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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 >>

Recent member news: 2/11/2016

Recent member news from the Feb. 11, 2016 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

PARA HealthCare provides insight into CMS payment delay for codes G0477‐G0483 and 90360

Washington Hospital Services’ Industry Partner PARA HealthCare has written an article about some of the consequences of and solutions to the delay in payment by CMS for drug screen codes G0477-G0438 and flu vaccine 90360. ... Read More >>

Lourdes Health Network offering scholarships to students pursuing careers in health care

The Lourdes Foundation and Lourdes Auxiliary is helping students pursue careers in the health care field by offering seven scholarships to students living the Tri-Cities and Burbank areas. Six of the scholarships are for $1,500, and one is for $500. They will be award based on merit, volunteerism and financial need.... Read More >>

Celebrating National Heart Month across Washington State

Hospitals and health systems across Washington State are celebrating National Heart Month, raising awareness about heart health. ... Read More >>

Leaders in Health Care Gala to honor former AHA President/Washingtonian Rich Umbdenstock

Washington’s 2016 Leaders in Health Care Gala Awards Dinner, sponsored by Seattle Business Magazine, will be held the evening of Feb. 25 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront hotel. This year, former American Hospital Association (AHA) President Rich Umbdenstock will be honored with a lifetime achievement award. ... Read More >>

Skagit Regional Health cleared to lease Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics

Skagit Regional Health has received a Certificate of Need from the state Department of Health, which grants it approval to enter into a long-term lease of Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics. The approval allows the organizations to complete work on integration details and begin the 30-year lease on June 1.... Read More >>

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