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PeaceHealth St. John helps mentor young riders at bike rodeo

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview recently teamed up with the Longview Police Department to hold a bike rodeo, teaching more than 50 local children the essentials of bike... Read More >>

Attention WSHA Members and Friends: Returned Mail?

We have recently discovered that not all of our mail was being forwarded from our old offices. If you recently responded to an event invitation and your RSVP card was returned to... Read More >>

State legislature back at work?

Last week, the Washington State Supreme Court announced that the Washington State Legislature is out of compliance with its McCleary decision on adequate funding for K-12 education. As a signal of... Read More >>

Capital Grants Available for Remodeling/Building New Psychiatric Units

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform you of newly available capital grants to remodel or build a psychiatric unit or facility to serve involuntarily detained mental health patients. WSHA successfully lobbied the Washington State Legislature to allocate at least $5.5 million dollars in a competitive pool for hospitals and other organizations to build new psychiatric treatment capacity. We have reason to believe the overall competitive pool amount may be increased. The Washington State Department of Commerce will administer the grants.... Read More >>

Weekly Report for August 20, 2015 – State legislature back at work?

State legislature back at work? Last week, the Washington State Supreme Court announced that the Washington State Legislature is out of compliance with its McCleary decision on adequate funding for... Read More >>

Industry Partner releases review of recruiting incentives

For the last 22 years, Washington Hospital Services’ Industry Partner Merritt Hawkins has released a review of physician and advanced practitioner recruiting incentives. This highly anticipated review offers valuable benchmarking... Read More >>

CMS proposes new rules for knee and hip replacements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) recently proposed a new rule requiring prospective payment hospitals in select metropolitan areas to participate in a new bundled payment initiative. Though this... Read More >>

Registration opens Monday for Annual Meeting

Registration for WSHA’s 83rd Annual Meeting (Oct. 7-8 at the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle) will begin this Monday, Aug. 17. Click here to go to the registration page. You can also book... Read More >>

Washington State uninsured rate down 10.4 percent from 2013

Washington State is one of only five states in the country that has seen a drop of more than 10 percent in their uninsured rates since 2013, according to a... Read More >>

Breastfeeding friendly hospitals to be recognized

WSHA and the Department of Health (DOH) have teamed up to recognized hospitals in our state that have taken steps to encourage breastfeeding. The Department is planning an event Aug.... Read More >>

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