Confluence Health combats addiction with new controlled-substance protocols
Confluence Health has a difficult new job: Balancing out pain with protection. Opioid dependency is a national crisis, and it traces its roots to reckless distribution of OxyContin and other powerful painkillers.
Deep cuts: Surgeons at PeaceHealth like to listen to music while they work
Before Dr. Benjamin Jacobs begins a carpal tunnel surgery at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, he has a pressing question for patient Mary Lou Connell. “Mary Lou, is there any kind of music you like to listen to?” Jacobs asks.
Hilary Whittington: 2018 PSBJ 40 Under 40 honoree
Hilary Whittington, CAO and CFO of Jefferson Healthcare, defines her leadership brand.
Krystalyn Hudson: 2018 PSBJ 40 Under 40 honoree
Krystalyn Hudson, Assistant Member at Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute, discusses what success means to her, and why diversity is important in STEM fields.
MultiCare one of 10 health care organizations nationwide selected for national program to improve community health
MultiCare is one of 10 health care organizations in the country selected to participate in HC² program and learning lab, part of this national call to action to eliminate health and health care disparities and tackle population health issues.
Summit Pacific awarded Health Resources and Services Administration’s Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning Grant
Summit Pacific Medical Center has received a $200,000 grant through the through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning Grant (RCORP-Planning).
UW Medicine using cutting-edge technology to help locate breast tumors
According to the American Cancer Society, one-in-eight U.S. women will get breast cancer. Until recently, surgery to remove tissue and tumors involved invasive wires, but cutting-edge technology at UW Medicine aims to change that.