Recent member news: 11/15/2018

November 14, 2018

After assault: Behind the scenes with a rape kit nurse
To get a walk through of this process, I spoke with Terri Stewart, the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program coordinator at Harborview Medical Center.

Avista Foundation grant assists Providence heart imaging
The portable machines provide patients in rural areas with congenital heart disease, who require continuous monitoring by specialists, the ability to receive treatment without traveling to Spokane for the procedure.

First female veteran to join VA Puget Sound “Wall of Heroes”
A 98-year-old female US Army Corps veteran has been inducted into the VA Puget Sound Health Care System’s Wall of Heroes, making her the first woman to receive the honor for her service.

New system helps staff look after at-risk St. John patients
The hospital launched the “AvaSys Telesitter” patient observation and communication system on Oct. 4. Melanie Glaze, house manager, said Monday that the system is not a substitute for nurses.

Nurses who work with victims of sexual assault get rare hands-on training in Spokane
Nurses from MultiCare Spokane Valley, MultiCare Deaconess, and Providence Mount Carmel in Colville attended.

PeaceHealth recognized as one of the healthiest workplaces in US
PeaceHealth has been recognized as one of the healthiest 100 workplaces in America, a award presented by the Healthiest Employers and Springbuk.

Providence Opens Immediate Care Clinic in Hawks Prairie
Meeting the needs of the growing community, Providence Medical Group in Southwest Washington has added a third immediate care clinic in Thurston County, as Hawks Prairie Immediate Care opened November 5.

WSU and Pullman Regional Hospital form partnership
Pullman Regional Hospital and Washington State University announced an official partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding signifying a formal continuation of long-standing collaboration between the two public entities.


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