Recent Headlines


Shawnee Mission Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Cardiac Care

Shawnee Mission Chest Pain Center earns full reaccreditation with PCI, additional awards.



Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Recognizes Nurse with DAISY Award

The DAISY Award celebrates extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care provided by nurses.



Florida Hospital Winter Garden Breaks Ground on Medical Office Building

The new medical office building is expected to open in spring 2018.



Adventist Health System's Value-Based Health Care Approach Advanced with New Appointments

Tim Reiner and James English assume new leadership roles in corporate revenue cycle management.


In the News

Orlando Business Journal | February 20

Florida Hospital for Women to expand

The expansion will bring the hospital's bed total to 102.

West Orange Times & Windermere Observer | February 15

Florida Hospital Winter Garden breaks ground for new building

A ground-breaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Feb. 14 for the hospital's new medical building.

The Apopka Voice | February 14

Florida Hospital breaks ground on medical office building

The 72,000-square-foot medical office building, expected to open in the spring of 2018, will serve the residents of fast-growing west Orange County.

The Kansas City Star | February 14

Shawnee Mission Health opens medical center in BluHawk development in Overland Park

The new medical facility opened Feb. 1.

Healthcare Finance | December 2

Orlando's Adventist University of Health Sciences to open Center for Population Health Research

Center will task students, faculty with applying geographic information systems technology to medical geography research.

Daily Commercial | November 22

Waterman employees take part in Day of Caring

More than 500 Florida Hospital employees volunteered at 17 locations throughout Central Florida as part of its second annual Day of Caring.

Research & Publications

Anthony Stahl (News-Sun)

The Challenge of Healthcare Reform

The administrator of Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid explores national healthcare trends and how they affect the community of Lake Placid.

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.