2019
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Dignity Health Chandler Regional Begins Construction of 5-Story Medical Center Ground was broken for Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center’s new patient tower. According to the Queen Creek Independent. The 220,000 square foot, five-story facility is slated to open in 202.1 Mark Slyter, president/CEO of Dignity Health Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers, stated,...
Faith-Based Healthcare News – August 2019
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UNCP, Methodist Work to Create Diversity in Health Care Methodist University’s Physician Assistant Program has a goal of encouraging diversity in the health professions programs. As a means of achieving this, the Program has entered into an articulation agreement with The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, which promotes American Indians to pursue a PA...
Adventist Healthcare News – August 2019
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Fort Washington Medical Center to Join Adventist HealthCare in 2019 Adventist HealthCare and Nexus Health/Fort Washington Medical Center announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to have Fort Washington Medical Center, a 37-bed, acute-care hospital in Prince George’s County, become part of Adventist HealthCare.  The transition should be complete this fall, pending state review....
Adventist Healthcare News – July 2019
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AdventHealth Buying 25% Stake in Health First AdventHealth and Health First have signed a deal to align resources, as reported by Modern Healthcare. The intent is to enhance the range of AdventHealth and Health First, forming a super-regional Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) “We’re more convinced than ever the alignment of the AdventHealth and Health First...