WSHA’s statement on Gov. Inslee’s 2022 supplemental budget

WSHA appreciates the investments the governor makes in the health care. Unfortunately, new health care spending is focused on transitioning out of federal pandemic programs... Read More >>

Cascade Medical Center CEO Diane Blake becomes WSHA board chair

Leavenworth-based Cascade Medical Center CEO Diane Blake has been elected board chair of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). As chair, Blake will preside over the Board of Directors and help lead the hospital association’s work for the coming year... Read More >>

WSHA CEO Cassie Sauer receives Project Access Northwest’s 2021 Andrea Castell Health Care Leadership Award

Congratulations to our President and CEO, Cassie Sauer, for earning Project Access Northwest’s 2021 Andrea Castell Health Care Leadership Award!... Read More >>

Washington Hospital Services premiers Negotiations Training Program

Washington Hospital Services (WHS) is pleased to announce the launch of a five-week virtual Negotiations Training Program... Read More >>

Washington State Hospital Association Statement Supporting COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Hospital and Health System Workers

During its most recent meeting, the Washington State Hospital Association Board of Directors adopted a resolution supporting COVID-19 vaccination requirements for health care workers... Read More >>

There’s still time to sign up for the ‘Project Management Foundations for Healthcare’ and ‘Managing Projects Using Microsoft Project™’

Washington Hospital Services, Inc., the for-profit arm of the Washington State Hospital Association and producer of the LEAD Academy, is pleased to offer two new professional development education opportunities available to ALL healthcare staff... Read More >>

Statement from the Washington State Hospital Association on the impact of record heat

As temperatures soared across the state this week, so did the number of people seeking hospital care for heat related illness. For several days before the heat wave hit, hospitals planned for the possible increased needs and worked with each other and community organizations to prepare... Read More >>

Mask mandates still apply in health care settings

As Washington State approaches a full reopening, we want to offer a reminder that masks are still required in health care settings, even for those who are fully vaccinated. This mandate comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Washington State Department of Health, and we at WSHA strongly support it... Read More >>

WSHA ships 150,000 needed N95 masks to Washington hospitals

The association plans to send masks to hospitals and health systems with the greatest need across the state.... Read More >>

An Answer to PPE Shortages and High Prices: Washington Healthcare Community Bands Together to Buy Quality PPE as a Group

A unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-Op has so far helped 675 healthcare organizations of all types and sizes across Washington state, purchase necessary PPE to keep offices and clinics open, and ensure the safety of patients and staff safe... Read More >>

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