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Apr 29, 2012, 03:35 ET Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Gala Raises Nearly $1.1 Million to Benefit Breast Health Center

The Evergreen Healthcare Foundation raised nearly $1.1 million for Women's Health Services at Evergreen thanks to the generous support of more than...


Apr 20, 2012, 12:51 ET Clinical Trial at Evergreen Healthcare Shows Intestinal Gel Reduces Symptoms of Advanced Parkinson's Disease

A recent clinical trial conducted at Evergreen Healthcare shows that a new form of a common drug used to treat Parkinson's Disease greatly improves...


Apr 17, 2012, 01:04 ET Evergreen Healthcare Receives National Achievement Award from Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons recently bestowed its Outstanding Achievement Award on Evergreen Healthcare for...


Apr 06, 2012, 02:22 ET Evergreen Healthcare Announces New Director of Risk Management

Evergreen Healthcare welcomed its new Director of Risk Management Heidi Krannitz on March 19. She joins Evergreen from Northwest Hospital where she...


Apr 05, 2012, 05:23 ET Evergreen Healthcare Introduces Minimally Invasive Colorectal Procedure

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that it has successfully integrated a colorectal procedure called transanal endoscopic microsurgery to its...


Mar 30, 2012, 01:59 ET Evergreen Hospital Performs Region's First Single-Site Gallbladder Removal Using da Vinci Robot

Evergreen Hospital – one of the region's leaders in minimally invasive surgery – performed the first robot-assisted single-incision gallbladder...


Mar 28, 2012, 02:20 ET Evergreen Hospital First in Region to Utilize Spine Navigation System for Minimally Invasive Surgery

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- Evergreen Hospital, a statewide leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, today announced it had...


Mar 20, 2012, 04:32 ET Evergreen Hospital to Perform Region's First Single-Incision Gallbladder Removal

Evergreen Hospital – one of the region's leaders in minimally invasive surgery – will perform the first single-incision gallbladder removal in the...


Feb 21, 2012, 12:59 ET Evergreen Healthcare Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

Evergreen Healthcare welcomed its new Chief Nursing Officer Nancee R. Hofmeister, MSN, RN, NE-BC, to the Evergreen staff, on January 31. As chief...


Feb 17, 2012, 02:53 ET Evergreen Healthcare Is First in State to Earn Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care

Evergreen Healthcare has earned Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes from The Joint Commission for its comprehensive diabetes treatment...


Feb 13, 2012, 12:43 ET Evergreen Emergency Preparedness Program Manager Receives Unique Certification

Continuing its unique strength as a leader in disaster preparation, Evergreen Healthcare's Emergency Preparedness Program Manager Barbara Jensen...


Feb 10, 2012, 05:10 ET Evergreen Healthcare the First in the Puget Sound to Perform Robot-Assisted General Surgery

While the innovative da Vinci surgical robot's use is largely limited to specialized procedures, Evergreen Healthcare is the first hospital in the...


Feb 03, 2012, 12:45 ET Evergreen Neurologist Co-Authors New Study Linking Coffee, Genetics and Parkinson's Disease Prevention

A recent study co-authored by Evergreen Healthcare neurologist Dr. Pinky Agarwal finds good news for coffee drinkers: consuming caffeinated coffee...


Feb 02, 2012, 01:46 ET Evergreen Awarded Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Evergreen Healthcare recently announced it has been named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence for the fourth consecutive year by...


Jan 18, 2012, 06:05 ET Update From Evergreen Hospital

Evergreen Hospital today announced that the hospital is fully operational and prepared to provide its full range of healthcare services to the...


Oct 26, 2011, 12:55 ET Evergreen Healthcare's Cancer Program Awarded Nationally Recognized Accreditation, Lauded for Support Services

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that its comprehensive cancer program has achieved a three-year accreditation with commendation – the highest...


Oct 21, 2011, 04:18 ET Evergreen Named One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that it has received the Stroke Care and Pulmonary Care Excellence Awards for 2012 from HealthGrades, placing it ...


Sep 22, 2011, 02:25 ET Evergreen Healthcare Private Practice Physicians Recognized with Seattle Met's "Top Doctors 2011" Honor

Evergreen Healthcare announced that Seattle Met magazine named 22 private practice physicians within the Evergreen Healthcare network to the...


Sep 13, 2011, 01:29 ET Are You Ready if Disaster Strikes the Pacific Northwest?

The recent hurricanes and wildfires that swept through multiple regions of the country serve as a fitting reminder of the importance of having proper ...


Sep 02, 2011, 06:07 ET Evergreen Healthcare's Community Health Education Coordinator Wins International Smoking Prevention Award from Nicotine Solutions

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that Shelly Henderson, Evergreen's lead health education coordinator and director of production, is the...


Aug 31, 2011, 12:57 ET Evergreen Neurologist Edits First Key Textbook on Inpatient Neurological Care

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that expert neurologist Dr. David J. Likosky has co-edited the first authoritative text on the emerging...


Aug 17, 2011, 12:39 ET Evergreen Healthcare Improves Patient Safety and Care with New Electronic Information Technology Solutions

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that it will implement a suite of state-of-the-art healthcare information technology solutions that will enable...


Aug 10, 2011, 05:59 ET Evergreen Healthcare Laboratory Earns Accreditation and National Recognition

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that its main hospital campus Laboratory Services has earned national recognition and accreditation from the...


Aug 03, 2011, 02:34 ET Seattle Met Magazine Honors 14 Evergreen Doctors with Annual "Top Doctors" Recognition

Evergreen Healthcare today announced that Seattle Met magazine has named 14 Evergreen doctors to the magazine's "Top Doctors 2011" list, a...


Jul 27, 2011, 02:00 ET Evergreen Neurologist Co-Authors Key Study on Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Cost

A recent study published in the peer-reviewed national medical journal, Neurology, found that common drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS)...