CEO Corner April 2018

CEO Corner April 2018

The Paradox of Rural Health Care Naches, Ellensburg and Tieton all, over the years, reached out to Community Health of Central Washington for help.  They needed better access to care, and they could not solve the problem alone. There was a time not that long ago that...
CEO Corner December 2017

CEO Corner December 2017

Your Feedback Gets Results In recent months almost all of our employees have contributed to the answer to this important question:  What would make CHCW a better place to work?  You completed surveys, sent suggestions, and attended focus group meetings.  I want to be...
CEO Corner November 2017

CEO Corner November 2017

I can be hard to satisfy.  It wasn’t enough that 257 employees (84% of you!) took the time to complete the Employee Engagement Survey this summer.  It wasn’t enough that you filled 63 pages with narrative comments with your responses.  Next, I asked your Leaders to...
CEO Corner October 2017

CEO Corner October 2017

25 years!  It sounds like a long time….but it felt like a short time.  How can that be?  I guess when you have a steady purpose, and you pursue it one day at a time, it adds up.  It’s just a whole bunch of days.  You don’t think much about it.   That’s why our 25th...
CEO Corner  January 2018

CEO Corner January 2018

2018: It’s Cold Outside …and I’m not just talking about the weather. CHCW workers performed admirably in 2017.  Your efforts advanced our service and education missions in important ways.  All the while, the collaboration between staff and Leaders to improve CHCW as a...
CEO Corner February 2018

CEO Corner February 2018

In Praise of Careers of Service Dr. Jeffery Bartlett joined the (then) young practice at Yakima Pediatrics in 1985. He was fresh out of residency at Children’s Hospital in Seattle. He has served the needs of Yakima’s kids continuously ever since. He was a recognized...