Recent Headlines


Florida Hospital is First in Nation to Receive Innovative Surgical Robot

Recently approved by the FDA, the TransEnterix Senhance Surgical System brings high-tech features and lower costs to robotic-assisted surgeries.



Orlando Business Journal Recognizes Adventist Health System for Philanthropy Efforts

The annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards acknowledge contributions to those in need in Central Florida.



The Phone Call

The prayers and compassionate care of a Gordon Hospital nurse introduce the love of Christ to a scared and hurting patient.



A Moment in Time

An AIT employee at Adventist Health System’s corporate office saves a colleague’s life during an unexpected choking episode.


In the News

Orlando Sentinel | October 24

Florida Hospital focuses community grants on out-of-hospital care

Florida Hospital awarded more than $1.5 million to five community projects that focus on care navigation and coordination.

Orlando Sentinel | September 26

Florida Hospital doctors headed to Puerto Rico to help after Hurricane Maria

Several Florida Hospital doctors help with relief efforts on the island.

Orlando Business Journal | September 13

Sneak peek: Tour the new $203M Florida Hospital Apopka before it opens

The new hospital will have 120 private patient rooms, surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab.

Orlando Sentinel | September 12

Florida Hospital pharmacy fills extra prescriptions during Irma; others were closed

Florida Hospital Orlando’s outpatient pharmacy was one of the few remaining open in Central Florida before and after the hurricane.

Becker's Hospital Review | September 5

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills to deploy teleICU services

Advanced ICU Care's team of critical care physicians and nurses will provide 24/7 oversight for patients in the hospital's ICU.

Daytona Beach News-Journal | August 25

Florida Hospital looks to help frequent ER visitors manage own care

Florida Hospital Community Care deploys a team of nurses, licensed clinical social workers and registered dietitians to patients' homes.

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.