“Turning 90 is like a dream. I feel no different from when I was 60!” declared Rose Tighe, who celebrated her ninth decade on Aug. 14 by doing what she does every Friday — volunteering at Capital Medical Center. Since 1996, Tighe has accrued more than 10,000 volunteer hours at the hospital on Olympia’s west […]
Every year the editors of ShowCase Magazine search out those businesses and nonprofits in our community that offer something special. This year, they asked their readers to cast votes for the region’s best and brightest. Once the votes were totaled and tallied, Capital Medical Center came out on top as a Reader Poll Winner! Read […]
Congratulations to Julie Fuller-Joiner, pharmacist, who was named as our 2015 STAR Award recipient for demonstrating and modeling the values of Capital Medical Center! Julie received a trophy and a $250 cash prize at an awards ceremony held on Tuesday, July 28. Julie joined the Pharmacy team at Capital more than 26 years ago. She […]
Capital Medical Center has been rated high performing in hip replacement and knee replacement in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings. The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. U.S. News evaluated hospitals in five procedures and medical conditions – heart bypass surgery, […]
Capital Medical Center has turned 30. The hospital was founded in 1985 by a small group of physicians seeking to expand health care for women. Today Capital Medical Center is that, and more. The hospital recently completed a $1.5 million renovation of their women’s services unit, including newly remodeled private birthing suites and an upgraded […]
“A recent contribution from Capital Medical Center was so important to our continued work,” Paula Rauen emphatically stated. “We are extremely grateful for their staff’s generosity.”
Volunteers come in all shapes and ages. But no matter ones age, ability, or interest, any time a person donates their time to a cause, it makes difference.
Sarah Middleton, RN, Joint & Spine clinical coordinator, has been named the recipient of Capella Healthcare’s inaugural national Employee STAR Award. Established this year in conjunction with the company’s tenth year of service, the Employee STAR Award is designed to recognize individuals who are shining examples of Capella’s values.
From the WSHA Weekly Report – July 3, 2014 edition Hospital Success Story: Keeping Patients “CAUTI-FREE” Capital Medical Center in Olympia has had zero catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in their ICU since October of 2013. Karen Pitman, Infection Prevention and Kim Metz, Director ICU and Telemetry, attribute their success to simply following “the bundle” […]
UW Medicine and Capital Medical Center, in Olympia, Wash., have signed an agreement selecting UW Medicine as the healthcare system of choice for complex tertiary and quaternary care for Capital Medical Center patients. This strategic collaboration will provide Capital Medical Center patients prompt access to the highest level of care for advanced services while allowing […]