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LAKE CHELAN HEALTH RECEIVES NATIONAL QUALITY-BASED ACCREDITATION FROM DNV GL

Chelan, WA, February 2, 2020 – Lake Chelan Health announces the successful completion of its new accreditation from DNV GL. To receive accreditation an organization must demonstrate that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As a world-leading certification body with objectives to safeguard […]

Lake Chelan Health Resumes Patient Admissions, Services

Lake Chelan Health is cleared to admit patients to the hospital and resume all services. Patients that had previously tested positive for COVID-19 are no longer infectious and off isolation precautions. In mid-January, five patients began showing initial symptoms of the virus and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. The Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD) has […]

Lake Chelan Health Resuming Therapy Services

Lake Chelan Health Resuming Therapy Services Lake Chelan Health is continuing visitor restrictions and is not admitting new patients to the hospital after five inpatients tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Therapy services, which include physical, speech and occupational therapy have resumed with guidance from the Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD). All other services remain […]

Lake Chelan Health Restricting Non-Emergent Services

Lake Chelan Health Restricting Non-Emergent Services After Five Patients Test Positive for COVID-19 Lake Chelan Health is currently not accepting visitors or admitting new patients to the hospital due to five inpatients testing positive for COVID-19.  We have temporarily suspended rehab services, which include physical, speech and occupational therapy until further notice. The Emergency Department […]

Lake Chelan Health Administers First Round of COVID-19 Vaccine

Lake Chelan Health received its first shipment of 500 Moderna COVID-19 doses to be administered in Phase 1a of the distribution plan. Phase 1a includes healthcare workers, EMS and first responders.  During the first few days, the Lake Chelan Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team administered 40 COVID-19 vaccinations. As of December 29, more than […]

Critical Access Hospital Succeeds Using Telehealth for COVID-19 and Beyond

Critical Access Hospital Succeeds Using Telehealth for COVID-19 and Beyond Predictive telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic identifies high-risk patients and improves patient care Chelan, WA and Seattle WA – October 14, 2020:  Lake Chelan Health and Wanda Health announce the release of a new Case Study demonstrating that the proactive use of predictive telehealth during […]

Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics Brings Back Renewed and Expanded Walk-In Clinic Services for the Lake Chelan Valley

Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics Brings Back Renewed and Expanded Walk-In Clinic Services for the Lake Chelan Valley August 21, 2020 – Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) has made the difficult decision to discontinue offering primary care services and bring back a renewed and expanded walk-in clinic, as well as expand specialties […]

LCCHC Board of Commissioners Approve Motion to Shutter Sanctuary Services and Re-size the Lake Chelan Clinic

Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board of Commissioners Approve Motion to Shutter Sanctuary Services and Re-size the Lake Chelan Clinic The Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board of Commissioners reserved ample time during their annual Strategic Planning Retreat held July 16th and 17th.  Additionally, a special Board meeting was held on Friday July 24, 2020 to evaluate […]

Lake Chelan Community Hospital Makes Difficult Decision to Keep the Sanctuary Unit Closed Until Further Notice

Lake Chelan Community Hospital Makes Difficult Decision to Keep the Sanctuary Unit Closed Until Further Notice On March 31st of 2019, with guidance, LCCHC made the decision to temporarily close the inpatient 28-day Sanctuary services unit for the safety of all staff and patients throughout the hospital due to the impact of Covid-19.  As we […]