Recent member news: 1/3/2020

January 3, 2020

LifeCenter Northwest tissue donors help New Zealand volcano burn victims
LifeCenter Northwest tissue processing partner, Community Tissue Services (CTS), reported that 41 grafts recovered by LifeCenter Northwest throughout Washington and Montana were flown to New Zealand to help treat the victims…

Psychiatry Consultation Line provides mental health treatment advice
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences recently launched a new service to help prescribing providers in Washington — including providers in the UW Medicine Accountable Care Network — receive clinical advice regarding adult patients (18+) with mental health and/or substance use disorders…

County backs Blue Zone study looking at reversing poor health trends
The Grays Harbor Board of Commissioners voted to support a Summit Pacific Medical Center-led effort to improve the health of Harborites with $25,000 going toward a Blue Zones assessment that would study whether a holistic, community-wide commitment to better health would work here…

Legacy’s cancer center strives for comprehensive care
Settled on the first floor of the Salmon Creek hospital, the Cancer Healing Center at the Legacy Cancer Institute will aim to provide comprehensive care to its patients…

Emphysema relieved by new PeaceHealth valve offering
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is the first medical facility in Washington state and only the fourth in the western United States to offer a new lung valve treatment for patients with emphysema, a severe form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)…

Virginia Mason Memorial receives certificate to do heart procedure on elective basis
Virginia Mason Memorial receives certificate to do heart procedure on elective basis…


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