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HealthSigns

HealthSigns is published by Washington Hospital Healthcare System biannually for residents of Washington Township Health Care District. This community publication provides information on programs, services and/or projects that benefit the community and patients.

Material in HealthSigns is obtained from a wide range of medical professionals and health care authorities. If you have questions or concerns about specific health information featured in HealthSigns, please consult your personal physician.

To view the Annual Report issue of HealthSigns, click here.


HealthSigns Spring 2016HealthSigns - Spring 2022

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • A Stroke Success Story - Be FAST … call 911
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea - A Serious Health Condition
  • Advanced Complex Spine Disorder Solutions – An Interview with our Newest Neurosurgeon
  • Make Cancer Screenings Part of Your Healthy Lifestyle – A Doctor’s Inspiring Cancer Journey


HealthSigns Archive

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HealthSigns Spring 2016HealthSigns - Spring 2021

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Don’t Put Your Health on Hold – Telehealth and on-site safety protocols keep patients safe
  • Doses of Hope – Vaccinations are a shot in the arm in our fight against COVID-19
  • ROC Solid Cancer Care – New radiation center features top technology
  • Nancy Farber Patient First Ethic Award – Providing safe health care during a pandemic takes a village

HealthSigns Spring 2016HealthSigns - Spring 2019

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Community Connection – We offer many health and wellness programs, classes and services to local residents
  • High School Athlete Safety – Sports Medicine experts provide on-site support to high school students
  • Vein and Vascular Care – Board-certified surgeons treat a variety of vascular conditions
  • Heartburn Help – Thoracic specialists use advanced procedures for reflux and ailments in the chest

HealthSigns Spring 2016HealthSigns - Spring 2018

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • World Class Wound Care – More of our patients heal more quickly compared to national standards
  • Cancer Care Leaders – Study shows our cancer care exceeds state and national quality standards
  • Managing the Pain Experience – Pain management team focuses on safety and effectiveness for each patient
  • Our Formula for Top Ranked Heart Care – UCSF Health affiliation brings renowned cardiothoracic surgeons to Washington Hospital

HealthSigns Spring 2016HealthSigns - Spring 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Focused on Healing - Go inside a surgeon's typical day
  • Top in Cancer Care -- Earning kudos on quality for nearly a decade
  • Getting the Picture -- More advanced imaging tools in your community
  • Planet Friendly Healthcare -- How we care for patients and the environment

Health Signs MagazineHealthSigns - Summer 2015

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Joys and Challenges of Motherhood - New support group for babies on the move, and moms, too
  • Volunteers 60th Anniversary - Service League celebrates six decades of service
  • World-Class Care - Neurosurgeon saves North Bay patient from life-threatening aneurysm
  • Wound Care - Comprehensive wound center heals wounds

Health Signs Magazine

HealthSigns - Summer 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Embracing Technology - WHHS Harnessing the Latest to Help Patients Access Their Medical Records Online
  • USCF Benioff Children's Hospital Affiliation with WHHS
  • Innovative Defibrillator Implant Gives Patient Hope for the Future
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon Repairs Arteries with Triple-Bypass Surgery

Health Signs Magazine
HealthSigns - Spring 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Washington Radiation Oncology Center Earns Prestigious Award
  • Acute Stroke Management
  • WHHS' Magnet Designation
  • State-of-the-Art Surgery

Health Signs Magazine
HealthSigns - Fall 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Sports-Related Concussions
  • WTMF Open Enrollment
  • WHHS Health Insurance Information
  • Urgent Care

Health Signs Magazine
HealthSigns - Summer 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • High-tech Care at WHHS
  • The Future is Taking Shape at WHHS
  • Keeping Kids Health
  • A Pain in the Chest

Health Signs Magazine
HealthSigns - Spring 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • The Center for Joint Replacement
  • New Treatment Options for Breast Cancer
  • New Maternal/Child Education Facility
  • Radiation Safety
  • Are You at Risk for Shingles?

Health Signs Magazine
HealthSigns - Winter 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Keeping Mom and Baby Well
  • A Nurse's Journey
  • Healing Hearts with Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • WHHS and Fremont Go Green!
  • Care for the Community: Newark's New Clinic