Memorial turns into twelfth acute-care hospital in system
TACOMA, Wash. — At present, MultiCare Well being System accomplished the acquisition of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and its related clinics, welcoming greater than 2,700 new workers to the household.
The Yakima well being system, positioned in central Washington, consists of the 226-bed inpatient facility and 26 clinics. The hospital, which can now be referred to as MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital, is MultiCare’s 12th hospital.
“MultiCare is dedicated to bettering the well being standing of communities throughout the Pacific Northwest and we’re proud to incorporate the Yakima Valley in that effort,” mentioned Invoice Robertson, CEO of MultiCare. “We are going to start instantly working to develop entry to care and recruit new medical doctors and different well being care professionals to the world.”
Along with the hospital, the Yakima well being system additionally has major care and specialty care providers together with cardiac care; most cancers care by North Star Lodge; breast well being at `Ohana Mammography Heart; hospice and respite care at Cottage within the Meadow; ache administration at Water’s Edge; a level-3 NICU; and superior providers for kids with particular well being care wants at Youngsters’s Village.
MultiCare will make investments greater than $100 million over the subsequent a number of years to implement a brand new digital well being file, enhance the amenities and develop providers with a give attention to returning providers that left the neighborhood during the last decade.
“The individuals of Yakima Valley will see MultiCare’s mission of partnering for therapeutic and a wholesome future in motion beginning in the present day,” Robertson mentioned. “We have now already been assembly with neighborhood teams to grasp how we will work collectively and companion with neighborhood organizations in assist of a vibrant future for the area. We’re excited to be on that journey.”
Tammy Buyok, a present MultiCare government, will function interim president whereas a seek for a everlasting chief is performed.
Sufferers will discover some modifications in signage, web sites and correspondence over the subsequent few months. There needs to be no disruptions of care, and sufferers will proceed to entry providers from the suppliers they know and belief.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit well being care group with greater than 20,000 workforce members, together with workers, suppliers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our neighborhood for effectively over a century, for the reason that founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and in the present day is the biggest community-based, regionally ruled well being system within the state of Washington.
MultiCare’s complete system of well being consists of quite a few major care, pressing care and specialty providers — together with MultiCare Indigo Well being, Pulse Coronary heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the biggest multispecialty clinic within the Inland Northwest area.
MultiCare’s community of care consists of 12 hospitals:
- MultiCare Allenmore Hospital, Tacoma
- MultiCare Auburn Medical Heart, Auburn
- MultiCare Capital Medical Heart, Olympia
- MultiCare Covington Medical Heart, Covington
- MultiCare Deaconess Hospital, Spokane
- MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup
- Mary Bridge Youngsters’s Hospital, Tacoma
- MultiCare Tacoma Common Hospital, Tacoma
- MultiCare Valley Hospital, Spokane Valley
- MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital, Yakima
- Navos Behavioral Well being Hospital
- Wellfound Behavioral Well being Hospital