Department of Health provides FAQ on forensic blood draws by medical assistants

The Department of Health (DOH) medical assistant program recently posted FAQs to address questions related to medical assistants (MAs) performing forensic blood draws. This information was produced to address frequent concerns and questions raised regarding the ability of MAs to perform forensic (non-medical) blood draws at the request of law enforcement.... Read More >>

Washington State Hospital Association names Cassie Sauer as next CEO

Cassie Sauer to take position in January 2017, becoming fourth CEO in organization’s nearly 85-year history... Read More >>

Washington State Hospital Association names Cassie Sauer as next CEO

The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) announced today that Cassie Sauer, the association’s current executive vice president,will in January become the organization’s new chief executive officer. ... Read More >>

2016 WHPAC campaign update

The 2016 WHPAC campaign is underway. To date, we have raised $68,000 toward our $220,000 goal. Still early in the campaign, we have six members that have already reached their goal. ... Read More >>

Webcast: Introduction to the Health Benefits Alliance Trust

Washington State Hospital Association members now have access to health care benefits solutions at significant savings through a new partnership with the Healthcare Benefits Alliance (HBA) Trust. Learn more about how your organization can access benefits from carriers you know and trust at a lower cost by joining us for a webcast.... Read More >>

Resources for addressing county population health needs

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Health Institute updated their 2016 County Ranking report. The ability to drill down to Washington’s individual counties for health disparities, is a great tool for rural facilities to address community health needs on a more granular level. T... Read More >>

Educational Webinar: Are you comfortable with your current Dose management program?

The Joint Commission has released new requirements for monitoring and recording patient exposure. Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, General Electric will be hosting a webinar discussing these changes... Read More >>

Recent member news: 8/11/2016

Recent member news from the Aug. 11, 2016 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Educational Webinar: Drug Testing Methodologies

When it comes to drug testing with urine, oral fluid, hair or blood, each has its own unique advantages and disadvantages when it comes to patient care. Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, Cordant Health Solutions, will be hosting a webinar exploring how drug testing methodologies can be effectively leveraged to achieve the best results for your patients.... Read More >>

Last Summer Days

Although it's been a while since I've set my clock by the first day of school, we all still feel it in the air-- summer is roaring by. It's so important to stop, take a deep breath, and hold on to this moment. There is very little reprieve in the pace of life, and it won't last forever.... Read More >>

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