Recent Headlines


Advanced ICU Care Honors Adventist Health System Employees, Hospital

The I SEE YOU CARE Award recognizes outstanding tele-ICU collaboration between in-hospital and remote care teams.



Florida Hospital Waterman announces expansion at Tavares campus

The project will add more than 111,000 square feet to the hospital.



B.E. Smith Family Center Receives $1 Million Gift from the Hall Family Foundation to Support Children with Special Needs

The B.E. Smith Family Center will house the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center and the Early Learning Center.



Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Opens New Center for Wellness and Rehab Care

The 7,700-square-foot facility is designed to provide rehabilitation services for patients diagnosed with heart or lung diseases, as well as patients needing physical, occupational or speech therapy.


In the News

Daily Commercial | June 14

Florida Hospital Waterman announces massive expansion

The expansion at the Tavares campus will more than double the size of the emergency department and feature a four-story patient tower dedicated to women's services, pediatrics and future growth.

News 13 | June 2

SeaWorld manatee visits Florida Hospital Celebration, gets CT scan

This is the first time SeaWorld has ever performed a CT scan on a manatee.

Apopka Voice | May 31

Florida Hospital hands the keys to Apopka CHC clinic

Florida Hospital gifted a 6,500-square-foot building housing a pediatric clinic to Community Health Centers, Inc.

Flagler Live | May 25

Florida Hospital Flagler Honors County's First Responders

The special recognition was part of Emergency Medical Services Week.

Kansas City Business Journal | May 22

Shawnee Mission Health wraps up hospital renovation

The renovation was designed to help support the continued education of its physicians, nurses and associates.

Osceola News-Gazette | May 22

Hospital employees donate supplies to Kissimmee schools

Florida Hospital Kissimmee employees donated hundreds of personal items and supplies to area middle schools.

Research & Publications

Christine Sammer, DrPH, RN; Susanne Miller, RN, MS; Cason Jones, MLS, MHA; Antoinette Nelson, RN, BSN, MSHSA; Paul Garrett, MD; David Classen, MD, MS; David Stockwell, MD (The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety)

Developing and Evaluating an Automated All-Cause Harm Trigger System

An Adventist Health System study shows more efficient harm detection, improved patient safety with automated system.

Loran D. Hauck, MD; Lee M. Adler, DO; Zuber D. Mulla, PhD (Annals of Epidemiology)

Clinical Pathway Care Improves Outcomes Among Patients Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Adventist Health System examines the impact of a unique evidence-based clinical pathway on six outcomes of care in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).

Ted Hamilton (Health Progress)

Physician Burnout: Health Care Systems Seek Wellness Solutions

Hamilton reports on the ways Adventist Health System is working to promote physician well-being.

T. Christopher Windham, MD (Journal of Oncology Practice)

Geriatric Oncology for the 21st Century: A Call for Action

A study highlights steps to help prepare oncologists across the nation for the impending increase in older cancer patients.

Tim Reiner & Miccole Bowen (Cerner Blog)

Taking a Closer Look at Health System Revenue Cycle Innovation

Adventist Health System's vice president of revenue management, and Shawnee Mission Medical Center's director of patient financial services, discuss the importance of integrating clinical and financial data in preparation for future payment models.

JIll A. Marsteller, PhD (Critical Care Medicine)

A Multicenter, Phased, Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Intensive Care Units

A trial designed to determine the causal effects of an intervention proven effective in pre-post studies in reducing central line-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit.