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MultiCare announces formation of Accountable Care Organization

MultiCare Health System has formed a commercial Accountable Care Organization (ACO) as part of its comprehensive approach to developing and participating in ACOs enabled by health care reform.

Tacoma General opens human milk depot

Tacoma General Hospital has opened a Mothers' Milk Depot and is encouraging women to donate extra breast milk.

MultiCare to join accountable care network with UW, others

MultiCare Health System is participating in a new regional accountable care network that includes several other health systems. 

Mary Bridge awarded Mattel Grant to remodel playroom

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital is one of 11 children’s hospitals across the country to receive a $17,000 Mattel Play Grant. 

Mary Bridge To Implement Photography Program For Kids With Cancer

MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, of Tacoma, Washington, was one of only 13 organizations from across the nation chosen to implement the Pablove Foundation’s Pablove Shutterbugs photography program for children and teens, as part of the LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project.

MultiCare honors legacy of 5 physician leaders in Tacoma

If you walk past the new Rainier Pavilion expansion across the street from Wright Park, you might notice five faces on the building’s pillars.

As part of the tower's grand opening festivities, MultiCare Health System honored five physicians who have made a difference in the community.


Mary Bridge's Dr. Han retires

Mao T. Han, MD, is set to retire from the Pediatric Surgery Service at Mary Bridge. He served as a surgical assistant for the Pediatric Cardiac and General Surgery teams.

Cast your vote for Seattle Magazine's Top Docs

The nomination phase for Seattle magazine's 14th annual "Top Docs" ranking is now open. New this year for the peer-to-peer survey is ability for providers to nominate nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The magazine is also requesting nominations for their second annual community service award.

New Epic Haiku and Canto workflow modules available

The new Epic Haiku and Canto workflow modules for Apple iPhone or iPad devices are now available and ready for download.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "2 midnight" rule change

As we prepare for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Inpatient Hospital Payment Policy 2 Midnight (MN) Rule to change on Oct. 1, 2013, we’d like to provide you information on how to satisfy the new CMS requirements for designating an inpatient hospital admission status.