Hospital Spotlight

Adventist Health held its annual employee service awards banquet this month with five employees being recognized for more than 40 years of service.

Asante was named one of the nation’s 15 top U.S. health systems by Truven Health Analytics for the fifth consecutive year.

Good Shepherd Health Care System partnered with its clinical and technology partner, Carena, to open a new virtual clinic that provides 24/7 access to healthcare with support from OAHHS' RHRI program.

Grande Ronde Hospital began a six-month project to transition existing computer systems into Epic.

Bay Area Hospital held a community-wide ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Total Joint Destination Center.

Kaiser Permanente's Sunnyside and Westside Medical Centers earned the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. 

Legacy Health's hospitals were recognized for LGBTQ care equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Legacy Meridian Park and Dr. Chris Nanson were the first in Oregon to perform a state-of-art, robotic total knee replacement surgery.

Mercy Medical Center was recently named one of the 2017 Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the nation, according to the National Rural Health Association. 

Mid-Columbia Medical Center's Home Health CNA, Matt Austin, received Oregon's "2017 Home Health Aide of the Year Award" by the Oregon Association of Home Care.

OHSU's Zach Harris, M.B.A., F.A.C.H.E., and Andrew Watson, Ph.D., C.L.P., have been named to the Portland Business Journal’s 2017 "Forty under 40" class.

Providence Health and Services have earned the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth for seven of its hospitals', recognizing its efforts to make the hospital more environmentally sustainable.

Salem Health was awarded Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Surgery Center in the Statesman Journal’s 2017 Best of the Mid-Valley People’s Choice Awards.

Tuality Healthcare was also awarded a Gold Plus stroke award for outstanding stroke care of patients by the AHA for the sixth straight year.

Wallowa Memorial Hospital was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by iVantage Health Analytics.

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