Local providers hail health-care ruling, look forward to changes | Yakima Herald-Republic

Rick Linneweh, CEO of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, said a less-publicized part of the law significantly changes how providers are reimbursed for their services, moving away from fee-for-service and instead providing incentives for doctors who have better patient outcomes. “Our effort now will really be to continue to work on accepting the fact that there’s Read more about Local providers hail health-care ruling, look forward to changes | Yakima Herald-Republic[…]

Cancer Treatment and Sex

This from The Mayo Clinic Cancer treatment can cause physical changes that make having sex more difficult. By Mayo Clinic staff Sex might be the last thing on your mind as you start thinking about cancer treatment options and begin coping with the anxiety that comes with a cancer diagnosis. But as you start to Read more about Cancer Treatment and Sex[…]

Yakima Volunteer Massage Therapists needed to help Cancer Patients…

A cancer diagnosis can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety for patients and their caregivers.  We have up to 40 patients in our infusion room in a single day.  We need volunteer massage therapists to help out in our infusion room occasionally to provide their special skills in relieving some of these side Read more about Yakima Volunteer Massage Therapists needed to help Cancer Patients…[…]

Cancer Care In The Yakima Valley

In the third and final part of KYVE’s Insiders Roundtable program on the “Future of Health Care in Yakima”, we focus on cancer care in the Yakima Valley. In this video, Dr. Sean Cleary and Dr. Vicky Jones explain why North Star Lodge is investing in new technologies to deliver and optimize treatment, coordinating care Read more about Cancer Care In The Yakima Valley[…]

Hospitals and the Supreme Court Ruling: A Step Forward For Health Care in Washington State

SEATTLE – Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the full Affordable Care Act may continue.  The Affordable Care Act is a landmark piece of legislation, and the Washington State Hospital Association supports it as a way to ensure all our residents have needed health care coverage and access to care.   “There are Read more about Hospitals and the Supreme Court Ruling: A Step Forward For Health Care in Washington State[…]