Health & Lifestyle

Story by Christina Keresoma

Kettering Adventist HealthCare has opened a new hospital in Troy, Ohio, just north of Dayton. A record number of network employees and local community members attended the ribbon cutting, and you could feel the electricity of excitement in the air. The new hospital features 29 medical-surgical beds, cardiac testing, and surgical services in addition to a full-service, 24/7 Emergency Department with 12 beds. The hospital also includes office spaces for primary care visits and other specialized health services.

Story by Katie Solovey

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center has a new leader.  Dan Cochran, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, became its president effective Aug. 19.  Cochran takes over for John Sackett, who is handing off duties at the hospital to focus on his role as Chief Operating Officer of the Adventist HealthCare system.

Terry Forde, the Chief Executive Officer of Adventist HealthCare, announced the changes internally in July, praising Cochran’s talents as an executive. “Dan has managed the complexities of hospital finance and been a stalwart supporter of Shady Grove’s growth and patient experience initiatives,” Forde said. 

Story by Christina Kerosoma

Kettering Adventist HealthCare recently consolidated three offices into one state-of-the-art brain and spine center located on the Kettering Medical Center campus. The new space allows for specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesia pain management, and rehabilitation to be in one location. This allows for a better multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

The new space has 39 exam rooms, digital imaging, a minor procedure room, and
an immersive dream room for creating relaxation, visualization, ambiance, and holistic stress relief.