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monitor 07 CPR Training Prevails When Minutes Matter

Fast action in an emergency can make all the difference

08 Heart to Heart with Dr. Rachael Wyman

What women need to know about heart disease

10 Regaining Strength as Part of a Heart Community

After a heart attack, gain strength and support

Lifesaving Heart Care

A Bothell man credits EvergreenHealth’s coordinated approach for his health­—and life—today.

EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, including Home Health and Hospice

24-Hour Emergency Care in Kirkland and Redmond Urgent Care in Redmond and Woodinville

Primary Care in Canyon Park, Duvall, Kirkland, Kenmore, Monroe, Redmond, Sammamish and Woodinville

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A Message

from the

When it comes to caring we are by your Robert H. Malte, Chief Executive Officer

Dear neighbors, Happy New Year and welcome to 2014! With the start of a new year comes the annual ritual many of us partake in of making resolutions about many things, including taking better care of ourselves and being in better health. As we have been for 42 years, we are here to support you in turning those resolutions into resolve. The providers, nurses, staff and volunteers of EvergreenHealth are here to be your partners in health. Whether it is primary care or specialty care, scheduled care or emergency care, preventive care or restorative care, we are here for you 24/7 to help you find solutions to achieve your healthiest best. This edition of Monitor is dedicated to describing how the teams of cardiologists and vascular specialists of EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care collaborate to provide life-changing care—from swift diagnoses and treatments to comprehensive follow-up care— that sets the standard for care, outcomes and value in our region.

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2014 also marks the second year of EvergreenHealth’s partnership with Virginia Mason, which builds upon the clinical capabilities of our physicians and technology to create a broader network of coordinated cardiac care for those who live in the Puget Sound region, offering nationally recognized clinical outcomes and safety, and exceptional patient experiences and value. We hope that 2014 is a year of health for you. All 4,000 of us who practice and work at EvergreenHealth look forward to the privilege of serving your family and our greater community this year, and for many more to come. Wishing you your healthiest best,

Robert H. Malte Chief Executive Officer



for the heart, side at every beat.

Table of Contents Features 04 | Lifesaving Heart Care 07 | CPR Training Prevails When Minutes Matter 08 | Heart to Heart with Dr. Rachael Wyman 10 | Regaining Strength as Part of a Heart Community

Heart disease can affect even the healthiest men and women. Despite the best intentions to balance diet, exercise, stress and many of life’s additional demands, an unexpected diagnosis can stop you in your tracks. As a partner in helping our community to live at its healthiest best, it’s our goal to help patients prevent health complications before they become serious problems. But when a challenging heart prognosis is unavoidable—as three patients featured in this issue found—the physicians, providers, nurses and staff of EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care partner with you, from the uncertainty that can come with such a diagnosis, to navigation of the most effective treatment options and through an individualized rehabilitation program designed to provide you with lifelong support, resources and encouragement. In this issue of Monitor, you’ll meet the patients and their families who faced the emotional and physical trauma of a cardiac event and prevailed to share their stories and their commitment to heart-healthy living.

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12 | Navigating EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care

Updates 14 | Introducing Safe Kids Eastside EvergreenHealth Welcomes New Practices Recognized for Quality and Patient Experience Save the Date: “Shaking? It Could Be Essential Tremor” Seminar

In Every Issue 02 | Message from the CEO 15 | Health Classes 18 | EvergreenHealth Foundation 20 | Primary, Urgent, Emergency and Specialty Care

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Lifesaving Heart A Bothell man credits EvergreenHealth’s coordinated approach for his health—and life—today.

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The Gregorich family had always maintained good

health. In fact, when they were growing up, Geoff and Lynn

Gregorich’s kids hardly missed a day of school. Outside of

regular checkups, the Bothell

family was fortunate to avoid accidents or injuries that

required a trip to the hospital. PICTURED above: geoff and lynn gregorich

“I hadn’t so much as seen the inside of a hospital in many years,” Geoff Gregorich says. But when he visited his primary care provider for his annual physical exam in June 2012, the seemingly healthy 62-year-old was launched down a path of life-altering health events that would change his perspective entirely. “That physical probably saved my life,” Gregorich recalls. It was near the end of the routine exam when Gregorich’s primary care provider, Dr. Doug Portelance of EvergreenHealth Internal Medicine + Primary Care, listened to Gregorich’s heart and detected a faint arrhythmia. “It sounded to me like atrial fibrillation, which can be fairly common,” Dr. Portelance says of Gregorich’s slightly irregular heartbeat. An in-office electrocardiogram (EKG), which can measure the heart’s electrical activity, confirmed his suspicions. But there was something unusual about Gregorich’s presentation. He didn’t have any of the common risk factors for atrial fibrillation, so Dr. Portelance referred him to EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care for additional tests.

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Coordinated Care Bothell resident Geoff Gregorich was diagnosed with a rare heart tumor after a routine visit to his primary care provider revealed a slightly irregular heartbeat. In just a week’s time, Gregorich’s doctors, including primary care provider Dr. Doug Portelance, cardiologist Dr. William Getchell and cardiac surgeon Dr. Gautam Velamoor, worked swiftly and seamlessly to diagnose and remove the threatening mass, ultimately saving Gregorich’s life. PICTURED At LEFT: dr. Doug Portelance and geoff gregorich

Within a few days, Gregorich was on EvergreenHealth’s Kirkland campus undergoing a complete workup of diagnostic imaging tests that would help specialists pinpoint the cause of his abnormal heart activity. That’s when an echocardiogram detected what no one expected.

was that I’d be having open-heart surgery the next day,” Gregorich says.

“When patients trust us with their care, we take care of everything,” Dr. Getchell says of EvergreenHealth’s comprehensive and coordinated approach to heart care. “And our relationship with Virginia Mason makes The echo test’s ultrasound images revealed a tumor in it a seamless process for patients to receive complete the left ventricle of Gregorich’s heart that was restricting care. Once they are in our care, they can rest assured that 80 percent of his heart’s blood flow. Dr. William Getchell, they’re not going to navigate the system alone.” a cardiologist by specialty and medical director of Barely a week after his lifesaving physical with invasive cardiology at EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Dr. Portelance, Gregorich was scheduled for open-heart Care, diagnosed Gregorich with an atrial myxoma— surgery at Virginia Mason, where a cardiac surgery team a rare but extremely dangerous tumor within the led by Dr. Gautam Velamoor successfully removed heart. Though itself benign, the tumor’s placement the tumor. can leave patients at high risk for a debilitating stroke or even death.

“Any time blood flow is obstructed, it’s a serious condition. Equally concerning is that myxomas can accumulate blood clots and spit small pieces of the clots off, causing a stroke. Fixing the condition is an urgent situation,” Dr. Getchell explains.

That evening, while the clinic was closing for the day, Dr. Getchell shared the diagnosis with Gregorich and immediately began making phone calls that would set Gregorich’s expedited care plan in motion. “I remember Dr. Getchell telling me that the good news was that my heart was in great shape, but the bad news

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“Although everything happened so quickly, I never felt for one second that there was any doubt about the care process. At each step, my doctors anticipated every possibility and truly provided world-class care,” Gregorich says, looking back on his journey. “I really believe they saved my life.”

Stronger Together EvergreenHealth’s partnership with Virginia Mason builds upon the clinical capabilities of each organization’s physicians and technology to create a broader network of coordinated cardiac care for those who live in the Puget Sound region, offering nationally recognized clinical outcomes and safety, and exceptional patient experiences and value.


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CPR Training Prevails When Minutes Matter Despite beginning with engine troubles and ending with a hospital stay, June 30, 2013, was one of the luckiest days of Tim Nugent’s life. PICTURED above: laura and Tim nugent

With one day left before the start of crab season, the 57-year-old Seattle resident was getting his boat ready for a three-day solo fishing trip, but things weren’t going as planned. Instead of heading out on the water, Nugent found himself laboring under the hot summer sun, trying to deal with the engine problems that were delaying his adventure.

For the next eight minutes, Laura and the 911 operator counted together as Laura performed hands-only CPR on her husband. She continued chest compressions until paramedics arrived on the scene and took Tim to EvergreenHealth.

Then the unimaginable happened. “The EvergreenHealth team was ready for Tim before he even got out of the ambulance,” says Laura. “There were people ready to take me to see him and tell me what was going on. There were wonderful nurses there to reassure me.”

“After piddling around outside, trying to figure out why the engine wasn’t running, he came into the house and told me he had a pain in the middle of his back,” says Laura Nugent, Tim’s wife. “He couldn’t figure out if he’d pulled a muscle trying to lift heavy crab pots into the boat or something like that, but he tried to lay down with an ice pack and nothing helped.”

And there were cardiac experts Dr. Christopher Price and Dr. William Getchell to care for Tim, who promptly recovered following the placement of two stents in his arteries. But the key to Tim’s health was his wife’s preparedness and quick thinking.

Moments later, Laura heard Tim call her name from the living room. “I’ve never heard him call me in that tone, in that way, so I grabbed my phone and went running to him,” she remembers. “I’m calling his name and shouting, ‘Are you OK?’ and I see his eyes are rolled back in his head, his tongue is hanging out and he isn’t breathing.”

Without CPR to keep Tim’s blood flowing, he could have suffered permanent brain injuries or heart damage. “Laura did a great job, and I am very fortunate to be alive,” says Tim, who made it through the life-threatening experience with just a few sore ribs. “It happened so quickly, and there was no warning. That’s why people really need to know CPR.”

Tim had suffered a heart attack—and Laura knew exactly what to do next. Although she was in a terrifying scenario, the 45-year-old CPR and first aid instructor kept her cool and called 911. Then she relied on the lifesaving skills she currently teaches bus drivers as part of her job with the Northshore School District.

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EvergreenHealth offers regular community health educational seminars on CPR and first aid. For registration information, see the Health Classes section in this issue, visit or call 425.899.3000.

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Women & heart disease

Heart to Heart with Dr. Rachael Wyman While heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death among women, beating out all cancers combined, studies show that few women see it as the greatest threat to their health and longevity. EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care Medical Director of Noninvasive Cardiology Dr. Rachael Wyman sat down with us to share what women should know about their risks and the important ways they can prevent heart disease by being informed and making smart choices.


There seems to be a greater emphasis on women’s cardiac health in recent years. Has that made an impact on the rates of women who suffer from heart disease? We’ve made a lot of progress over the last 15 years or so in raising awareness of heart disease as an equal opportunity disease—that it affects women just as it does men. And the good news is that the heart disease death rate in both men and women is declining, thanks in large part to the American Heart Association and its dedication to promoting cardiac health, in women especially. Still, more women die each year from heart disease than men, and there’s more we can be doing to prevent our risks.

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What are the best ways for women to prevent heart disease and maintain good cardiac health? When it comes to the heart, women must take charge of making the smart and healthy lifestyle choices they know they should be making but that often get overlooked. Beyond those good decisions, there are a number of noninvasive tests our specialists can run to measure your risk for heart complications. Those, along with taking a look at family history, can tell us a lot about the likelihood of heart disease. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, I tell women to listen to their intuition. If something does not seem right about how you feel, schedule an appointment with your doctor to get it checked out.

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Who, among women, is at risk for heart disease?

It’s really important to know that heart disease can affect women at any age, regardless of family history and overall health. I do see a lot of women, though, who have put off seeking care because the disease often begins to develop at a time when they are their busiest. They are in their 50s or 60s, not yet retired, and stretched thin from taking care of others before themselves. Our tendency as women to delay getting care is often what accelerates the risk of the disease. For women who develop heart disease, it’s rarely from just one major risk factor. It’s typically a combination of several declining health attributes that compound each other: Her cholesterol is a bit off, her blood pressure is perhaps a little high, she’s gained some weight from inactivity and poor diet habits, and she’s recently had higher stress levels.


What warning signs should women watch for?

It’s often difficult to catch some of the major risk factors while they are developing. High cholesterol, high blood pressure and even diabetes are often fairly asymptomatic, and they offer few signs until they’re serious health issues. Women need to be diligent about communicating with their doctors and tracking their blood pressure and cholesterol levels over time. Women should also know the symptoms of acute cardiac distress and when to seek immediate medical care. Chest pain or discomfort is a common red flag, along with an achy, heavy feeling, which is an indicator of coronary artery disease. That feeling can radiate to the back, up into the jaw, down the arms or shoulders, oftentimes on the left side. Other symptoms, like shortness of breath, sweating or nausea or feeling excessively fatigued, are common, as well.

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Did You Know? “Low-fat” and “heart-healthy” aren’t necessarily synonymous. In fact, studies show that eating a Mediterranean-style diet, which is rich in healthy fats, provides the most beneficial nutrition for reducing the risk of heart disease. Many of the healthy fats in a Mediterranean diet are unsaturated, and they primarily come from plant-based foods such as olive oil, nuts and certain vegetables. Unsaturated fats, when substituted for saturated fats, may reduce unhealthy low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels—often considered the “bad” cholesterol—and may help promote high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which is good for your heart and your overall health.

Consider these Mediterranean-style diet guidelines when planning your next meal: • E  at plenty of plant-based foods, including fruits and leafy green vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. • O  pt for fish or poultry as your main protein. •T  ry to limit red meat to just a few times a month. If you do eat red meat, choose lean cuts that are about the size of a deck of cards. • R  eplace butter with moderate amounts of olive oil or canola oil. • S  kip the salt and use fresh herbs and spices to enhance flavor. • P  air your meal with a glass of red wine—of course, this is optional and should be done in moderation. For more healthy meal ideas, visit

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Regaining Strength

as Part of a Heart Community After a heart attack, the thought of returning to exercise and physical activity is daunting. That’s how 57-year-old Woodinville resident Ted Perry—who’d been used to an active Northwest lifestyle—says he felt after he suffered a mild heart attack in April 2013. It was the night before Perry was planning to leave on a trip to Montana when he felt an ache toward the back of his jaw—a sensation unlike anything he’d ever felt before, but one he knew should be taken seriously. It turned out that despite his good physical condition, Perry had a previously undetected severe artery blockage that caused his symptoms to appear suddenly. His doctors at EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care recommended a stenting procedure to clear the blockage, and after just two nights in the hospital, Perry was back at home, thankful his heart attack hadn’t been worse, but uncertain what the future might hold.

PICTURED above: ted perry

offer personalized exercise, counseling, education and lifestyle-change resources designed to improve cardiac health and overall wellness.

“Patients come to us as individuals and often leave as part of a greater heart community.”

“I was especially anxious about returning to exercise and wasn’t confident in starting to be active again,” Perry recalls. It was an unfamiliar role for this avid golfer, fly fisherman, hiker and sailor. Perry’s care team referred him to EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Wellness Services, which offers rehabilitation programs for all patients recovering from cardiac events. It’s where specialists with expertise in cardiology, exercise physiology, nutrition and pharmacology come together to


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Did You Know? The American Heart Association recommends getting 30 minutes of exercise a day, but did you know that three 10-minute bursts are just as beneficial to your overall fitness as one 30-minute session? For more tips like these, visit eatwellplaymore.

Most notably, it’s a place where patients can find a community of people who understand their challenges and who work side by side to overcome barriers that are both physical and emotional. “Patients come to us as individuals and often leave as part of a greater heart community,” explains Jeff Roberts, manager of EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Wellness Services. “There’s a healthy synergy among patients supporting

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each other and between the providers who work oneon-one with them to reach their goals.” Perry was paired with Nancy Smith, a registered nurse and Heart & Vascular Wellness Services case manager, who worked with him to establish his exercise thresholds based on his heart-rate targets and the level of activity Perry hoped to achieve.

“Our goal is to help patients regain independence in a safe environment so that they’re comfortable being active at home,” Smith says. “That’s the benefit it gave me,” Perry adds. “The workouts were closely monitored so we could see exactly what was happening with my heart. It gave me a lot of security when doing some fairly strenuous activity.” Beyond the regular exercise sessions, Perry took advantage of educational classes that aim to help participants navigate lifestyle changes and lower their risk factors. “I learned that even at 57, I wasn’t the youngest person in the program and my heart attack wasn’t the most

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severe. The camaraderie you build with others going through the same experience really helps. Everyone is in it together,” Perry says. But EvergreenHealth’s program and others like it across the country have proven to be more than just emotionally beneficial. “Patients who go through a cardiac rehabilitation program are generally among those with lower mortality rates,” Roberts adds. Still, despite that good news, national data from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation indicates that such programs are a largely underutilized service, with just a fraction of eligible patients opting to participate. According to Roberts, however, EvergreenHealth’s participation rates are good, and impending changes to health care insurance coverage may encourage broader participation, as well. As for Perry, though he’s successfully completed his personalized 12-week rehabilitation program, he says the benefits—in the form of both the friendships and the knowledge he’s gained—continue to make an impact. He even plans to teach a fellow participant how to sail. “These are things that’ll stay with me the rest of my days,” he says.

Step by Step EvergreenHealth rehabilitation and wellness case manager Nancy Smith, RN, worked with Ted Perry on interval training techniques—which alternate higher-intensity exercise with lower-intensity recovery periods—to help the Woodinville resident gradually return to physical activity after a heart attack. Perry says he continues to use many of the exercises he learned in the rehabilitation program as part of his regular workouts today. PICTURED At LEFT: Nancy smith, rn, and ted perry


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Navigating EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care Entry Points into EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care

Primary Care

Patients often enter Heart & Vascular Care with a referral from their primary care provider to investigate symptoms that may require a higher level of noninvasive or invasive treatments.

Heart & Vascular Care

Heart & Vascular Wellness Services

The Heart & Vascular Care practice offers comprehensive diagnostic services and treatment for a range of conditions affecting the cardiovascular system. The practice’s team of cardiologists and vascular surgeons consults with adult patients to care for a range of complexities. They provide comprehensive care for managing chronic diseases, assist with heartdevice management, and provide access to innovative treatments for other conditions.

Patients recovering from a cardiac event receive comprehensive education, exercise training, counseling and lifestyle-change resources from this state-of-theart center in EvergreenHealth’s DeYoung Pavilion. An individualized rehabilitation program guides patients through their recovery, helping them return to an active lifestyle with the tools to successfully manage their condition and prevent future complications.

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EvergreenHealth’s Kirkland and Redmond emergency departments quickly diagnose signs of a possible heart attack, as well as other cardiac conditions, and ensure patients receive immediate intervention and treatment from the appropriate specialty team.

Cholesterol Management Services Specialists offer a focused, one-onone approach to help patients reduce their cholesterol and minimize their risk of heart disease. These services offer comprehensive support that joins nutrition and exercise consultation with medication management to help patients balance their cholesterol levels through smart lifestyle choices.

What’s Your Risk? Visit EvergreenHealth’s online assessment tool to evaluate how your lifestyle, family history and overall health may contribute to your risk of having a heart attack or suffering from heart disease.


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EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care Providers You have access to a full continuum of cardiovascular services when you are in our care. The specialists of EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care work in tandem with primary care providers and emergency physicians to treat patients in need of specialty care from EvergreenHealth’s team of heart and vascular doctors. Access EvergreenHealth’s range of heart and vascular care and services by visiting or call 425.899.0555.

patient self-referral

Patients don’t need a physician referral to see an EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular provider. Those seeking preventive, diagnostic and interventional treatment may also contact EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care directly at 425.899.0555.

The physicians, providers, nurses and staff of EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care collaborate as a team, along with primary care providers and specialists across the organization, to offer the most coordinated approach to patientcentered care. William Getchell, MD Medical Director of Invasive Cardiology Rachael Wyman, MD Medical Director of Noninvasive Cardiology Lena Avedissian, MD Edward Kim, MD

Heart Imaging Services Providers specializing in noninvasive diagnostic testing use a range of tests, combined with a patient’s symptoms and medical and family history, to fully understand potential heart conditions before the patient’s care is escalated to more invasive procedures. Some of the tests offered include echocardiography, or cardiac ultrasound, stress testing and nuclear cardiology, which helps trace blood flow within the cardiovascular system.

Anticoagulation Services Pharmacists work with patients to provide careful medical management and prevention of blood-clotting disorders. By offering attentive, ongoing, collaborative care, these services strive to achieve excellent outcomes while preventing the complications that otherwise might occur.


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Catheterization Services

Rubin Maidan, MD

Catheterization services offer minimally invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures, such as stenting, that can open and treat heart artery blockages to improve blood flow to the heart muscle.

James Schneider, MD

Vascular Imaging & Surgical Services EvergreenHealth’s vascular specialists are equipped to diagnose and treat a range of conditions affecting the circulatory system outside of the heart. Among the clinic’s specialties is treatment of aneurysms, blocked arteries, and blood clots, along with care for conditions including Raynaud’s disease, varicose veins, and many other vascular issues.

Mark Ombrellaro, MD Christopher Price, MD Ramandeep Sidhu, MD Mark Vossler, MD Cynthia Warner, MD Jason Montemayor, PA-C Irina Penev, PA Randi Leonetti, MSN, ARNP Rachel Maas, ARNP Laurie Niernberg, ARNP Julie Young, ARNP

Virginia Mason Partners providing care and services at EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care

Mark Hill, MD Michael Longo, MD Robert Rho, MD Gautam Velamoor, MD J. Susie Woo, MD


EvergreenHealth Updates Introducing Safe Kids Eastside EvergreenHealth is proud to lead Safe Kids Eastside, a newly established local coalition of Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing unintentional injury among children across the world. Locally, Safe Kids Eastside aims to serve as a resource for parents with the goal of preventing avoidable injuries to youth, driven by the support of member organizations including the Brain Injury Association of Washington, King County Emergency Medical Services, the Kirkland Police Department and many more. Through community outreach, events and educational opportunities, Safe Kids Eastside focuses primarily on preventing pedestrian, child passenger and sports-related injuries, which are all leading causes of emergency room visits among children in East King County. To learn more about the Safe Kids mission or to find an upcoming event in your area, visit

Recognized for Quality and Patient Experience EvergreenHealth begins 2014 with the special honor of its fifth Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence recognition by Healthgrades, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings organization. The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence award places EvergreenHealth among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide. Healthgrades also recently recognized EvergreenHealth among “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” for its pulmonary and gastrointestinal specialties. For more information on EvergreenHealth’s commitment to quality, visit


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Evergreenhealth Welcomes New Practices Several new practices have recently joined the EvergreenHealth network, each serving to expand the community’s access to specialists and high-quality care across a wide range of practice areas.


EvergreenHealth Colon and Rectal Care EvergreenHealth Diabetes and Endocrinology Care EvergreenHealth Internal Medicine + Primary Care EvergreenHealth Kidney Care EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care EvergreenHealth Women’s Care EvergreenHealth Women’s Care, Monroe EvergreenHealth Women’s Gynecological Care EvergreenHealth Signature Care, Woodinville Explore EvergreenHealth’s range of services, practice areas and specialists by calling the EvergreenHealth 24/7 Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000 or by visiting

Save the Date “Shaking? It Could Be Essential Tremor” Seminar Approximately 10 million Americans are affected by essential tremor (ET), a progressive neurological disorder that can cause shaking in the body and lead to significant disability. Yet, because of stereotypes and a lack of awareness, many people with ET never seek medical care. Join EvergreenHealth neurologist Dr. Sindhu Srivatsal and Swedish Medical Center neurologist Dr. Ryder Gwinn for a free seminar where they will explain ET and its causes, and also discuss diagnosis, research and treatment options. Saturday, January 25, 2014 Check-in at 9:30 a.m., program 10 a.m.–noon Bellevue Hilton, 300 Lake Washington Blvd. SE, Bellevue Registration required at

Health Classes

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Register for Classes Online or by Phone For your convenience, you may register and pay for classes 24/7 online at You may also call the EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000, Mon.­– Fri., 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Checks, VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Refunds and rescheduling will only be given for cancellations two business days prior to the class. Let us know if you need special accommodations to participate.

BREAKTHROUGH TREATMENT FOR PAIN There’s nothing worse than pain that keeps you from your work, your favorite activities or just getting out of bed in the morning without hurting. At our free seminars, learn how our advanced treatment technologies can help you get back to life pain-free. Knee or Hip Pain Jan. 30 Back Pain TBD Please call 425.899.3000 or visit for times, locations and registration. WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? Experts from the EvergreenHealth Bariatric Center will discuss surgical options, postoperative follow-up, lifestyle changes, financial information and nutrition support. Feb. 5, 17, Mar. 5, 17, Apr. 2, 21, 6-8:30 p.m. UNDERSTANDING HOSPICE CARE Join us for this interactive and educational class designed to offer information about hospice as an option for care at the end of life. This program will share an overview of hospice philosophy and services, as well as information about the end-of-life process. Feb. 15, 9 a.m.–noon.

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MANAGING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Get the lowdown on high blood pressure, including risk factors and current treatment options. Learn how you can manage high blood pressure. Mar. 11, 6-8 p.m., $10/person.

Parenting & Relationships

Free Seminars

PARENT EFFECTIVENESS TRAINING (P.E.T.) P.E.T. offers principles and practices that promote harmonious relationships between parents and their children, between children and their siblings, and indeed between all who learn to use the P.E.T. approach to getting along with others. P.E.T. skills and concepts have been proven effective for anyone working with children or families—parents and professionals alike. This eightweek series starts Apr. 1, 7-9 p.m., $200/person or $350/couple.

THE HEALING POWER OF HUMOR Join humor specialist Donna Oiland for a fun-filled discussion of the healing power of humor and how to incorporate laughter into your everyday routine. Mar. 25, 6-8 p.m., $10/person. YOGA FOR THE FAMILY Practicing yoga together as a family is a wonderful way to strengthen connections, build self-awareness, and develop calming techniques along with other tools for life. You and your child will explore movement, breath and meditation in fun and inspiring ways while spending time together as a family in a supportive yoga environment. This is a fun and lively class appropriate for strong walkers to age 8 with an adult. Please bring one yoga mat per person. Mar. 26, 7-8:30 p.m., $10/person or $25/family.

Wellness & Healthy Living RELAX AND RENEW Experience how meditation and visualization can give you a break in your day from stress and worry. Learn how to renew your energy and spirit by focusing on the present moment. Jan. 29, 6-8 p.m., $10/person. COLON CANCER Come learn about colon health, prevention of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers and all the screening options. Feb. 4, 6-8 p.m., free.

BELLY AND BRAIN CONNECTIONS Understand how inflammation in your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, allergens from food, and bad bacteria may not only affect your digestion but also alter your mood. We’ll discuss diet, lifestyle and food choices to make digestion easier and keep your belly healthy and happy. Apr. 24, 6-8 p.m., $10/person.

HOW TO START A FITNESS REGIMEN Ready to start a fitness regimen but don’t know where to start? Learn techniques, skills, tools and tips on how to establish and maintain a program and have fun while doing it! Feb. 27, 6-8 p.m., $10/person.

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EAT WELL. PLAY MORE. HEALTHIEST BEST FAIR ­– SAVE THE DATE! May 17, 2014 Please visit in April for more details.

Emergency & Safety Information BABYSITTING BASICS For ages 11 to 16. Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50. INFANT/CHILD CPR AND FIRST AID Participants receive an infant/ child CPR and first aid card valid for two years. Jan. 25, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $55. INFANT AND CHILD CPR Participants receive an infant/ child CPR card valid for two years. Feb. 11, Mar. 11, 6-9:30 p.m., $45. $15 discount if also enrolled in Babysitting Basics. COMMUNITY CPR Participants receive a CPR card valid for two years. Feb. 1, Mar. 1, Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $45. COMMUNITY FIRST AID Participants receive a first aid card valid for two years. Feb. 1, Mar. 1, Apr. 5, 30, 1-5 p.m., $45. COMMUNITY CPR and FIRST AID Participants receive a CPR and first aid card valid for two years. Feb. 1, Mar. 1, Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $80. HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CPR Participants receive an American Heart Association health care provider CPR card valid for two years. Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 15, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, 6-9:30 p.m., $70; includes textbook.

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ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT For health care providers only. Twopart class begins Feb. 13, Apr. 10, 4-10 p.m., $245; includes textbook. Recertification students only need to take second day of class. PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT For health care providers only. Two-part class begins Mar. 13, 4-10 p.m., $245; includes textbook. Recertification students only need to take second day of class.

Senior Health Classes In addition to the classes offered at EvergreenHealth Medical Center, we offer classes and health screenings at other convenient community locations. Visit www. for class schedules and locations. AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM Interested in improving your driving skills and possibly receiving an insurance discount? This program, designed and conducted by AARP, provides eight hours of classroom instruction covering the effects of aging and medication on driving, basic driving rules, license renewal and more. Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $15 AARP members, $20 nonmembers. IS IT MY THYROID? Fatigue, weight problems, dry skin and hair, mood swings and depression are all signs of thyroid problems. Women are especially vulnerable. Learn about various thyroid conditions, their impacts and treatment options. Feb. 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free. FALL PREVENTION AND BALANCE FOR OLDER ADULTS Avoid pain and injury by learning what steps you can take to improve balance and prevent falls in your home and daily routines. Mar. 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free. HOME TREATMENTS FOR COMMON SPRING ALLERGIES & COLDS Cut down on being sick by treating yourself with simple, natural remedies that boost the immune system and speed healing. Apr. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free.


Neurological & Movement Disorders EvergreenHealth Neurological Care offers classes and support groups to aid patients living with a variety of neurological diseases and movement disorders. PARKINSON’S TELEHEALTH View live, interactive educational talks designed to help patients and families improve their knowledge of Parkinson’s disease. Second Monday of every month, 2-3:30 p.m., free. For more information, visit FALL PREVENTION FOR PEOPLE WITH NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS Understanding why people with neurologic conditions fall and what you can do to reduce your risk for falls is key to your safety and independence. Join us to learn about the causes of falls and what you can do to prevent falls and stay active and independent. Jan. 31, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., free. DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S Learn to stretch and strengthen muscles, focusing on balance and rhythm through many styles of dance. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. To inquire about the winter series start date, please call the EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000. COMMUNICATION GROUP Improve your communication skills. For those with stroke, Parkinson’s or other neurological changes. Second Thursday of every month, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., $5. NEUROLOGICAL EXERCISE GROUP Gentle stretch and strength exercises done in a chair or standing. For patients affected by neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s, stroke and multiple sclerosis. $20 for one time per week for four weeks, or $30 for two times a week for four weeks. 1-1:50 p.m.

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FROM-THE-GROUND-UP STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY This mat-oriented class includes elements of yoga, dumbbell exercise, ball exercises and exercise bands to strengthen core, legs, arms and whole body. Every Monday and Friday, 2-3 p.m., $5 per session. LIVING WELL AFTER STROKE Information and support for stroke survivors and their care partners. First Tuesday of the month, 2-3 p.m., free. EVERGREEN MEN’S GROUP Support group for those affected by neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and stroke. Second Tuesday of every month, 3-4:30 p.m., free. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR MS Restore, renew and regenerate your energy. Therapeutic yoga for people living with MS develops mind-body awareness, stability, coordination and balance, and calms your nervous system. Our teaching team’s adaptive yoga training and experience create a safe, skilled and compassionate environment to explore health, wholeness and well-being. Class is accessible for all levels and capacities. Six-week series begin Feb. 18, Apr. 1, 9:30-11 a.m., $30. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR MS WORKSHOP This workshop will refine your proprioception and help you cultivate a healing relationship with your body. Class targets those who are new to yoga or who have limited mobility. Mar. 1, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20.

Childbirth Preparation For class dates and times or to register for classes, go to www. or call the EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000. Register early during your pregnancy, as classes fill quickly. MATERNITY CENTER TOUR A free 20-minute tour for those researching their birthing center options. Registration required; also offered in Spanish.

WARM WELCOMES This class series taught by our labor nurses helps newly expectant parents understand their pregnancy and plan for their birth journey, with Celebrating Your Early Pregnancy (1st trimester), Kickers (2nd trimester) and Getting Ready for Baby (3rd trimester). A great introduction to the Family Maternity Center, and a good way to connect with other parents who have similar due dates. $25/couple per class. LABOR & BIRTH BASICS This core series for first-time parents covers labor and birth, pain management, cesarean birth, interventions, breastfeeding and postpartum care. Includes a tour of the Family Maternity Center. $145/couple. LABOR & BIRTH BASICS – TEENS AND MULTIPLES This core series for teens and multiples covers labor and birth, pain management, cesarean birth, interventions, infant feeding and postpartum care. $120/couple. LABOR COPING SKILLS REVIEW Intensive session focusing on the labor coping skills learned in childbirth preparation classes. This class is designed to review and practice coping skills only. For experienced parents or couples wanting additional practice. $35/couple. HYPNOBIRTHING® – THE MONGAN METHOD Use guided imagery, visualization and patterned breathing for a safe and satisfying birth. Five-week series, $135/couple, plus $25 materials fee due at class. SIBLINGS CLASS Prepare siblings for the arrival of a new baby. For children ages 2 to 6. Parents attend with children. $15/one child, $25/two or more. CONSCIOUS FATHERING New fathers learn to anticipate their baby’s five basic needs through hands-on instruction and practice. $40.

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FIT4BABY PROGRAM A total-body interval workout adjusted to the various pregnancy phases of the attendees. Includes cardio, strength training and flexibility exercises. Six-week session, $90. HEALTHY EATING FOR PREGNANCY AND BEYOND Improve your diet with practical tips on shopping, dining out, healthy snacking and more. $15. YOGA FOR PREGNANCY Strengthen childbearing muscles, increase flexibility during pregnancy, and learn deep relaxation for lifelong health. Locations in Kirkland and Redmond. Sessions and price vary. PELVIC HEALTH CLASS Learn how to minimize pain during pregnancy and birth, optimize healing, and avoid future pelvic floor issues. $20. FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR EXPECTING PARENTS Learn about the importance of basic financial planning tools including, but not limited to, savings, protection, proper insurance coverage, college savings plans and long-term financial sustainability. Free. MEET THE MIDWIVES If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, attend an information session to learn more about midwifery care at EvergreenHealth. Free.

Baby Care & Safety DAY ABOUT BABY Learn about diapering, bathing, soothing, infant carriers, intro to breastfeeding and more. $75/couple. BREASTFEEDING BASICS AND BEYOND Information about breastfeeding benefits, anatomy of the breast, breastfeeding cues, special feeding needs, partner’s involvement and more. $35/couple.


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that unintentional injuries are the greatest risk to babies. Let us help you brush up on the basics of baby care and teach you some new tricks based on the latest best-practice recommendations. You have a unique role as a grandparent. Let us help you step into it. Topics include basic child development, safe sleep, medication safety, fire/burn safety, home safety, baby-proofing, car seat basics and supporting the new parents. $25/adult.

PUMPING CLASS Focus is on pumping and safe storage of breast milk, the different kinds of pumps available, and tips and techniques for pumping. $20/couple. CAR SEAT SAFETY The statistics are staggering: Four out of five car seats are not used properly, and motor vehicle crashes continue to be one of the most common causes of injury to children. Learn about choosing the best car seat for your baby and family, and how to install it properly in this hands-on class. If you have already purchased a car seat, bring it, but don’t worry about purchasing one before attending. Our Safe Kids Eastside instructors will provide you with information about features to look for when purchasing a car seat. $20/adult or $25/couple.

BRINGING BABY HOME WORKSHOP Expectant couples learn how to avoid marital meltdown and cope with the normal stressors of becoming parents. Two-day workshop, $150/couple. HAPPIEST BABY ON THE BLOCK Learn how to soothe even the fussiest baby in minutes. $60/ couple. Fee includes CD and DVD.

CAR SEAT INSPECTION CLINIC Let EvergreenHealth and Safe Kids Eastside help you keep your family safe in vehicles. Have your car seat checked by a certified child passenger safety technician. Donations suggested for this service.

HOP TO SIGNAROO® BABY SIGN LANGUAGE Use American Sign Language to reduce frustration and aid early communication with your hearing baby. Four-week series, $128/both parents or parent/grandparent, plus $19 supply fee.

NEW! INFANT SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION FOR PARENTS Everything new parents need to know about keeping their baby safe at home and at play as they grow is packed into this twohour class! Pediatricians agree that unintentional injuries are the greatest risk to babies. Let us help you learn the basics of preventing accidents, based on the latest bestpractice recommendations. Topics include basic child development, safe sleep, medication safety, fire/ burn safety, home safety, babyproofing and some car seat basics. $25/adult.

LISTENING MOTHERS This eight-week program, for mothers with babies who are up to 6 months old, emphasizes one of the most important relationships you will ever have, the parenting bond. Learn to tune into and respond to your baby’s needs, develop your identity as a mother, reflect on your own parenting style, and learn by sharing with other new mothers. $150/mother. PARENT-BABY GROUPS Weekly support and education for new parents with their babies. Groups are facilitated by trained parenting and lactation educators. Research-based parenting topics include postpartum adjustment, calming and soothing tips, infant development and more. Group for babies 0-3 months is free, $97 for 3-6, 6-9, 9-12 and 12-15 months.

NEW! JUST FOR GRANDPARENTS: BABY AND INFANT SAFETY Everything new grandparents want to learn about baby and infant safety is packed into this two-hour class! When it comes to child safety, a lot has changed. Pediatricians agree

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NEW! BACK-TO-WORK PARENT-BABY GROUP An extension of our popular Parent-Baby Groups designed specifically for moms and dads who have gone back to work. Group will meet twice a month for parents with babies 3-9 months. Parenting topics include feeding, sleep, relationships, balancing work with family life, and more. $97 for bimonthly session. TODDLER SERIES This four-week evening parenting series, taught by Parent-Baby Group leaders, will cover toddler development from 18 months to 3 years old. $80/one or both parents. THIS IS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED Support for new parents experiencing symptoms of postpartum distress. Meets the first and third Thursdays of the month, free. For more information, call 425.899.3602. STARTING SOLIDS Learn practical and researchbased information on the healthy feeding of solid foods for babies 4 to 12 months old. $25. BREASTFEEDING YOUR OLDER BABY Education and support for moms continuing to breastfeed beyond the first six months. $10. BABY & FAMILY BOUTIQUE Clothing, nursing bras and supplies for pregnancy, breastfeeding and your newborn. Visit www.

For dates, times and detailed information on each class, visit www.evergreenhealth. com/classes Register online, or call the EvergreenHealth Healthline at 425.899.3000 – Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.

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EvergreenHealth Foundation News Fashion for a Cause Supports Breast Health

2013 Seasons of Hope Luncheon

The second annual Fashion for a Cause event in September raised more than $22,000 to support EvergreenHealth’s Breast Health Care.

The fifth annual Seasons of Hope luncheon at the Lynnwood Convention Center in November raised $103,000 to support EvergreenHealth’s Hospice and Palliative Care programs and services.

Neiman Marcus closed its Bellevue store for this exclusive event, which featured a runway show previewing the fall’s hottest trends. Guests enjoyed a private shopping experience including cocktails, fashion experts and live music. Proceeds provide mammograms for uninsured women in our community. We extend a special thank-you to Neiman Marcus and the Puget Sound Business Journal for their extraordinary partnership in support of women’s health at EvergreenHealth.

Guests heard from keynote speaker Debra Jarvis, an Above: Author debra jarvis ordained minister and author below: robert h. malte, of “It’s Not About the Hair: evergreenhealth ceo And Other Certainties of Life & Cancer.” She has served as a hospice spiritual counselor and staff chaplain for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and commentates for NPR on spirituality and finding meaning in life’s challenges. Special thanks to guest speaker Dan Fisher, who shared the personal experience of his mother’s passing, which inspired him to become a volunteer for EvergreenHealth’s hospice program.

5K Run/Walk Raises Money, Awareness of Colon Cancer The third annual Get Your Rear in Gear 5K run/walk at Marymoor Park in November raised more than $22,500 benefiting EvergreenHealth’s Cancer Services and the Colon Cancer Coalition.

We would like to extend a special thank-you to Brooks Sports and AndEvents for partnering with us on this event, as well as to all the runners, walkers and volunteers who made it a success!


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Criss East, Bruce Wilson and Laurene Burton

Thank you to the following sponsors and all table captains who helped make this event a success:

Attendees explored a giant 10-foot-high, 12-footlong walk-through replica of the human colon, which allowed visitors to learn about stages of colon cancer and other intestinal diseases.

Guests from Table With a little help

Platinum Sponsors Bellevue Healthcare Wise Hospice Options

Silver Sponsors Aegis Living Chevron Corporation

Gold Sponsors Dignity Memorial Falck Northwest

Bronze Sponsors CarePartners Living Fedelta Care Solutions Homewatch CareGivers Synergy HomeCare



2014 EvergreenHealth Foundation Board of Trustees Officers Majdi Daher Denali Advanced Integration, Board Chair

Jeff Cashman Cashman Consulting & Investments, LLC, Treasurer

Kinnon Williams Williams & Williams, PSC, Vice Chair

Teddy Overleese Community Volunteer, Immediate Past Chair

Clara Hollin Lincoln Financial Advisors/ Sagemark Consulting, Secretary

Under The Big Top: 2014 Evergreen Gala

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Saturday, April 26 King County’s Marymoor Park in Redmond The elegance and thrill of a vintage circus await you at this spectacular black-tie evening. Guests will enjoy fine dining, silent and live auctions, surprise entertainment and dancing in a beautiful, climatecontrolled party tent.

Andy Hill, Washington State Senator 45th District

Jeff Bander Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Donna Minahan Community Volunteer

Chuck Brockway Fortune Bank

Randy Pepple Pepple Communications

Olga Cherney Coldwell Banker Danforth & Associates

Michael Schaedig, Chateau Retirement Communities

This year’s gala benefits EvergreenHealth’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit, with proceeds supporting a specialized “home transition” room to simulate the environment patients must adjust to when returning home following serious illness, injury or hospitalization.

Lucy DeYoung Simpson Hawley Properties

Limited space available–make reservations early at or by phone at 425.899.1900.

Bob Ferguson, Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shop

Don Dicks Community Volunteer Doug Edlund PAC Promotions

Karen Snepp Community Volunteer Jeff Tomlin, MD CMO, EvergreenHealth Amy Walen Ford-Hyundai of Kirkland

2014 EvergreenHealth Foundation Ex Officio Members

2013 Campaign for EvergreenHealth Thank you to the staff, physicians and volunteers who contributed more than $126,000 to support the programs and services of EvergreenHealth.

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John F. Sherwood, Sr. Peterson Russell Kelly, PLLC

Mike Fulton, Advanced Renal Technologies

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Christie Elliott at 425.899.1906 or


Tim Baer Puget Sound Bank

Al DeYoung, Donn Al Investments, Inc.

Bob Malte, CEO EvergreenHealth

R. Scott Burks, MD President, EvergreenHealth Medical Staff

Kae Peterson Executive Director, EvergreenHealth Foundation

Auggie Kempf Cashman Consulting & Investments, LLC

Eric Taylor, MD EvergreenHealth

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12040 NE 128th Street Kirkland, WA 98034

Multiple Locations for All Levels of Care We make health care easy and convenient. Our primary care practices offer night and weekend hours, with Sunday walk-in care available at Canyon Park. We also provide more than two dozen specialty practices. EvergreenHealth Medical Group | The physicians and providers in these practices are all members of the EvergreenHealth Medical Group, a 175-physician multispecialty group practice that is part of EvergreenHealth. They are committed to providing you with the highest quality care and service that helps you to be your healthiest best throughout your entire life. For hours, directions and appointments, see our website at or call our 24-hour Nurse Navigator & Healthline at 425.899.3000.

Primary Care Canyon Park 1909 214th St. SE, Ste. 110 425.488.4988 Duvall 14720 Main St. NE, Ste. 109 425.788.4889 Kenmore 18208 66th Ave. NE, Ste. 200 425.485.6561 Kirkland 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 310 425.899.6700 Monroe 14841 179th Ave. SE, Ste. 210 360.217.1155 Redmond 8980 161st Ave. NE 425.899.2273 Sammamish 22850 NE 8th, Ste. 103 425.898.0305 Woodinville 16916 140th Ave. NE 425.481.6363 Signature Care, Woodinville 17311 135th Ave. NE, Ste. A700 425.488.4944

Urgent Care Redmond 8980 161st Ave. NE 425.883.3333 Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week Woodinville 16916 140th Ave. NE 425.488.2273 Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-8 p.m. S-S, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Specialty Practices Anticoagulation Services 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 415, Kirkland 425.899.2783 Booth Gardner Parkinson’s Care Center 12039 NE 128th St., Ste. 300, Kirkland 425.899.3123 Colon and Rectal Care 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 530, Kirkland 425.899.4600 Diabetes and Endocrinology Care 13118 121st Way NE, Ste. 103, Kirkland 425.899.6414 Diabetes Education & Nutrition Services 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 325, Kirkland 425.899.3008 General Neurology Care 12039 NE 128th St., Ste. 300, Kirkland 425.899.3135 Heart Care 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 320, Kirkland 425.899.0555 Kidney Care 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 400, Kirkland 425.453.8406 Lipid Services 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 415, Kirkland 425.899.3796 Maternal-Fetal Medicine 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 240, Kirkland 425.899.2200 Midwifery Care 12040 NE 128th St., Ste. 225 Kirkland 425.899.4012 Multiple Sclerosis Center 12039 NE 128th St., Ste. 300, Kirkland 425.899.5350 Orthopedic & Sports Care Kirkland • Redmond • Bellevue 425.899.4810 Pulmonary Care 12333 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 225, Kirkland 425.899.6972

Radiation Oncology 12040 NE 128th St., Green 1290, Kirkland 425.899.1860 Rehabilitation Care 12039 NE 128th St., Ste. 200, Kirkland 425.899.1960 Senior Health Specialists 11521 NE 128th St., Ste. 100, Kirkland 425.899.6800 Sleep Services 11521 NE 128th St., Ste. 130, Kirkland 425.899.4280 Sport & Spine Care 11800 NE 128th St., Ste. 530, Kirkland 425.899.1220 Vascular Care 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 500A, Kirkland 425.450.7007 Washington Interventional Spine Associates 11800 NE 128th St., Ste. 200, Kirkland 425.899.1210 Women’s Care 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 420, Kirkland 425.899.6400 Women’s Care, Monroe 14841 179th Ave SE, Ste. 310, Monroe 360.794.1444 Women’s Gynecological Care 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 400, Kirkland 425.899.4692 Wound Care Services 12303 NE 130th Lane, Ste. 400 Kirkland 425.899.2160

Emergency Care EvergreenHealth Medical Center 12040 NE 128th St., Kirkland 425.899.1700 Redmond Medical Center 8980 161st Ave. NE, Redmond 425.899.1111

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EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioners Al DeYoung Bothell/Duvall/Woodinville Jeanette Greenfield At Large Rebecca Hirt Kirkland/Kenmore R. August Kempf Redmond/Sammamish Chuck Pilcher, MD At Large Editor: EvergreenHealth Marketing & Public Relations Group & Firmani + Associates Inc. Photography: Keith Brofsky Design: Arscentia You may contact the Commissioners by email at EvergreenHealth Monitor is published as a community service by EvergreenHealth. Its contents are not intended to replace professional health care. See your health care professional for information relevant to your medical history. EvergreenHealth is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. For career opportunities at EvergreenHealth, visit our website at

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