Today, the federal Office of Rural Health Policy recognized Astria Sunnyside Hospital as one of the nation’s leading crisis access hospitals for antibody stewardship.  In particular, the recognition is for tracking, measuring and managing broad spectrum antibiotics, like Augmentin. Broad spectrum antibiotics are popular and effective at treating bacterial infections in modern health care because … Read more

Terra Palomarez is the chief nursing officer at Astria Toppenish Hospital, a rural medical center located in Toppenish, WA. Amber Hunsaker is the chief nursing officer at Astria Sunnyside Hospital, Astria’s second rural hospital located in Sunnyside, WA. In this Q&A, both Palomarez and Hunsaker update State of Reform on the challenges rural hospitals are … Read more