Recent member news: 6/23/2016

June 23, 2016

5 health systems with strong finances
MultiCare Health System is named to the list of health systems with strong finances.

Becker’s Hospital Review names 150 hospital, health system CFOs to know
Sue Anderson from Virginia Mason and Todd Hofheins from Providence Health & Services are named to the list of CFOs to know.

EvergreenHealth honored with national environmental and sustainability leadership award
EvergreenHealth has been selected as the winner of a Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Award for the sixth consecutive year. The award is given each year to honor outstanding environmental achievements in the health care sector.

EvergreenHealth in Kirkland named one the 100 Great Community Hospitals
Becker’s Hospital Review named EvergreenHealth to its “100 Great Community Hospitals of 2016” list. The health system was among other leading hospitals recognized by Becker’s for its quality care, safety and service achievements over the last year and more.

Health care notebook: St. Anthony expansion to benefit Gig Harbor patients
In early June, CHI Franciscan Health submitted a Certificate of Need (CON) application to the Washington State Department of Health to build out the unfinished fifth floor at St. Anthony Hospital.

High rise window grime fighters descend upon Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital
High above the streets of Spokane early Thursday a group of window grime fighters donned their superhero suits to give the kids at Sacred Heart’s Children’s Hospital an early morning wake up call.

Local hospitals hold mock stroke event
Medical professionals from across the state of Washington gathered at Swedish’s Cherry Hill campus on Wednesday for a mock stroke event. The idea behind the event is to make sure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to best practices.

MultiCare to open ‘high-end’ urgent care clinics
This week, MultiCare Health System is introducing a new line of convenience-oriented urgent care clinics with “high-end feel” and an ambiance “similar to a coffee shop.” The concept, dubbed MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, will debut on Friday.

Providence St. Peter Hospital Offers Cutting Edge Stroke Care in Olympia
St. Peter’s Stroke Program is one of the largest stroke programs in the state of Washington, treating more than 600 stroke patients each year.

Sunnyside Community Hospital redesigns plan for new facility
Sunnyside Community Hospital has released an expanded design for its new hospital building, for which construction is slated to start sometime around the end of this year.

WhidbeyHealth unveils new sign
With a few pulls from some strings, a purple sign with the new name of the hospital was revealed Monday morning in Coupeville: WhidbeyHealth Medical Center. WhidbeyHealth is now officially the umbrella name for the hospital and its services and clinics.


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