Post 200: Hospitals

Monday, December 27, 2010; 29

Hospitals represent some of the region's biggest economic engines. Those who made The Post 200 are among the largest employers in the region. They are listed here in alphabetical order.

Adventist HealthCare

1801 Research Blvd.

Suite 400

Rockville, Md. 20850


Founded: 1907

President and CEO: William G. Robertson

Employees (local): 7,500 (6,500)

The nonprofit Adventist HealthCare includes hospitals, home health agencies, nursing centers and other health-care services, caring for more than 450,000 patients in the Washington area and northwestern New Jersey. In 2009 the network sought support for a proposed 86-bed, $177 million hospital and medical campus in Clarksburg. Adventist currently has acute care facilities in Takoma Park.

Children's National Medical Center

111 Michigan Ave. NW

Washington, D.C. 20010


Founded: 1870

President and CEO: Edwin K. Zechman Jr.

Employees (local): 4,826 (4,333)

The only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington area and the only freestanding children's hospital between Philadelphia and Atlanta, Children's cares for 360,000 patients annually through health centers, outpatient centers, pediatricians' offices and specialty locations. 2010 ended with the company's chief executive and president, Edwin K. Zechman Jr., announcing his retirement, effective in the spring of 2011.

Inova Health System

8110 Gatehouse Rd.

Falls Church, Va. 22042


Founded: 1956

Chief executive: J. Knox Singleton

Employees (local): 16,123 (16,123)

Northern Virginia's top nonprofit health-care provider, Inova serves more than 1 million people each year through a network of hospitals, outpatient services, long-term care facilities and health-care centers throughout Northern Virginia, including hospitals in Alexandria, Fairfax, Fair Oaks, Loudoun County and Mount Vernon.

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Broadway Research Building

Suite 100

Baltimore, Md. 21205


Founded: 1889

CEO: Edward D. Miller

Employees (local): 30,300 (4,927)

Johns Hopkins made big news in May when it announced it would acquire Sibley Memorial Hospital in the District, dramatically expanding the organization's presence in the region. Hopkins already operates local health facilities including Howard County General Hospital, Suburban Hospital in Bethesda and community physician sites.

MedStar Health

5565 Sterrett Pl.

Columbia, Md. 21044


Founded: 1982

President and CEO: Kenneth A. Same

Employees (local): 20,916 (12,408)

A $3.8 billion health-care system of nine hospitals and 20-other health-related businesses in the Washington area and Maryland, MedStar Health handles 166,000 inpatient admissions and more than 1.6 million outpatient visits annually. Among its top facilities are Georgetown University Hospital, Montgomery General Hospital, Washington Hospital Center and the National Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2009, MedStar acquired St. Mary's Hospital.

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