Yakima has always been a community where people help people. Where people put others first. By working together, this community has helped Memorial create and build vital programs and facilities to meet our community's needs. Creating better health isn't just about technology or big buildings. It's about the people who provide care and our partnerships that make us stronger.
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is a 226-bed acute-care, nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima valley for more than 60 years. Memorial Family of Services includes primary care practices and specialty care services including high-quality cardiac care; cancer care through North Star Lodge; breast health at 'Ohana Mammography Center; acute hospice and respite care at Cottage in the Meadow, winner of the Circle of Life Award from the American Hospital Association for innovative palliative and end-of-life care; pain management at Water's Edge; an advanced NICU unit, the only place in Central Washington that offers specialty care for at-risk infants; advanced services for children with special health care needs at Children's Village; and The Memorial Foundation, a separate 501c(3) organization that raises funds for innovative health care programs in the Yakima Valley.