Recent member news: 3/17/2016

March 16, 2016

100 hospital and health system CMOs to know, 2016
Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Providence Health & Services; Michael Glenn, MD, CMO of Virginia Mason Medical Center; and, Carlos Pellegrini, MD, CMO of UW Medicine are named to the list.

Car crash survivor Rick Jarvis thanks PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center staff
Rick Jarvis visited PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to thank the staff for caring for him following a car accident that nearly took his life.

Doctors ‘grow’ jaw for girl with one-in-a-million condition
A Washington State girl can now show off her smile after doctors at Seattle Children’s were able to “regrow” her lower jaw.

Hospital, nurses ratify new contract
A year after the first negotiations, Whidbey General Hospital and the nurses’ union ratified a new agreement March 4. It includes a total 7.5 percent bump in base wages over the life of the contract, and more.

Jefferson Healthcare program starting March 29 to focus on wellness for seniors
A free 10-week program to provide more understanding of aging is expected to appeal to Jefferson County’s large Baby Boomer population. The topics include navigating longer lives, exercise, sleep, eating, financial fitness and advance planning.

Overlake CEO: ‘Profound’ changes in health care will continue
The CEO of Bellevue’s Overlake Hospital Medical Center said the dramatic changes in the profession will continue for years to come. Marsh will be a panelist at the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Health Care of the Future event March 23.

Providence acquires Dr. Leroy Hood’s Institute for Systems Biology
Renton-based Providence Health & Services, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the United States, has forged an affiliation with Seattle-based Institute for Systems Biology, a nonprofit biomedical research organization.


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