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News Release: New Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center Opens in Late August

News Release

Published on January 28, 2019

White Oak, Md. – Adventist HealthCare has announced that it will debut a new, all-private room hospital on Sunday, Aug. 25, as Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center opens to serve patients in Montgomery, Prince George’s and surrounding counties.

Construction of the $400 million White Oak Medical Center is fast approaching completion. Exterior work on the 180-bed hospital is nearly complete and interior work in patient care areas will continue over the next few months.

White Oak Medical Center will offer the latest technology and treatments in a comfortable environment, with private patient rooms, natural light and spaces designed to promote care and healing. It will also be home to a nationally-recognized heart program as the new facility replaces Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park. Additionally, Adventist HealthCare will open a 24/7 urgent care center on its Takoma Park campus to treat minor illnesses and injuries.

“We’re pleased to be bringing our mission, high-quality care and compassion to a state-of- the-art, healthcare campus designed for our community and caregivers,” said Erik Wangsness, hospital president.

White Oak Medical Center, off Rte. 29 at Cherry Hill Road and Plum Orchard Drive, is located at the center of Montgomery County’s newest and emerging Life Sciences Gateway and is a neighbor to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Adventist HealthCare and the FDA have a 10-year collaboration on research that seeks to improve public health.


Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center, a new 180-bed acute care hospital located in White Oak, Md. and part of Montgomery County-based Adventist HealthCare, opens Aug. 25. White Oak Medical Center will offer a full range of health services including a comprehensive and nationally-recognized heart program. White Oak Medical Center is a neighbor and research partner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and at the center of the emerging White Oak Science Gateway in Montgomery County, Md.

Media Contact
Lydia Parris
lparris@adventisthealthcare.com
301-704-3018

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