News & Events

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.  

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...

NCWLife Interview

Confluence Health talks drug abuse and how to combat it on Wake Up Wenatchee Valley A growing problem throughout the United States, prescription drug abuse is the topic of today’s program Joining us from Confluence Health, Dr. Peter Rutherford and Glenn Adams talk about what the hospitals are doing to stem the tide of drug...

Notice: Ephrata Clinic Patients:

Notice: Ephrata Clinic Patients: We will be redoing the parking lot this Thursday & Friday, May 11th & 12th.  Patients will be able to park in the first few spots in front of Moore Furniture, and walk on the sidewalk to the clinic, as we will have no parking in front of the clinic. If...

Confluence Health’s Prescription Drug Disposal Project Sees Overwhelming Success

WENATCHEE– Officials with Confluence Health say the community’s response to a prescription drug disposal project has been an overwhelming success. “It’s been pretty phenomenal,” said Glenn Adams with Confluence Health. “The first weekend that we put these out and had patients dispose of their meds we filled up both containers here in Wenatchee, that’s about...

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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...

Advance Care Planning-Being Mortal

“Being Mortal” underscores the importance of people planning ahead and talking with family members about what’s important in life to help inform future healthcare decisions. After the screening, a local expert panel will share with audience members in a guided conversation on how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about what’s important...