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Webinar helps public hospital districts take advantage of the USAC program

AWPHD and Network Service Solutions (NNS), an Industry Partner of Washington Hospital Services, are hosting a webinar about the benefits of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) program for health care organizations. The USAC program provides qualifying health care providers with a 60 to 90 percent discount on IT expenditures.... Read More >>

InSight explores how telemedicine can help in the fight against teen suicide

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, InSight, has written a bulletin exploring the issue of teen suicide. They feel that telemedicine can be a part of the solution to this very complicated issue by increasing access to trained mental health professionals.... Read More >>

Navigating the world of health care pricing transparency

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner PARA HealthCare Financial Services has written an article that offers strategies for moving toward a meaningful and accessible pricing transparency model while at the same time reducing bad debt, improving upfront collections, and providing high quality customer service.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 2/25/16

Recent member news from the Feb. 25, 2016 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

GE Healthcare webinar discusses approaches to successful cultural integration

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, GE Healthcare, is hosting a webinar that explores one of the most sensitive elements of mergers and acquisitions: cultural integration. This webinar will share some of the best practices that have been successful in bringing organizations together.... Read More >>

Valley Medical Center’s GLOW program celebrates five years of helping women lead healthier lives

Valley Medical Center’s GLOW program, which is a wellness program inspired by women, designed by women and for women — celebrated its fifth anniversary this week with the GLOW Fifth Anniversary Gala at the Museum of Flight with keynote speaker Susan Mann. The program was developed by a group of passionate women at the medical center who believed in wellness and the importance of focusing on wellness rather than just sickness, as women are often the decision-makers for their families in addition to themselves.... Read More >>

WellTrackONE tackles advanced life planning

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner WellTrackONE has written an article about how its powerful risk management solution can be used to help patients with advanced life planning.... Read More >>

Kindred Healthcare combines with Gentiva

Kindred Healthcare has joined with Gentiva, creating the nation’s largest provider of post-acute care and rehabilitation services. Kindred now serves more than 1 million patients per year, as it now operates in 47 states with more than 2,800 locations. The joining builds upon the strategy to deliver what patients and business partners want most: quality clinical outcomes that exceed national benchmarks.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 2/18/16

Recent member news from the February 18, 2016 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Kadlec helps Tri-Cities kids get active

Kadlec Regional Medical Center has enacted an initiative, known as Advanced Kadlec Academy, to counteract this trend. Through the initiative — which was originally crafted by Providence Health & Services — local fifth and sixth grade students use kid-proof fitness trackers made by Sqord to monitor their physical activity in a game-like fashion and compare their progress with friends. The more you move, the more points, virtual rewards, medals and levels you earn.... Read More >>

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