Recent member news: 2/9/2017

February 9, 2017

100 hospital and health system CMOs to know
The list from Becker’s Hospital Review includes Mark Adams, MD, Senior Vice President and CMO of PeaceHealth; Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of Providence Health & Services; Michael Glenn, MD, CMO of Virginia Mason Medical Center; Carlos Pellegrini, MD, CMO of UW Medicine and Vice President for Medical Affairs of the University of Washington.

The MultiCare difference
Nine years after Deaconess and Valley Hospitals were sold to the for-profit Community Health Systems, they’re going nonprofit again. For now, the impact of the MultiCare purchase remains unclear, though one change will be electronic medical records.

Nifty Cup helps feed newborns with breastfeeding difficulties
The design, development, and implementation of the Nifty Cup is the culmination of years of work and partnership with Seattle Children’s hospital, the University of Washington and global health organization PATH.

Pelvic health clinic for women opens at Overlake
Overlake Medical Clinic announced February 1 the opening of the Pelvic Health Clinic, offering urology, reconstructive surgery and physical therapy services for women of all ages.

Spokane’s Deaconess Hospital makes history
Rockwood Health System’s Deaconess Hospital announced last week that it has performed the first sutureless valve surgery in Washington State history.


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