What Memorial’s potential affiliation means for The Foundation

To our community: In light of the latest news about Memorial’s potential affiliation with Virginia Mason, we want to assure our community of generous donors that The Memorial Foundation will remain a separate 501(c)3. If an affiliation should occur, all gifts through the Foundation will stay locally invested, managed and allocated in support of Memorial Read more about What Memorial’s potential affiliation means for The Foundation[…]

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Virginia Mason Health System Enter Formal Affiliation Discussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 29, 2014 Contacts: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, (509) 577-5051 Gale Robinette, Virginia Mason Media Relations, (206) 341-1509 YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and Virginia Mason Health System announced their intent Wednesday to pursue a formal affiliation that would transform health care in the Yakima Valley, increase access to health care Read more about Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Virginia Mason Health System Enter Formal Affiliation Discussions[…]

Angel is reaching new heights at Children’s Village!

Angel has been receiving physical therapy with Alison Longbottom, PT, PCS  for many years at Children’s Village. When he was very young, he was  afraid to move and he would not let Alison touch him. But over the years, they have developed quite a friendship! Angel is a very happy little guy; he comes for Read more about Angel is reaching new heights at Children’s Village![…]

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Virginia Mason Health System Enter Formal Affiliation Discussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 29, 2014 Contacts: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, (509) 577-5051 Gale Robinette, Virginia Mason Media Relations, (206) 341-1509 YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and Virginia Mason Health System announced their intent Wednesday to pursue a formal affiliation that would transform health care in the Yakima Valley, increase access to health care Read more about Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Virginia Mason Health System Enter Formal Affiliation Discussions[…]

Recall Alert: Baby wipes recalled due to bacteria

Oct. 29, 2014—Parents, check the label on any baby wipes you have in the house: A variety of brands have been recalled due to the presence of potentially infectious bacteria . Nutek Disposables is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a voluntary recall of all lots of the affected baby wipes Read more about Recall Alert: Baby wipes recalled due to bacteria[…]

Diabetes screening offered on November 8th

Diabetes Screening Nov. 8, 2013 Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital will be offering diabetes screening at no charge on Saturday, Nov. 8. One in 11 people in Yakima has been diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 in 3 has pre-diabetes, which means they have higher than normal blood sugar levels. Signs of diabetes include frequent urination, thirst, Read more about Diabetes screening offered on November 8th[…]

Meet Priscilla – A Children’s Village Star!

Priscilla is a beautiful five-year-old girl who enjoys dancing, loves her iPad and going shopping with her mom Shannon. She also experiences Cerebral Palsy. Priscilla’s first experience with Children’s Village was in March 2010. The Children’s Village therapist came to see Priscilla at her home when she was 5 months old. Since that first visit, Read more about Meet Priscilla – A Children’s Village Star![…]

Trying to eat better? Close access to a grocery store may help

Oct. 26, 2014—Simply being motivated to eat healthier may not be enough to help you take control of your weight and overall wellness. Close access to healthy foods may also be important. That’s the finding of a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. It’s believed to be the first study to isolate proximity Read more about Trying to eat better? Close access to a grocery store may help[…]

Memorial is honored with patient safety award

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Receives Statewide Recognition for Improving Patient Safety Washington State Hospital Association’s “Achieving Best Care” award goes only to top-performing hospitals SEATTLE — Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital was recognized for outstanding achievement in improving patient safety at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) in Seattle. Memorial earned Read more about Memorial is honored with patient safety award[…]