Yakima Purple Crying Classes

The Period of PURPLE Crying® is the phrase used to describe the developmental stage in a baby’s life when they cry more than any other time (usually from 2 weeks of age and continues until about 3-4 months). This class will help parents understand and prepare themselves for this time which is a normal part Read more about Yakima Purple Crying Classes[…]

Community Relations Director Jobs

Director Of Communications Job at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Apply now for our Director Of Communications Job The Director of Communications will be a strategic member of the Memorial Communication Council, using their experience and talent to lead the organization in the creation of our communication strategy; formulating, developing, and implementing policies, as well as Read more about Community Relations Director Jobs[…]

Cancer Recipes

Recipes presented by the Registered Dietitians on 3/23 at the “Eating with Color” presentation at North Star Lodge. Black Bean, Edamame, and Wheat Berry Salad Serves 6 (3/4-cup servings) 4 cups water ½ cup dry wheat berries ½ of a 15-ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame, thawed 1 Read more about Cancer Recipes[…]

The North Star Lodge Dietition Team

North Star Lodge certified oncology dietitians; Lena Gill, Kim McCorquodale and Carli Hill help patients manage the side effects of treatment that affect their ability to eat well. These CSOs or Certified Specialists in Oncology Nutrition are registered dietitians (RD) who have become board certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) by practicing for Read more about The North Star Lodge Dietition Team[…]

Yakima Prenatal Yoga

Memorial is now offering prenatal yoga classes in Yakima. Book your prenatal yoga class now! New Prenatal Yoga in Yakima 5 week Sessions: 1st session April 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and May 4th 2nd session May 25th, June 1st, 15th, 22nd and 29th 6 -7 pm Fee: $20 for the 5 week session (limited scholarships Read more about Yakima Prenatal Yoga[…]

Cancer Prevention Diets

AICR: The New American Plate Written by Lena Gill, RD, CSO, CD “Is there a special diet I should be following right now?” As a registered dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition, I get asked this question often.  Honestly, I love being asked this because it gives me the opportunity to tell people that Read more about Cancer Prevention Diets[…]

Pain Procedure Reimbursement

The Washington State Health Technology Assessment Program (HTA), through the Health Technology Clinical Committee (HTCC), is charged with assessing the safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of health technologies to make health care coverage decisions affecting all state employees, Medicaid and workers’ compensation patients. This Committee has voted to deny coverage for a number of interventional procedures Read more about Pain Procedure Reimbursement[…]

March of Dimes Helps Fund Memorial’s Childbirth and You Program

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is implementing new childbirth education classes and expanding existing programs with help from funding through the March of Dimes. The Memorial Foundation was awarded a Chapter Community grant of $20,000 for the childbirth education program. Only three Chapter Community grants are given in Washington State each year by the March of Read more about March of Dimes Helps Fund Memorial’s Childbirth and You Program[…]