What's New at KVH
Ellensburg High School students "Experience Healthcare" at Kittitas Valley Healthcare
During the week of July 15, ten Ellensburg High School (EHS) students participated in a challenging and rewarding week learning about what it takes to run a community healthcare system.
KVH Medical Arts Center - Call for artists
Kittitas Valley Healthcare seeks to commission artists or artist teams to design artwork for its new Medical Arts Center.
The Foundation at KVH donates over $223,000 in new hospital equipment
This year’s distribution supports a new patient monitoring system and anesthesia machines.
Kittitas County Health Network receives Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Planning Grant
The $200,000 grant is for developing plans to implement evidence-based opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery interventions.
KVH welcomes new Family Medicine providers in Cle Elum and Ellensburg
Annaliese Stone, DO joined the Ellensburg clinic in August and Andrew Thomas, MD joined the Cle Elum clinic in July.
KVH Expands Services to Offer Dermatology
The new service, offered out of KVH Internal Medicine, is staffed by Susan Oldenkamp, MD and Megan DeSelms, PA-C.
The Foundation at KVH donates over $265K in new equipment
This year’s equipment donations will support patients across the spectrum of KVH services, including prenatal care, the birthing center, emergency department, clinics, inpatient areas, and operating rooms.
From the CEO: KVH's new electronic medical records system
At 6 a.m. on Monday, February 12, KVH will transition all of our hospital and clinic services to a single electronic health record called OneSource.
New Facility Plan Emerges from Hospital District's 2018-2020 Strategic Plan
Recent strategic planning and two recent property purchases have KVH adjusting its 2016 master site facilities plan. In mid-2017, KVH purchased the 22,000 square foot former Royal Vista skilled nursing facility. More recently, the public hospital district acquired the 36,000 square foot three-story building near Super 1 and Rite Aid.
3D Digital Mammography Now Available in Kittitas County
KVH Hospital has recently upgraded its mammography suite and equipment to provide 3D digital mammography with computer aided detection.
KVH Workplace Health Now Open
KVH Workplace Health, a new service that focuses on occupational medicine, is now open.
KVH Pharmacy Now Open to Public
KVH Pharmacy is now certified as a community pharmacy. Previously, the pharmacy was certified only as a hospital pharmacy. What does this mean? Now, anyone may choose to have their prescription sent to KVH Pharmacy. Service will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Read more here.
KVH Receives Rural Quality: Everyday Extraordinary Award from Washington State Hospital Association
The award recognizes outstanding process improvement efforts by a rural healthcare facility. Read more here
KVH Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
This award recognizes the hospital's commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment accordingly, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Read more here.