AdventHealth has been recognized on Fortune’s list of America’s Most Innovative Companies 2023, an award that honors companies that are transforming industries from the inside out. Fortune and market research experts at Statista used research-based methodology that is built on three pillars: product innovation, process innovation and innovation culture.
According to Fortune, the research that informed the list is based on data gathered from employees and experts, including management consultants, patent attorneys, recruiters and HR experts.
“We’re honored to be recognized by Fortune as one of America’s most innovative companies. Over the past several years we have seen an accelerated pace of innovation, leading to numerous breakthroughs,” said Terry Shaw, president and CEO for AdventHealth. “I’m grateful for our team members who have explored new approaches that deepen our ability to deliver whole-person care in our communities.”
AdventHealth’s innovation ecosystems and research institutes implement the latest medical technologies across the system’s more than 50 hospitals and conduct hundreds of clinical research studies and pilots led by clinical leaders who have been recognized among the top 2% of scientists worldwide. More than 640 active studies are currently in progress at the AdventHealth Research Institute, which are designed to improve health care outcomes and find cures for a wide range of diseases.
As part of an ongoing journey to enhance its team member and consumer experience, the AdventHealth Design Center employs design thinking to help unlock solutions for health care’s various challenges. Its three pillars of empathy research, co-creation and iterative prototyping expresses the Design Center’s problem-solving philosophy that has yielded countless innovations to help the health system deliver its brand promise of wholeness to its team members and consumers.
In addition to being recognized by Fortune, AdventHealth has earned other accolades for its dedication to patient safety, quality of care, and workplace culture. The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, named AdventHealth the first health system to earn the Emerald Award for Patient Safety, Quality, and Transparency in 2022. AdventHealth also ranks among U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT, Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare, Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies in America and has been recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer for New Grads and one of America's Best Employers by State.