The contract allows UW Medicine to continue as an in-network provider for Premera members.
UW Medicine is working closely with Public Health–Seattle & King County and the Washington State Department of Health to investigate the case.
The healthcare system reaffirms its support for access to abortion care.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration declares cognitive behavioral therapy the standard of care for psychosis.
The infections involved patients and care team members in an inpatient unit.
Affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance, during furloughs necessitated by financial challenges from COVID-19 response.
UW Medicine announced a plan for cost reductions to address the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff leaves will be temporary; affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance
Keeping kids in a dark room, or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms.
Steps are being taken to investigate the case and ensure safety of patients and staff.