News & Events

The Wenatchee World Featured Article: Health care is better with advanced planning

Photo provided Dr. Peter Rutherford The last two decades have seen a tremendous increase in the sophistication and complexity of available health care. We enjoy increased knowledge, new and improved technology, enhanced clinical skills of physicians, nurses and therapists, and superior medications. Until a couple of decades ago many health conditions had limited or no...

Confluence Health Named to Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

  Becker’s Healthcare named Confluence Health in its 2017 “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” list. The list recognizes hospitals, health systems and organizations committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees. The Becker’s Healthcare Editorial team determined those recognized by a number of factors, including opportunities for...

Weather Delays & Closures

Update:10:40 am – February 9th, 2017:  Weather Alert: Confluence Health Operations Back To Normal All Confluence Health locations and clinics have returned to normal hours of operation Thursday, February 9th, 2017. If you have any questions or concerns about rescheduling appointments, please contact us at (509) 663-8711.     February 8th, 2017– Due to inclement weather,...

Ice Storm – Closures and Alerts

Updated: 5:30 pm – 1/18/17 ICE STORM UPDATE: Confluence Health Operations Back To Normal Thursday, 1/19/17 All Confluence Health locations and clinics will return to normal hours of operation Thursday, January 19, 2017. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. If you have any questions or concerns about rescheduling appointments, please contact us...

Cooking with Confluence

Preparing balanced meals to promote health Learn basic cooking skills, recipes, information, and ideas to help manage diabetes, weight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and overall health.  Classes are taught by a Registered Dietitian. Please register before the clases start so we can have the correct amount of supplies. Mondays 4:00-6:00 pm $15/person/class or $50...

Dr. Utley Retirement

Congratulations to Dr. Utley On His Retirement Please join all of us at Confluence Health in wishing Dr. Dennis Utley the very best as he prepares to retire after 32 years of service in Obstetrics/Gynecology at Central Washington Hospital. You are welcome to stop by and celebrate his service and career at a celebration Wednesday,...

Dr. Holden Retirement

Thank you Dr. Holden for Your Service After 12 years of helping children get better and stay strong at Confluence Health, Peter Holden, MD is retiring. You are welcome to celebrate his career and service at a retirement party for Dr. Holden in the Mares Building on the WVH&C Campus January 4th from 5-7 p.m....

Health Library

In today’s healthcare environment many patients have increase their participation in both treatment and prevention of disease. With so much information out there it is hard to know what to trust and what information is reliable. Confluence Health is proud to partner with Healthwise Library, working for a healthier community by offer you the latest...

Holiday Hours

Confluence Health Holiday Hours (2016)   All outpatient services will be closed January 2nd, except for the following:   Walk-in Clinic- Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinic Dec. 24         Christmas Eve          Open 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dec. 25         Christmas Day          Closed Dec. 26         Observed Holiday     Open 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dec. 31         New...

Advance Care Planning

It’s a jarring statistic. According to the Washington State Medical Association, 90% of people say talking to their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. However, only 27% of people have actually had the conversation. 82% of those same people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing…although only 23% have actually followed through....