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Adventist Health Teams Up with Committed Puts Focus on Giving Thanks

January 01, 2012 / Brittany Dobbs

It's a Portland, Ore., Thanksgiving tradition: Each year Adventist Health in Portland holds a special event for the community as a way of saying thanks for the faith the community has placed in them for more than a century. This year was no different, save one detail — Committed, season-two winners of NBC's The Sing Off, were the musical guests.

Sharing Dreams, Values

Adventist Health News Notes

December 01, 2011

Walla Walla General Hospital Earns Top Marks from The Joint Commission

Out of more than 3,000 hospitals submitting data to The Joint Commission, Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) was recently recognized as one of 405 top performers on key quality measures for achieving excellence on measures of quality care in the commission's annual report on quality and safety.

Adventist Health Hospitals Stay Clean and Green

November 01, 2011

"Go Green" isn’t just the mantra of canvas-toting hippies aiming to reduce their carbon footprint. Several Adventist Health hospitals and their environmental services departments have taken the mantra to heart — and are turning deep shades of green.

Sustainable Stewardship

Adventist Health Embraces Innovation

September 01, 2011

The world is becoming innovative. Now more than ever, people and businesses are trying to come up with great ideas never thought of before. It is known Edison didn't invent the light bulb on his first try, and Google's founders didn't launch their search engine in an afternoon. Yet, both innovations have rocked our world and are evolving every day.

Employee Wellness Top Priority at Adventist Medical Center

August 01, 2011

Many of us work all day (or night) and come home too tired to hit the gym or exercise some other way. We wonder why we feel sluggish, unhealthy and maybe even depressed.

Adventist Medical Center, in Portland, Ore., and its Wellness Services team knows to have a happy, healthy workforce, employees need to exercise. That is why the medical center rejuvenated its wellness program, LivingWell, to motivate and educate their employees about fitness and nutrition.

Adventist Health News

July 01, 2011

Adventist Health recently launched a new corporate website. After months of working on content, visually pleasing design and increased functionality, the new site is now more user friendly and patient-centered. Visitors to the website will find:

Directions (and zip code search) to all Adventist Health facilities.

Health library with interactive tools, recipes, articles and more.

Links to hospitals, Find a Doc, bill pay and giving abilities.

Adventist Hospitals Form Policy Association

June 01, 2011 / Brittany Russell

More than 70 Adventist hospitals and more than 300 affiliated health-care facilities across 17 states and the District of Columbia have collaborated to form the Adventist Health Policy Association. AHPA creates a united policy voice among Adventist hospitals on issues affecting health care across the nation.

Larry Dodds Celebrates a Career Dedicated to Mission

May 01, 2011 / Brittany Russell

After almost 40 years of dedicated service at Adventist Health, Larry Dodds, executive vice president and COO, is retiring. While he is looking forward to trading his suit and tie for something better suited for spending time with his grandchildren, he will be greatly missed by his colleagues and friends.

“Larry has been a dedicated and skillful leader in our system. We will miss his talents and management acumen,” says Robert G. Carmen, Adventist Health president and CEO.