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Understanding Medicare

What is Medicare? Medicare is the government-run insurance program for those 65 or older or people with certain disabilities or end-stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure). Medicare has 4 parts. Part A: Hospital coverage • Inpatient hospital stays • Skilled nursing facility stays • Hospice care • Some home health care Part B: Medical coverage...

Wenatchee Was Proudly Featured in Forbes 25 Best Places to Retire in 2017

Wenatchee Was Proudly Featured in Forbes 25 Best Places to Retire in 2017   “To help out, Forbes presents The 25 Best Places To Retire In 2017. It’s our annual effort to offer a wide view of attractive, affordable choices across the United States. Our picks this year are located in 20 states and across all...

Doc Talks – Colorectal Cancer Panel

Confluence Health presents a DocTalk panel with providers from Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Surgery to discuss Colorectal Cancer — a Preventable and Curable Cancer if Found Early.

CWH Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Confluence Health Central Washington Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care   Central Washington Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to...

Central Washington Hospital achieves the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Stemi Award

Central Washington Hospital achieves the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Stemi Award WENATCHEE, WA — Central Washington Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more...

Ephrata Clinic Open House

Please join us in welcoming the Ephrata Clinic, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Confluence Health CSI

Confluence Health is proud to bring local teens the CSI Program (Caring Student Interns).  The CSI program is for teens between the ages of 14 and 15.  Teens with an interest in learning about health careers will have the opportunity to learn medical skills such as measuring blood pressures, donning gloves, gowns & masks, high...

Occupational Medicine Department Moved July 5th

Confluence Health’s Occupational Medicine Department has relocated to 317 N. Mission Street. Confluence Health has a great opportunity to grow our Occupational Medicine Department. We have heard the barriers you may have experienced in our current location—including parking challenges, appointment access or our co-location with “sick people” in the Walk-In Clinic—and we are motivated to improve on this experience....

Confluence Health in Wenatchee World: New fires spark old anxiety

Confluence Health in Wenatchee World: New Fires Spark Old Anxiety Confluence Health Dr. Patrick Carrillo, was recently featured in the Wenatchee World by reporter Kelli Scott. The topic was New Fires Spark Old Anxiety. “Studies have shown the lasting effects of natural disasters on entire communities. Large populations of people can be traumatized at once,...

Confluence Health in Wenatchee World: High Cost of Health Care

Confluence Health in Wenatchee World: High Cost of Health Care Confluence Health CEO Dr. Peter Rutherford, MD, was recently featured in Wenatchee World reporter K.C. Mehaffey’s weekly “NCW Health” feature. The topic was “The High Cost of Health Care”, and what can be done to minimize those costs, both from the health care industry’s perspective...