Recent member news: 10/22/15

October 22, 2015

CHI Franciscan to build new midwifery center
While celebrating 35 years of midwifery services, CHI Franciscan announced that it will open a new outpatient birth center at St. Joseph Medical Center called, simply, the Midwifery Center at St. Joseph.

A groundbreaking moment for Whidbey General Hospital
With some scoops from gold-painted shovels, work got underway on the first phase of a $50-million expansion project at Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville.

UW Medicine to receive up to $35 million to improve care for underserved patients
UW Medicine was recently named one of 39 health care providers across the nation to be included in the Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative, an initiative through CMS to find ways to reduce the cost of health care.

$180 million worth of improvements bound for MultiCare Auburn Medical Center
The sum will include a renovated emergency department, building improvements and a new 68-bed patient tower for the MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, as well as a new 58-bed hospital in Covington.

Second twin Is born weeks after identical brother in miraculous delivery
Logan was born this week after his twin brother Link was delivered on Sept. 29 at EvergreenHealth. The twins made headlines earlier this month for their very unusual delivery.


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