For the final installment of the series, we sat down with some of the Quality team to learn about what they do. Unlike other ‘Behind-the-Scenes’ interviews, this one had only one guiding question: “How does your work support the mission of KVH to provide quality patient care?” It seems like you don’t have any redundancies […]
KVH Contributor*Nicole Norton, MDA, RDN, CDEKVH Diabetes Education The holidays are upon us and many of us are preparing for gatherings with friends and family. Although it can be a joyful time of the year to celebrate, a common worry revolves around overindulging on holiday favorites, and the potential for weight gain and elevated blood […]
We sat down with Laura Bobovski, Foundation Assistant, and Donna Walker, Foundation Board of Directors, to learn more about the work of the Foundation in supporting Kittitas Valley Healthcare. What’s the purpose of the Foundation? L: We’re a charitable organization that works to support KVH and its role in providing healthcare in the community. How […]
We sat down with Certified Diet Aides Diane Kirkham and Stephanie Hummel to learn more about the team that feeds hospital patients, families, staff, and even some community member “regulars” at the KVH Café. As part of the hospital, the café’s open every day of the year. So how does that work? I’m assuming the […]
Contributor: Chelsea Newman, PA-C, KVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum The news has recently been inundated with stories of a mysterious illness affecting those who use vaping products. The illness has led to serious lung disease and death in several previously healthy individuals. The CDC and FDA are currently investigating these vaping-linked illnesses and as […]
KVH Contributor* Auren O’Connell, DNP, PMHNPKVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum In a medical emergency or when you are not feeling well, one word often comes to mind, “doctor”. According to Merriam-Webster, “The word doctor comes from the Latin word for ‘teacher,’ itself from docere, meaning ‘to teach.’” Patient education and teaching are not my first […]
Dr. Herman discusses the importance of unstructured play.
This is the team that ensures we have what we need, when and where we need it.
Dr. Herman on the newest recommendations for pediatric food allergies.