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Join WSHA in recognizing National Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31

Each year on Aug. 31, WSHA and other health care organizations across the country observe National Overdose Awareness Day to remember the lives taken by overdoses, without stigma or shame... Read More >>

New telehealth option launched to expand COVID-19 treatment access

To increase access to potentially life-saving medication to treat COVID-19, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and its partners have launched a new telehealth option for patients... Read More >>

WSHA & HCA Opioid Stewardship Collaborative: Starts with One opioid campaign materials

WSHA is a committed partner in the Washington State Opioid Response Plan and in collaboration with the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), will begin distributing opioid stewardship campaign materials to support your hospital and community.... Read More >>

COVID-19 therapeutics update: Telehealth expansion

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is partnering with Birdseye medical to expand the Washington telehealth program for community-based COVID-19 services for patients who can’t access in-person care or are uninsured.... Read More >>

DOH guidance on patient transfers to LTC: No quarantine requirement

LeadingAge Washington has shared with us that the REDi Healthcare Coalition, the Healthcare Alliance and several hospital systems are alerting that some long-term care (LTC) facilities are refusing to admit patients from the hospital if the patient is COVID positive or had a COVID exposure and has not quarantined for the full length of time prior to initiating discharge to LTC.... Read More >>

CMS publishes new infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rule on July 6, 2022, for hospital interpretative guidance for infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs.... Read More >>

COVID-19 therapeutics reminders: Paxlovid & Evusheld

Paxlovid Emergency Use Authorization (EUA): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) are alerting providers to changes to the EUA for Paxlovid, most recently updated July 6, 2022.... Read More >>

Training: Health Equity & Targeted Universalism

Hospital and health care staff are invited to join WSHA for a free 4-hout virtual training on Health Equity & Targeted Universalism: Using Data and Co-Creation to Develop Targeted Strategies that Achieve a Universal Goal, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on July 12, 2022.... Read More >>

July 8, 2022: COVID-19 therapeutics update: Paxlovid, Evusheld and more

Paxlovid Emergency Use Authorization (EUA): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) are alerting providers to changes to the EUA for Paxlovid, most recently updated July 6, 2022.... Read More >>

Join WSHA and the HCA in opioid misuse prevention and education campaign

WSHA is a committed partner in the Washington State Opioid Response Plan and is collaborating with the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to support hospitals and their communities in opioid stewardship.... Read More >>

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