42nd Annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference speaker spotlight: Ben Nemtin

While in college 10 years ago, Ben Nemtin — who would become a #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of MTV's The Buried Life — was fed up with the monotony of day-to-day life. He and his friends set out on a two-week road trip with a camera and a borrowed RV to complete a list of "100 things to do before you die." He will deliver a plenary session at this year’s Rural Hospital Leadership Conference in Chelan on Tuesday, June 26.... Read More >>

Sign up for Rural Hospital Leadership Conference golf tournament

Coverys and NetworxHealth are pleased to sponsor a fun day of golf, lunch and prizes at Bear Mountain Ranch on Sunday, June 24 as part of WSHA and AWPHD’s Rural Hospital Leadership Conference in Chelan.... Read More >>

Three Good Things to develop resilience and optimism

As we learned during a session led by Dr. Bryan Sexton on Thriving vs. Surviving During Times of Change, providing a workplace environment that encourages positive emotions improves quality and patient safety. Positive emotions help us develop resilience to burnout. The great news is that resilience and optimism can be learned; they are not inherent.... 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 >>

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 >>

Participate in Spanish-speaking focus groups on paid family and medical leave law

The Washington Employment Security Department is hosting focus groups to help determine the name of Washington State’s new paid family and medical leave law. There is still space available in Spanish-speaking virtual sessions for both employees and employers on Monday, April 30.... Read More >>

Take advantage of early bird registration for rural conference

Register now for WSHA and AWPHD's 42nd annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference at Campbell's Resort in Chelan June 24-27! ... Read More >>

Last chance to register for the Patient Safety CEO & Trustee Summit April 30 or May 1

Now is your last chance to register for WSHA’s 2018 CEO & Trustee Patient Safety Summit April 30 or May 1. ... Read More >>

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