Recent member news: 1/28/2016

January 28, 2016

Becker’s Hospital Review names 100 hospital and health system CIOs to know
Laureen O’Brien, vice president and CIO of Providence Health & Services is named to the list of CIOs to know.

Better connections, approved site helped local group win state approval for new mental hospital
A plan for a new mental hospital in Tacoma proposed by the city’s two largest health care systems is better than a California company’s hospital proposal because the local players are better connected to the health care community in Pierce County.

Kadlec nurses ratify contract
Registered nurses at Kadlec Regional Medical Center overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract on Monday. The contact includes 3 percent wage increases for the next three years, retroactive to October, and retains benefits with increased accrual caps.

New clinic opens for military students at Rogers HS
A ground-breaking program begins Friday at Governor John Rogers High School in Puyallup. Madigan Army Medical Center is opening up a satellite clinic at the high school to address the unique stresses that military students face.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance – Fred Hutch transplant survival rates among best in U.S.
The Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has earned recognition from the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research for outperforming its expected one-year survival rates for allogeneic transplant patients. This recognition is held by only 17 of 173 stem cell transplant programs nationwide.


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