Focusing On Health

Many patients who have been gainfully employed all of their adult lives are forced to leave their employment during cancer treatments.  Some are uninsured, under-insured, or lack caregiver support.  The treatment process can be daunting, and when combined with financial hardships and difficulty with access to life-saving technology, it often becomes overwhelming to focus on Read more about Focusing On Health[…]

Making Miracles Happen – Thank you!

We extend our deepest gratitude to our amazing Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® national sponsors in Central Washington.  Walmart, Rite Aid, Costco, Dairy Queen, Chico’s, ACE Hardware and IHOP sold thousands of $1, $5, $100, and $1,000 Miracle Balloons in their stores. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals national sponsors work year-round to help raise awareness and funding Read more about Making Miracles Happen – Thank you![…]

One Person At A Time

Joey is a local fourth grader who is taking steps to improve his health.  Last fall, he was upset because he was too overweight to try out for the football team.   Memorial’s ACT! Program coordinators reached out to Joey with a lifeline.  He has been hard at work learning about nutrition, changing his eating habits, Read more about One Person At A Time[…]

Memorial recognized as leader in Diabetes Prevention and Population Health at recent conference

Memorial recognized as leader in Diabetes Prevention and Population Health at recent conference By Lori Gibbons, Diabetes Education Coordinator Recently a co-worker and I had the opportunity to attend the 2015 HealthShare Symposium in Aventura, Florida. 400 other hospital systems congregated to share marketing ideas about the importance of information transparency to consumers, physicians and Read more about Memorial recognized as leader in Diabetes Prevention and Population Health at recent conference[…]

Nutrition Classes for families of Children’s Village

Beginning on June 26th, Washington State University will be holding FREE nutrition classes for families of Children’s Village (9 classes total). These classes will teach participants how to eat healthier, read food labels, make quick, healthy meals and much more. Those that attend will also receive FREE take-home items, FREE food samples, and a Certificate Read more about Nutrition Classes for families of Children’s Village[…]