Walla Walla General Hospital Nationally Recognized For Quality and Patient Satisfaction

Posted By: Adam Lee | December 28, 2015

Walla Walla General Hospital/Adventist Health has been recognized by national leading quality rating organizations for exceeding the criteria and standards of performance for quality outcomes and patient satisfaction. “This level of recognition does not happen by accident,” says Monty Knittel, President and CEO at WWGH. “It is through our intentional, hard work, and dedication to […]

LivingWell Podcast Features Pearce Beissinger, PA

Posted By: Adam Lee | November 20, 2015

The LivingWell Podcast this week features Pearce Beissinger, a physician assistant with Surgical Associates at Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular. On the show Pearce takes a break from talking heart health and discusses his other passion, mountain climbing and rescue. Listen to the blog below or head over to the LivingWellPDX.org blog to see the […]

Area doctors keep an eye on the heart’s electrical system

Posted By: Adam Lee | September 16, 2015

In the field of electronics, several terms come to mind, such as amperes, capacitors, currents, diodes and ohms. However, for cardiac surgeons, a different kind of electrical system is in play. Electrophysiology is one of the fasted growing fields in cardiac care, and at Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular (Adventist Medical Center in Portland), Dr. […]

WWGH Reaffirmed as Accredited Chest Pain Center

Posted By: Adam Lee | May 11, 2015

The Society of Chest Pain Centers has reaffirmed Walla Walla General Hospital as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, one of only eight hospitals in Washington State to achieve this distinction. WWGH received its first seal of accreditation from the society in 2012. “Receiving the chest pain center seal is an important distinction for the cardiology […]

“Heartwork” Coloring Contest Generates 383 Entries from Walla Walla Valley Children

Posted By: Adam Lee | March 04, 2015

Walla Walla General Hospital’s “HeartWork” children’s coloring contest, which encourages youth to express their unique views on heart health in conjunction with February’s National American Heart Month, received 383 entries in its second year. Eight winning submissions — four selected from each age category, ages 4–7 and 8–11 — will be displayed at Book & Game […]

Send a Healthy Heart E-Valentine

Posted By: Adam Lee | February 10, 2015

Valentines Day is almost here and Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular wants to help you show your valentine that you care about their heart. We’ve created a fun set of eCards that can be sent at the click of a button. Along with a punny message, the cards remind your special someone to take a […]

Home Is Where The Heart Care Is For Walla Walla

Posted By: Adam Lee | January 28, 2015

Walla Walla is a small community but one that is fortunate to have healthcare specialties that are often only found in larger cities. As one woman discovered, the care she needed for a heart attack was right here in Walla Walla. Mary Kay Pinnick recently shared her story with the Union Bulletin. She had a […]

Walla Walla General Hospital Welcomes New General Cardiologist

Posted By: Adam Lee | January 08, 2015

Walla Walla General Hospital is delighted to welcome Anabel Facemire, MD, FACC, to our expert cardiology team. Dr. Facemire’s clinical interests are in preventative cardiology and women’s heart health. She is board certified in both cardiology and nuclear cardiology, and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Facemire aims to be an active partner in her patients’ […]

Collaborative Care

Posted By: Adam Lee | December 26, 2014

It takes a team to ensure that our patients have the best care possible. Each day our team, including surgeons, PAs, nurses and physical therapists, work together to make sure that we’re offering coordinated care to patients. This partnership helps us offer quality that helps get our patients back to their lives as quickly as possible. […]



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