PRH's Center for Learning & Innovation Announced at First Annual Summit

Oct 29, 2013

Pullman Regional Hospital held its first annual Health Innovation Summit yesterday, including an evening event at the SEL Events Center in Pullman at which it announced the establishment of the Center for Learning & Innovation and a National Board of Advisors for the Center.The Center for Learning & Innovation is...
PRH Recognized for Achievements in Improving Patient Safety

Oct 20, 2013

Pullman Regional Hospital was recognized for outstanding efforts to reduce patient harm and improve patient safety during the 81st Annual Meeting of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) in Seattle.Pullman Regional Hospital earned the 2013 "Washington State Hospital Association Safe Care in Action" award for its efforts to decrease patient...
Results of Palouse Area Community Health Assessments Show Areas of Need

Aug 27, 2013

Results of a recently conducted online community health assessment and the Essential Care, Everywhere report, conducted jointly by the Washington State Hospital Association and the Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts in 2013, show that Pullman area residents are on average healthier than the overall state average.The survey conducted by...
PRH Introduces Telestroke Technology Providing Specialized Stroke Care 24/7

Aug 25, 2013

Time is critical in the case of a stroke, and quick diagnosis and treatment can save a life. Pullman Regional Hospital will soon provide new Telestroke technology with stroke experts at the virtual bedside of patients and emergency physicians, improving accuracy and reducing possible deaths or disabilities caused by stroke.A...
PRH Named One of the Nations ‘Most Wired' Hospitals in 2013 for 7th Consecutive Year

Jul 9, 2013

Pullman Regional Hospital was once again named one of the nation's leading hospitals in technological advancement in the 15th annual, ‘Most Wired' survey, administered by the Hospitals & Health Networks. This makes the seventh year in a row that Pullman Regional Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and dedication...
Pullman Regional Hospital Nurse Leaders Receive Regional Honors

Jul 8, 2013

It is a great honor to be recognized and appreciated by peers. For many nurses, recognition and appreciation is a simple thank you, or even just a smile. For two of Pullman Regional Hospital's nurse leaders, recognition by the Northwest Organization for Nurse Executives comes in the form of an...
Fostering Future Physicians

May 28, 2013

In the eyes of her patients, Stephanie M. Fosback, MD, is a healer, a provider, and a respected doctor. For students in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) program, she's more than an outstanding physician—she's a mentor, role model, and the recent recipient of the 2013 WWAMI Distinguished Teacher...
Disaster Medicine Providers Prepared for the Worst

May 2, 2013

In the wake of tragedy, questions remain. One question Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman Fire Department and their partners in disaster medicine work tirelessly to prepare for is: What if?In your community, significant time, effort and resources are devoted to training for the worst case medical emergencies - from multiple casualty...
Da Vinci Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Safety and Cost

Apr 9, 2013

Da Vinci Robotic-Assisted surgery is in the news! You may have heard talk about one of the most exciting advancements in surgical technology lately in terms of patient safety and cost.While it's important to understand that all surgical procedures involve risk and have a price tag, what the last 1...
PRH's New CT Scanner Produces Images in Less Time with Less Radiation

Apr 1, 2013

In just seconds, Pullman Regional Hospital's newest computed tomography (CT) machine can produce hundreds of crystal clear images of slices less than half a millimeter thick, contributing to better accuracy in a patient's diagnosis. But the new patient benefit that is most exciting to Darin Porter, Diagnostic Imaging Director of Pullman Regional...