Patient and Family Engagement and Rapid Response Team data update

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Kaiser invests in gun violence study

Kaiser Permanente is investing $2 million in research to prevent gun injuries and death, launching the Kaiser Permanente Task Force on Firearm Injury Prevention as part of its work, which seeks to reduce preventable gun-related injuries and death.... Read More >>

42nd Annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference speaker spotlight: Pam Knecht

Pam Knecht — who has provided consulting services to a wide range of industries and organizations throughout her 36-year career — will deliver a keynote presentation at the 42nd Annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference in Chelan on Tuesday, June 26. Pam has deep expertise in non-profit health care.... Read More >>

Former WSHA CEO Leo Greenawalt featured in AHA Throwback Thursday interview

Former WSHA CEO Leo Greenawalt was recently featured as part of the Thowback Thursday interview series from the American Hospital Association (AHA). In the interview, originally from 2011, Leo discussed WSHA’s goals, reviewed the health care delivery system in Washington State and gave insight into the ways state hospital associations assist hospitals in their missions.... Read More >>

WSHA to host patient blood management in-person Safe Table May 16 in SeaTac

Join WSHA for a patient blood management (PBM) in-person Safe Table May 16 at The Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport, with keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan H. Waters, who is a national expert in transfusion management, cell salvage and obstetrics. ... Read More >>

Course on prescribing treatment for opioid abuse May 25

n an effort to expand access to treatment, the Washington State Department of Health and the American Society of Addiction Medicine have sponsored courses to help providers become waivered to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence and opioid use disorder. The next course is May 25 in Olympia. ... Read More >>

Health Care Without Harm to host community benefit, healthy food roundtable in Seattle June 12

Members of all hospitals across the state are invited to attend the "Community benefit and healthy food: Washington roundtable" from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle.... Read More >>

New tool to study emergency department utilization, readmissions

Researchers from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) believe that helping patients better manage uncertainty during and after an acute care episode can reduce the use of the emergency department by patients suffering from non-emergent conditions.... Read More >>

Membership update: 5/3/2018

James Hansen has been appointed chief financial officer at Summit Pacific Medical Center.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 5/3/2018

Recent member news from the May 5, 2018 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

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