Memorial’s Media Relations

Memorial’s media relations staff is available to assist media in answering questions about the hospital, locating an expert spokesperson, or obtaining more information about a news release or event.

Memorial’s Media Center is designed to provide journalists with current information about the organization and its services. We invite you to sign up for our Media Center distribution list to receive press releases and other health care information relevant to journalists on a regular basis.

Memorial contacts

Leif Ergeson
Director of Communications
Phone: 509-575-8116
Fax: 509-575-8529

Shannon Dininny
Media Relations
Phone: 577-5051


Patient information

Memorial complies with the patient privacy guidelines established by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and other related regulations, which limit the amount of information that may be released about patients. Please see the making a media inquiry page for complete information.

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