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Joint Commission recognizes Memorial Hospital as Top Performer

Accreditation honors Memorial for quality care in 4 areas: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care YAKIMA — Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2013 by The Joint Commission, … Continue reading

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Kohl’s Department Stores donates $28,494 to Memorial Wellness Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Nov. 8, 2014 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital (509) 577-5051/shannondininny@yvmh.org Kohl’s Department Stores donates $28,494 to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for Health and Wellness Programs YAKIMA, Wash. — Kohl’s Department Stores donated $28,494 to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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3rd Healthy Now clinic opens in West Valley

Convenient care clinic treats minor illnesses quickly, comfortably YAKIMA – Memorial Physicians is pleased to announce that a new Healthy Now clinic has opened in West Valley to meet the demand for convenient care for minor illnesses. Healthy Now treats … Continue reading

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18th annual Golf to Give Classic to be held Sept. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 4, 2014 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications: 509.577.5051 18th annual Golf to Give Classic to be held Sept. 8 Money raised supports children’s health care YAKIMA, Wash. – The 18th annual Golf to Give Classic will … Continue reading

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Memorial wins national award for end-of-life and palliative care efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 17, 2014 Contacts: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, 509.577.5051; Elizabeth Lietz, American Hospital Association, 202.626.2284 Memorial earns prestigious national award recognizing end-of-life care efforts YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been named a 2014 Circle of … Continue reading

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Olden named 2014 Family Physician of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 27, 2013 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications: 509.577.5051 YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Carl R. Olden, MD, FAAFP, has been named the 2014 Family Physician of the Year by the … Continue reading

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2nd Healthy Now clinic opens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2013 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications: 509.577.5051 Memorial Physicians opens 2nd Healthy Now clinic Convenient care clinic treats minor illnesses quickly, comfortably YAKIMA – Memorial Physicians is pleased to announce that a second Health Now … Continue reading

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Kohl’s Department Stores donates $6,900…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 12, 2014 Contact: Shannon Dininny, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital 509-577-5051/shannondininny@yvmh.org Kohl’s Department Stores donates $6,900 to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for Children’s Wellness Program YAKIMA, Wash. — Kohl’s Department Stores donated $6,900 to Yakima Valley … Continue reading

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Memorial notified by SEIU of Informational Picketing

  Representatives of SEIU 1199 NW union have notified Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital of their intent to engage in “informational picketing” at the hospital on Friday, March 14. This is not a labor strike and in no way affects the … Continue reading

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