Press Release: UW Medicine and PeaceHealth have signed an agreement to make UW Medicine the preferred healthcare system of choice for complex tertiary and quaternary care for patients receiving care in PeaceHealth’s Northwest Network, officials announced.
"PIMC does not provide maternity services," PIMC CEO Jim Barnhart told the local hospital district. If a private facility provides maternity care and receives taxpayer funds it is required by state law to provide a full range of reproductive services as required by state law.
An article by John Perr in the Daily Kos, ACLU lawsuit highlights growing dangers for women at Catholic hospitals covers the nation-wide issue of health care decisions being made by Catholic Bishops rather than medical providers.
The list of firsts accomplished at PeaceIsland Medical Center in its initial year of operation ranges from life-saving blood transfusions to overnight hospital stays to colonoscopies. Out-patient surgeries, which are set to begin in March, will be the next milestone.
OPALCO General Manager Randy Cornelius received a standing ovation.
Glenna Hall and Vince Dauciunas were re-elected to the two San Juan Island positions on the OPALCO Board of Directors at the 77th Annual meeting onboard the Hyak on May 3, 2014. Steve Hudson came in a close third in the election.