Annual Report 2016

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial takes strides as it becomes ONE Adventist Health

In 2016, Adventist Health began its expedition toward ONE Adventist Health, aligning our work to achieve the benefits of being part of a system. It creates a way to meet the changing needs of consumers, find success in the evolving healthcare industry and transform the health experience, outcomes and status of our communities.

At Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, there were many transitions from 2016 to 2017. This is the start of a new journey, where those serving Lodi patients can begin working more closely with sister hospitals across three states and with the rest of Adventist Health’s 23,000 employees. It means there is clarity about where we’re going and how we’re going to get there. It means efficiency, with greater focus and consistency around decisions. It means accountability and having the right skills, interests, and roles. ONE Adventist Health defines who we are and how we govern, and includes the launch of a new brand, mission statement, vision, and values:

Mission wheelThis wheel is a visual representation of ONE Adventist Health, illustrating a clear and illusivesystem of internal and external governance at the system and community levels. The shared mission, vision, and values and brand are at its core.


Living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope


Improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of our community

Enhancing interactions with our patients, providers and employees

Managing people’s health to help make care more affordable


  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Excellence


Our new logo:

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We’re here for you at every step in your journey of life, with the right care when and where you need it. Not just healing your family, but teaching them how to stay well. Not just providing services within our walls, but making the entire community better. Because we’re all in this together. And together, we’re inspired.

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Adventist Health 2020 Strategic Vision

"By the end of 2020, Adventist Health with our engaged physicians, workforce, and community, will transform the health (including experience, outcomes, and status) for our defined populations, especially the underserved. We will partner a fully integrated, affordable value based network of services to serve 2 million lives with the ability to manage and leverage information in a full-risk payment environment. Our presence in Western states, including rural markets, where we have an advantageous, competitive position, enables us to expand our mission and double the number of people served resulting in $6 billion in revenue, 13% EBIDA margin and top quartile performance against A rated systems. Our priority is faith-based, whole-person health enlivened by our Seventh-day Adventist heritage."

This story is just one example of how lives are touched by the caring and compassionate Lodi Memorial staff:

The Gift of Freedom / Inspiring Wholeness

For Megan McGregor, she was just doing her job as an ICU nurse at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial. But to Joe, who was on a ventilator with a tracheostomy and unable to move his body, Megan was a miracle worker who went above and beyond to help him have an unforgettable experience. After an extended stay in the unit, Megan thought Joe could use a dose of something other than his usual meds. Her prescription—fresh air, sunshine and the great outdoors on the ICU patio.

Getting Joe outside would require a team effort. Megan got his doctor’s order and made a plan to keep Joe ventilated and safe during the adventure. She measured the door openings and bed width, secured a portable ventilator and even planned extra staffing.

With the help of her team members, the field trip to watch the sun rise from the patio was a success and gave Joe a rare sense of freedom.

Joe’s family was touched by the tenderness shown to their son and wrote, “Megan took the case and concern to the next level. This gave him not only a change of scenery but a spirit-lifter to watch the new day unfold and bring hope to Joe.”

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial’s 2016 Operating Highlights

It is due to the care and compassion of its physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers that have helped Adventist Health Lodi Memorial thrive through the years.

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* The decrease in outpatient lab volumes between 2015 and 2016 are a result of change in payor mix and staffing.

2016 Accomplishments

2016 was not only a year of growth for Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, it was also a year of acknowledgment. Whether it was our ICU’s achievement of the prestigious Beacon Award or our Acute Physical Rehab unit scoring in the top 98th percentile, many of our teams were recognized for their tireless work in improving processes and patient care. We’re extremely proud to be considered leaders in healthcare. Here is a look at our top 2016 accomplishments:

  • Expanded partnerships with health care providers, wellness resources and community to improve health status and outcomes in the community by launching new population health initiatives lead by new assistant vice president of population health.

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  • Intensive Care Unit Awarded the bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence by The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). With 10 beds and 34 critical care nurses, the unit decreased ventilator-associated events from 11 in 2008 to zero by 2010, and have had only one in the years since then.
  • Achieved certification as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a national accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
  • Acute Physical Rehabilitation program earned 2016 Top Performer Award. APR also ranked in the 98th percentile – in the top 5 percent -- nationally compared to other rehab facilities, according to Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation for 2016.
  • Received standout score of 93 out of 100 in maternity care for data submitted to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC), highlighting the hard work and commitment of Lodi Memorial as a birthing facility working to support best practices for breastfeeding. Lodi Memorial’s score of 93 exceeds the state score of 85, and the national average mPINC score of 79.
  • Opened two new family medicine medical practices: Tokay Specialty Care and Plaza Specialty Care.

AMA Platinum Achievement

  • Named Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.
  • Launched Project Genesis, the conversion to the Cerner integrated electronic health record (EHR) for the hospital, medical practices and outpatient service locations and revenue cycle.
  • Recruited nine new providers in the community; expanded coverage in neurology and gastroenterology by recruiting specialists.

Community Health Development

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial has been serving the community since we opened our doors in 1952. We’re proud to continue to support local organizations, charities and to be a part of the community we serve. Here are just a few of the ways we partnered with our community in 2016:

  • Collected enough food to provide a delicious Thanksgiving meal to 50 less-fortunate households.
  • Collected cribs full of donated toys for children’s shelters during the Christmas season.
  • Collected enough blood to save 75 lives in an employee blood drive for Delta Blood Bank.
  • Sponsored numerous community events, including the American Cancer Society’s Moonlight Gala, Lodi’s Field and Fair Day and the American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast.
  • Coordinated support groups for community members dealing with cardiac issues, pulmonary issues, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, weight loss, and provided rooms for community support groups such as Alanon and Alateen.
  • Hosted a booth at the local farmer’s market for 16 weeks, serving more than 2,500 community members.