Monthly Archive: April 2016

SCV Relay for Life

Shield HealthCare Supports the SCV Relay for Life

Shield HealthCare is a proud supporter of the SCV Relay for Life. As a 2016 Bronze Sponsor, Shield HealthCare is once again joining the...

Gina Flores
Pressure Injuries Cost

Video: The Financial Impact of Pressure Injuries

In this whiteboard animation, Shield HealthCare gives you information about how much pressure injuries cost the healthcare system and patients.

John Maynard
surgical site infection

Reducing Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Risk in Colorectal Procedures

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a major cause of patient injury and death. SSIs increase care costs and prolong hospitalization.

Sarah McIlvaine
What to Bring to the Hospital

What to Bring to the Hospital

There are certain supplies you need to make sure you bring to make you comfortable. Here’s a list of suggestions for what to bring to the hospital.

Laura Cox, LPC
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy and the Meaning of Unconditional Love

This week’s featured caregiver story was written by Maribel G., who shares the rewards of caring for her son with Cerebral Palsy. The little things...

Gina Flores
autism awareness

Autism Awareness Story: Benny Makes Friends

Our Autism Awareness Month Featured Caregiver Story was written by Daren S., who shares his experience with Benny on the playground making friends.

Gina Flores
transitioning into adulthood with cerebral palsy

Transitioning into Adulthood with Cerebral Palsy

Transitioning into adulthood with cerebral palsy requires careful planning. Find resources here to answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

Julie Mitchell

HCA’s Maryanne Lindeblad Gives Latest Update on Washington’s Integration Effort

The Director of the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), the state’s Medicaid agency talks about the roll out of new health services

Aimee Sharp
Pressure Ulcers

Infographic: The Financial Impact of Pressure Injuries

Pressure ulcers affect 3 million adults at an annual cost to the U.S. healthcare system of more than $11 billion.

John Maynard
Invisible Illness

Notes from the Hospital Bed | Care Team Successes and Failures | Episode Two

As a patient advocate, I am lucky to get many opportunities to impact the way people see illness - here I talk about care team successes and failures.

Laura Cox, LPC
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