The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The Covid-19 outbreak was a “black swan” event that dramatically accelerated the evolution and acceptance of digital health and information technology (IT) in healthcare – likely by more than five years. It also permanently changed Americans’ expectations of health care providers and patient care. However, the focus on Covid-19 belies three other underlying and interrelated … Read more

Yakima Valley Farmworker Clinic Honored by Statewide Health Organization | Local

Yakima Valley Farmworker Clinic Honored by Statewide Health Organization |  Local

The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic was among nine medical groups honored among 325 Washington state medical groups that were reviewed by the nonprofit Washington Health Alliance. In its recently released “2022 Community Checkup” report, the Alliance measured the quality of health care delivery across the state and compared performance-related metrics nationwide using the dataset. … Read more

Healthcare workers at Yakima Memorial rally against pay inequality | Local

Healthcare workers at Yakima Memorial rally against pay inequality |  Local

On Friday, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital staff and their supporters gathered outside the hospital on Tieton Drive to protest what they said was unfair pay. Several Memorial employees belonging to the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union said recent wage increases and retention bonuses weren’t evenly distributed, with some positions getting significantly more. In February, Memorial announced … Read more