Overlake Medical Center & Clinics is pleased to announce 52 members of its medical staff have been named as “Top Doctors 2021” by Seattle Magazine in its May/June issue. All of the honored physicians have been nominated by their peers in the medical field.
Overlake Medical Center today announced that it has been named a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This is the third year in a row that Overlake has achieved this award, and this year the hospital moved up to the top 5% for patient safety among all short-term acute care hospitals in the nation.
As more Washingtonians begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, state health experts are urging the importance of receiving both doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. Edward Leonard, MD, spoke to KIRO Radio's Nicole Jennings on why both doses of the vaccine are necessary and play a key role in fully protecting people from COVID-19.
Overlake Medical Center cardiac devices nurse, Katie Bickell, RN, BSN, was at a local restaurant when she spotted a man in distress. She ultimately convinced the man to go to Overlake's Emergency Department where it was discovered he was having a heart attack.
On Sunday, KING 5's Sebastian Robertson covered a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event at Centro Cultural Mexicano, hosted by Overlake, Microsoft and EvergreenHealth. In all, 402 COVID-19 vaccines were administered during the four-hour event in Redmond.
Overlake Medical Center Foundation is hosting its 62nd annual Bandage Ball May 1–8. While in-person gatherings remain limited, the weeklong, Teams-free, Zoom-free virtual experience offers a fresh alternative to the hospital’s traditional fundraising gala.