UW Medicine, Peacehealth Announce Affiliation

UW Medicine and PeaceHealth announced plans Monday for a strategic affiliation to coordinate medical services.

Courtesy UW Medicine Pathology Program

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by Brooks Putman

SEATTLE- UW Medicine and PeaceHealth announced plans Monday for a strategic affiliation to coordinate medical services.
   
The two organizations say they will remain legally separate and independent.
   
The taxpayer-supported UW Medicine includes the University of Washington and Harborview medical centers in Seattle as well as Northwest Hospital, Valley Medical Center, neighborhood clinics and Airlift Northwest.
   
PeaceHealth is a Catholic organization based in Clark County that operates nine hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska.