Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver). Porter Adventist is part of Adventist Health System and the Centura Health network. The hospital is a 368-bed regional medical center offering, among other services, organ transplant, spine surgery, joint replacement, cardiac treatment, cancer care and behavioral health. The hospital conducts clinical research through the Centura Health Research Center.
Porter Adventist is named for Henry Porter, who founded the hospital in 1930. Mr. Porter was inspired by the care he received at two Seventh-day Adventist sanitariums and set out to start an organization with the same commitment to holistic care.
The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care has recognized the hospital in a number of areas including atrial fibrillation, chest pain and heart failure. For 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital second in Colorado and as high performing in five adult specialties, including orthopedics. The American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes Porter Adventist as a Magnet hospital. Additionally, Healthgrades counts the hospital among its 100 Best Hospitals for joint replacement and prostate surgeries.
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