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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...

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,...