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2013-07-30 23:24:20

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief information officer search for Adventist HealthCare in Gaithersburg, Md. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to...

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...

2013-07-09 23:17:13

New medical school at Adventist University of the Philippines is slated to accept its first class of students in June 2014. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Loma Linda University (LLU) is continuing to foster higher education around the world, now in the Philippines. A team from LLU has been comprised to assist Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) with the development of its new medical school. AUP was recently granted permission by the Philippines Commission of Higher...

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...

2013-03-02 23:00:56

2013 and 2014 Travel dates set for Adventist Holy Land tours with Pastor Jim Gilley & Friends Phoeniz, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Christians seeking to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ in the Land of the Bible have cause to rejoice: Christian tourism company Maranatha Tours Inc. has announced the dates for its exciting and spiritually-fulfilling Seventh Day Adventist Tours to Israel for 2013 and 2014. Maranatha Tours Inc. will be hosting Holy Land tours with Pastor Jim Gilley...

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...

2012-09-27 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,...