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Latest Adventist Medical Center Stories

2014-03-07 16:22:58

Study of Patient Outcomes in Approximately 4,500 Hospitals Finds Adventist Medical Center Among the Best Nationally PORTLAND, Ore., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best hospitals for treating Critical Care and Spine Surgery patients. Healthgrades, a leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals...

2014-01-15 16:24:08

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Health has been named among the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The announcement was made today by Healthiest Employers, a leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data. Adventist Health was ranked the twelfth healthiest company in the nation due to remarkable and sustainable success through a broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives. Adventist...

2013-09-23 16:24:15

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare Consumers are doing their homework these days. Before selecting a health plan or physician, they are going online to study hospital outcomes and evaluating which hospital provides the safest care. Once they've done their research, they are better equipped to make intelligent decisions about who should navigate their care. Adventist Medical Center (AMC) has recently achieved national recognition for providing credible...

2013-07-29 16:25:13

PORTLAND, Ore., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Adventist Health and Tuality Healthcare are joining together to form an accountable care network aimed at advancing the health of patients, improving their experience, and lowering costs. This new Regence network will offer members in Portland's east and west side communities a broader network of providers specializing in high quality, affordable care. The agreement includes an innovative payment...

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...

2013-04-26 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...

2013-04-11 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...

2013-01-07 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...