Health Care

Orthopedic Team from Loma Linda University Health Responds to Quake-ridden Nepal

Loma Linda University Health deployed an orthopedic surgical team to quake-ridden Nepal on Wednesday, May 6. The six-person team consists of two orthopedic surgeons, an anesthesiologist, an OR scrub tech, an orthopedic resident, and a logistics and support person. They are currently on site at Scheer Memorial Hospital of Seventh-day Adventists with an anticipated return date of Friday, May 15.

Adventist Hospital in Nepal Provides Open-air Health Care After Devastating Quake

“Around lunchtime as my friends and I were on the second story of a shop in Pokahara we started to feel the building move. Everyone quickly headed for the stairs while remaining fairly composed.

Loma Linda University Health Installs Health(ier) Vending Machines

Loma Linda University Health has begun stocking their campus vending machines with healthier options in an ongoing effort to promote holistic health and wellness.

The process of replacing the array of vending machine junk food with healthier choices has been a months-long effort. Loma Linda University Health encompasses eight professional schools and six hospitals in Southern California’s Inland Empire. There are more than fifty vending machines spread across their campuses that needed a healthy upgrade.

Lodi Memorial Hospital Will Receive $100M in Affiliation With Adventist Health

Sacramento Business Journal has reported that Lodi Memorial Hospital in San Joaquin County, California, voted to complete an affiliation with Adventist Health, a Seventh-day Adventist, not-for-profit integrated health care system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Members of the Lodi Memorial Hospital Association voted 189 to 14 to move forward with plans to affiliate with Roseville-based Adventist Health.

The History that Makes Loma Linda University's Work in San Bernardino Possible

On December 10, Loma Linda University Health broke ground in San Bernardino, California on a new teaching and medical services facility that will provide jobs and health care to one of the American cities hardest hit by the Great Recession. Spectrum wrote about the ground breaking here. Subsequently, Dr.

Loma Linda University Health Expands With $10 Million Tribal Casino Gift

SAN BERNARDINO - General Conference President Ted N. C. Wilson and Vice President Lowell Cooper, two top leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, joined city leaders and health care administrators in a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday for San Manuel Gateway College, a new learning facility set to open in Spring of 2016.

The Ear: Richard Rawson Discusses Innovation and Whole-Person Healthcare

Richard Rawson is CEO of Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta, in Murietta, California, and serves also as lead strategy officer for Loma Linda Health.  He considers it fun to think through what “mission-driven strategy” can mean for organizations.

Adventist Docs Have Recommendations for WHO on Ebola

LOMA LINDA - Dr. Gillian Seton and Dr. James Appel, Adventist Health International missionary doctors to West Africa, told stories and gave recommendations concerning the Ebola crisis to an overflowing audience at Loma Linda University's Frank Damazo Amphitheater Friday evening. Loma Linda University's Global Health Institute hosted the vespers program as part of its 2014 Global Healthcare Conference.

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