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2020 Washington State of Reform Keynote: The State of Behavioral Healthcare in Washington and the Road Ahead

Emily Boerger | Jan 27, 2020 | Washington

Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA, is an internationally recognized psychiatrist and health services researcher. Dr. Unützer is also Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. His work focuses on innovative models of care that integrate mental health and general medical services,...[ Read More ]

MultiCare, UW Medicine, and LifePoint Health to partner on new clinically integrated network

Emily Boerger | Sep 26, 2019 | Washington

Earlier this month, MultiCare Health System, UW Medicine, and LifePoint Health announced they would partner together to form Embright – a new clinically integrated network (CIN) serving the Pacific Northwest. Taken together, the organizations represent 14 hospitals, 6,500 providers, and over 600 outpatient sites of care.     Embright is...[ Read More ]

UW Medicine-Valley Medical alliance is valid says WA Supreme Court

| Nov 20, 2014 | Washington

Renton, Wash. – Valley Medical Center today announced that the Washington Supreme Court has denied review of the lawsuit challenging UW Medicine's strategic alliance agreement with Public Hospital District No. 1, Valley Medical Center. As a result, the Court of Appeals decision approving the strategic alliance agreement between UW Medicine...[ Read More ]

Community Leaders, Healthcare Providers at Seattle PrideFest 2014

David Peters | Jun 30, 2014 | Washington

Seattle PrideFest 2014 attracted community leaders and local health care providers on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Grand Marshall George Takei welcomed over 130,000 individuals to Seattle Pridefest 2014. Community Grand Marshalls included Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and his partner, Michael Shiosaki; Washington State Justice Mary Yu; and King County Executive...[ Read More ]

Valley Medical Center CEO to Face Pay Cut

Grace Guenther | Dec 17, 2013 | Washington

The appointee-controlled board of Valley Medical Center in Renton is set to decide today whether Washington’s highest-paid public hospital executive will keep his salary of over a million dollars for at least another two years after controversy over his ever-increasing pay. Even if the board of trustees votes down the...[ Read More ]

Valley General Hospital And UW Neurologists To Start Stroke ID Program

Jane Chemodanova | Apr 23, 2012

On Monday, April 23, the Everett Herald ran an article on the stroke ID program that Valley General Hospital will launch next month. The program includes cooperation between the General Valley hospital and UW neurologists at Seattle’s UW Medicine. UW stroke management specialists will consult the hospital about a patient’s...[ Read More ]