Marginal Differences: Distinction beginning to blur between for-profit and nonprofit healthcare organizations

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Thurston EDC to recognize businesses; Capital Medical a finalist for corporate award

March 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Thurston EDC to recognize businesses; Capital Medical a finalist for corporate award

Carolina Pines Volunteer Auxiliary to award scholarships to area students

March 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Carolina Pines Volunteer Auxiliary to award scholarships to area students

EASTAR appoints Anthony Capuano as COO

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EASTAR Health System’s advances keep patients here

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Preparing for the worst; Willamette Valley Medical Center holds disaster drill

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EASTAR Health System’s ‘Let’s Play Hospital’ aims to ease kids’ fears

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Capella Healthcare names Rita Croom senior vice president, CXO

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EASTAR Student Nursing Center opens

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Surgery changes Hartsville woman’s life, adds inches to her height

February 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Surgery changes Hartsville woman’s life, adds inches to her height

Both Carolina Pines and KershawHealth among state’s first hospitals to earn Blue Distinction Center+ distinction

February 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Both Carolina Pines and KershawHealth among state’s first hospitals to earn Blue Distinction Center+ distinction

Dr. Tallulah Holmstrom named among 100 CMOs to know by Becker’s

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James Wells is new CNO at EASTAR Health System

February 15th, 2016|Comments Off on James Wells is new CNO at EASTAR Health System

AHA Sweethearts complete program sponsored by National Park Medical Center

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KershawHealth CNO Stacy Collier featured in “Be Something Amazing” nurse recruitment campaign

February 1st, 2016|Comments Off on KershawHealth CNO Stacy Collier featured in “Be Something Amazing” nurse recruitment campaign

Capella names inaugural National Advisory Board of Directors

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Capital Medical Center first in Washington to offer robotic-guided spine surgery

January 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Capital Medical Center first in Washington to offer robotic-guided spine surgery

Artificial pancreas recipient to speak at Saint Mary’s

January 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Artificial pancreas recipient to speak at Saint Mary’s

Vishal Bhatia is Capella Healthcare’s new CMIO

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UW Neighborhood Olympia Clinic opens its doors, in collaboration with Capital Medical Center

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SWMC named “Top Work Place” in Oklahoma for third consecutive year

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Capella names Dana Rice Chief Quality Officer

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Volunteer Pat Housdan receives “Volunteer of Excellence” award

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UW Neighborhood Olympia Clinic opens its doors, in collaboration with Capital Medical Center

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KershawHealth earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” recognition from The Joint Commission

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Willamette Valley Medical Center earns “Top Performer” recognition from The Joint Commission for 5th consecutive year

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Leading by Service: Saint Mary’s new CEO takes pragmatic approach to role

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Crisis Clinic answers the call, supported by Capital Medical Center

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Capella/MUSC Health era begins at KershawHealth

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National Park Medical Center receives Inpatient Quality Incentive award, plus marketing & volunteer honors

November 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on National Park Medical Center receives Inpatient Quality Incentive award, plus marketing & volunteer honors

Jayne Thomas named new CNO for Southwestern Medical Center

November 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Jayne Thomas named new CNO for Southwestern Medical Center

American Heart Association Sweethearts program kicks off 10th year at National Park

October 12th, 2015|Comments Off on American Heart Association Sweethearts program kicks off 10th year at National Park

Jim Davidson named CEO for Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

October 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Jim Davidson named CEO for Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Turning Point behavioral health unit at Saint Mary’s expands by four beds

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Carol Gore named CNO for Saint Mary’s

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Carol Gore named CNO for Saint Mary’s

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Dr. Drake receives Capella Healthcare’s Physician Leadership Award

August 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Dr. Drake receives Capella Healthcare’s Physician Leadership Award

Three women earn Muskogee chamber leadership awards

August 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Three women earn Muskogee chamber leadership awards

Capital Medical Center celebrates 30 years in thurston county

August 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Capital Medical Center celebrates 30 years in thurston county

EASTAR Board Chair honored with inaugural “Women in Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award”

August 13th, 2015|Comments Off on EASTAR Board Chair honored with inaugural “Women in Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award”

Summer Youth Volunteer Program winds down at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

August 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Summer Youth Volunteer Program winds down at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Capella Healthcare announces agreement with Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

July 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Capella Healthcare announces agreement with Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

A Better Way to Elicit Patient Feedback

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National Park Medical Center finds better way to elicit patient feedback

July 7th, 2015|Comments Off on National Park Medical Center finds better way to elicit patient feedback

MASH camp

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High School students graduate from MASH Camp at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center

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Capella Healthcare signs letter of intent for potential ownership of SJRMC

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Capella Healthcare signs letter of intent for potential ownership of SJRMC

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Nurses in the right place at the right time

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SJRMC agrees to be sold to Capella Healthcare

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New Minimally-Invasive Procedure Available for Patients with Dangerous Condition in the Legs Linked to Heart Health

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on New Minimally-Invasive Procedure Available for Patients with Dangerous Condition in the Legs Linked to Heart Health

SJRMC agrees to be acquired by Capella Healthcare

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Capella Healthcare signs letter of intent to acquire Lourdes Health Network in Pasco

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EASTAR Health System nurses in right place at right time; prevent suicide attempt

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on EASTAR Health System nurses in right place at right time; prevent suicide attempt

SJRMC agrees to be acquired by Capella Healthcare

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Capella Healthcare signs letter of intent to acquire Lourdes Health Network in Pasco

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Capella Healthcare signs letter of intent to acquire Lourdes Health Network in Pasco

National Park Medical Center is first hospital in region to offer new minimally-invasive procedure to treat PAD

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on National Park Medical Center is first hospital in region to offer new minimally-invasive procedure to treat PAD

64 CIOs nominated for Becker’s Healthcare CIO Leadership Awards

June 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on 64 CIOs nominated for Becker’s Healthcare CIO Leadership Awards

Capella CEO speaks to KershawHealth board, local leaders on pending transaction

June 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Capella CEO speaks to KershawHealth board, local leaders on pending transaction

Van Donkelaar named Carolina Pines’ CFO

June 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Van Donkelaar named Carolina Pines’ CFO

Some state workers to see new option for health-care coverage

June 8th, 2015|Comments Off on Some state workers to see new option for health-care coverage

Nurse honored for compassionate work

May 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Nurse honored for compassionate work

Capella Healthcare announces 7 leadership promotions

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Capital Medical Center Celebrates 30 Years in Thurston County

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River Park Hospital receives Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™

May 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on River Park Hospital receives Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™

McMinnville,TN (May 19, 2015) – River Park Hospital announced today that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that honors hospital performance in the prevention of serious, potentially preventable complications [...]

Cook has life saved twice at Saint Mary s

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Capella’s strong quarter a result of outpatient services

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Making an impact through 40 years of volunteering Read more: The Courier – Your Messenger for the River Valley – Making an impact through 40 years of volunteering

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Nurses celebrated this week

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Connors students birth program for needy mothers

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Saint Mary’s Auxiliary honored for hours and years of service Read more: The Courier – Your Messenger for the River Valley – Saint Mary s Auxiliary honored for hours and years of service

May 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Saint Mary’s Auxiliary honored for hours and years of service Read more: The Courier – Your Messenger for the River Valley – Saint Mary s Auxiliary honored for hours and years of service

Generosity and Volunteers Build the Olympia Free Clinic

April 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Generosity and Volunteers Build the Olympia Free Clinic

Capella Healthcare announces 4 senior leadership promotions

April 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Capella Healthcare announces 4 senior leadership promotions

Volunteers Shine Bright at Capital Medical Center

April 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Volunteers Shine Bright at Capital Medical Center

First 100 days in office: The CEO’s guidebook

March 26th, 2015|Comments Off on First 100 days in office: The CEO’s guidebook

Kids introduced to hospital visits

March 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Kids introduced to hospital visits

OUTLOOK — EASTAR growth means need for nurses

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As EASTAR Health System continues to grow, officials are seeking help — in a positive way. “We have a need for 80 RNs — 43 just to replace traveling or temporary nurses,” said EASTAR Chief [...]

Paramedics Rescue Woman In Labor During Ice Storm

February 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Paramedics Rescue Woman In Labor During Ice Storm

SPARTA, Tenn. - Delivering a child in an ice storm takes an extra special effort, and not just by the mother. It's a story of an amazing birth, told by the nurse who handled an emergency [...]

RSD offers wellness screenings

February 17th, 2015|Comments Off on RSD offers wellness screenings

The Russellville School District (RSD) jumped into a new wellness initiative that is part of the school board’s goals that were recently established by offering a free health screening to every employee. Nearly 200 employees [...]

Capella’s Al Smith named to list of “100 Top Hospital and Healthcare System CIOs to know”

February 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Capella’s Al Smith named to list of “100 Top Hospital and Healthcare System CIOs to know”

Strategic Growth: The Health System Perspective – An Interview with Michael Wiechart

February 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Strategic Growth: The Health System Perspective – An Interview with Michael Wiechart

Capella plans steady growth as private company

February 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Capella plans steady growth as private company

Saint Mary’s expands access through successful physician recruitment, new medical office building

February 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Saint Mary’s expands access through successful physician recruitment, new medical office building

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center superior technology enhances quality care

February 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center superior technology enhances quality care

Saint Mary’s recognized for safe, quality patient care by national and state organizations

February 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Saint Mary’s recognized for safe, quality patient care by national and state organizations

National Park Medical Center named “Large Business of the Year” for 2014

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on National Park Medical Center named “Large Business of the Year” for 2014

A tale of two rural hospitals: McMinnville, TN, vs. McMinnville, OR

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on A tale of two rural hospitals: McMinnville, TN, vs. McMinnville, OR

Teresa Roberts appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Highlands Medical Center

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Teresa Roberts appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Highlands Medical Center

Governor Haslam stops at Sparta’s Highlands Medical Center to discuss Insure Tennessee program

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Governor Haslam stops at Sparta’s Highlands Medical Center to discuss Insure Tennessee program

A Financial Wellness Program with a Human Touch

January 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on A Financial Wellness Program with a Human Touch

Rural health providers hope for boost from Insure TN

January 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Rural health providers hope for boost from Insure TN

EASTAR Health Benefits from Capella Acquisition

January 20th, 2015|Comments Off on EASTAR Health Benefits from Capella Acquisition

Capella completes purchase of Carolina Pines

January 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Capella completes purchase of Carolina Pines

Financing the Era of Accountable Care: An Executive Round Table

December 19th, 2014|Comments Off on Financing the Era of Accountable Care: An Executive Round Table

SWMC Named a Top Workplace

December 19th, 2014|Comments Off on SWMC Named a Top Workplace

Capella Healthcare supporting better patient care through clinical information exchange

December 17th, 2014|Comments Off on Capella Healthcare supporting better patient care through clinical information exchange

Patient safety advocate Ridley Barron speaks at EASTAR

December 13th, 2014|Comments Off on Patient safety advocate Ridley Barron speaks at EASTAR

Big Data. Big Changes. What’s the big idea: An interview with Troy Sybert, MD, MHA

December 12th, 2014|Comments Off on Big Data. Big Changes. What’s the big idea: An interview with Troy Sybert, MD, MHA

2015 Fellows Class announced by Nashville Health Care Council; Includes Capella’s Neil Kunkel

December 9th, 2014|Comments Off on 2015 Fellows Class announced by Nashville Health Care Council; Includes Capella’s Neil Kunkel

DeKalb Community Hospital staff donate presents for babies

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