Mission: Adventist health system sunbelt healthcare corporation and all its subsidiary organizations were established by the seventh-day adventist church to bring a ministry of healing and health to the communities served. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of christ. The hospital and healthcare system whose parent is adventist health system sunbelt healthcare corporation is known as adventist health system (ahs). Ahs seeks to be widely respected as a consumer-focused organization that engages individuals in their health by delivering wholistic, best practice care across a connected, comprehensive continuum of services. With christ as our example, ahs cares for and nurtures people: our employees, our communities, our healthcare professionals, and those who trust us for care and healing.
Programs: The filing organization does business under the name amita health adventist medical center bolingbrook (abh or the hospital). Abh operates a 138-bed acute-care hospital in bolingbrook, illinois, that has served the healthcare needs of the bolingbrook community and surrounding areas since the hospital opened in 2008. Located at 500 remington blvd. , abh is a full-service hospital that includes two medical office buildings on its campus in bolingbrook, an ambulatory care site in plainfield, illinois, and seven outpatient physical rehabilitation sites in partnership with pt solutions. Specialty care and other services available at the hospital include bariatrics, a breast center, cancer care, cardiac care, a chronic disease center, emergency services, executive health, gastroenterology, geriatrics, home health, hospice, interventional radiology, neurology, a pain center, pediatrics, physical rehabilitation, radiology, sleep disorders, surgical services, and women's care. In 2015, the hospital opened a 24-bed geropsychiatry unit to address a growing community need for mental health treatment for older adults. Abh has expanded its outpatient services steadily in recent years, offering outpatient services such as bariatric surgery, interventional pain management, a mobile pet/ct service, and wound care/hyperbaric services. Its ambulatory care site in plainfield offers imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services. The hospital also has made interior design changes to make it easier for patients to access outpatient services and has expanded the hours of operation for outpatient diagnostic areas. The hospital sponsors nearly 70 community outreach programs a year, including free health screenings and educational programs. In addition, abh provides health services to local employers. In 2016, the hospital received the american heart association's 2016 mission: lifeline bronze-plus recognition award for providing prompt, high-quality heart-attack care. Abh also was designated in 2016 as a blue distinction center+ by the blue cross and blue shield association for delivering safe, high-quality and cost-efficient maternity care. In addition, the hospital has earned the joint commission's gold seal of approval, a three-year accreditation for continuous compliance with the joint commission's rigorous quality standards. The hospital also is certified as a primary stroke center by the joint commission and the american heart association/american stroke association. The hospital's women's imaging center has been designated by the american college of radiology as a breast imaging center of excellence, and its sleep disorders center has been accredited by the american academy of sleep medicine. The hospital also has received echocardiography accreditation from the intersocietal accreditation commission. In 2016, abh treated more than 5,996 inpatients, performed 895 inpatient surgeries and delivered 1,012 babies. The hospital's medical staff includes about 511 physicians representing more than 53 medical and surgical specialties. Abh provides care for all, including the financially disadvantaged, uninsured, underinsured, homeless and those who receive public aid. In 2016, the hospital provided $1,766,412 of charity care at cost. This was in addition to $94,189 in other community benefits services, $2,164,682 of unreimbursed medicare costs to patients, $364,567 of bad debt expense at cost, and $12,950,174 of unreimbursed medicaid at cost. About adventist midwest healththe hospital is a subsidiary organization of adventist midwest health (amh), a network of four not-for-profit hospitals and their outpatient-based healthcare facilities in chicago's western suburbs. Amh takes a holistic approach to wellness, addressing the physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of the people it serves. Amh's hospitals and other facilities are integral to the fabric of their communities. Amh partners with local civic organizations and businesses to bring state-of-the-art treatments and preventive healthcare services close to where people live and work. As part of adventist health system, the largest, not-for-profit protestant hospital system in the nation, amh is grounded in christian values and committed to extending the healing ministry of christ. Amh welcomes patients from any religious denomination as well as patients who do not ascribe to any religion. In february 2015, adventist midwest health (amh) and alexian brothers health system (abhs) formed a joint operating company (joc). A joc allows two separate owners to integrate operations to achieve a common goal while maintaining separate ownership of assets. It also allows amh and abhs to work in unison while preserving the adventist and catholic identities and mission priorities that define amh and abhs, respectively. In april 2015, alexian brothers-ahs midwest region health co. , d/b/a amita health, was announced as the new name of the joc. The name amita is inspired by the meaning it has in several languages -- friendship in italian, honesty and truth in hebrew, and spiritual light and boundlessness in hindi. The name reflects amita health's faith-based call to healing, its core values, and the compassion and dedication that its caregivers show every day to patients, their families and each other. Services diagnostic servicesthe hospital's diagnostic services include the latest technology and practices, which are accredited by nationally and state recognized agencies and associations, such as the illinois emergency management agency, the american college of radiology, the college of american pathologists, clinical laboratory improvement amendments and the joint commission. Diagnostic services offered include: -- diagnostic imaging (general x-ray, ct, mri [including open mri], pet, ultrasound, nuclear medicine)-- breast care services (screening and 3-d diagnostic mammography, breast biopsy ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsy, bone densitometry, genetic counseling) -- cardiology (cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, electrocardiograms (ekgs), stress testing, echocardiography, holter monitoring of arrhythmias)-- pulmonary diagnostics (arterial blood gas analysis)-- gastroenterology (colonoscopy, bronchoscopy)-- laboratory/pathology (chemistry, microbiology, hematology, histology, cytology, phlebotomy, transfusion services)emergency departmentemergency medical care is provided 24/7 for all ages and types of patients, regardless of their ability to pay for such services. Outpatient services performed in 2016: - 3,180 outpatient surgeries- 64,092 diagnostic images, including general x-ray, ct, mri, pet, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and others- 164,942 laboratory tests- 38,840 emergency room visits. Inpatient rehabilitation services performed in 2016: - 245 inpatients were treated