Straight A’s for Patient Safety

April 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Straight A’s for Patient Safety

Willamette Valley Medical Center continues to earn  “A’s” for Patient Safety April 12, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new

NEW Nationally Certified Center

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on NEW Nationally Certified Center

WVMC Weight Loss Surgery Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program www.WVMCWeightLoss.com Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for

WVMC Named Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on WVMC Named Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

WVMC Named as 2017 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital March 8, 2017- Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by

Occupational Medicine Clinic has MOVED

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Occupational Medicine Clinic has MOVED

February 27th, 2017- Occupational Medicine Clinic has moved location out of the WVMC building and across the street. 254 NE Norton Ln. McMinnville, OR 97128 Located inside the McMinnville Internal Medicine Clinic DON'T FORGET TO UPDATE

2017-2018 Healthcare Education Applications are open

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017-2018 Healthcare Education Applications are open

In the past twelve years, the WVMC Volunteers have given $247,400 in awards to Yamhill County residents studying for a career in health care. Our Healthcare Education Committee is now accepting Healthcare Education Award applications

Loss of a great community Physician, Dr. Stephen Teal

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Loss of a great community Physician, Dr. Stephen Teal

Dr. Stephen Teal 1943 - 2017 Steve was born in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois, to Ray and Marion Teal, who moved with their two young sons to Corvallis in 1950. It was an idyllic time for growing

Preferred Providers for….

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FREE Health Seminar- RSVP TODAY

February 16th, 2017|Comments Off on FREE Health Seminar- RSVP TODAY

Dr. Craig Kiser will be presenting a 4 night FREE healthcare seminar centered on "Creating Better Health & Happiness Through Better Nutrition." We hope you will RSVP today and join us!

New Year, Check your REAR!- Part 2

January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on New Year, Check your REAR!- Part 2

Colonoscopies? Where to Start? By Zac Woodruff, RN BS Last week, I started a month long blog series on colon cancer and what we all need to know about it. The single most important thing

Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Cervical Health Awareness Month

HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. It’s also a major cause of cervical cancer. About 79 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they are infected.

New Orthopedic Surgeon joins Medical Staff

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on New Orthopedic Surgeon joins Medical Staff

 Dr. Mark Thomas joins WVMC Medical Staff Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the newest addition to its medical staff, Dr. Mark Thomas, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 20 years

Great American Smokeout 2016

November 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Great American Smokeout 2016

On Nov. 17th,  individuals across the nation will come together in support of the 2016 Great American Smokeout, an event created by the American Cancer Society through an ongoing effort to promote smoking cessation throughout

Making the “A” Grade for Patient Safety

November 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Making the “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Willamette Valley Medical Center earns straight “A’s” for 2016 Patient Safety from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade McMinnville, OR- November 7, 2016 – New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F

Connie Pullen, CNO

November 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Connie Pullen, CNO

Stepping Down after 20 Years of Service Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) will sincerely miss their Chief Nursing Officer (CNO),  Connie Pullen who has retired from her position to step into a new role with

Outsmart Your Deductible

November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Outsmart Your Deductible

Think Pink

September 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Think Pink

Willamette Valley Medical Center’s 3D-MAMMOGRAPHY™ Continues to Protect It’s Community’s Women Willamette Valley Medical Center invests in women’s future by providing the Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams- clinically proven to be superior to conventional 2D exams. McMinnville,

Why Choose us?

September 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Why Choose us?

Hip or Knee Pain? Thinking about getting a Knee or Hip Replacement? Don't spend another day in pain, we can help!

NEW General Surgeon and Breast Specialist Joins WVMC

August 11th, 2016|Comments Off on NEW General Surgeon and Breast Specialist Joins WVMC

Dr. Steven Giss, Board Certified General Surgeon, Breast Specialist, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons has joined the medical staff at Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) and McMinnville Surgical Associates. Dr. Giss is

Fellowship-Trained MOHS Surgeon comes to McMinnville

August 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Fellowship-Trained MOHS Surgeon comes to McMinnville

Despite its reputation for gray skies, the Pacific Northwest accounts for a disproportionately high number of the country’s skin cancer cases. Silver Falls Dermatology now offers Mohs Micrographic Surgery, a specialized skin cancer treatment at

Walk with Ease NEW class

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A Future in Medicine starts early

July 15th, 2016|Comments Off on A Future in Medicine starts early

Taylor Vogel can’t decide whether she would rather assist patients directly as a medical practitioner or help develop cures as a medical researcher. So she’s planning to do both. “I like both the social and

2015 Report to the Community Published

July 11th, 2016|Comments Off on 2015 Report to the Community Published

Welcoming Dr. Daisy Huang to our Medical Staff

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Welcoming Dr. Celina Sears to WVMC Medical Staff

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Welcoming Dr. Erin Boylston to WVMC Medical Staff

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Making it easier

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Willamette Valley Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Participates in Third Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

June 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Participates in Third Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

WOUND CARE AWARENESS WEEK Healogics, Inc. is sponsoring its annual Wound Care Awareness Week June 6 – June 10, 2016 in cities nationwide McMinnville, OR June 6, 2016 – The Wound Care Center at Willamette

Project Compassion- An Unforgettable Experience

April 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Project Compassion- An Unforgettable Experience

WVMC's Lori Cutrell, RN donates personal time to travel with "Project Compassion" providing medical care to countries in need. I just returned from an amazing medical mission trip and wanted to share my story with you.  I have always

A Lifetime of Teamwork- Melva Proctor Retires

April 6th, 2016|Comments Off on A Lifetime of Teamwork- Melva Proctor Retires

 Photo by Marcus Larson/News-Register LAFAYETTE — What Melva Proctor will miss most, now that she’s retired from a half-century career in nursing, is the teamwork. She loved helping patients deal with their fears, as well

Willamette Valley Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Honored with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

April 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Honored with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

McMinnville, OR 4/6/16– Willamette Valley Medical Center physicians, leaders, and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to Willamette Valley Wound Care and Hyperbaric

Ed Gormley Donates Board Leadership Award to St. Vincent de Paul

March 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Ed Gormley Donates Board Leadership Award to St. Vincent de Paul

Mar 29, 2016- Ed Gormley is the recipient of Capella Healthcare’s Board Leadership Award in recognition of his exceptional leadership skills and dedicated service. Gormley was recognized during the company’s first quarter National Leadership Conference

Preparing for the worst

March 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Preparing for the worst

On March 2nd, Willamette Valley Medical Center had a full training and drill of what they would do should a biochemical emergency strike. Preparation is the key to success and Willamette Valley Medical Center is

NEW ISSUE- Capella Connection Winter 2016

March 9th, 2016|Comments Off on NEW ISSUE- Capella Connection Winter 2016

Capella Healthcare, WVMC's parent company,  operates 10 acute care and specialty hospital facilities in five states. Here is the latest edition of Capella Connection where you’ll learn more about the individual members of the Capella

Apply today for Healthcare Education Award

March 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Apply today for Healthcare Education Award

Do you want to pursue a career in Healthcare? Are you a Yamhill County Resident? In the past eleven years, the WVMC Volunteers have given $227,900 in awards to Yamhill County residents studying for a career

CFO Appointed to National Board

February 9th, 2016|Comments Off on CFO Appointed to National Board

National Advisory Board of Directors Named for Capella Healthcare FRANKLIN, TN. January 22, 2016.  Capella Healthcare’s new National Advisory Board of Directors has been appointed, with Founder Dan Slipkovich named as Chair, according to Michael

Welcome Dr. Joanna Zamora, Pediatrician

January 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Joanna Zamora, Pediatrician

Welcome Joanna Zamora, MD, FAAP to the WVMC Medical Staff Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to officially welcome Joanna Zamora, MD, FAAP to their Medical Staff. As a pediatric physician at Physicians’ Medical Center,

Welcome Anne Ziemba, CNM

January 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Welcome Anne Ziemba, CNM

Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to Welcome Anne Ziemba, CNM to Medical Staff January 4, 2016- McMinnville, OR- Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the joining of Anne Ziemba, Certified Nurse Midwife

Community Benefits in a Year of Health Care Transformation

December 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Community Benefits in a Year of Health Care Transformation

2014 was a year of transformation for Oregon’s health care system. Our state saw a huge drop in the uninsured and large increase in the Medicaid population due to the implementation of the Affordable Care

Walk with Ease in the NEW year!

December 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Walk with Ease in the NEW year!

Welcome Dr. Amy Kalina- Hospitalist

November 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Amy Kalina- Hospitalist

Welcome Dr. Amy Kalina to the Medical Staff November 25, 2015- McMinnville, OR- Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the joining of Dr. Amy Kalina to their medical staff. She is the newest

WARMING SHELTERS OPENED

November 25th, 2015|Comments Off on WARMING SHELTERS OPENED

WARNING SHELTER ANNOUCEMENT- Due to the expected freezing weather conditions, 2 weather sheters will be opened in McMinnville. *FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 390 NE 2nd St. McMinnville OPEN from 8:00pm - 8:00am Wednesday, Nov. 25 Thursday

Leading the Nation in Quality

November 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Leading the Nation in Quality

Willamette Valley Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from the Joint Commission for the Fifth Consecutive Year McMinnville, November 17, 2015 – Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) announced today that it

YCSO Deputies Begin Carrying Naloxone to Combat Overdoses

November 17th, 2015|Comments Off on YCSO Deputies Begin Carrying Naloxone to Combat Overdoses

On November 13th the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies began carrying a dose of the drug Naloxone (also known as Narcan) in their patrol vehicles to assist in drug overdose prevention. The Sheriff’s Office

WVMC Receives National Honor

November 12th, 2015|Comments Off on WVMC Receives National Honor

 Willamette Valley Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Quality and Outcomes McMinnville, OR, November 12, 2015 – Willamette Valley Medical Center today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and

Diabetes Support Group-cancelled

November 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Diabetes Support Group-cancelled

The monthly Diabetes Support group has been cancelled for the November 10th and December 8th class. Classes will resume in 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you would like more information about the group

Pajama Drive- Help Change the Life of a Child

November 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Pajama Drive- Help Change the Life of a Child

United Way of Mid-Willamette Valley- PAJAMA DRIVE NOVEMBER 9TH-20TH WILL YOU HELP US CHANGE THE LIFE OF A CHILD? Did you know that once a child enters foster care they are given a LIFETIME stipend

WVMC Brings Allergy Specialist to McMinnville

November 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on WVMC Brings Allergy Specialist to McMinnville

James Sweet, MD Board Certified Allergist-Immunologist McMinnville, Oregon –Allergist-Immunologist James Sweet, MD has joined the medical staff at Willamette Valley Medical Center to address increasing community need for allergy care. With more than 20 years

NEW Cardiologist joins Willamette Valley Medical Center’s Medical Staff

October 7th, 2015|Comments Off on NEW Cardiologist joins Willamette Valley Medical Center’s Medical Staff

Krystal Samuel, DO Cardiology & Board Certified Internal Medicine Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the new addition to their medical staff, Dr. Krystal Samuel, fellowship trained Cardiologist and Board Certified Internist. Dr.

Prestige Post – Acute and Rehabilitation Center welcomes new Medical Director Dr. Richard Kimani

October 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Prestige Post – Acute and Rehabilitation Center welcomes new Medical Director Dr. Richard Kimani

Improving Service to Medicare Advantage Members

September 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Improving Service to Medicare Advantage Members

McMinnville Internal Medicine Recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Improving Service to Medicare Advantage Members September 29, 2015 McMinnville, OR,- McMinnville Internal Medicine (MIM) is proud to announce that it has recently earned the 2014 UnitedHealthcare PATH

Ed Gormley Honored; Board Leader of the Year

September 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Ed Gormley Honored; Board Leader of the Year

Ed Gormley Honored as Capella Healthcare Board Leader of the Year McMinnville, Sept. 24, 2015- It is not every day that we get a visit from one of our corporate leaders, but today was a

Karl Kamper and Carla Galbraith honored as MVPs

September 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Karl Kamper and Carla Galbraith honored as MVPs

McMinnville, Sept. 24, 2015- In the world of healthcare, there is no one person that saves the day, but instead, a team of people working together to save EVERY day. Health systems are so intricate

Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to Welcome Dr. Thomas Cronin to the medical staff and Emergency Department

September 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to Welcome Dr. Thomas Cronin to the medical staff and Emergency Department

Dr. Thomas Cronin, ER Dept. Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the new addition to their medical staff, Dr. Thomas Cronin, Emergency Department (ED). A man of many talents, Dr. Cronin

Bumps and Bruises Sports Medicine Clinic

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Bumps and Bruises Sports Medicine Clinic

Walk With Ease – Education for individuals with arthritis

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Walk With Ease – Education for individuals with arthritis

Willamette Valley Medical Center Wins Top Awards

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Medical Center Wins Top Awards

Franklin TN, Aug 26, 2015- Celebrating achievements and milestones is an important part of the culture at Willamette Valley Medical Center and their parent company Capella Healthcare.  During the annual Leadership Conference awards banquet Capella

JOINT REPLACEMENT INSTITUTE OF OREGON AT WILLAMETTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER AWARDED RE-CERTIFICATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

August 21st, 2015|Comments Off on JOINT REPLACEMENT INSTITUTE OF OREGON AT WILLAMETTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER AWARDED RE-CERTIFICATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

McMinnville, OR, Aug 20, 2015- Willamette Valley Medical Center today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery. The Gold Seal of Approval®

Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to welcome Dr. John Young to the medical staff

August 19th, 2015|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to welcome Dr. John Young to the medical staff

John Young, MD knew he wanted a career in medicine but he didn’t decide on a specialty until medical school where he found that dermatologists were the happiest doctors he met. As a board-certified dermatologist

2015 Report to the Community

August 14th, 2015|Comments Off on 2015 Report to the Community

Welcome Dr. Brett Johnson to our Emergency Department medical staff

August 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Brett Johnson to our Emergency Department medical staff

Dr. Brett Johnson, Emergency Department August 11, 2015- McMinnville, OR- Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the new addition to their medical staff, Dr. Brett Johnson, Emergency Department. “Emergency medicine is

Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to Welcome Dr. Heather Abe to the Medical Staff

August 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Medical Center would like to Welcome Dr. Heather Abe to the Medical Staff

August 11, 2015- McMinnville, OR- Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the joining of Dr. Heather Abe to their medical staff. She is the newest addition to Valley Woman’s Health specializing in obstetrics

Please welcome fellowship trained urologist Dr. David Staneck

August 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Please welcome fellowship trained urologist Dr. David Staneck

Dr. David Staneck - Urologist July 23, 2015- McMinnville, OR- Willamette Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the new addition to their medical staff , Dr. David Staneck, fellowship trained urologist. Dr.

DNA Sequencer

July 7th, 2015|Comments Off on DNA Sequencer

Courtesy of News Register Staff Writer: Nicole Montesano Willamette Medical Center acquires DNA sequencer Whooping cough has been popping up around the county this summer, but patients and physicians have gotten a break in their

OAHHS Economic Impact

June 9th, 2015|Comments Off on OAHHS Economic Impact

Overall Economic Impact of Willamette Valley Medical Center McMinnville, OR (June 9, 2015) – Oregon community hospitals accounted for $18.9 billion in economic output in Oregon in 2013, according to a new study by ECONorthwest

Volunteers Celebrate 40 Years

May 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Volunteers Celebrate 40 Years

Willamette Valley Medical Centers Volunteers Celebrate 40 years McMinnville, OR- The year was 1975 when Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) initiated its first Volunteer’s Guild. In February 1977 the Hospital Volunteer Guild was officially incorporated.

National Colorectal Cancer Month

March 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on National Colorectal Cancer Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer month. Colorectal Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and

JRIO Joins AJRR

March 1st, 2015|Comments Off on JRIO Joins AJRR

Registry Affiliation Helps Willamette Valley Medical Center- Joint Replacement Institute of Oregon Ensure Best Possible Patient Experience In its continuing mission to provide the best patient care possible, WVMC- Joint Replacement Institute of Oregon announced

2014 Health Strong Hospital

February 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on 2014 Health Strong Hospital

Willamette Valley Medical Center Named 2015 HEALTHSTRONG Hospital February 23, 2015 -- Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville, OR today announced it has been named as one of the nation’s HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals by iVantage Health

WVMC Named 2015 iVantage HEALTHSTRONG Hospital

February 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on WVMC Named 2015 iVantage HEALTHSTRONG Hospital

February 23, 2015 — Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville, OR today announced it has been named as one of the nation’s HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics. The study and announcement of the 2015

It’s Heart Health Month

February 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Take a minute today and say thank you to your heart. That friendly fellow has been beating nonstop for millions of beats over your lifetime. In fact, by around the time you are 30, your

WVMC Announces Krenie Stowe, MD as New Board of Trustees Member

December 15th, 2014|Comments Off on WVMC Announces Krenie Stowe, MD as New Board of Trustees Member

Willamette Valley Medical Center announced that Krenie Stowe, MD will begin serving on the Board of Trustees. Dr. Stowe has vast knowledge of health care and health care policy. The President of the Board, Angel

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What you really need to know about Ebola

December 4th, 2014|Comments Off on What you really need to know about Ebola

 

JC Top Performers

November 20th, 2014|Comments Off on JC Top Performers

Willamette ValleyMedical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission McMinnville, November 20, 2014 – Willamette Valley Medical Center announced today it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer

Willamette Valley Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Willamette Valley Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

We are pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized Willamette Valley Medical Center as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Willamette Valley Medical Center has been recognized for its excellence in accountability

Private: Books Are Fun: Book and Gift Fair at Chemeketa College on Oct 10

October 1st, 2014|Comments Off on Private: Books Are Fun: Book and Gift Fair at Chemeketa College on Oct 10

Willamette Valley Medical Center Volunteers are sponsoring a book and gift fair on Friday, Oct. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room 101 at Chemeketa College. You’ll find books, games, scrapbooking, music collections,

Family Practice Physician Matthew Bliven, MD, Receives Capella Healthcare’s Physician Leadership Award

September 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Family Practice Physician Matthew Bliven, MD, Receives Capella Healthcare’s Physician Leadership Award

McMinnville Family Physician Matthew Bliven, M.D., is the recipient of Capella Healthcare’s 2014 Physician Leadership Award. The award was presented on September 20 during the company’s annual National Physician Leadership Group conference. A member of

Lucille Kuhn, RN, Celebrates 50 Years at Willamette Valley Medical Center

September 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Lucille Kuhn, RN, Celebrates 50 Years at Willamette Valley Medical Center

On September 1 Lucille Kuhn, RN, celebrated 50 years of employment at Willamette Valley Medical Center. But in typical fashion, Lucille is taking it all in stride. She earned her BS degree in nursing from

Cancer Center Accreditation

August 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Cancer Center Accreditation

H.R. Hoover, MD, Cancer Center at Willamette Valley Medical Center Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons McMinnville, OR  (August 14, 2014)--The Commission on Cancer (CoC)

Peter A. Hofstetter named CEO for Willamette Valley Medical Center – Experienced CEO is relocating from New Mexico

June 6th, 2014|Comments Off on Peter A. Hofstetter named CEO for Willamette Valley Medical Center – Experienced CEO is relocating from New Mexico

Peter A. Hofstetter FACHE McMinnville, OR.  June 6, 2014.  Peter A. Hofstetter, FACHE, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC), effective August 1, according to a joint

A Life in Safety

May 6th, 2014|Comments Off on A Life in Safety

When Alice Cooper, RN, heard about new equipment that could keep patients safer and reduce injuries to staff, she became a strong advocate of the hospital's No Lift Program. The program, which required the purchase