Health Department

[9/16/19] Hospital Expansions Prompt a Call for Oversight

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Gov. Jay Inslee said he wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals in the state. Inslee made the comments in a letter to Health Department Secretary John Wiesman this week, following an investigation by The Seattle Times. The Times found that as psychiatric hospitals have expanded in Washington state, with more than 850 new beds […]

[12/11/18] Washington State Dept of Health

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The Washington State Department of Health has taken action against a Chelan County health care provider. The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions including medical doctors, nurses and veterinarians. Chelan County In October 2018 the Veterinary Board […]