October 2007

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  • Building Character

    Thanks to a stint in the military, Deanne Porchowsky changed her career path. Thanks to incredible co-workers at Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH), she transformed her whole life.While working as a network administrator in the Air Force, Deanne ...
  • Building Relationships

    October 01, 2007
    After graduating from Walla Walla College, Don and Sharon Ammon left the rural splendor of Washington state and headed east—east into the thriving metropolis of Chicago, such as it was in 1964.Laying the FoundationStarting his career at Hinsdale H...
  • Building Character

    Thanks to a stint in the military, Deanne Porchowsky changed her career path. Thanks to incredible co-workers at Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH), she transformed her whole life.While working as a network administrator in the Air Force, Deanne ...
  • Building Community

    In 1913, one year before World War I began, what is now Tillamook County General Hospital (TCGH) opened its doors on the Oregon Coast. Changing hands several times throughout the next 60 years, TCGH eventually joined Adventist Health in the early ...
  • Building Vision

    The only constant in life is change and nowhere is that more evident than health care. The business of health care has transformed in the last several decades, even more so in the last few years. On the cusp of a substantial change myself, I write...
  • Building Community

    In 1913, one year before World War I began, what is now Tillamook County General Hospital (TCGH) opened its doors on the Oregon Coast. Changing hands several times throughout the next 60 years, TCGH eventually joined Adventist Health in the early ...
  • Building Vision

    The only constant in life is change and nowhere is that more evident than health care. The business of health care has transformed in the last several decades, even more so in the last few years. On the cusp of a substantial change myself, I write...
  • Building Structure

    How much steel does it take to improve patient care? At Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Oregon, the magic number is 950 tons. That’s enough steel for more than seven Statues of Liberty. It’s also enough structural steel to support AMC’...
  • Building Structure

    How much steel does it take to improve patient care? At Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Oregon, the magic number is 950 tons. That’s enough steel for more than seven Statues of Liberty. It’s also enough structural steel to support AMC’...
  • OCT Cover

    October 01, 2007
    Thanks to her co-workers at Walla Walla General Hospital, Deanne Porchowsky, a surgical circulating nurse, is now a member of the Walla Walla University Church. Photo by Matthew B. Zimmerman
  • Building Project Updates

    October 01, 2007
    Hanford Planning New HospitalIn early 2007, the Adventist Health Board of Directors approved funding for a new 175,000-square-foot medical center to replace the structure that currently houses Hanford Community Medical Center in Central California...
  • OCT Cover

    October 01, 2007
    Thanks to her co-workers at Walla Walla General Hospital, Deanne Porchowsky, a surgical circulating nurse, is now a member of the Walla Walla University Church. Photo by Matthew B. Zimmerman
  • Building Project Updates

    October 01, 2007
    Hanford Planning New HospitalIn early 2007, the Adventist Health Board of Directors approved funding for a new 175,000-square-foot medical center to replace the structure that currently houses Hanford Community Medical Center in Central California...

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  • Health Fun Facts

    October 01, 2007
    Because this section doesn't amount to much without its page design, it is not available here. You can see the Did You Know? page for this month by looking in the print edition of GLEANER or by clicking on the PDF version. To get to the PDF versio...
  • Building a Legacy, Tweaking a Dream

    If you've ever built anything—a house, a business, even a model plane—you know that building takes time, energy and commitment. Sometimes things go exactly as planned but, more often than not, plans get tweaked.At Adventist Health, there has been ...
  • Health Fun Facts

    October 01, 2007
    Because this section doesn't amount to much without its page design, it is not available here. You can see the Did You Know? page for this month by looking in the print edition of GLEANER or by clicking on the PDF version. To get to the PDF versio...
  • Praying for Rain

    The members of the Salmon (Idaho) Church were excited as the appointed 10 days (June 27–July 7) of Operation Global Rain approached. Operation Global Rain was a 10-day prayer event modeled after the early church in Acts 2. Ever since the falling o...
  • Building a Legacy, Tweaking a Dream

    If you've ever built anything—a house, a business, even a model plane—you know that building takes time, energy and commitment. Sometimes things go exactly as planned but, more often than not, plans get tweaked.At Adventist Health, there has been ...
  • When Adventist Health Calls

    Over the past four months our family has been anguishing over some job offers—three of which we considered seriously. The thought of eventually leaving our beloved friends and family here in Walla Walla feels overwhelming; yet through this process...
  • Praying for Rain

    The members of the Salmon (Idaho) Church were excited as the appointed 10 days (June 27–July 7) of Operation Global Rain approached. Operation Global Rain was a 10-day prayer event modeled after the early church in Acts 2. Ever since the falling o...

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