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Healthgrades Names Virginia Mason Among Best in Nation for Cardiac Care, Five Other Specialties

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Virginia Mason Medical Center was recognized by Healthgrades today as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for cardiac care, coronary intervention, pulmonary care, general surgery, gastrointestinal care and critical care.
17-Oct-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Celebrates Team Creativity at Innovation Expo Oct. 18

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At Virginia Mason Medical Center, all team members are encouraged to use resources of the organization’s management system to develop, test and implement creative solutions to real and potential barriers. The best ideas will be celebrated at the...
17-Oct-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Therapy Car’ Invented at Virginia Mason Now Available to Therapists Everywhere

The therapy car invented at virginia mason to help orthopedic surgery patients practice the physical motions needed to get in and out of a real vehicle without falling is now licensed for commercial production and distribution to physical and...
30-Aug-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Installs Medication Disposal Boxes in Pharmacies

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Two special drop boxes in which unwanted and expired medications can be safely discarded by the public are now located in the pharmacies at Buck Pavilion and Lindeman Pavilion on the Virginia Mason campus in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood.
19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Receives Straight A’s for Patient Safety

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The Leapfrog Group, a leading national nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, today announced that Virginia Mason has once again received an “A” for patient safety in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.
21-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades

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Virginia Mason announced today it has received the "America’s 50 Best Hospitals" Award from Healthgrades, a leading online consumer resource for comprehensive information about hospitals and physicians.
21-Feb-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Named a Top U.S. Hospital for 11th Straight Year

SEATTLE – (Dec. 6, 2016) – For the 11th consecutive year, The Leapfrog Group today named Virginia Mason a Top Hospital based on its evaluation of quality and safety at medical centers across the nation.
6-Dec-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason Health System Announce Plan for Clinical Partnership and Strategic Affiliation

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CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason Health System, two leading health care providers in the Pacific Northwest, today announced they have signed a letter of intent to create a clinical partnership and strategic affiliation designed to expand...
1-Nov-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Virginia Mason Study Shows Team Method Prevents Overuse of Spinal Fusion Surgery

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Patients diagnosed with lumbar degenerative spine disease are more likely to receive the right care when a team of experts representing multiple medical specialties collaborate in reviewing the patient’s needs and determining the best treatment...
22-Feb-2017 3:00 AM EST

Virginia Mason Institute Marks Fifth Year of Teaching Lean Techniques to Transform Health Care

The Virginia Mason Institute, established in response to the number of requests for Virginia Mason Medical Center to share its success in applying lean principles to improve health care, is commemorating its fifth anniversary this year.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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