News Releases

February 20, 2018

After the 2014 outbreak, the population's needs were often unmet in terms of primary care, mother-child health, and immmunizations.  

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chart of Merkel cell carcinoma's projected growth in United States
February 16, 2018

Steep U.S. increase projected for rare skin cancer

Aging baby boomers are anticipated to propel cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal disease. 

picture of Capital Medical Center entryway in Olympia, Washington
February 8, 2018

UW Medicine, RCCH HealthCare partner for communities’ care

The organizations will jointly support hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Washington.

patient x-ray showing implanted cardioverter defibrillator
February 5, 2018

Defibrillators raise hospitalization risk for kidney patients

Patients with chronic kidney and heart conditions have little benefit from devices that curb irregular heartbeats, researchers find.