Adventist Health Honors Physicians for Commendable Work

January 07, 2014 / Divya Joseph

Changes in health care policy and increasing medical needs of individuals have the potential to make health care a more impersonal experience. However, Adventist Health physicians are working daily to preserve warm, personalized patient care. Adventist Health honored 17 such physicians, who have gone beyond expectations to provide compassionate care. These physicians were recipients of the 2013 Physician of the Year Mission Awards, given at Adventist Health’s fifth annual Physician Leadership Symposium in Sacramento, Calif.

WWGH Completes $16 Million Renovation Project

November 03, 2013 / Amy Alderman

After two years of remodeling and construction, the Walla Walla (Wash.) General Hospital (WWGH) $16 million capital campaign renovation project is complete. To mark the special occasion, WWGH hosted an open house event in September during which nearly 600 community members, board members, medical staff, volunteers and employees gathered to celebrate. The event featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hors d'oeuvres served by Creekside Café (cafeteria) and employee-led tours of the renovated areas.

Adventist Health News Notes

November 01, 2012 / Brittany Dobbs

Adventist Health Welcomes New Northwest Board Member

Melody Gabriel has been appointed to the Adventist Health board of directors, according to Ricardo B. Graham, board chairman.

Gabriel fills a position previously held by Lynn Creitz. Creitz, a businessman from the Portland, Ore., area, contributed more than 12 years of committed service as a dedicated member of the Adventist Health board of directors. Graham acknowledged Creitz's steadfast support and guidance over the years.

Four Quick Facts

September 01, 2012

Adventist Medical Center has been nationally recognized as one of America's safest hospitals. Find more at

The only Portland-area hospital to have zero healthcare-acquired infections in six major surgery categories. (June 2012 Report prepared by the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research)

Adventist Medical Center Safest Hospital in Portland

September 01, 2012 / Brittany Dobbs

At Adventist Health, our mission calls us to demonstrate the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. This means offering safe, quality care to patients who have entrusted us with their lives. Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., has taken this calling to a higher level and is getting national recognition for its efforts.

Walla Walla General Joins Elite Circle

August 01, 2012

The Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) has granted the designation of Accredited Chest Pain Center to Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH), making it the eighth accredited Chest Pain Center in Washington.