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New Access to Services Policy Affirms Commitment to Members
Aug 26, 2014 — Group Health's commitment to members is reflected in a new, overarching Access to Services policy.
Outcomes of Group Health's Oncology Program Among Best in Region and County
Aug 25, 2014 — Five-year survival rates for Group Health patients with the most common cancers meet or exceed national performance standards.
Group Health Selects Swedish as Contracted Provider of Seattle-Based Hospital Services Starting in February 2016
Aug 22, 2014 — Letter of Intent signals Group Health's ongoing commitment to provide members access to excellent care and patient experience in a more affordable way.
Pathology Reports Now Available on MyGroupHealth for Members
Aug 8, 2014 — Now Group Health patients can read their own pathology reports online.
Steve Tarnoff, MD, Named New Group Health Physicians President and Chief Medical Executive
Jul 18, 2014 — The Group Health Physicians (GHP) Board of Directors recently announced their selection of Steve Tarnoff, MD, as GHP president and chief medical executive.
Governor Taps Group Health's Susan McDonald for Health Care Committee
Jul 15, 2014 — Susan McDonald, RN, MN, director, Clinical Improvement and Prevention, has been selected by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve on the new statewide Performance Measures Coordinating Committee.
New Name and Brand for CareUnity, an Accountable Care Organization in Spokane
Jul 2, 2014 — The new name and brand identity expresses the vision of Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care, collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community.
Got Health Coverage? Now What? Group Health Physician Discusses Benefits of Health Care on KUOW Radio
Jun 5, 2014 — Group Health Medical Director of Quality and Informatics, Matt Handley, MD, was recently interviewed by KUOW Radio for a story about what people should do to fully benefit from health coverage.
Group Health to Support 15 Bike Share Stations in Seattle
Apr 23, 2014 — Group Health will support bike share docking stations in Capitol Hill and South Lake Union as part of Seattle's new bike share network.
Group Health Protected Against Computer Bug
Apr 9, 2014 — Group Health not vulnerable to the computer bug called Heartbleed.
Group Health Medical Centers Clinics Earn Highest Recognition Status for NCQA Medical Home
Mar 24, 2014 — Group Health's 25 clinics across Washington state recently received the highest recognition status (Level III) for Patient-Centered Medical Home from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Group Health's Partnership With JDRF Works to End Type 1 Diabetes
Mar 24, 2014 — Group Health's partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is now statewide. The partnership supports JDRF's goal of ending type 1 diabetes.
Seattle Business Magazine Salutes Group Health With Leadership Awards
Mar 14, 2014 — Group Health - including Group Health Physicians, Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), and Group Health Foundation - recently received four silver awards at the Leaders in Health Care Awards Dinner.
Group Health's Melinda Hews Among the 'Heroes of Health Care' in Washington State
Mar 10, 2014 — Group Health's Melinda Hews, executive director, Health Insurance Exchanges, has been recognized as one of the state's 'heros of health care.'
Group Health and Kaiser Permanente Colorado CEOs Make Friendly Super Bowl Challenge
Jan 30, 2014 — CEO Scott Armstrong and Kaiser Permanente Colorado CEO, Donna Lynne, make a wager on the Super Bowl.
Integrated Delivery System of Spokane, LLC, Joins Forces with xG Health Solutions
Jan 9, 2014 — Patients will soon benefit from a collaboration between the Spokane provider group and XG Health Solutions.
Group Health and CEO Scott Armstrong Among Top Newsmakers of 2013
Dec 24, 2013 — CEO Scott Armstrong and Group Health were one of only three organizations chosen as achievers in the Puget Sound Business Journal's annual year-in-review.
Group Health Psychiatrist Discusses Depression on KUOW Radio
Dec 23, 2013 — Thomas Patamia, MD, recently talked about depression and how people can talk about mental illness with family and friends.
Group Health Earns Country's Top Medicare Ratings for Quality and Service
Oct 14, 2013 — Group Health Cooperative's Clear Care Medicare Advantage plan awarded 5-star rating, ranking 12th in the country and No. 1 in Puget Sound and Eastern Washington.
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