Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment accepting applications for research program

The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) is now accepting applications for the next cohort of the Distinguished Researchers Program. CARE will match, dollar for dollar, the recruitment commitments of institutions, organizations and commercial entities, up to $500,000 per recruitment, to add value to recruitment packages.... Read More >>

Government Accountability Office report: Spike in rural hospital closures in last 5 years

A report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that there were 64 rural hospital closures in America between 2013 and 2017, representing a more than two-fold increase from the previous five-year period.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 10/4/2018

Recent member news from the October 4, 2018 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

New resource for managing pharmaceutical waste

WSHA Industry Partner Stericycle recently shared guidelines to help health care organizations create a strategy for effective management of pharmaceutical waste. ... Read More >>

Last chance for LEAD registration

The next session of LEAD Academy starts Monday, October 8 at Skagit Valley Hospital.... Read More >>

Oct. 23 webinar: Learn how to save money on equipment maintenance

An equipment maintenance management program (EMMP) provides significant savings — savings you can put back into your budget — and lessens the administrative burden from original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service agreements.... Read More >>

WSHA members go to Washington, D.C., for Rural Advocacy Days

A delegation of leaders from WSHA member hospitals are in Washington, D.C., this week to advocate for rural hospitals and health care as part of Rural Advocacy Days. They met with Sen. Maria Cantwell and Reps. Dave Reichert, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Derek Kilmer and Susan DelBene.... Read More >>

Welcome new corporate member: Sound Behavioral Health

Sound is a behavioral health care organization providing a comprehensive continuum of mental health and addiction services to King County.... Read More >>

WSHA, OAHHS partner to establish Northwest Safety and Quality Partnership

We are very excited to announce that WSHA and the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) have established the Northwest Safety and Quality Partnership! The new partnership combines health care quality and safety initiatives from both associations to serve all 169 hospitals and health systems in Washington State and Oregon, making health care safer for patients and caregivers in both states.... Read More >>

Community Health Leadership Award nominee spotlights 2018: Newport Hospital & Health Services, Jefferson Healthcare

Through October 4, Weekly Report will profile the nominees for this year’s Community Health Leadership Award, which will be given out at the Annual Meeting October 11 in Seattle.... Read More >>

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