Recent member news: 4/12/2018

April 11, 2018

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center named a top 20 rural hospital and other items
The National Rural Health Association named Olympic Medical Center again to its Top 20 Rural Community Hospital list.

The journey of a family dealing with a cleft palate
Worry and despair are exactly what Seattle Children’s Hospital’s craniofacial pediatrician Dr. Emily Gallagher hopes to change for parents during their first visit.

Monroe doctor knows the struggle of addiction firsthand
Dr. Teresa Jackson, an addiction medicine specialist at EvergreenHealth Monroe, is part of the growing ranks of addiction treatment professionals who replace one drug with a prescription and regular monitoring.

PeaceHealth launches new provider academy
PeaceHealth will offer recurring training to PeaceHealth and community providers in its newly formed Palliative Care Provider Academy. The program’s objective is to better equip local providers to give palliative care.

UW students learn rural medical issues
Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center hosted four University of Washington job-shadow students on March 19-23. This is the first time that two boys and two girls came to Odessa.

Virginia Mason’s pinpoint cancer drug gets FDA approval
The FDA just approved a new drug to fight cancer that previously had no treatment options.



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