The Hanford Adventist Medical Center was recognized by
Healthgrades for being in the top 10 percent in the nation for
joint replacement care.
Every year, Healthgrades evaluates the performance of nearly
4,500 hospitals for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures
“This recognition reflects our team’s commitment to our mission
and to excellence,” said Andrea Kofl, Chief Operating Officer at
Adventist Health Center. “Our patients deserve the best.”
As the first ambulance arrived at the Family Birth Center at
Adventist Medical Center – Hanford approximately at 8:34 a.m. on
March 6, staff at the new $40 million state-of-the-art facility
were waiting for their first patient to come through their doors.
And a minute and a half later, with cheers and applause the staff
welcomed Melanie Balandrán, 21, of Lemoore, with her baby girl
Alina Marie Múñoz, the first obstetrics patients of the birth
center. (Vida en el Valle)
From the outside to the rooms inside, the new $45 million dollar
Family Birth Center at Adventist Medical Center in Hanford is
state-of-the-art. But much of what’s done inside will stay the
“It continues the tradition of the Central Valley General
Hospital, which has been delivering babies for many, many years,”
said Adventist Health Central Valley Network CEO Wayne Ferch. “So
we view it as incredible improvement in the patient experience
and our employee experience.” (KFSN TV-Fresno)
Adventist Health will break ground on a new family birth center
in Hanford on Oct. 10.
The center, sited next to the Adventist Medical Center at 115
Mall Drive in Hanford, will feature 34 beds—10 for labor and
delivery, 16 for after delivery, four for evaluation and four for
delivery preparation—when completed in 2015. (The Business
Adventist Medical Center – Hanford has been selected for national
surgery quality awards from Blue Shield and HealthGrades and will
be honored at an awards presentation today.
Wayne Ferch, president and CEO of Adventist Health/Central Valley
Network, will make presentations and be joined by Andrea Kofl,
vice president and chief nursing officer and Dr. Richard
Ellsworth, OB/GYN and chief of medical staff. (The Business
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