Bayfront Health Dade City Joins Adventist Health System

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Jason Newmyer will serve as administrator of the 120-bed facility.

(April 2, 2018 - Zephyrhills, FL) Adventist Health System, a faith-based non-profit health care organization and the parent company of AdventHealth, today announced that it has finalized an agreement with subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. that officially brings Bayfront Health Dade City into its system. The agreement includes the 120-bed Bayfront Health Dade City hospital as well as its physician clinic operations and outpatient services.

Our organization is growing, and we are excited about the opportunity to deliver Christ-centered, wholistic care to those in Dade City and the surrounding areas, said Terry Shaw, President/CEO for Adventist Health System. We strive to make the communities we serve better and healthier, and we look forward to the impact our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ will have in this community.

Effective April 1, 2018, Bayfront Health Dade City was renamed AdventHealth Dade City, and joined Adventist Health Systems West Florida Division, which also includes AdventHealth Carrollwood, AdventHealth Connerton, AdventHealth Lake Placid, AdventHealth Sebring, AdventHealth North Pinellas, AdventHealth Tampa, AdventHealth Wauchula, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills.

In addition, the health system has named Jason Newmyer to the position of administrator for the newly named AdventHealth Dade City and Vice President of nearby AdventHealth Zephyrhills. Newmyer will oversee strategic development and operations at the hospital.

Newmyer previously served as Assistant Vice President of specialty service lines for AdventHealth Tampa. He was instrumental in the development of the hospitals Digestive Health Institute, Orthopedic Institute and its Brain and Spine Institute. He also played a key role in forming the recent partnership between AdventHealth and Walgreens, which added 15 retail health care clinic locations in the greater Tampa Bay region. Prior to that, he held several progressive leadership roles with the organization.

It is my honor to serve this hospital as we advance whole-person health care in Dade City, said Newmyer. I look forward to working with our hospital leaders, physicians, team members and community to provide exceptional care.

Bayfront Health Dade City, now AdventHealth Dade City, is an acute care hospital, designated as a primary stroke care center, with 150 physicians representing 27 medical specialties, including bariatrics, cardiology, emergency services, gynecology, neurology, surgery and urology.

With the addition of Bayfront Health Dade City, Adventist Health System now has 27 hospital campuses in the state of Florida.

About Adventist Health System

With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, Adventist Health System (AHS) is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A Christian mission, shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and commitment to making communities healthier unify the systems now 46 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout nine states.

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