Opioid crisis: Surprising numbers on abuse in Edmonds
The data project, which began in June 2017, is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for another year, and is part of a study at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) to conduct surveillance of patients admitted for opioid-related overdoses. Swedish Edmonds was just added to the program, and has a few months of data.
Officials concerned about Astria, but optimistic it will emerge from bankruptcy
Astria Health, which owns hospitals in Yakima, Sunnyside and Toppenish along with a group of clinics, filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this month because of a long-standing issue with its revenue cycle vendor in charge of billing and collecting patient charges.