WSHA honors Cascade Medical Center Commissioner Bruce Williams with Ben Lindekugel Governance Excellence Award

The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) presented its Ben Lindekugel Governance Excellence Award Oct. 17 to Cascade Medical Center Board Commissioner Bruce Williams... Read More >>

WSHA presents Kittitas Valley Healthcare CEO Julie Petersen with Joe Hopkins Memorial Award

WSHA presented Kittitas Valley Healthcare (KVH) CEO Julie Petersen with the 2022 Joe Hopkins Memorial Award during the association’s Annual Meeting Oct. 17... Read More >>

Providence Swedish CEO Dr. Guy Hudson becomes WSHA board chair

Seattle-based Providence Swedish CEO Dr. Guy Hudson has been elected board chair of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). As chair, Dr. Hudson will preside over the Board of Directors and help lead the hospital association’s work for the coming year. WSHA hospital and health system members elected Dr. Hudson during the association’s Annual Meeting Oct. 17... Read More >>

WSHA presents Providence Mount Carmel Hospital with Rural Quality Everyday Extraordinary Award

WSHA presented Providence Mount Carmel Hospital with its 2022 Rural Quality Everyday Extraordinary Award for its work reducing the frequency of patient falls.... Read More >>

With rigid staffing standards bill advancing, hospitals anticipate impact to care, cuts to services

Rigid hospital staffing legislation currently under consideration by the Washington State Senate will make permanent the pandemic care delays in hospitals large and small across the state... Read More >>

Hospital Staffing Bill Advances, Threatening Health Care in Washington State

Unfortunately, the Washington State House of Representatives passed House Bill 1868 this weekend. While the bill was somewhat modified, its most onerous provisions remain, including rigid ratios that will lead to hospital care delays and increased costs... Read More >>

Staffing legislation’s one-size-fits-all approach will increase health care costs and make care delays permanent

Two bills currently under consideration by the Washington State Legislature could have dire consequences for Washingtonians’ access to lifesaving health care. House Bill 1868 and Senate Bill 5751 impose rigid staffing standards, raising health care costs and limiting access... Read More >>

WSHA’s statement on Gov. Inslee’s 2022 supplemental budget

WSHA appreciates the investments the governor makes in the health care. Unfortunately, new health care spending is focused on transitioning out of federal pandemic programs... Read More >>

Cascade Medical Center CEO Diane Blake becomes WSHA board chair

Leavenworth-based Cascade Medical Center CEO Diane Blake has been elected board chair of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). As chair, Blake will preside over the Board of Directors and help lead the hospital association’s work for the coming year... Read More >>

WSHA honors Confluence Health CEO Dr. Peter Rutherford with Joe Hopkins Memorial Award

The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) presented Confluence Health CEO Dr. Peter Rutherford with the 2021 Joe Hopkins Memorial Award during the association’s Annual Meeting eSeries event Oct. 28.... Read More >>

1 2 3 9

Affiliates

Contact Us

Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Map / Directions

206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

info@wsha.org

Staff List