After two decades of partnership with Virginia Mason Medical Center, Group Health says it plans to send its HMO patients to Swedish Medical Center. The 10-year arrangement, announced Friday but not quite finalized, will send maternity patients now seen at Group Health’s Capitol Hill location to Swedish beginning next spring, and other hospital patients to Swedish’s First Hill and…More
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Group Health Cooperative is undergoing a reorganization and belt-tightening to save $250 million over the next 16 months, its CEO told staff in a memo last week. As part of that, Richard Magnuson, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is resigning, and some jobs will be eliminated. In the Friday memo, CEO Scott Armstrong said this…More
Adults without insurance and who cannot afford to pay can get free whooping-cough booster shots tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Group Health Burien Medical Center. Group Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County have partnered to provide the booster-shot clinic. Health officials urge all adults, but particularly those who have contact…More