FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventist Health in Portland, a faith-based, non-profit health care network operating in the Portland metropolitan area, has partnered with Buxton to understand its expansion potential. Buxton will identify underserved areas in Adventist Health's Portland region that could support new facilities.
"Growth continues to be a major component of Adventist Health's strategic initiatives in the Portland and Vancouver areas," said Don Welch, chief financial officer of the Pacific Northwest Region of Adventist Health, which includes four hospitals and nearly 50 clinics in Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. "Buxton's analysis will support our ambulatory network investments to provide more convenient service to even more patients."
"It is a privilege to support Adventist Health in Portland as they invest in the communities that they serve," said Bill Stinneford, senior vice president at Buxton. "We look forward to helping the organization optimize its growth decisions."
As a Buxton client, Adventist Health will analyze network growth and service line optimization opportunities in the Portland metropolitan area through the web-based Buxton Analytics Platform. Adventist Health joins a growing list of organizations using the Buxton Analytics Platform as a pre-screening tool for real estate location and market planning decisions.
About Adventist Health Portland Adventist Health Medical Group represents more than 130 primary care and specialty physicians who treat and admit their patients to Adventist Medical Center. Adventist Medical Center in southeast Portland, is a nonprofit, 302-bed acute care facility, offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services throughout the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. It is ranked in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for patient safety.
Adventist Health in Portland is part of the Adventist Health network, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 28,600 includes more than 20,500 employees, 4,500 medical staff physicians; and 3,600 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 20 hospitals, more than 220 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit AdventistHealth.org for more information.
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