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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital recently named Julia Truman as its new chief operating officer, and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center has named Cherie Martin as its new chief operating officer.... Read More >>

Washington State Registry Program helps members prepare for summer staffing needs

The Washington State Registry Program (WSRP) is a streamlined vendor management services (VMS) initiative designed to assist participating institutions obtain vital supplemental health care personnel without the cumbersome and time-consuming administrative problems normally associated with securing staff from outside agencies.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 3/24/2016

Recent member news from the March 24, 2016 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

MultiCare Good Samaritan’s Children’s Therapy Unit celebrates 50 years of service

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital’s Children’s Therapy Unit (CTU) is celebrating its 50th anniversary of operation this year, celebrating a half century of offering a unique and necessary service to its community. The unit helps infants, children and adolescents with special needs — such as autism, cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy — become as functional and independent as possible. The unit sees about 2,500 patients for year, which equates to roughly 40,000 total visits.... Read More >>

Webcast: Best practices for implementing telepsychiatry in your hospital

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner InSight Telepsychiatry will host a webinar March 31 at 1 pm to on Best Practices for Implementing Telepsychiatry in Your Hospital. InSight will share its experience in helping healthcare organizations across the country set up and implement telepsychiatry programs and what it sees as best practices.... Read More >>

WHS welcomes new Industry Partner Numina Transcription, Inc.

Washington Hospital Services is please to introduce Numina Transcription, Inc. to the Industry Partner Program. Numina brings an approach to transcription that allows it to offer flexible solutions that insure quality, rapid turnaround time and competitive pricing for members looking for options in this area.... Read More >>

Puget Sound Kidney Centers offers free classes for kidney health, focuses on wellness, prevention

For more than 30 years, Puget Sound Kidney Centers has offered quality care to those suffering from the effects of chronic kidney disease in Snohomish, Skagit and Island County, but last year, CEO Harold Kelly noticed there was a way to make care even better for patients. The organization launched a series of free courses titled “Survive and Thrive with Chronic Kidney Disease,” which offers resources about treatment options as well as nutritional and exercise tips that will slow the irreversible disease.... Read More >>

ZeOmega obtains ONC HIT certification

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner, ZeOmega has recently obtained Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC HIT) certification. The designation means that the software is capable of supporting eligible hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).... Read More >>

Merritt Hawkins in Health Affairs: The Medical Profession’s Future

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner Merritt Hawkins has written a paper featured in the March 2016 issue of Health Affairs. The piece is authored by Phillip Miller, vice president of communications, and offers a perspective on the changing nature of the medical profession itself.... Read More >>

Group Health membership votes in favor of Kaiser acquisition

Group Health members have formally approved the proposed acquisition of Group Health Cooperative by California-based Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. The proposal was supported by a membership vote on March 12. A total of 8,824 eligible members voted in favor of the acquisition, and 1,586 voted against it.... Read More >>

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