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Virginia Mason Receives Straight A’s for Patient Safety


The Leapfrog Group, a leading national nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, today announced that Virginia Mason has once again received an “A” for patient safety in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.
21-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades


Virginia Mason announced today it has received the "America’s 50 Best Hospitals" Award from Healthgrades, a leading online consumer resource for comprehensive information about hospitals and physicians.
21-Feb-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Named a Top U.S. Hospital for 11th Straight Year

SEATTLE – (Dec. 6, 2016) – For the 11th consecutive year, The Leapfrog Group today named Virginia Mason a Top Hospital based on its evaluation of quality and safety at medical centers across the nation.
6-Dec-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason Health System Announce Plan for Clinical Partnership and Strategic Affiliation


CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason Health System, two leading health care providers in the Pacific Northwest, today announced they have signed a letter of intent to create a clinical partnership and strategic affiliation designed to expand...
1-Nov-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Earns ‘A’ in Leapfrog's National Hospital Safety Program


Virginia Mason has again earned an “A” in the national Hospital Safety Grade program, The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog, announced today.
1-Nov-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthgrades: Virginia Mason Among Best in Nation for Five Service Lines


Virginia Mason Medical Center announced today it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care, Pulmonary Care, Critical Care, Gastrointestinal Care and General Surgery.
18-Oct-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virginia Mason Offers ‘Game Changer’ Surgery to Remove Cancer from Pancreas


Virginia Mason Medical Center now offers the totally laparoscopic Whipple procedure as an advanced surgical option for removing tumors from the head of the pancreas.
9-Sep-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Survival Rates at Virginia Mason Rank Among Best in Nation, Statistics Show


Survival rates for patients treated for a variety of cancers at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle are among the best in the United States, recent national data shows.
11-May-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Virginia Mason Study Shows Team Method Prevents Overuse of Spinal Fusion Surgery


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

Virginia Mason Institute Marks Fifth Year of Teaching Lean Techniques to Transform Health Care

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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