Lodi Health at a crossroads
Local hospital, connected clinics look to save money, raise revenue
Lodi Memorial Hospital programs aim to educate heart and lung disease patients
Fred Hoffman, who recently underwent bypass surgery, uses an exercise machine at the Lodi Memorial Hospital cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation center on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.
Lodi Health’s robotic system allows for shorter, more precise surgeries
The tiny claws of the da Vinci Surgical System, operated by registered nurse Matthew Girc delicately remove and small rubber bands during a demonstration of the robotic surgery machine on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
Lodi Memorial Hospital opens cafe
Hospital staff eat pizza, sandwiches and Mongolian barbecue during the soft opening of Lodi Memorial Hospital’s new cafe, the Vineyard Cafe, on Thursday, July 19, 2012.
Lodi Health to join Adventist Health
Joe Harrington, Lodi Health Chief Executive Officer
“Like other hospitals in the region, we’ve seen lower patient volumes. So I’ve told our employees we need new capital to invest in new resources and grow our organization. For them, and for the broader community, it is better to make this change to have the opportunity to grow.”
Lodi Memorial Hospital Association votes to back Adventist Health affiliation
Lodi Health chief executive officer Joe Harrington
“I’m very enthusiastic. We’ve been working on this for two years now. We did everything we could to let people know why we chose Adventist Health. We’re on the right road.”