New Requirements for Hospital Staffing (2023 SB 5236)

Download a PDF version of this bulletin   New Law: Hospital Action Required To: Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Quality Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Human Resources, Risk and... Read More >>

New Surgical Smoke Evacuation Requirement Beginning January 1, 2024 or January 1, 2025

Change of Law Hospital Action Required To: Rural Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Legal Counsel, Risk and Compliance and Government Affairs Staff Staff Contact:    Remy Kerr, MPH, WSHA... Read More >>

Phase II Final DOH Rules for Behavioral Health Agency Licensing and Certification

Hospital Action Required To: Psychiatric Hospital and Inpatient Behavioral Health Executives and Administrators, Legal Counsel, Risk Management, and Government Affairs Staff Staff Contact: Cara Helmer, RN, JD, Policy Director, Legal... Read More >>

Certification, scope of practice, and supervision changes for certain medical assistants – Effective April 20, 2023

New Law: Action Required To: Rural Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Human Resources, Legal, Quality and Risk, and Government Affairs Staff. Please forward to clinic managers... Read More >>

New Washington State Laws Relating to Reproductive Health Services and Gender Affirming Care

  To: Rural Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Legal Counsel, and Government Affairs Leaders Please forward to risk and compliance staff Staff Contact: Katerina LaMarche, JD,... Read More >>

Compliance Exemption Application Period Extended by 3 Years for State Energy Performance Standard (Clean Buildings)

Emergency Rule: Clean Building Law Exemption Application Period Extension To:   Rural Hospital CEOs, Hospital CFOs, Hospital COOs, Facilities Leads, Legal Counsel, and Government Affairs Staff Please forward to facilities... Read More >>

Waiver Removed for Buprenorphine Prescribing

Change of Law: Hospital Action Required   To:                                   Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers,... Read More >>

DOH Finalizes Acute Care Hospital Fine Matrix Rule

  To:                                CEOs, CFOs, CNOs, Legal, Risk, Compliance, Government Affairs Staff Staff Contact:     ... Read More >>

Changes to Washington Physician’s Health Program in SB 5496

  To:  Hospital CEOs, Chief Medical Officers, Human Resources, Risk Management, Legal   Staff Contact:     Cara Helmer, JD, RN, Policy Director, Legal Affairs carah@wsha.org | (206) 577-1827 Subject:... Read More >>

New Provision Allows Emergency Medical Technicians to Provide Care Outside of Emergencies

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform hospitals of changes made by Substitute House Bill 1893 which allows emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to practice outside of emergency settings...... Read More >>

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