Washington Adventist Hospital

August 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Firefighter Prevents Potential Thief from Stealing Ambulance

MMA Training Helped to Prevent Crime Firefighter Diego Peclat used kickboxing, his jiu jitsu skills and his mixed martial arts training when he prevented the theft of his ambulance. Early Sunday morn, July 28 @mcfrs FF Peclat (FS701) while at ER intervened & assisted w/ ‘takedown’ of suspect threatening others at local hospital – Takoma […]

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July 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Knife-Wielding D.C. Man Faces Charges After Incident at Washington Adventist

Takoma Park police have charged a Washington, D.C., man with first-degree assault, attempted armed carjacking and other offices, the police agency said. About 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Takoma Park Police responded to the Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH), 7600 Carroll Ave., for the report of a subject with a knife trying to steal a Montgomery County Fire […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Takoma Park Officials ‘Stunned’ to Learn Hospital’s Plan to Reduce Health Facilities

When the Maryland Health Care Commission ruled in favor of Washington Adventist Hospital’s request to move from Takoma Park in 2015,  Washington Adventist Hospital President Erik Wangsness told city leaders that the hospital would still provide key health services on the Takoma Park campus. “When the acute hospital services relocate to White Oak in 2019, we will […]

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July 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Comment on Viva White Oak Plans (VIDEO)

We’re ready. That’s the message from some residents in the White Oak community who are anticipating a redevelopment plan aimed to stimulate economic growth and a thriving community. Dozens of residents gathered at the White Oak Community Recreation Center Tuesday evening to get a first look at the preliminary sketch plan for the Viva White […]

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July 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shady Grove and Washington Adventist Earn Cardiac Care Awards

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, and Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, are being recognized for providing the highest quality care to heart attack patients by the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Get With the Guidelines (GWTG). Shady Grove Medical Center earned the 2017 Platinum Performance Achievement Award, which means it […]

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, March 8, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today. On the agenda: a briefing on Blizzard of 2016 clean up. You can view the Council’s entire agenda, here. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education is also meeting today and on the agenda: appointment of Superintendent […]

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March 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Adventist Hospital Breaks Ground for White Oak Location (PHOTOS)

The White Oak area will soon be home to a new hospital. Hundreds of residents joined elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for Washington Adventist Hospital on Monday, March 7. County Executive Ike Leggett and several other elected officials and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) representatives took part in the ceremony. The hospital, […]

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March 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, March 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 7, in Montgomery County: 1. The groundbreaking for Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak will take place this morning at 10:30 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee will meet to discuss the Westbard Sector Plan today at 2 p.m. 3. The Gaithersburg […]

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December 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett’s Statement on Washington Adventist Hospital Move to White Oak (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released a statement regarding the Maryland Health Care Commission’s decision to give Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park a ‘Certificate of Need’ to relocate to White Oak. “I am delighted by the recommended decision of the Maryland Health Care Commission today to award a ‘Certificate of Need’ to Washington Adventist […]

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