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Seventh-day Adventist leader Ellen White and Dr. John Harvey Kellogg inspire a nationwide system of health care institutions with the development of the Battle Creek Medical and Surgical Sanitarium in Michigan, a "place where people learn to stay well."


Glendale Sanitarium opens in the landmark 75-room Glendale Hotel, purchased from real estate developer Leslie C. Brand.


Glendale, "a quiet country village," incorporates as a city with a population of 500.


Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital opens its new $1.25 million facility one mile east of the city.


Hospital opens a new clinic to provide low-cost medical care for community members who cannot afford private care.


The hospital's first open-heart surgery is performed.


Glendale Adventist opens the community's only neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).






PhoneFriend, a free phone line offering companionship and support for children home alone after school, begins taking calls.


Hospital opens the Physicians Medical Terrace, responding to the need for convenient, integrated physician and hospital services.


Glendale Adventist brings together the city's hospital, business, educational, government, religious and community leaders in the Glendale Healthier Community Coalition to improve the health of the community.


The region's most technologically advanced cardiac catheterization laboratory opens at Glendale Adventist.


Glendale Adventist receives a score of 96 from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and a "gold star" rating in heart attack care from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.


Glendale Adventist acquires advanced MRI.


Glendale Adventist Medical Center receives a bronze-level award in the 2002 California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE). The hospital is the only health care organization on this year's list of winners.

Construction on the new campus expansion project begins with a groundbreaking ceremony.


A state-of-the-art angio suite opens, offering cardiac patients a full range of services.


His Holiness Karekin II, highest ranking official of the Armenian Apostolic Church, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of The Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, make historic visits to Southern California and GAMC. 


Adventist Health Home Care, including Glendale Adventist is named among Nations Home Care Elite by 2006 HomeCare Elite list compiled by Outcome Concept Systems, Inc.


Glendale Adventist unveils the West Tower - a brand new patient-care tower.


The Joint Commission certifies Glendale Adventist as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, making it the 1st in the San Fernando Valley.