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Port Orange Observer Monday, Jul. 9, 2018 2 years ago

Local hospitals rank high for IT departments

Also: Rotary plans fundraiser
by: Wayne Grant Real Estate Editor

Adventist Health Systems, which includes local Florida Hospitals, and Halifax Health are both included in the 2018 list of top 100 organizations in the nation for workers in information technology. Computerworld, a national digital magazine for IT professionals, surveys companies and employees across the country to compile the list.

The list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT is based on benefits, career development and training programs. Halifax Health ranked fifth on Computerworld’s list of mid-sized organizations with 1,001 to 4,999 employees. Adventist Health System ranked 53rd among large organizations with more than 5,000 employees.



Support Rotary charities


The Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach is sponsoring a Minute to Win It challenge 2-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, at Fletcher’s Irish Pub, 393 W. Granada Blvd. Cash prizes will be awarded. Proceeds will support service projects such as opioid counseling, mentoring at Osceola Elementary and other charities.

Purchase tickets online for $25 until June 30, then $30 thereafter. Tickets will be $35 at the door. For tickets, visit


Baby-friendly hospital


Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is the only hospital in Volusia County to earn the Baby-Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA Inc., a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund, according to a press release. The accreditation certifies that Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center adheres to practices that support breastfeeding mothers and their babies. There are more than 20,000 designated Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers worldwide. Currently, there are 524 active Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers in the U.S., the release stated.


Hard Rock manager named


Summit Hospitality Management Group has announced the appointment of Androse Bell as general manager of the new Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach. Bell was promoted from director of rooms.

Bell earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from Bethune Cookman University and a master’s degree in business from Keiser University. He previously worked at the Shores Resort and Spa.


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