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Study Led By Virginia Mason Physician Links Fruit Juice Consumption With Weight Gain

A new study that analyzed data from more than 49,000 women concludes that drinking 100 percent fruit juice leads to weight gain, while consumption of fresh whole fruit results in weight loss.
8-Feb-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Sarah Patterson Named Executive Director of Virginia Mason Institute

SEATTLE – (Jan. 10, 2018) – Sarah Patterson has been named executive director of the Virginia Mason Institute, which provides education and training for health care professionals and others in the organization’s innovative management...
10-Jan-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Virginia Mason Among First in Nation to Begin New Cancer Therapy

SEATTLE – (Dec. 18, 2017) –Virginia Mason has become the first health system in Washington state to begin a new therapy that targets neuroendocrine tumors, an uncommon cancer that affects the intestines, pancreas, lungs and other parts of the...
18-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Edmonds Family Medicine Plans to Become Part of Virginia Mason

Virginia Mason announced today Edmonds Family Medicine, the largest family practice group serving north King and south Snohomish counties, plans to become part of the Virginia Mason Health System early next year.
10-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Virginia Mason Earns Highest Mark for Safety in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Program

Virginia Mason is the only medical center in Washington state –and one of the few in the nation – to have consistently received an A for safety in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade since the program began in 2012.
31-Oct-2017 12:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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

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

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12-Jan-2018 10:45 AM EST


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

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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