Health Care

Adventist Health Reaches Agreement to Purchase Hawaii Pacific University Windward Campus

The Adventist Health-owned and operated Castle Medical Center in Kaneohe, Windward Oahu has reached an agreement to purchase Hawaii Pacific University's 130-acre Hawaii Loa campus, according to several reports. The terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement have not been disclosed, but the move will allow Adventist Health to expand its presence in Oahu.

Adventist Volunteers Offer Free "Mega-Clinic" to Los Angeles Residents

LOS ANGELES - Starting one week from today, thousands of Angelenos will receive free health care at the LA Convention Center from a huge pool of Seventh-day Adventist medical professionals. At the Pathway to Health Los Angeles event, sponsored by Adventist-Laymen’s Services & Industries (ASI), full medical, surgical, vision and dental services will be offered to the public free of charge.

Emory Healthcare Will Renovate and Reopen Shuttered Emory-Adventist Hospital

Emory Healthcare, a university-based health care system affiliated with Emory University and Emory University School of Medicine, has announced plans to renovate and reopen Emory Adventist Hospital, which closed its doors on October 31, 2014, according to multiple media reports.

Florida Hospital Hits NASCAR Circuit as Official Daytona International Speedway Healthcare Provider

Florida Hospital, part of the Adventist Health System/Sunbelt healthcare network, will greet auto racing fans today at the Daytona 500, which kicks off the 2016 NASCAR season.

The Advance Conference: Jesus and the Church’s Health Ministry

Fortified by the evening meal they were enjoying, 100 persons met after the close of the One Project proper on Monday to consider how the church’s medical and gospel missions can “blend.”  One mark of One Project idealis

Florida Hospital for Women Celebrates Grand Opening

The Florida Hospital for Women, part of the Adventist Health System and located in Orlando, celebrated its grand opening Thursday with a day of public festivities.

Loma Linda Health's "Live It" Web Series Offers Keys to Health, Long Life

You know that Loma Linda, California is a Blue Zone, famous for its high concentration of centenarians. But what factors contribute to longevity, and how? A new video series produced by Loma Linda University Health’s Advancement Films digs into the research that links specific dietary and lifestyle patterns to long life.

Loma Linda University Health Raises Its Minimum Wage to $13 an Hour

In a letter to employees, Loma Linda University Health President and CEO, Dr. Richard Hart, announced that the institution "is adopting a living wage to ensure that every employee, working at least 20 hours per week, that shares with us their skills and commitment receives a wage that will help support a family."

Adventist Health System Agrees to Record Settlement in Whistleblower Lawsuit

Altamonte Springs, Florida-based Adventist Health System will pay nearly $119 million to settle a 2013 lawsuit brought by three whistleblowers, all former employees of Park Ridge Health in Henderson, North Carolina. The settlement nearly doubles a previous U.S. record settlement of $69.5 million, paid just last week by Broward Health, whose headquarters are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in a "scheme of mutual enrichment" between Broward and its physicians.

Adventist Health System said in a statement Monday,

Kamala Harris Approves Adventist Health's Acquisition of Lodi Memorial

With the formal approval of California Attorney General Kamala Harris on May 18, Lodi Health, the parent company of Lodi Memorial Hospital in North-Central California, finalizes its affiliation with Adventist Health. With the affiliation approved, Adventist Health will assume governance of Lodi Memorial, and will provide some $100 million in capital improvements over the next thirteen years to Lodi Memorial for medical technology upgrades and compliance with state and federal regulations under the Affordable Care Act.

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