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TOP NEWS & THIS WEEK’S EVENTS

  • InDemand Users: Scheduled maintenance will occur Fri., Dec. 6 from 12 a.m. – 2 a.m. Some InDemand sessions may fail to connect on the first attempt during this time. Sessions should connect when attempted a second time. Contact Stratus Video with questions: support@stratusvideo.com or 855-663-1231
  • Generations OB/GYN: Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Kevin Harrington at Generations OB/GYN will no longer be accepting OB patients. He will continue to see patients for GYN concerns. Contact Generations at 509-248-3440 with questions.
  • High 5: High 5 for Dr. Krithika Ramachandran!

Dr. Dave Krueger has chosen Dr. Krithika Ramachandran, a pulmonologist at Yakima Lung & Asthma, as the next High 5 honoree! Dr. Krueger says, “Krithika is smarts with a smile. She is a combination of superb clinician always ready to consult and help, and a warm-hearted leader with top-notch communication skills. Her ICU rounds highlight this balance — she brings gentle humor and patient-centered state-of-the-art care. You are a great example for all of us, Krithika!”

EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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Holiday Open House at the Gift Shop

Friday, Dec. 6

The Memorial Gift Shop

Everyone!

Stop in for complimentary fudge and coffee, a prize drawing and 20% off on all holiday products!

Holiday Meal at the Café

Wednesday,
Dec. 18,

11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.,

5 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 19,

12:30 a.m. – 3 a.m.

VMM’s Café

Team Members

It’s time for the annual holiday meal for team members, hosted by VMM’s café! On the menu this year is steak, fettucine alfredo, roasted veggies, rolls, and more! This event usually feeds about 2,100 people, and the café serves nearly 800 lbs. of steak!! Don’t miss out!

Holiday Wreath Contest

Through
Dec. 19

North Star Lodge

808 N. 39th Ave, Yakima

Everyone

It’s time for the annual holiday wreath contest at North Star Lodge! Stop by and cast your vote. Santa will be there to announce the winner on Dec. 19!

Holiday Music and Lights at North Star Lodge

Until Dec. 23

North Star Lodge

808 N. 39th Ave, Yakima

Everyone

Various musical acts will be performing at North Star Lodge throughout the holiday season. Listen to seasonal favorites while enjoying the cozy fire and beautiful decorations.

Children’s Miracle Network

Through

Dec. 28

Participating Panda Express locations

Everyone

Through Dec. 28, when you buy any Coca-Cola beverage at Panda Express, a portion of the proceeds will be donated through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to VMM’s NICU, Pediatric Unit, The Family Birthplace, and Children’s Village.

Children’s Miracle Network

Through
Dec. 25

Participating Ace Hardware locations

Everyone

This holiday season, local Ace Hardware stores are inviting customers to support kids across Central Washington treated at VMM’s NICU, Pediatric Unit, The Family Birthplace, and Children’s Village by rounding up their total to the nearest dollar and donating the change to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

You can always file a safety report here or by emailing:safety@yvmh.org

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

  • Serious Safety Event: The count of days since our last serious safety event has been reset. Find out why
  • November Leadership Blog: Read all the latest news from the recent Leadership meeting. Awards, budget news, organizational structure changes and more!
  • Changes to Benefit Enrollment for Life Events: As of Dec. 1, team members are no longer able to make these changes online. This change is due to system limitations within the online benefit enrollment platform. The benefit change form can be found on the benefits page of the intranet. Open Enrollment will still be available online each fall. Questions? Contact Derek Palmer at 509-575-8820 or derekpalmer@yvmh.org