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State disciplines health care providers

The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers.

October 2010

Tacoma General wins Consumer Choice Award

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital has been ranked as the region's preferred choices for health care, according to National Research Corp.

Selection criteria for the 2010-11 Consumer Choice Award included survey respondents' ratings for best overall quality, best image and reputation, best doctors and best nurses.

October 2010

MultiCare hospitals win award

MultiCare's four hospitals have earned the 2010 "Best Hands-on Care Award" from the Washington State Hospital Association.
 
The award announced recognizes MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, MultiCare Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma, and MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center for their efforts to ensure proper hand hygiene to decrease the spread of infection.

October 2010

Kreidler orders Regence BlueShield to cover children

State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler this morning ordered Regence BlueShield to stop illegally denying insurance to children, effective immediately.

"Regence is in clear violation of state law that prohibits insurers from denying insurance to people on the basis of age," said Kreidler. "I was shocked and deeply disappointed when Regence announced its decision last week to stop selling insurance to kids."

October 2010

Lawsuit challenging health care reform will move forward

A multi-state lawsuit challenging portions of the federal health care reform legislation will move forward, a Florida judge ruled today.

Contrary to what some Constitutional scholars predicted, Senior U.S. Judge Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida in Pensacola today ruled he will hear arguments on two of the counts in mid-December, rejecting motions by the US Department of Justice to dismiss the case, although he found one count to be moot and dismissed three others.

October 2010

Providence and Cardiology Associates join forces

Providence Physician Network and Cardiology Associates have signed an agreement for Cardiology Associates to become part of PPN.

The agreement is expected to be finalized by the end of the year.

October 2010

People on the Move

Dr. Nick Sun has joined Digestive Health Specialists as a hospitalist at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist.

Rose Chiado has joined the Tacoma office of GVA Kidder Mathews. She will specialize in multi-family purchases and sales in the firm's brokerage division.

October 2010

People on the Move

Carrie Luce  has joined Funeral Alternatives in Lacey. She has almost 30 years of experience in the funeral business.

The Pierce County Dental Society has added five members. Dr. Stephen Beck is practicing pediatric dentistry in Fircrest. Dr. Jeff Keh is practicing general dentistry in Renton. Drs. Arnell Prato and Tiffany Lamberton are practicing general dentistry in Tacoma. And Dr. Joseph Lee is practicing general dentistry in Buckley. They all also are members of the Washington State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

October 2010

People on the Move

John Doan, Joe Ingoglia, Stephanie Pickernell and Kari Qvigstad have joined the Leadership Thurston County Board of Regents. Doan is the city administrator for Tumwater. Ingoglia is executive director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County. Qvigstad is marketing and business development director for the Port of Olympia. Pickernell is the associate development adviser for Lucky Eagle Casino.

Jon M. Jones has been appointed to the board of the South Sound YMCA. He is president and CEO of Washington Business Bank.

October 2010

People on the Move

Marcia Rohlik R.N.-C, MSN, has been named Employee of the Month for September at Mason General Hospital. She is the director of The Birth Center and has worked at the hospital for six years.

Ljubica "Ubi" Faker, Mike Handy, Brandie Hassing and Mike Tipton have joined Windermere Professional Partners in Tacoma as sales associates.

October 2010
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