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To prevent prescription drug abuse, take advantage of this opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinet and disposed of expired or unused medication. In the past 12 months in Pierce County, MultiCare Health System hospitals have treated 1,278 poisonings due to drugs, medicinal agents and biological agents.
Two MultiCare hospitals have earned the 2011 "Best Hands on Care Award" from the Washington State Hospital Association. Above, Olympic snowboarder Shaun White demonstrates the "gel in, gel out" hand-sanitizing technique while visiting patients in February at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center in Tacoma.
MultiCare Health System is among the first in Washington to show that its electronic health record, called MultiCare Connect, meets the requirements of a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service incentive program, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
MultiCare Health System's newest clinic is now accepting patients, and will soon be recruiting physicians who have recently completed their degrees for a new Family Medicine residency training program.
MultiCare's more than 2,000 nurses provide exceptional care for patients everyday. Here's a way to highlight their hard work on a national level.
Flu vaccines are now available for patients at MultiCare clinics in King and Pierce counties. Patients who would like the flu vaccine should make an appointment.
Whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise in Pierce County, so it's a good time to take advantage of free vaccinations for children and teens, and for anyone caring for infants younger than 1.
MultiCare Health System is honored for the third year in a row for its complete electronic health record that connects all hospitals and clinics..
MultiCare Health System surgeons reached a South Sound medical milestone when they performed their 2,000th robotic-assisted surgery.
Artist Ulrich Pakker was on site Thursday as his 1-ton steel-and-bronze sculpture was installed outside MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup. Titled "Ringer, Interconnected," the ...
Want to eat better? Add a bit of color. That doesn’t mean reaching for a bag of Skittles or adding a lime to your beer. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables are a key component of a healthful diet, but too often our meals are monochromatic.