Recent member news: 6/30/2022

June 30, 2022

Quincy Valley Medical Center officials to meet with prospective architects
Quincy Valley Medical Center officials will meet July 6 with three architectural firms to select one to design a new Quincy hospital…

Peacehealth breaks ground on new Women’s Health Clinic in Bellingham
PeaceHealth has broken ground on a new Women’s Health Clinic in Bellingham…

Finally, Covid vaccines for the little ones
KUOW reporter Kate Walters talked to parents getting their young children vaccinated at Seattle Children’s Hospital on the first day that doses were available…

How nursing in WA is recovering from staff shortages and pandemic burnout
“I think back to when I graduated from nursing school” about 30 years ago, said Darcy Jaffe, senior vice president for safety and quality at the Washington State Hospital Association. “There were staffing shortages back then as well, but we didn’t have as much unknown as we have right now about what health care is going to look like in the next few years…”

What to know about the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5
“Just because it was approved doesn’t mean we have it in our hands,” said Dr. Sarah d’Hulst, pediatrician at MultiCare Rockwood…

Large health care employers in Washington won’t change benefits in wake of Roe overturn
Kaiser Permanente Washington and Providence said Friday they will not change worker benefits, such as added abortion travel coverage, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the fundamental right to an abortion established in Roe v. Wade…


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