Recent member news: 12/10/15

Member news headlines from the Dec. 10, 2015 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Welcome new members: CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories and Oculus Health

WSHA would like to welcome CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories as a new member. Washington Hospital Services is proud to introduce its newest Industry Partner, Oculus Health. ... Read More >>

Merritt Hawkins breaks down access to physicians, state-by-state

Washington Hospital Services Industry Partner Merritt Hawkins has released a state-by-state breakdown of access to physicians. This unique resource tracks 33 variables that influence access, including physicians per capita, medical residents per capita, urgent care centers per capita, Medicare and Medicaid acceptance rates, and many others.... Read More >>

Second ‘comfort home’ opens for military families at Madigan Army Medical Center

The Fisher House Foundation opened a new ‘comfort home’ Nov. 17 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) for families of Madigan Army Medical Center patients. The home is the second the foundation has donated to the medical center, and it will house 11 military families while their loved ones are hospitalized. The first house has operated at near maximum capacity for several years.... Read More >>

Group Health finds at-home kits boost colon cancer screenings

Group Health doctors recently reported that offering an in-home colon cancer screening kit makes patients more likely to get screened for the disease by offering an alternative to unpleasant colonoscopies. The kits allow patients to check their own stools for blood, alerting them to whether they need to visit their physician for further testing or treatment.... Read More >>

March of Dimes names state’s top nurses of 2015

The March of Dimes, nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, held its 12th annual Washington Nurse of the Year Awards November 20, recognizing the state’s top nurses in 19 categories for their work setting the standards of outstanding patient care.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 11/25/15

Member news headlines from the Nov. 25, 2015 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

Celebrating Thanksgiving across Washington State

Hospitals across Washington State have their own ways of celebrating Thanksgiving each year, with special festivities that make the day and the season special. Here are a few of the ways WSHA members celebrate and give thanks.... Read More >>

Recent member news: 11/19/15

Member news headlines from the Nov. 19, 2015 Weekly Report.... Read More >>

ZeOmega: Presents the five pillars of population health

WSHA Industry Partner ZeOmega will host a webinar at noon Dec. 16 on the five pillars of population health: a comprehensive and inclusive approach to successful population health management.... Read More >>

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