Recent member news: 2/1/2018

January 31, 2018

EvergreenHealth Family Maternity Care Earns Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care
EvergreenHealth is proud to announce its Family Maternity Center recently earned designation as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Grays Harbor Community Hospital laboratory receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists
The lab has received official notification of successfully meeting the College of American Pathology (CAP) standards for accreditation based on results of a recent on-site inspection.

Medical students learn the art of culinary medicine
Students learned different ways to prevent and control diabetes by cooking nutritious meals they can later use in their medical profession. The class was taught by Jason Patel, executive chef at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital.

MultiCare’s Community Partnership Fund extends inland
MultiCare Health System has launched its Community Partnership Fund in the Inland Northwest to support community organizations striving to improve the health of the region.

St. Francis Hospital construction project improves patient care in Federal Way
Doctors and staff celebrated the completion of a construction project at CHI Franciscan Health – St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way last week, which will improve efficiency and quality of care for patients receiving treatment.

Stroke survivors heal through art at Overlake
While Overlake holds monthly stroke survivor support groups, this is the first time the AHA/ASA have offered an opportunity for patients to create art.

Three new dialysis clinics coming to area this year
Three new outpatient dialysis clinics — one in Fife, two in Federal Way — are on the way from Northwest Kidney Centers.

Valley Medical Center breaks ground on new facility
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph and Renton Mayor Denis Law were part of a groundbreaking at Valley Medical Center in Renton for a new cancer center.



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