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April 19, 2016

Highline Medical Center Rated Best in Seattle Area for Avoiding C-sections

A Consumer Reports study released this week that examined hospital data from across the country found that Highline Medical Center has the best rating in the Seattle area for avoiding C-sections.

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December 24, 2015

3-Star Ratings for Cardiothoracic Surgeons at St. Joseph and Harrison Medical Centers

Cardiothoracic surgeons at CHI Franciscan Health, have earned a place in the tier ratings for cardiothoracic surgeons for quality patient outcomes.

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October 12, 2015

Taking Charge of Her Health

Lola Hayden-Lint is a 52-year-old wife, mother and a grandmother. She had a successful career in two industries before she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2008 that made it challenge for her to continue working.

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June 4, 2015

Greg Eberhart, MD Achieves Academic Honors

Gregory Eberhart, MD, MMM, Medical Director of CHI Franciscan's Cardiovascular Services earned his master of medical management from University of Southern California Marshall School of Business in May.

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September 11, 2014

St. Joseph Medical Center Named Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care

St. Joseph Medical Center, tertiary care center for CHI Franciscan Health, bears the Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care designation from Premera Blue Cross. Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals shown to deliver quality specialty care based on objective, transparent measures for patient safety and health outcomes.

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February 19, 2014

St. Clare Specialty (Infusion) Clinic Offers Saturday Hours by Appointment

St. Clare Specialty (Infusion) clinic offers Saturday hours by appointment

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February 6, 2014

New Services for GI

St. Joseph Medical Center is pleased to announce a new service for our patients with reflux disease. Patients on proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) who continue to experience symptoms such as cough, heartburn, regurgitation and chest pain often are difficult to diagnose using traditional acid (pH) monitoring approaches.

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January 13, 2014

Introducing CenteringPregnancy(R), a New Group Prenatal Experience

Sometimes sharing your pregnancy with other women who know exactly what you’re going through is the best way to learn and feel confident about this wonderful journey.

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November 18, 2013

Bras for the Cause Event Attracts Area Mayors, Raises Money for Mammogram Screening

Community members gathered to celebrate and enjoy the third annual “Bras for a Cause” fundraising event at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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August 28, 2013

Tips for Protecting Your Hips and Knees

As the weather around Puget Sound turns sunnier and warmer, many of us will be taking part in any number of outdoor recreational activities that the area has to offer. Whether you’re out for a hike or bike ride with the family or playing an organized team sport taking care of your knees, hips and other joints will go a long way in ensuring you can enjoy all of summer’s fun activities.

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August 28, 2013

Eating Healthier Can Lead to a Better Life

The concern over obesity in children has garnered national attention. HBO broadcast the four- part documentary “The Weight of the Nation” last year shining a spotlight on the health of America’s children.

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August 28, 2013

Can Aspirin Prevent Heart Attacks

Do you remember the old saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”. Well, for some people a low-dose aspirin a day can help lower their risk of heart attacks. For more than a century aspirin has been used as a pain reliever for headaches and body aches.

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August 28, 2013

The Importance of Infant Immunizations

New parents all want what is best for their baby. However the success of vaccines in the last 30 years has caused people to forget the dangers of opting out of immunizations. The percentage of unvaccinated school-age children in Washington has climbed to 6.2 percent, or one in 20 kindergarten students, posing a significant health risk.

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July 16, 2013

Classes and Events

Franciscan Health System is committed to a wide offering of regularly scheduled classes, support groups and special events to improve the health and wellbeing of those in South Puget Sound.

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