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Adventist Health GLEANER correspondent
By Shawna Malvini
Adventist Health News Notes
Top-notch Pneumonia Care in Walla WallaWalla Walla General Hospital was recently named a top-performing hospital for pneumonia care according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The hospital achieved top status for providing treatme...
Restoring Hope, Restoring Health: WWGH employees help Haiti
Some Adventist Churches in Port au Prince, Haiti, are destroyed and broken. At least one is intact but it stands empty. Since the devastating earthquake earlier this year, church members refuse to step foot inside most buildings. Instead, they occ...
Surgery Robot 'Bob' Offers State-of-the-art Care
American society is fond of naming things. Pets, buildings, cars — everything gets a moniker it seems. And thanks to a group of Portland, Ore., fifth-grader students, the new da Vinci surgery robot at Adventist Medical Center is properly titled: I...
Adventist Health News Notes
Mission leadership changes at Adventist Health: Judd retires; Crampton succeedsA guiding voice and inspiration for mission, Wayne Judd retired from Adventist Health at the end of March."We are saddened by this news as Wayne has been such a dynamic...
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Research shows the Pacific Northwest has the highest rates of breast cancer in the United States, and the staff at Tillamook County General Hospital realize how vital early detection is in fighting the disease. To encourage women to schedule mammo...
Finding Health "Where Pigs Fly"
You might not think of finding health care "Where Pigs Fly," but the residents of Tillamook, Ore., did just that this summer. Thanks to the team at Tillamook County General Hospital, area residents received health screenings, wellness information ...
AMC shows passion for "Compassion"
On earth, Jesus was a man of action. He didn't say, "Sit at home and think about helping," but rather, "Go out into the world" and, to paraphrase, share the good news.As manager of Wellness Services at Adventist Medical Center, Ed Hoover's profess...
When God Answers the Phone:
The emergency room was slammed. Ambulances rolled in one after another and patients were piling up at the front desk to check in. At the same time, Erika Rootvik, admitting clerk, was trying to implement a new standardized telephone script. Little...
"Stories From Our Lives:"
Humor, tragedy, heartbreak, healing, loss, redemption ... As with most health care institutions, Adventist Health is filled not only with patients, beds, doctors and nurses, but with stories. For each patient that walks in the door and for each cl...
Defining Moments, Touching Lives: Pre-med Students Help Hospice Patients
In the face of death, volunteers at Adventist Medical Center seek the meanings of life. Their purpose is to honor the dying and comfort the surviving, but in the end, all are blessed.By taking part in Defining Moments, a program capturing the live...