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The following is a list of recent Washington Hospital Healthcare System news articles that highlight our commitment to excellence. To read an entire article, please click on the news headline.

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What You Need To Know About Ebola Virus Infection

Washington Hospital Enhances Training, Safety Measures To Prepare The recent issues regarding Ebola in the United States have prompted healthcare facilities to examine their own plans for Ebola...
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Does Sinus Trouble Make Your Life Miserable?

Does this sound familiar? You have a stuffy nose with thick, yellowy mucus. You’re tired, achy and coughing, maybe even feverish. Breathing through your nose is difficult, if not impossible, an...
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Washington Hospital’s Network of Free, Convenient Medication Drop-Off Sites Helps Keep the Environment Healthy

For more than a decade, it’s been known that flushing unused medications down the drain or toilet is bad for the environment. Wastewater treatment plants are not designed to remove pharmaceutic...
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Washington Hospital Honors ICU Essay Contest Winners Part 2 of a 3-Part Series

Every year since 2008, Washington Hospital has observed National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month in May. This year’s observation included an essay contest for the intensive care u...
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Forgot To Ask The Doctor? Send In Your Question and Get an Answer

Have you gone to the doctor’s office recently for an appointment and realized, once you’ve left, that you forgot to ask the doctor an important question that you wanted to have him/her di...
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Aetna and Washington Hospital Healthcare System Reach New Agreement

Walnut Creek, Calif. and Fremont, Calif., August 21, 2014 -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Washington Hospital Healthcare System announced today that the two organizations have signed a new three-and-a-h...
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Washington Township Health Care District Director elected as Vice President of Alameda County Special Districts

Washington Township Health Care District Board of Directors member Patricia Danielson, RHIT, was elected as vice president of the Alameda County Special Districts Association (ACSDA) at its meeting...
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Washington Township Health Care District Board of Directors Approves Hospital Fiscal Year2014-2015 Budget

(Fremont, Calif.) - Last night, the Washington Township Health Care District Board of Directors approved the Washington Hospital Budget Estimate for FY2014-2015, which begins July 1, of $482,664,...
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Washington Hospital joins forces with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco

Washington Hospital joins forces with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco to provide local neonatal specialists at Special Care Nursery Fremont, CA. April 16, 2014 - Babie...
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Washington Hospital Physician Among the First in Bay Area to Implant Lifesaving Device for Patients at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Fremont, CA., April 1, 2014 - Christine Ortiz, 59 of Union City, is one of the first patients in the Bay Area to receive a new unique cardiac device known as a Subcutaneous ICD (implantable cardiov...
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