Recent member news: 5/11/2017

May 10, 2017

92nd birthday is just another day at work for Tacoma General nurse
Florence “SeeSee” Rigney, the country’s oldest working registered nurse, turned 92 Monday. She celebrated by going to work at Tacoma General Hospital.

2017 Qualis Health Washington quality award winners announced
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Mason General Hospital, Swedish Medical Group and Harborview Medical Center were recognized for achievements in improving health care quality and outcomes.

Chelan hospital bond passes
They say the third time’s the charm. And so it was for the Lake Chelan Community Hospital, which got 64.6 percent approval from voters for a $20 million bond to build a new hospital in a new location.

MultiCare, mental health provider Navos announce affiliation
A statement from Tacoma-based MultiCare announced the new partnership. Per MultiCare, the pact with the Seattle nonprofit creates the largest behavioral health provider in Washington State.

New hospital addition may use 50 percent less energy
An innovative heating and cooling system being installed at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center’s new $50 million addition could turn the facility into one of the most energy-efficient hospitals in the country.

Nurses running Bloomsday save man who suffered ‘cardiac death’
For one local man, this year’s Bloomsday race could have been his last if not for the quick thinking of nurses nearby. Not only were two Providence nurses there to help, but also an emergency room doctor and an EMT helped during the incident as well.

Toppenish Community Hospital hosted second free baby shower for community
Toppenish Community Hospital opened its doors to answer any questions expecting mothers may have about life after childbirth. This was the second time they’ve thrown a baby shower at the hospital.


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