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Sign up now for the sixth annual Summer’s End Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 28. The event, coordinated by Coalition for a Healthy Community, aims to encourage families to eat healthy and stay active. Register now at http://multica.re/15C8aVp
We use real, local people in our photos and videos. A recent South King County photoshoot featured David and Marie Haase ,a local family with ties to MultiCare Health System.
Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.
Now, she’s working hard to make sure other women have the same chance of survival she did.
Without a sound, the 5-year-old boy was drowning. He couldn’t yell for help because his head was underwater. He didn’t struggle. He didn’t splash. Only his hands, waving softly, broke the surface 30 yards from shore.
MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center has been named one of the country’s Top Hospitals by the Leapfrog Group for providing the safest and highest quality care to pediatric patients. Mary Bridge is the only pediatric hospital in the Pacific Northwest and one of only 12 children’s hospitals in the country to receive this recognition.
The popular Christmas Rush Fun Run and Walk, an annual Kent tradition for 30 years, returns Saturday, Dec. 8, with MultiCare Health System as the title sponsor. The event is free for kids ages 13 and younger, thanks to MultiCare. Online registration is available at Active.com.
Diane Cecchettini, RN, President and CEO of MultiCare Health System, walked the halls of MultiCare Auburn Medical Center on Monday morning welcoming the employees to the Tacoma-based health system. “It’s an exciting day for all of us,” Cecchettini said as she shook hands with the staff in the Auburn Intensive Care Unit. “We are going to do good work together.”
The new MultiCare Maple Valley Clinic opened to patients Sept. 10, but residents got an early sneak peek of the modern health care center during a ribbon-cutting celebration that included community officials, MultiCare leaders, clinic employees, and members of the Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce.
MultiCare Health System, a not-for-profit health system, has announced plans to purchase the hospital and clinic assets of Auburn Regional Medical Center from Universal Health Services Inc. The sale is subject to regulatory review, which is expected to take place by late summer.
Dr. Craig DeSelms, a longtime MultiCare Health System physician, died Wednesday after living many years with prostate cancer. Dr. DeSelms provided care to patients at the MultiCare Maple Valley Clinic.
The construction site for the new Emergency Department at MultiCare Covington Medical Center still is covered with dust and crawling with construction workers. But the building will be finished in about a month and open to the public in early April.
Dr. Chad Krilich reflects on family, charity and his personal perspectives about Christmas as a husband, father and physician.
A $1 million donation from Norman and Barbara Simon will improve access to holistic care as part of cancer treatment at MultiCare Regional Cancer Center locations throughout the South Sound.