News & Events

Dr. Fadich – Cycling World Championships

Congratulations Dr. Fadich On Your Success – Masters Track Cycling World Championships   All of us at Confluence Health would like to congratulate Dr. Michael Fadich for his impressive result, finishing 13th in the 2,000-meter pursuit category at the recent Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles.   “As a young man just out...

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade – Fall 2017

Central Washington Hospital & Clinic was Again Nationally Recognized by Leapfrog with a Grade “A” Rating for Hospital Safety :   The Leapfrog Group is an independent, national not-for-profit organization founded more than a decade ago by many of the nation’s leading employers and private healthcare experts.  Over the years, they have driven efforts to...

Only Hospital in Washington to be Named America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery

Confluence Health | Central Washington Hospital is the Only Hospital in Washington to be Named America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery Healthgrades Analyzes Patient Outcomes in Nearly 4,500 Hospitals Wenatchee, WA (October 17, 2017) – Confluence Health’s Central Washington Hospital released today that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one...

WSHA Community Health Leadership Silver Award for Medication Takeback Program.

Confluence Health | Central Washington Hospital receives WSHA Community Health Leadership Silver Award for Medication Takeback Program. Wenatchee, WA. – Confluence Health received the Washington State Hospital Association’s 2017 Community Health Leadership Silver Award for its innovative approach to reducing opioids and prescription medication in North Central Washington.   The association gives the Community Health...

Pink at the Rink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Confluence Health is proud to help sponsor “Pink at the Rink” with two amazing events.   Help “Paint the Rink Pink” on Sunday, October 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Help create the visual spectacle that will be on display at the “Pink at the Rink” hockey game...

Eye and Ear Clinic of Wenatchee and Confluence Health Enter Into Affiliation

Eye & Ear Clinic | Wenatchee and Confluence Health Enter Affiliation, Process Complete by January 1, 2018 Both Confluence Health and the Eye & Ear Clinic, for several decades have a history of striving to improve the health and quality of life for our region’s residents by providing safe and effective care; now and into...

Confluence Health QuintilesIMS Award

Confluence Health Receives Award Recognizing Excellence in Site Performance and Quality WENATCHEE – Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics received recognition for the work its Clinical Research Department is doing, conducting pharmaceutical studies within the guidelines and regulations of the US Food and Drug Administration and good clinical practices.   As part of the QuintilesIMS premiere...

Confluence Health Latest to Sign on to Purchasing Cooperative

Greenhealth Exchange Adds New Owner, Confluence Health Latest to Sign on to Purchasing Cooperative New owner joins the growing cooperative to build a unique marketplace that will feature a broad range of green products used in health care settings.   RESTON, Virginia (September 5, 2017) — Greenhealth Exchange (GX)—a purchasing cooperative that makes it easy...

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...