100 most influential people in health care 2018
Dr. Rod Hochman of Providence St. Joseph Health and Dr. Gary Kaplan of Virginia Mason are named to the Modern Healthcare list.
A new place to rehabilitate at PeaceHealth Southwest
The new unit is called the Benjamin H. McGough, M.D. Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, and will move from the fourth floor of the Mother Joseph Building to the third floor starting Aug. 27. It will more than double the unit’s size.
PeaceHealth names new chairman
The PeaceHealth Board of Directors announced earlier this month the appointment of Karl Carrier as its new chairman.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center receives Mended Hearts’ 2018 National Hospital of the Year Award
The award recognizes the hospital’s outstanding support of Mended Hearts- Bellingham (Chapter 382) in its efforts to inspire hope and improve quality of life for heart patients and their families through peer-to-peer support and educational opportunities.
Teens learn about health care through Confluence Health program
The 17 Wenatchee Valley students, ages 13 to 15, all had an interest in pursuing careers in health care. Each person measured blood pressure and performed high-performance CPR; they wore gloves, gowns and masks, and worked with dummies during activities.