Recent member news: 12/21/2017

December 20, 2017

EvergreenHealth director of governance and community affairs receives community leadership award from Kirkland Chamber of Commerce
Laurene Burton, the health system’s executive director of governance and community affairs, recently received the 2017 William C. Woods Above and Beyond Award from the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce.

Hospice nurse is honored by March of Dimes
EvergreenHealth nurse James Johnson, whose rounds take him through Snohomish County for hospice care, was named a Nurse of the Year by the March of Dimes.

A local hospital is reducing infants sleep-related deaths by teaching safe sleep practices
Virginia Mason Memorial hospital in Yakima has been recognized as a Cribs for Kids National Silver Certified Safe Sleep Leader.

Leaders celebrate mammography unit opening
A group of female leaders in the Sky Valley met at EvergreenHealth Monroe last Thursday to support breast health.

New venture changing how MultiCare patients will get physical therapy
Changes are coming in the spring for those who receive physical therapy through MultiCare. The health system is entering into a joint venture with Olympic Sports & Spine Rehabilitation, a Pierce County company.

Three Swedish Edmonds nurses awarded March of Dimes Nurse of the Year
Swedish Edmonds had seven nominees and three winners awarded the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award for 2017.

Training helps bring up level of care at Island Hospital
Proper cleaning and wrapping techniques were just part of the focus as some of the nurses at Island Hospital participated in a multi-day workshop on proper wound care. The workshop was the final part of a six-week course on the topic.


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