Virginia Mason

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Profile: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Location: Main clinic and hospital is located in downtown Seattle

General:

Virginia Mason Medical Center, founded in 1920, is a non-profit comprehensive regional health-care system in Seattle that combines a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 440 physicians with a 336-bed acute-care hospital.

Virginia Mason operates a network of clinics throughout the Puget Sound area; manages Bailey-Boushay House, a nursing residence and Chronic Care Management program for people living with HIV and AIDS; and operates Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, internationally recognized in autoimmune disease research.

Virginia Mason is known for applying manufacturing principles to health care to improve quality and patient safety.

Accredited: Yes. To see how Virginia Mason  measures up on overall quality and in specific areas visit the Joint Commission’s page on VM.

Number of beds: 336

Physician staff: 440

Research: Yes, the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason focuses on the role the immune system plays in such diseases as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer.

Teaching: Yes

Affiliated Institutions: Group Health CooperativePacific Medical Center and St Francis Hospital

Address:

1100 Ninth Ave

Seattle, WA 98101.

Main telephone number: Toll-free # is (866) TEAM-MED or (866-832-6633)

Website: www.VirginiaMason.org

Map and Directions: from Virginia Mason’s website

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