Recent member news: 9/5/2019

September 5, 2019

Emergency departments become vital entry point to treat opioid-use disorder
Over the last year, Public Health convened EDs to look at ways to expand access to treatment. I sat down with one champion leading the change at Valley Medical Center, Dr. Andy Homer, to learn how one emergency department took on the challenge…

PeaceHealth awards scholarships
Volunteers and caregivers of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center were on the receiving end of $33,000 in scholarships awarded by the hospital’s foundation…

New DSHS treatment facility opens
A new residential treatment facility has opened on the grounds of Western State Hospital…

Patient simulations used to train nurses
WSU researchers in the College of Nursing are about halfway through a three-year study using simulations to test how fatigue affects work performance among nurses…

Samaritan having good financial year
After seven months, Samaritan Healthcare continues to turn a profit, and is making more money than its 2019 budget projections…


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