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‚Äôs inaugural national Employee STAR Award. Established this year in conjunction with the company‚Äôs tenth year of service, the Employee STAR Award is designed to recognize individuals who are shining examples of Capella‚Äôs values.
From the WSHA Weekly Report – July 3, 2014 edition Hospital Success Story: Keeping Patients ‚ÄúCAUTI-FREE‚Äù 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 ‚Äúthe bundle‚Äù […]
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 […]
Step on a racquetball court with Jon Mould and you better bring your A game. The active 70-year-old played three times a week ‚Äî until the pain in his right knee became so severe he was forced to stop. ‚ÄúI‚Äôd been playing for over 30 years, so it was very disappointing to have to stop,‚Äù […]
Capital Medical Center CEO Jim Geist and Stephen Snow, MD, Physician Leadership Group chair, recently attended Capella Healthcare‚Äôs annual conference for physician and board leaders. Every Capella-affiliated hospital has a Physician Leadership Group (PLG) representing a cross-section of its medical staff. The PLG provides input to hospital leadership on all aspects of operations, including strategic […]
Capital Medical Center is kicking off a $1.2 million renovation of our Women‚Äôs Services unit to enhance our high quality care and provide the most comfort for our patients and their families. Upgrades are planned for our birthing suites, nursery, gynecological patient rooms and waiting room. We‚Äôll be modernizing the look of the entire Women‚Äôs […]
Audrey Jolynn Druhot, born at 11:12 a.m. on January 2, is the first baby to be delivered at Capital Medical Center in 2014. Audrey is a petite, healthy girl weighing in at exactly 7 lbs. She is the daughter of Lacey and Steven Druhot and new baby sister to Harvey Michael, age 2. The family […]
Capital Medical Center congratulates Kevin Ekar, immediate past chair of our Board of Trustees, for receiving the 2013 Capella Healthcare Board Leadership Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership. This recognition is given annually to one board member from across Capella‚Äôs family of hospitals. Kevin joined the board at Capital Medical Center in March 1992 and has […]
Capital Medical Center will be celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 22nd to April 26th.¬† In the past year, 67 hospital volunteers have donated over 8,166 hours to the hospital and its patients. The volunteers at Capital Medical Center are a diverse group of high school and university students, working age adults, and retirees.¬† They […]