Recent member news: 12/17/15

December 17, 2015

Becker’s Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals & Health Systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center Cherry Hill and Valley Medical Center are named to the list.


CHI Franciscan facilities earn cardiovascular accreditation

Three CHI Franciscan Health hospitals have received accreditation for their cardiovascular programs: St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor, St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.


Legacy doubles up on free flu vaccines

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center more than doubled the number of free flu vaccines it provided to the community this year. Legacy Health offered free flu vaccines at each of its five hospital campuses this past week.


Targeting cancer with genomic tests

Local oncologists say the advances in understanding the genetics of cancer is leading a new wave in research and treatment. Experts from Fred Hutch and MultiCare weigh in.


Wired for heath: Remote diabetes monitoring keeps patients on track

Since the Health at Home pilot program offered by Lincoln Hospital District 3 started in April, it has been successful in helping diabetics in this rural farming community along U.S. Highway 2 monitor their blood sugar, blood pressure and weight.


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