Thank you to our dedicated and hard-working team members who helped us achieve the 2020 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award! What an honor it is to be among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide recognized for outstanding patient experience! https://bit.ly/3hJeZM3
Learn how Virginia Mason’s rapid COVID-19 response had 18 years of preparation with the creation of the Virginia Mason Production System. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) speaks with Virginia Mason CEO, Gary S. Kaplan, MD. https://bit.ly/2YCxysf
Employee Spotlight: In normal times, Chelsea R., RN, relaxes by exploring the Pacific Northwest. Amid COVID-19, she assists fellow nurses so they can unwind. A Critical Care Unit (CCU) resource nurse, Chelsea steps in to care for patients so other CCU nurses’ can take much-needed breaks while also addressing vital hospital needs. “Facilitating Facetime calls so families can see their loved ones, even just through a screen, has been such a joy. I'm so thankful Virginia Mason has provided this option for families.” Thank you, Chelsea, and all nurses working hard to treat patients during this outbreak. We admire your dedication to each other, your patients and their families in these uncertain times.
Where are the 32 'straight-A' Leapfrog hospitals? Virginia Mason is one of only 32 hospitals in the nation to have consistently received the highest grade possible since the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade program began in 2012. https://bit.ly/3fmOUA4
Congratulations to Nanette Robinson, MD, recipient of the 2019 Patient Experience Award! Each year the Patient Experience Award is given to a physician who exemplifies excellence in patient experience, stands out in their ability to communicate and builds trust with patients and families. Recipients of this award receive consistently high patient satisfaction scores, and Dr. Robinson consistently goes above and beyond for her patients.
Employee Spotlight - “I became an infection preventionist to ensure the care we provide at Virginia Mason is the safest possible for all our patients. Consulting with all departments across the organization, the recommendations provided influence all health care providers’ care delivery positively to reduce risk for infections. Virginia Mason is a special organization because of the sense of community that everyone has with each other. We are like a big family, looking out for one another and stepping in when people need a helping hand.” - Erica L., MSN, RN, CIC, Infection Prevention.
Virginia Mason is designated as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the 2019 Healthcare Equality Index.). This marks the third year that Virginia Mason has been recognized as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader by HRC. "Receiving the highest score possible in the Healthcare Equality Index survey reflects the commitment across our organization to providing quality care for every one and treating all individuals with respect," said Charleen Tachibana, RN, senior vice president for Quality and Safety and chief nursing officer at Virginia Mason.
It’s #PhysicianAssistants Week! A big thank you to all of our great Physician Assistants for the skill, knowledge, dedication and expertise you bring to our patients!
Discover the ideal environment to deliver excellence. Join the Virginia Mason team as a Physician and take your career to a higher level. Apply today. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMyb3
Our President and Executive Vice President Suzanne Anderson answers 3 Questions with Becke’rs CEO + CFO Roundtable 2019. In the article Sue says leaders “need to be great at connecting dots for people at all levels in the organization.” Read more at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM4fz