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Adventist Health Tillamook Recognized for Social Responsibility by National Healthcare Think Tank

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Recognized for efforts to provide continued value to the communities served, Adventist Health Tillamook has been identified by the Lown Institute, a nonprofit organization that sets social responsibility benchmarks for several social responsibility categories. In a group of over 3,600 other hospitals in the United States, Adventist Health Tillamook scored “A” grades for the following:

Social Responsibility Grade: A
Reflecting performance across health equity, value, and outcomes.

Health Equity Grade: A
Reflecting commitment to equity, inclusion and community health.

Value of Care Grade: A — Top 100 in the Nation for Value of Care, Top 10 in Oregon
Reflecting the avoidance of use of low-value services and cost efficiency.

Patient Satisfaction Grade: A
Measured by aspects of the hospital experience as reported by patients.

Community Benefit Grade: A — Top 5 in Oregon for Community Benefit
Measured by the extent of hospital investment in community health.

Avoiding Overuse Grade: A — Top 100 in the Nation for Avoiding Overuse, Top 5 in Oregon
Measured by avoiding inappropriate tests and procedures that offer little or no clinical benefit.

National Cost Efficiency Grade: A
Measured by risk-adjusted clinical outcomes over cost per patient adjusted for local cost of living and labor costs.

Adventist Health Tillamook President Eric Swanson remarks, “These scores reflect the hard work of our associates and providers to prioritize compassionate care in our communities through our mission of living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope.” Additionally, Vikas Saini, MD, and president of the Lown Institute states, “The hospitals topping our index have proven they have what it takes to be socially responsible, great community partners.” Learn more about Lown Hospitals Index for Social Responsibility by visiting