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(Yakima) – ‘Ohana Mammography Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, marking the latest step in Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital’s continued aim to provide a comprehensive continuum of breast cancer care … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications: 509.577.5051 Memorial widening 30th Avenue Access to hospital campus encouraged from 28th Avenue (YAKIMA) – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital will begin a project on Monday, Oct. 7 to … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Leif Ergeson, Memorial Communications: 509.575.8116 Memorial Names Next CEO July 29, 2013–(Yakima, Wash.) Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital’s Board Chairman, Bill Dolsen, today announced that Russ Myers, Memorial’s current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has … Continue reading
(Yakima) A collaborative partnership between several Yakima Valley health organizations got a boost from the March of Dimes in the form of a $10,000 grant. Yakima Indian Health Center, Yakama Nation WIC, Yakama Reservation Wellness Coalition, Yakima Neighborhood Health, Yakima … Continue reading
Several of Washington State’s largest employers are recognizing Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for its superior obstetrical care. A program called “Grand Rounds in Washington State” monitors trends in publically reported quality and safety issues including: overuse of the Emergency Department, … Continue reading
(Yakima) The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted Three Year Accreditation with Commendation to North Star Lodge Cancer Care Center. North Star Lodge demonstrated compliance with CoC standards to include: committee leadership, data management, … Continue reading
NEW DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT AT ‘OHANA (Yakima) Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the investment in digital breast cancer screening technology at ‘Ohana Mammography Center. A Hologic Selenia Dimensions digital imaging system is now used to perform mammograms. … Continue reading
Memorial shows a significant increase in breastfeeding rates according to a national survey recently released.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2012 Contact: Lori Aoki, Memorial Communications: 509.577.5051 Memorial increases breastfeeding rates among new moms (Yakima) Breastfeeding rates in the United States continue to rise each year according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). … Continue reading
Campus closure complete at Memorial Access to campus from Tieton Drive only Beginning the morning of November 1, access to the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital campus will be limited to South 28th and 30th Avenues from Tieton Drive. The project … Continue reading
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been designated a 2012 Hospital of Choice for Service Excellence by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP), signifying it as one of America’s most customer-friendly hospitals. Choice Hospitals are selected based on their competence, … Continue reading