Memorial board agrees to move forward with Virginia Mason

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2015 Contacts: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, (509) 577-5051 Memorial Family of Services board agrees to move forward with Virginia Mason Affiliation subject to completion of definitive agreement, regulatory approval YAKIMA – The Memorial Family of Services Board of Trustees voted unanimously July 28, 2015, to move forward with an affiliation Read more about Memorial board agrees to move forward with Virginia Mason[…]

This social media trend may have deadly consequences

July 29, 2015—A dangerous new trend has emerged on the summer social media scene: sunburn art. This type of body art is created by exposing certain parts of the body to the sun without using proper sun protection. The result is a sunburn in the shape of a particular image, design or pattern, and people Read more about This social media trend may have deadly consequences[…]

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard and change a life!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShF6w4S3a-w&feature=youtu.be Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network hospitals serving ill and injured children across the U.S. and Canada and is the CMN hospital for Central Washington. Thousands of families have received care at Memorial’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Unit and at Children’s Village, a home away from home for Read more about Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard and change a life![…]

Get ready for fall sports with these tips!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUocO7-RG5w You and your kids may have spent lazy days by the pool or lounging on the couch in cool, air-conditioned homes this summer.  Sounds great, right? Until it’s time for those student-athletes of yours to hit the field again in top sports shape. Student athletes need to be prepared to hit the ground running Read more about Get ready for fall sports with these tips![…]

Yakima Urology Associates partners with Memorial Family of Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 27, 2015 Contacts: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, (509) 577-5051 Yakima Urology Associates partners with Memorial Family of Services YAKIMA – Yakima Urology Associates, which provides adult and pediatric urology care, is aligning with Memorial Family of Services through a service agreement aimed at streamlining patient care and supporting the long-term Read more about Yakima Urology Associates partners with Memorial Family of Services[…]

Yakima Memorial Hospice selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

  Model aims to increase choice and quality by enabling individuals to receive palliative and curative care concurrently Yakima, WA – Yakima Memorial Hospice has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The model provides Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for coverage under Read more about Yakima Memorial Hospice selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model[…]

View from my shoes

By Ciara Hansen, Children’s Village intern My name is Ciara Hansen, and I am a recent graduate of Naches Valley High School. In the past four years, I have been a reporter for Unleashed, a high school journalism program. Unleashed publishes teens’ stories, photos, and artwork in the Yakima Herald-Republic.  Being a member of this Read more about View from my shoes[…]

We’re hiring! Senior Director of Home Care Services

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is looking for a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as our Senior Director for Home Care Services. Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is more than just a not-for-profit, 226-bed hospital; it is a Family of Services—including Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, and Bereavement. A 2014 Circle of Life Award winner, Memorial’s program Read more about We’re hiring! Senior Director of Home Care Services[…]

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat and change a life!

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Dairy Queen supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals $1 or more of every Blizzard Treat sold July 30 to go to children’s health care Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat and change a life! July 30 is Miracle Treat Day, and Dairy Queen will be donating $1 or more Read more about Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat and change a life![…]