Mobile team offers comfort care to homeless at life’s end
Since January 2014, the pilot project run by the University of Washington’s school of public health and UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center has served more than 100 seriously ill men and women in the Seattle area, tracking them down at shelters and drop-in clinics, in tents under bridges and parked cars.
MultiCare and Navos expand behavioral health services through affiliation
Together, MultiCare and Navos will offer individuals more options for getting the care they need in Puget Sound communities and across the continuum of behavioral health care.
Northwest Kidney Centers celebrates 55th anniversary
Nonprofit Northwest Kidney Centers is celebrating its 55th anniversary as the world’s first dialysis organization. The eighth largest dialysis provider in the United States, Northwest Kidney Centers is a leader in patient care, education and research.
Seattle Children’s expands mental and behavioral health services in Benton and Franklin counties with PAL Plus pilot
The primary goal of PAL Plus is to equip primary care providers in Benton and Franklin counties with an evidence-supported system of mental and behavioral care that provides rapidly accessed direct mental health support for patients.
UW Medicine heart-transplant outcomes are among best in U.S.
A report published last week by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) identified UW Medicine’s heart-transplant program as one of eight in the United States to achieve a score of 5, the highest possible, denoting “better than expected” patient outcomes.