Can effective antimicrobial stewardship decrease risk for sepsis?

A recent study found that there was an increased risk for sepsis within 90 days of discharge among patients with high exposure to high-risk antibiotics or increased quantities of antibiotics during hospitalization.... Read More >>

Feeling blessed for our health care system

I spent last week on a medical mission in Nicaragua with my family and a team of providers, offering medical care to residents of several villages near our home base in San Ramon. It's been an annual tradition for us for the last five years, and a rewarding way to give back using my abilities as a nurse. ... Read More >>

Odessa Memorial gives UW students a taste of rural health care for spring break

For many, the best way to really see what a career is like and whether it would be a good fit is to do a job shadow. For more than a decade, Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center has offered this experience to UW students interested in health care through the UW Health Care Alternative Spring Break.... Read More >>

WSHA in the news: Modern Healthcare

WSHA was recently featured in an article in Modern Healthcare! Our initiative launched in 2012 to help hospitals share information with one another — initially to create a standard set of practices to lower the frequency of unnecessary visits — has served as the basis for other programs across the country. ... Read More >>

Gov. Inslee declares April 16 Healthcare Decisions Day

Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed April 16, 2018, as Healthcare Decisions Day in Washington. The day recognized the need for and efforts to encourage individuals to discuss and record choices ahead of time regarding future medical treatment — known as advance care planning — and to have those wishes honored.... Read More >>

Membership updates: 4/19/2018

Legacy Health has appointed Kathryn Correia as its next president and CEO, effective in June. Welcome Kathryn! ... Read More >>

Recent member news: 4/19/2018

Recent member news from the April 19, 2018 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Supporting Professional Development for Critical Access Hospital Staff

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WSHA’s Safe Deliveries Roadmap response to the ARRIVE Trial

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Patient Safety Alert Huddle & Safety Week

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