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Latest Adventist Health Stories

2013-06-10 20:21:37

Helping people move well and live well PORTLAND, Ore., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Health's Aspire Orthopedic Institute has received The Joint Commission certification for treatment of Joint Replacement of hips and knees. The national designation confirms that patients treated with Adventist Medical Center's innovative care model have superior outcomes compared to those receiving hip or knee replacements at most other hospitals in Oregon. In achieving Joint...

2013-05-21 23:26:05

Two experienced orthopedic surgeons will now provide orthopedic care and access to minimally invasive treatment for the hip, knee, shoulder, hand and upper extremities in Lake County at the Clearlake Family Health Center. Clearlake, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Two experienced orthopedic surgeons will now provide orthopedic care and access to minimally invasive treatment for the hip, knee, shoulder, hand and upper extremities in Lake County at the Clearlake Family Health Center. The orthopedic...

2013-04-26 20:21:30

PORTLAND, Ore., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and Adventist Health have taken another step in advancing the health of patients and their experience with the Adventist health care system. Regence and Adventist are collaborating on an innovative payment model to deliver better health outcomes and lower health care costs. This is Regence's first accountable health care initiative in Oregon and one of many arrangements in development within the Regence...

2013-04-23 08:32:43

Leading hospitalist organization expands presence within Adventist Health TACOMA, Wash., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif. Sound Physicians will provide comprehensive hospitalist services to the 254-bed...

2013-04-11 20:22:21

PORTLAND, Ore., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Westermeyer, an anesthesiologist with the Oregon Anesthesiology Group, who practices at Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, has been selected from more than 115 physician national entries as the inaugural international honoree in the Mission:MD MedicalMissions.org Physician of the Year Awards by LocumTenens.com, a full-service locum tenens staffing agency and leading industry job board. The awards program honors...

2013-01-28 12:26:35

Adventist Medical Center is the only hospital in the Oregon using a robot to assist in performing hip surgeries. PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The hip is one of your body's largest weight-bearing joints and millions of Americans are suffering with hip pain. Adventist Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Oregon, providing people suffering from hip pain, an option of robotic assisted surgery. Thanks to the collaboration between orthopedic surgeons...

2013-01-22 23:01:24

Avista Adventist Hospital has been named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by WomenCertified®. Louisville, Colorado (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Avista Adventist Hospital has been named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by WomenCertified®. The award is based on criteria that consider what women say they want from a hospital including quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from...

2013-01-07 12:28:29

First Hospital in the Northwest Providing Sophisticated Technology Enabling Enhanced Cancer Treatment Accuracy PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center is taking cancer treatment to new levels with the only technology in the Northwest designed to provide complex radiation therapy delivered with extreme accuracy. The Agility technology system promises cancer patients a new level of precision and delivery speed in radiation therapy treatments. This...

2012-10-09 19:21:21

Among Nation's Best in Gynecologic Surgery for Two Consecutive Years PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center (AMC), is ranked number one in Oregon hospitals for Gynecological Surgery for the second year in a row. A report released by HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, named AMC among the top 10 percent in the nation for gynecologic surgery and the recipient...

2012-09-27 02:26:27

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, announced today that Adventist Health selected MedeAnalytics' Patient Access Intelligence (PAI) solution for implementation in 16 of the health system's hospitals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/SF23660LOGO) Prior to this announcement, Adventist Health's Simi Valley Hospital had used Patient Access Intelligence for 18 months,...