WSHA to host webinar on naloxone distribution in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day

Join WSHA on from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.13 for our next opioid harm prevention webinar, “Naloxone Distribution in Hospitals: A critical strategy for preventing overdose deaths.”... Read More >>

WSHA launches Rural Nurse Leader Training program

WSHA is offering a new free training program for rural nurse managers, charge nurses and clinical nurse educators. ... Read More >>

DOH introduces updated newborn screening cards

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has created updated newborn screening cards for hospitals to order.... Read More >>

At Arbor Health Hospital, Starts with One equips providers with safe opioid use educational materials

In 2023, Arbor Health–Morton Hospital proudly joined Starts with One: an initiative and toolkit to educate individuals about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and importance of safe drug storage, use and disposal.... Read More >>

NWONL Update: Misleading research fuels unnecessary fears about innovative health care advancements

A recent article in Medical Care Journal paints a bleak picture of the future of health care, claiming hospitals intend to replace registered nurses (RNs) with lower-paid and less qualified staff.... Read More >>

July is Disability Awareness Month

Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act more than two decades ago. Since then, each July has become a vital time for health care professionals to better understand health care access challenges the one-in-four U.S. adults with disabilities face.... Read More >>

WSHA honors 13 rural hospitals for quality improvement initiatives

On June 25, 2024, the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) recognized 13 rural hospitals across the state through its Critical Access Hospital Achievement of Quality Excellence program... Read More >>

WSHA’s Rural Quality Every Day Extraordinary Award goes to Lake Chelan Health for innovative evaluation program

On June 25, 2024, the Washington State Hospital Association presented its annual Rural Quality Everyday Extraordinary Award to Lake Chelan Health... Read More >>

Important July 1 deadlines, milestones for hospital staffing law

Per RCW 70.41.420  and RCW 49.12.480, the following deadlines and tasks are required and begin on/by July 1, 2024... Read More >>

‘Catalyst for Change’ webinar series June 12: ‘Analytics for the Intersection of Equity and Value’

Join the Bree Collaborative from 12-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, for the next installment in the “Catalyst for Change” webinar series: “Analytics for the Intersection of Equity and Value."... Read More >>

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