Latest EvergreenHealth Stories

2014-07-18 12:24:53

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is one of 47 medical centers in Washington state to participate this year in the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) Leading Edge Advanced Practice Topics (LEAPT) program, which encourages participating health systems to find new ways to reduce patient harm, and to spread those best practices across the country. The year-long LEAPT program brings together groups of hospitals to develop and pilot leading-edge...

2014-07-07 16:24:24

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth recently celebrated the first class of local high school students who gained experience in health care through a new STEM Global Health program in partnership with the Lake Washington School District. The students studied STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through a year-long collaboration that provided hands-on education and learning opportunities at EvergreenHealth. As part of the Lake Washington...

2014-04-07 16:25:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth's Palliative Care Services recently launched its outpatient practice, which offers patients with serious illnesses the opportunity to seek treatment from board-certified palliative care physicians in an outpatient setting. Housed within the EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care Center, physicians at the outpatient practice collaborate closely with the members of each patient's medical team to ensure that quality of life is...

2014-03-31 16:26:45

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Midwifery Care, which opened 18 months ago, recently celebrated a major milestone: the delivery of its 500th baby - a healthy baby girl named Riley. The hospital-based service, which debuted in September 2012, offers personalized birthing experiences within the comfort of EvergreenHealth's award-winning Family Maternity Center. "We've partnered with so many wonderful families over our collective history and experience...

2014-03-12 16:26:35

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is one of just 32 national and international health care organizations to participate over the next 12 months in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) Joint Replacement Learning Community, supported by Harvard Business School (HBS) faculty. The Joint Replacement Learning Community brings together a small number of highly visible provider organizations to measure and improve costs and outcomes for knee and hip...

2014-01-21 16:25:19

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth has achieved its fifth designation as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, placing the health care organization among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for its quality patient care and superior clinical performance. Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, releases this distinction annually for the nation's top...

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