Health and Fitness

 

Greater Columbia plan approved

After a rigorous planning process, Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health has received state approval of its Medicaid Transformation Project Plan that was submitted in November 2017.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..


PMH now offers telemedicine care

PMH Medical Center and Kadlec Medical Center have partnered to offer telemedicine wound care services – telewound – to inpatients at PMH Medical Center.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..
 

CPR classes offered

The Fire Department is offering CPR and First Aid classes March 17 at the fire station, 813 S. Eighth St.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..


Questions to ask

Have you been prescribed an opioid? Ask your doctor (or dentist) these questions, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Dr. Sam Ho said.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..


Nurses win $2.9 mil

Yakima Regional Home Health, hospice nurses have claimed a major victory after a Yakima County Superior Court judge awarded damages of $2,895 million to home care nurses.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..
      

Get vaccinated now

Influenza illnesses are increasing and health officials at the Washington State Department of Health urge Washingtonians to get a flu shot now. Officials also want people to avoid spreading the flu and to know when it’s okay to be cared for at home and when they should get medical care.

December 26, 2017 noon read more..


Manage pain with technology

Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions – providing a solution to one of the biggest challenges patients face.

November 27, 2017 noon read more..