Recent member news: 4/25/19

April 25, 2019

Forbes resigns, Telles takes reins at WhidbeyHealth
The Whidbey Island Public District Hospital Board of Commissioners and outgoing WhidbeyHealth CEO have come to an agreement in which Geri Forbes has resigned her position as CEO.

Forks Community Hospital is the only Critical Access Hospital in the United States to receive certification in Infection Prevention (CIP) From DNV GL Healthcare
Forks Community Hospital announces that it has received its Certification in Infection Prevention (CIP), recognizing exceptional processes and approach to mitigating infection risk that exceeds current standards.

Olympic Medical Center breaks ground on cancer center expansion
“We asked for community donations and they gave more than $1.2 million,” said Eric Lewis, the CEO of Olympic Medical Center (OMC). “Out of a $4.4 million project, a big chunk of that came from community members.”

Overlake opens urgent and primary care clinics in Newcastle
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics announced the April 29 opening of its urgent and primary care clinics in Newcastle, making it Overlake’s sixth urgent care clinic and 11th primary care clinic on the Eastside.

PeaceHealth United General to open 10-bed rehabilitation center
A new 10-bed acute rehabilitation center is coming to the PeaceHealth United General Medical Center, according to a news release from the Sedro-Woolley hospital.

Preparing for safety: Making EvergreenHealth even more earthquake ready
In the event of a large-scale earthquake, EvergreenHealth is prepared to provide critical emergency healthcare services to those in the community and beyond.

Providence looks to open new psychiatric unit in Everett
The state’s capital budget could provide the hospital millions of dollars for the 24-bed facility.

PSBJ Interview: New EvergreenHealth CEO says health care ‘must continue to evolve’
Evergreen health CEO Dr. Amy Beiter says tech companies entering the sector can benefit health care.

Virginia Mason Memorial is one of 25 hospitals in the US to receive environmental award
Health care professionals there say their water reduction, growing and producing healthy food options, and waste reduction activities are some ways that help them reach sustainability.


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