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Mary Bridge child life specialists make the hospital less frightening for young patients

The hospital can be a frightening place for young patients, not knowing what to expect with procedures or what might happen next. At Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma, a team of child life specialists work to make the hospital less scary for patients, working with them throughout their stay to help them know what to expect, and even bring a little fun into the hospital.... Read More >>

WSHA members to partner for free firearm storage giveaway

Seattle Children's, CHI Franciscan Health and Harborview Medical Center's Injury Prevention & Research Center are partnering with other community organizations for a free firearm storage giveaway event from 10am-1pm May 12 in Federal Way. ... Read More >>

Good read: Washington counties named to community health honor roll

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Jefferson and Island County to its first-ever community health honor roll.... Read More >>

St. Luke’s contracts for athletic training for high schools

For the first time, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane has contracted to provide training services to three Spokane public high schools: Rogers, North Central and Shadle Park High School.... Read More >>

PeaceHealth United General offers resources for fighting cancer

This month, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center in Sedro-Woolley will begin offering a variety of complimentary classes to patients and caregivers to address the emotional and physical stress of cancer. It will be a safe area to share challenges and feelings. ... Read More >>

WSHA in the news: Charity care with Jesse Jones

On March 8, WSHA CEO Cassie Sauer was featured in Jesse Jones’ segment on KIRO 7 News on how to get financial assistance to help with medical debt. ... Read More >>

Hospitals are relevant as ever

This week we’ve seen conversations happening in the national media regarding the future of hospitals. ... Read More >>

Recent member news: 3/8/2018

Recent member news from the March 8, 2018 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

CHI Franciscan St. Francis Hospital expansion improves cardio care

A recent expansion at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way made substantial improvements to cardiac care for patients. In January, the hospital celebrated the completion of its project, which converted existing space into an expanded suite for patients receiving emergency and outpatient cardiac and interventional radiology care.... Read More >>

WSHA video highlights options for care

If you or a loved one gets sick or injured, do you know the right place to go for care? Would your family and friends know how and when to choose between virtual care, a clinic visit, urgent care and the emergency room (ER)? One of WSHA’s major quality and safety initiatives is ER is for Emergencies, which works to help people seek care at the right location.... Read More >>

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