Oct. 14-20 is International Infection Prevention Week

This week is International Infection Prevention Week. Infection prevention is especially important in health care settings, as about one-in-25 hospital patients suffers at least one health-care-associated infection, and 75,000 patients will die this year from an infection while hospitalized.... Read More >>

American Red Cross seeking King County heroes by Nov. 16

Every year, the American Red Cross honors heroes throughout Washington State — ordinary people who have done extraordinary things. They are currently searching for heroes in King County. Nominations can be for an individual of any age, a group of people or even a service animal.... Read More >>

340B Day Nov. 13 aims to educate and engage

The 340B program provides vital funding for community health programs and helps the uninsured access medications. Plan to join us November 13 at WSHA’s offices in Seattle for an engaging education day exploring how you can maximize the program for your community. The 340B Day agenda includes updates on program regulations, opportunities to engage in advocacy to protect the program and best practices for compliance.... Read More >>

WSHA honors hospitals for demonstrating community health leadership

Seven Washington hospitals or health systems receive WSHA’s Community Health Leadership Award The Washington State Hospital Association honored hospitals with awards recognizing their efforts to demonstrate community health leadership during the association’s Annual Member Meeting Oct. 11, 2018, at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. The Community Health Leadership Award is among the association’s highest honors awarded... Read More >>

WSHA presents Jefferson Healthcare CEO Mike Glenn with Joe Hopkins Memorial Award

Mike Glenn joined Jefferson Healthcare as CEO in October 2010. With Jefferson Healthcare, Glenn guided a campus master plan and major capital improvement campaigns, created an environment that fosters community engagement and is responsive to community voices, and integrated behavioral health, substance abuse treatment and dental care into the primary care setting to provide whole-person care.... Read More >>

WSHA 2018 Annual Member Meeting and Governance Day Resources

Conference resources from WSHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Governance Education Day.... Read More >>

Final day to pre-register for WSHA Annual Meeting, Governance Education Day

Pre-registration for the 2018 WSHA Annual Member Meeting and Governance Education Day closes Thursday, October 4. After October 4 walk-up registrations will be accepted onsite at the event.... Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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