Reflecting on patient safety during the 20th anniversary of To Err Is Human

To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System sent shockwaves through the health care community when it was released in 1999, estimating that 98,000 people were dying in U.S.... Read More >>

Increase your understanding of opioid use disorder at WSHA webinar

WSHA and Public Health – Seattle & King County have collaborated to host a webinar intended to combat stigma and show that recovery is possible. ... Read More >>

2020 LEAD Academy and Advanced LEAD Academy registration available

In health care, as in other industries, people promoted to management positions are typically technically proficient but often lack management experience or training.... Read More >>

Island Hospital primary care clinics will continue to be covered by Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente has reversed its decision to no longer cover Island Hospital primary care physicians for patients with an Individual Medicare Advantage Plan.... Read More >>

LifeNet Health: Tissue banking research & development webinar on Nov. 19

WSHA invites you to a webinar Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. featuring Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner LifeNet Health.... Read More >>

AHA Trustee Services offers advice for hospital boards

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) November issue of Trustee Insights includes advice on how to best optimize board efficiency and impact.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 11/14/2019

Recent member news from the Nov. 14, 2019 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

New Pre-Transaction Notification Requirements for Health Care Entities

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform hospitals of new legislation requiring hospitals and providers to notify the state Attorney General’s Office (AGO) of anticipated mergers, acquisitions, and contracting affiliations that meet state law definitions. ... Read More >>

WSHA Comments on Surprise Billing Rule

On Monday, WSHA submitted comments on the Office of the Insurance Commissioner’s (OIC) proposed rule implementing House Bill 1065, the Balance Billing Protection Act (BBPA) enacted during the 2019 legislative session. Overall, WSHA is pleased with thoughtfulness and the direction of the rule. The proposed rule includes several changes specifically requested by WSHA, including: The change to definition of... Read More >>

OIC Webinar Training on the Balance Billing Protection Act November 13

The OIC will host and present a webinar regarding its implementation of the BBPA on November 13, 12:00-1:30 p.m. This is not a WSHA-hosted webcast, but WSHA believes it will provide a helpful general overview regarding OIC’s interpretation and implementation of the BBPA. WSHA recommends hospital and clinic staff responsible for compliance with BBPA provisions, including... Read More >>

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