MultiCare and Franciscan Health begin plans to increase access to mental health care in Pierce County and reduce the burden on local emergency rooms.
Tacoma and Puyallup home to six Top Doctors
Meet the five MultiCare Health System physicians on the Seattle magazine 2014 Top Docs list.
Diagnosis-based Preference Lists will be eliminated on April 23
As part of the ICD-10 implementation in April 2014, diagnosis based preference lists will be going away. It was determined that with the vast number of codes associated with ICD-10, it would be nearly impossible to create and maintain accurate, user-friendly diagnosis based preference lists.
February Continuing Medical Education
Continuing medical education opportunities for February 2014.
Update on inpatient dialysis at MultiCare
The vendor that provides dialysis services at MultiCare's Pierce County hospitals is experiencing a temporary staffing shortage and some of our hospitals may not always have the preferred number of dialysis nurses to treat patients. Auburn Medical Center is not served by the same vendor. Because of this shortage, a system-wide team is meeting on a daily basis to review our patients and our processes to ensure we are providing appropriate care.
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.
Tacoma General Hospital ranks among best heart programs in U.S.
This new treatment is putting cancer patients into remission
The “r-word” was not something that had ever entered David Montgomery’s
mind. But about six months into an experimental new treatment for
Montgomery’s chronic lymphocytic leukemia, an incurable, slow-growing
form of the blood and bone marrow cancer, his bone marrow showed no more
sign of the disease.
Lessons for every parent, from moms of babies who needed surgery
Mothers whose infants underwent complex heart surgery are sharing what they learned from the experience, in a study by Mary Bridge ARNP Kayla Harvey that was published in the current issue of the journal Heart & Lung.
MultiCare Lakewood Clinic and Urgent Care to expand at new site
On Monday, Dec. 16, MultiCare Lakewood Clinic Family Practice and Urgent
Care will open in a new location a half-mile down the street, closer to
Lakewood Towne Center. The new address: 5700 100th St. S.W., Suite 510, Lakewood.