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2012-09-13 06:31:15

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many people suffering from chronic knee pain, a total replacement was once the only option. Today that's no longer the case. Adventist Medical Center (AMC), is the first hospital in East Portland to offer a minimally invasive procedure for those suffering with osteoarthritis of the knee. MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing is a minimally invasive procedure performed using a surgeon-controlled robotic arm system. (Photo:...

2012-06-12 06:26:12

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MX today announced the introduction of Quick Links, a new resource to help healthcare professionals quickly find and access free online hospital-to-hospital toolkits, guidelines and materials. Each set of links is organized around a specific hospital service line or key administrative or operational concern. MX currently offers Quick Links sets on the following topics: Patient Safety Quick Links help healthcare professionals...

2012-05-29 10:23:45

PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Hospital Association (AHA), in partnership with the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems has awarded Tom Russell, President and CEO of Adventist Medical Center the 2012 Grassroots Champion Award. As a 2012 Grassroots Champion, Russell is being recognized for exceptional leadership in generating grassroots and community activity in support of a hospital's mission. (Photo:...

2012-03-05 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakwood, the global leader in furnished and serviced corporate apartments and residences, climbed to No. 39 in Training Magazine's 12th Annual list of the Top 125 companies for outstanding employee training and development programs. This is the seventh consecutive year Oakwood was recognized and the company now ranks as the top provider among other recognized hospitality industry brands. Oakwood's ranking has been rising and shot up 60 spots from No....

2012-02-01 20:00:00

Nation needs shift from ℠disease and illness to wellness and prevention,´ Benjamin says Orlando, Florida, United States (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 In a show of solidarity with hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist health professionals, health ministry leaders and pastors from North America this week, United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin advocated a “holistic approach” to well-being. “If we really want to change and reform healthcare in this country, we need...

2012-01-18 19:33:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lorissa Price has been named executive director of Orthopedic Services for Adventist Medical Center, according to Ellen Tryon, vice president, Patient Care Services. Price brings a wealth of clinical experience in imaging and radiology and has a strong track record in service management. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120118/DC38221) She most recently served as Service Line director for Salem Health System....

2011-12-02 07:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H. D. Smith and Adventist Health System (AHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, announce a five-year agreement in which H. D. Smith will serve as the primary supply and support vendor for the health system's hospitals, home healthcare and long term care facilities. Under the terms of the agreement, H. D. Smith will provide medical product supply chain services and support programs to Adventist Health...

2011-11-28 11:11:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist HealthCare, Montgomery County's first and largest health system, and The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), the largest independent physician group in metropolitan Washington, announced a joint venture today that will further their missions of improving the health of the communities they serve. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111128/DC12929LOGO) The new venture, which combines the strengths of The MFA and...

2011-11-04 13:05:00

Featuring fresh, local and organic cuisine PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The LivingWell Bistro has emerged as Portland's freshest plant based restaurant. The dining establishment is meeting the needs of a city interested in healthy living by offering a tantalizing menu. The Bistro features local, organic and sustainable foods bursting with flavor, plated and served with love. Customers will find a fresh twist on a delicious and hearty plant based menu,...

2011-10-27 14:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center (AMC) is harnessing new technology to safely dispose of more than 90 percent of its infectious medical waste on-site. Thanks to the recently installed Red Bag Solutions Technology, the infectious medical waste from red bio-hazardous bags and sharps containers is now pulverized and sterilized, leaving confetti-like material that is safe to recycle or dispose of. AMC is the first facility in the Oregon market...