Reflection by Laura Reed, Children’s Village Physical Therapist

Children’s Village has always been a celebration for this community … From the days when it was nothing more than a vision in the minds of a few amazing Dreamers… To the day that little John Jones, hard hat on and shovel in hand, broke ground on this beautiful piece of land… To the day Read more about Reflection by Laura Reed, Children’s Village Physical Therapist[…]

Plant based menus at hospitals…

Virginia Mason Memorial is committed to supporting ethical farming and decrease food purchases with antibiotics and hormones. Have you eaten in the Virginia Mason Memorial Cafe in a lately? Check out their daily plant based menu items, we always provide choice. You can view the daily menu here » Hospital purchasing power impacts agricultural antiobiotic market Read more about Plant based menus at hospitals…[…]

Memorial committed to purchase of safer products…

Here at Virginia Mason Memorial we are committed to increase purchases of safe and healthier products for healthier staff, patients, community and world.   Many products used in pediatric care still contain chemicals of concern, according to a new analysis of chemicals in over 250 products commonly found in pediatric patient rooms. Clean Production Action’s Read more about Memorial committed to purchase of safer products…[…]

Virginia Mason Memorial recognized as a national leader in safe sleep for babies

Dec. 19, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications: (509) 577-5051 YAKIMA — Virginia Mason Memorial is excited to announce that it has been recognized as a Cribs for Kids National Silver Certified Safe Sleep Leader. The Cribs for Kids National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification program awards recognition to hospitals that demonstrate a Read more about Virginia Mason Memorial recognized as a national leader in safe sleep for babies[…]

Yakima doctor gives birth; 14 hours later delivers her patient’s twins

Dr. Hilary Conway woke up early Wednesday, Dec. 13, to feed her newborn daughter, Verna Mai, from her bed at Virginia Mason Memorial hospital. Then she checked her phone. There was a text. One of the doctor’s patients wrote to say that her water broke and she was on her way in deliver twins. Early. Read more about Yakima doctor gives birth; 14 hours later delivers her patient’s twins[…]

Charred butternut squash enchiladas with black beans and kale, blue corn tortillas, and roasted poblano cashew cream

Recipe Charred butternut squash enchiladas with black beans and kale, blue corn tortillas, and roasted poblano cashew cream                     Chef Jason B. Patel Clinician sponsor Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster       Why did you choose these ingredients? We wanted to make sure we highlighted local, sustainable Read more about Charred butternut squash enchiladas with black beans and kale, blue corn tortillas, and roasted poblano cashew cream[…]