Hospital Shifts Mission To ‘Helping Communities Be Healthier’
The San Joaquin Community Hospital says it is emphasizing more than its care for the sick because "it was time for an update."
The Bakersfield Californian:
San Joaquin Community Hospital Announces New Name, Mission
San Joaquin Community Hospital is changing its name and broadening its focus to improving the health of the whole community, officials announced Wednesday. The hospital is changing its name to Adventist Health Bakersfield and adopting a mission statement of "Living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope," which emphasizes not just caring for the sick but "helping communities be healthier," it said in a news release. (1/25)