Recent Headlines


Central Texas Medical Center Earns Knee Certification from The Joint Commission

The certification reflects the hospital's compliance with national safety standards, clinical guidelines and performance measures.



The Power of a Prayerful Visit

While visiting with employees after a hurricane, two mission and ministry team members bring prayer and hope to those impacted by the storm.



Going the Extra Mile

A transitional care nurse at Texas Health Huguley Hospital goes above and beyond to meet a patient’s need, even after he’s been discharged.



Healing, Health and Wholeness the Focus of Adventist Health System’s 2018 Conference on Mission

This was Adventist Health System’s 28th annual Conference on Mission.


In the News

The Daily Independent | September 5

Manchester Memorial Hospital opens rural health clinic

The new health clinic features state-of-the-art exam rooms, offices and work stations in the new two-story facility.

Fierce Healthcare | August 31

Adventist Health System's patient-centered rebrand includes culture change focused on safety, love

As Adventist Health System embarked on a rebrand that aimed to highlight its mission, the system also launched a new training program to spark an internal change, too.

Home Health Care News | August 28

Adventist Health System Prioritizing Post-Acute Services, Whole-Person Care With Rebranding

One of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems is changing its name as part of its push toward whole-person care and an ongoing commitment to home-based services.

Forbes | August 14

His Wife’s Car Crash Changed The Way A Hospital CEO Sees His Job

Read AHS President/CEO Terry Shaw’s interview with Forbes, where he talks about AHS’s journey to be more consumer-centric, as the organization announces its rebrand to AdventHealth.

Orlando Sentinel | August 1

Munroe Regional officially acquired by Florida Hospital; to be renamed Florida Hospital Ocala

The 425-bed hospital is now part of the West Florida Division of Adventist Health System.

WFTV | July 30

'Compassion Rounds' expanding at Florida Hospital

Florida Hospital is expanding the program to help patients and families.

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.