Recent Headlines

A Spiritual Investment

A chaplain’s visit with a Florida Hospital Medical Group physician reminds them both of the blessings that come from working for a faith-based organization.

All-Inclusive Care

The administrator of Rollins Brook Community Hospital learns the many ways that her facility reminds a patient of a vacation destination despite the circumstances that brought him there.

New Adventist Health System Study Shows Connection Between All-Cause Harm Measure and Hospital Safety Performance

The study examined performance as it relates to safety culture, employee engagement and patient experience.

In the News

The Advisory Board | February 5

How a 'God moment' put Terry Shaw on a 35-year path to CEO—all at Adventist Health System

Lessons from the C-suite: Terry Shaw, president and CEO, Adventist Health System

Healthcare Informatics | January 28

Adventist Health System Leverages Analytics to Improve Surgeons’ Robotic Surgery Skills and Performance

Stephen Knych, M.D. is leading an innovative initiative at Adventist Health System around improving surgical performance in the robotics area

HIT Consultant | January 23

Florida Hospital New Smyrna Launches Tele-ICU with Advanced ICU Care

The partnership extends Advanced ICU Care’s growing, multi-state relationship with Adventist Health System hospitals for collaborative ICU patient care via telemedicine.

MSN | December 25

Florida Hospital gets into the giving spirit with a toy drive for Tampa school

Florida Hospital holds a toy drive for Tampa elementary school.

Orlando Business Journal | December 19

First look: Inside the newly renovated Florida Hospital for Children cancer unit

Florida Hospital for Children unveiled its newly renovated cancer unit, which provides more space and comfort to patients and families.

Modern Healthcare | December 16

Florida Hospital CEO rallies team during Hurricane Maria: 'We have a bias for generosity'

Florida Hospital CEO Daryl Tol describes how his team and community rallied to deliver much-needed supplies to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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.