A team-based approach to mental health

There is a shortage of mental health services available to residents in our state, forcing many in need of mental health treatment to be boarded in community hospitals. Recognizing that a coordinated approach is needed to address our state’s shortage of these services, WSHA convened a group of Puget Sound area hospitals to figure out how to increase access to care. Among health systems participating in the collaboration was Swedish Health Services, and through it came the opening of a behavioral health unit at Swedish Ballard in Seattle... Read More >>

Welcome new affiliate member: CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Welcome new affiliate member CliftonLarsonAllen LLP! CliftonLarsonAllen is an industry-driven firm specializing in wealth advisory, outsourcing, auditing, taxes and consulting. They serve as health care professionals first and auditors second.... Read More >>

Membership update: 3/23/2017

Membership update from the March 23, 2017 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 3/23/2017

Recent member news from the March 23, 2017 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Industry Partner webinar: Opioid trends

The opioid epidemic continues to be a top concern for our members and our state. To help members better understand the issue, Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner Cordant Health Solutions has provided a comprehensive educational webinar about opioids.... Read More >>

Industry Partner webinar: 340B update for 2017

The complexity of the 340B drug discount program is well established. To help our members keep current on the changes to the program for this year, SunRx is hosting a free educational webinar from 9-10 a.m.Tuesday, April 11. ... Read More >>

Providence Holy Family forms a bond with local students

A year ago, Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane began a partnership with the school across the street. The two had worked together in the past, but by reaching out, the hospital rekindled the connection. It began with a student art contest from the Lidgerwood Elementary School students to decorate a bare hallway in the hospital, and later the student choir joined hospital workers for their mission picnic and Christmas party.... Read More >>

LEAD Academy launches

Washington Hospital Services launched the LEAD Academy this week with a session at Samaritan Healthcare. Twenty-five people from 13 different hospitals spent the day exploring strategies to move from pure management into leadership, and how to effectively lead different kinds of people. Last week, Tri-State Memorial hospital kicked-off its internal LEAD Academy, with 32 managers from across the organization participating.... Read More >>

Membership update: 3/16/2017

Membership update from the March 16, 2017 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 3/16/2017

Recent member news from the March 16, 2017 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

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