Recent member news: 6/15/2017

June 14, 2017

Construction of new Sunnyside hospital could start in fall, add more jobs
More than a year later, Sunnyside Community Hospital is finally bringing its vision of a new multi-million-dollar facility to life. Construction could start as early as this fall thanks to recent funding from the state and other sources.

Deaconess seeks to soften labor, delivery experience
Deaconess’ OB department offers a variety of women’s health care services, including a full range of gynecological care, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, labor and delivery services, an obstetrics emergency department and a new birthing center.

How therapy dogs ease the tension for patients, families at Overlake and other Seattle-area hospitals
Several hospitals in the region, including Overlake, Children’s and Swedish, use therapy dogs. The animals listen attentively as children read to them, lay a head on the shoulder of the infirm and ease the tension in a room full of anxious family.

Jefferson Healthcare surgical units get air handler upgrade
The surgical units at Jefferson Healthcare hospital have received an upgrade from a new air-handling unit that kills viruses and bacteria using ultraviolet light.

Seattle Children’s Hosts Firearm Storage Giveaway and Safety Event at Lacey Cabela’s
Following the tragic Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting in 2014, Seattle Children’s Hospital decided they needed to add firearm storage safety to their list of community education programs and events.he next one will be held June 24 in Lacey.

Sunnyside Community Hospital enters major growth phase
The past six months have been memorable for Sunnyside Community Hospital. As a result, the next few years could end up proving unforgettable.

Swedish Edmonds recognized for stroke treatment
The hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll.


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