Recent Headlines


A Lesson on Mission

A Park Ridge Health employee learns that it takes as little as a caring heart, and sometimes a box of chocolates, to extend Christ's healing ministry.



Rounding for Two

In taking the time to visit with a patient at Florida Hospital East Orlando, an employee walks away with an unexpected blessing and renewed sense of purpose.



Florida Hospital for Children Answers Region's Growing Health Needs with a New Level III NICU

The new NICU will span two floors, with expanded capacity for 102 beds.



Metroplex Adventist Hospital Recognized as a Safe Sleep Hospital

The designation recognizes Metroplex's commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.


In the News

Kansas City Business Journal | March 22

Shawnee Mission Health recruits top KC neurosurgeons for new practice

Shawnee Mission Physicians Group hired four providers for a new neurosurgery practice.

Orlando Sentinel | March 22

Florida Hospital opening new, larger NICU

The new 102-bed Level III NICU expands the hospital's 81-bed NICU and upgrades its technology.

West Orange Times & Windermere Observer | March 16

Florida Hospital Winter Garden introduces Neurology Specialists of West Orange

Neurology Specialists of West Orange opened in February to serve the tri-county area with a localized approach.

Tampa Bay Business Journal | March 10

Dr. Kiran Patel celebrates birthday with major donation to Florida Hospital

Florida Hospital Carrollwood received a $5 million donation to fund an emergency department expansion and a modern cardiac catheterization lab.

Palm Coast Observer | March 4

New technology the centerpiece of Florida Hospital Flagler cancer center

The hospital is the only one in the area to offer True Beam radiation treatment.

Orlando Business Journal | February 22

Florida Hospital, foundation plan 80,000 SF wellness center

The Center for Health & Wellbeing will be built near Winter Park Memorial Hospital, and is set to open late 2018.

Research & Publications

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.

Richard J. Carroll, Zuber D. Mulla, Loran D. Hauck, and Audrey Westbrook (BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)

Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Does Nesiritide Make a Difference?

An evaluation of the impact of nesiritide treatment on four outcomes among adults hospitalized for congestive heart failure (CHF) during a three-year period.