Pullman Regional Hospital Names Carrie Coen Chief Reliability Officer

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PULLMAN, WA – Pullman Regional Hospital has named Carrie Coen, DPT, Chief Reliability Officer. The new position was created to maintain a commitment as a high-reliability organization and align and integrate systems of safety, clinical practice, quality and risk management, human resources, finance, and operational performance improvement. Metrics such as patient satisfaction scores, medication errors, alarm fatigue, workplace exposures, and injuries, are examples of activities central to high reliability.  

The Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Vaccine Mandates for Millions of Health Care Workers

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(The Center Square) – With the U.S. health care system already strained while facing increased hospitalizations during the nearly two-year-long COVID-19 pandemic, many are worried that last week's Supreme Court decision allowing President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate on certain health workers will further burden systems with worker shortages.

Federal Agency to Begin Tracking Those who seek Religious Exemptions to Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

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(The Center Square) – An agency of the U.S. government, whose stated mission is to reduce recidivism and work with criminal justice partners to enhance public safety, will begin tracking all federal employees who file for religious exemptions to President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on federal workers and contractors.

The Idaho Foodbank Hosts Volunteers on Martin Luther King Day

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LEWISTON  – Thousands of people across the United States and Idaho will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a national day of service, through service projects and volunteering at local non-profits. The Idaho Foodbank will host volunteers from various companies, Idaho colleges and universities, youth groups, and other service organizations during scheduled volunteer shifts on Martin Luther King Day. 

Inslee to Pause Non-Urgent Procedures, Deploy the National Guard, Call to Retired Healthcare Workers, and More

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OLYMPIA - With COVID-19 cases rising due to the transmissibility of the Omicron variant, hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in COVID hospitalizations. The health care staffing shortages have led hospitals to be at or over their capacity to treat patients. Governor Jay Inslee announced today that the state will be taking a number of actions to help alleviate the staffing crisis in hospitals.

The Betty White Challenge is Encouraging Individuals to Support Local Animal Shelters

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LEWISTON - Betty White always had a deep love for animals, and compassion to help others. She worked with shelters, zoos and more, all while having a plethora of animals of her own. The “Betty White Challenge” calls for donations to be made to animal rescues and shelters on her 100th birthday, Monday, January 17. 


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