Parker, Smith & Feek bring expertise on data liability and breach

 Parker, Smith & Feek, WSHA’s Industry Partner in the commercial insurance brokerage space, has been helping their clients combat cyber liability attacks and their aftermath for well over 10 years. Partnering with... Read More >>

NW MedStar names new director

Northwest MedStar, a service of Inland Northwest Health Services, has named Matt Albright as its new director. Matt has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and aerospace experience,... Read More >>

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center scaling back on transfusions

In 2008, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham launched “Bloodless in Bellingham,” a blood management program which enacted medical practices and surgical techniques to reduce the number of blood... Read More >>

EvergreenHealth CFO honored at Women of Color Empowered luncheon

EvergreenHealth CFO Chrissy Yamada was selected as one of Northwest Asian Weekly’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon honorees Sept. 18. Three times each year, the award program celebrates women from... Read More >>

UW Medical Center keeps transplanted hearts beating

The University of Washington Medical Center Regional Heart Center is one of seven sites nationwide chosen to perform a clinical trial for a new system for transplanting warm, beating hearts.... Read More >>

CHI Franciscan gets funds to report antibiotic use

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist Washington hospitals in reporting antimicrobial use through the National Healthcare Safety... Read More >>

Swimmers make a splash for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Photo by Molly Walsh Seattle Cancer Care Alliance teamed up for the seventh year with the nonprofit Swim Across America for a refreshing swim around Mercer Island to raise money... Read More >>

Overlake on forefront of cochlear technology

Overlake Medical Center recently became the first hospital in the state to perform surgery and insert the world’s slimmest cochlear implant, helping a 23-year-old woman regain her sense of sound... Read More >>

Hospitals recognized for newborn screenings

The Department of Health Newborn Screening Program recognized several Washington State hospitals for exemplary performance in meeting timeframes to collect newborn screening blood samples. The hospitals are: Three Rivers Hospital... Read More >>

MultiCare Helps Lead the Way in Detecting Heart Defects in Newborns

In 2008, MultiCare, a WSHA member and Tacoma-based health system, was one of the first hospitals in the state to begin researching the effectiveness of pulse oximetry screening for detecting congenital... Read More >>

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