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Published on October 30, 2020

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Named Rockville Chamber’s Large Business of the Year

RCC Rockstar AwardRockville, Maryland – The Rockville Chamber of Commerce has named Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center as Large Business of the Year in its 2020 Rockstar Awards.

The Chamber presents the honor to a company with more than 50 employees and more than $5 million in revenue that is committed to the vitality of Rockville and building community in the city. Winners must demonstrate a commitment to their employees and their customers, a commitment to ethical business practices, and an investment of time, energy and resources in the Rockville community.

Representatives from the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, iHeart’s BIG100 radio and sponsor Angelini Pharma will present the award to hospital President Dan Cochran during a virtual ceremony on Zoom on Dec. 3 from 5-6:30 p.m.

"Since its opening, Shady Grove has been dedicated to serving the health and well-being of the people of Rockville. We are honored that the Chamber has recognized the extraordinary efforts of our 2,500 employees this year, as they met the greatest public health challenge in our hospital’s history," Cochran said.

"Rockville is stronger because of the Chamber’s ability to bring the business community together. We congratulate all of this year’s winners," he added.

The award comes in a year like no other for Shady Grove Medical Center. The hospital celebrated its 40th anniversary and earned a top 5-star quality rating from the U.S. Centers from Medicare & Medicaid Services before being called to serve the community on the front lines of COVID-19. The hospital has provided inpatient, outpatient and emergency care to those impacted by the disease.

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, a not-for-profit, acute-care hospital in Rockville, Maryland, has earned quality recognition for its heart and stroke care, surgical services, and maternity care. The hospital also provides emergency services, mental health care to patients of all ages and comprehensive cancer care through its Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center. Shady Grove is part of Adventist HealthCare’s system of services, with a mission to extend God’s care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing

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