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Changing Health Care as a Whole

Person by Person

If it helps the body heal faster, we’re exploring it. If it strengthens our patients’ trust in us, we’re striving for it. And if it’s never been done before, we’re determined to do it. Because there’s always a better way. We know that as global leaders in whole-person health care, it’s our responsibility to pave that way, from discovering new treatments through clinical studies to redefining personalized medicine and harnessing the power to heal body, mind, and spirit.

That’s why AdventHealth invests in the brightest minds and the most groundbreaking technology at every level of our network of care. Our facilities are equipped with some of the newest medical technology and our clinical providers and physicians are armed with the most advanced medical innovations possible. We lead hundreds of clinical studies and pilot countless new technologies. From making care more affordable for every family to finding a cure for pediatric cancer, we put our whole hearts and minds into advancing health care to whole care.

Improving Outcomes and Lives

Our Innovation Ecosystem

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  • Institute for Surgical Advancement Prototype Lab

    Turn concepts into reality. The Institute for Surgical Advancement Prototype Lab is a creative space for physicians, engineers, researchers and other health care professionals to bring their ideas for new medical equipment to life. Access the latest technology and develop, test and refine your latest ideas.

  • Center for Innovative Patient Care

    As an inpatient living laboratory, the Center for Innovative Patient Care is maximizing patient care and recovery at AdventHealth Florida. Real-time research and application offers the very best for our patients and their loved ones. Here, we bring together advanced technologies and systems to deliver better care and better outcomes.

  • InnovatOR Surgical Suite

    The AdventHealth Orlando InnovatOR is one of the world’s most technologically advanced operating rooms. It provides the region’s best clinical setting for interventional neurosurgeries with state-of-the-art equipment and offers a space for providers, partners and organizations to innovate and collaborate to revolutionize care.

  • AdventHealth University

    Located in Orlando, Adventist University of Health Sciences provides a real-world experience in 17 distinguished programs, many in the Allied Health Care fields. Students receive clinical experience and access world-class facilities through the partnership with AdventHealth. Together, we’re developing students that will change the world.

  • Big Data

    Data plays a crucial role in shaping the future of health care. It allows us to identify patterns, opportunities or gaps in how we deliver care and services. At AdventHealth Florida, we offer one-of-a-kind access to real-time patient data and – even more importantly – make sense of that data to help our partners make strategic decisions that impact the health and quality of care for our community.

  • Health Performance Strategies

    Our mission is simple: help you and your employees enjoy more fulfilling, rewarding lives, both at work and at home. Health Performance Strategies delivers a mind-body-spirit series of programs and services, based on our CREATION Health philosophy, to resist disease, advance health and guide people to health and wellness.

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The Nicholson Center

The Nicholson Center is a hands-on, living laboratory for health care advancement, dedicated to furthering the skills health care professionals. Utilizing state-of-the-art surgical suites, labs, advanced medical simulation robotics and learning centers, medical professionals acquire and advance skills in a highly collaborative environment.

Setting the Foundations

For Medical Research

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  • Research & Development Center

    Bring together your best and brightest thinkers with world-renowned medical providers and research experts in a collaborative workspace designed to foster new ideas, produce innovative solutions and improve outcomes. The Research & Development Center is 500,000 square feet of office space designed help your business grow.

  • Dr. Kiran C. Patel Research Institute

    Through our groundbreaking research, we are among the first to use pharmaceutical agents, biomedical devices and medical knowledge that will be used by future clinicians to prevent, control and cure many of today’s diseases.

    Our clinical research program allows us to provide lifesaving breakthroughs long before they are available in most other hospitals. It also allows us to help shape the future of health care.

  • Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes

    A 54,000 square-foot facility devoted to the study of obesity and the metabolic origins of cardiovascular disease, strategic partnerships will aid in the development of new treatments to battle diabetes and obesity.

  • AdventHealth Research Institute

    AdventHealth Research Institute has over 500 active studies in 15 research areas from drug development, surgical techniques and treatment methods from NICU to older adults. Our physician-led research team ensures the highest regard for participant safety and clinical advancement.