Group Health Cooperative, through its subsidiaries, provides medical coverage and care services to residents in Washington state and North Idaho. It offers coordinated-care plans for groups and individuals; Clear Care, Medicare advantage plans; and plans for residents who qualify for healthy options (Medicaid), basic health, and the state children's health insurance plan. The company provides various health plans that range from a defined physician-network plan to point-of-service plans to meet the needs of large and small employers in Washington and Idaho; and online medical records and other online services. Its research institute specializes in the areas of health information technology, ...
320 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109-5233
Founded in 1947
Group Health Cooperative and Bartell Drugs Announce an Innovative Collaboration to Bring Retail Clinics to Seattle and Bellevue
Dec 2 13
Group Health Cooperative and Bartell Drugs announce an innovative collaboration, bringing retail clinics to Seattle and Bellevue. These retail clinics will be staffed by health professionals from Group Health and provide busy individuals and families with an affordable, convenient place to turn for on-demand care of common minor illnesses and procedures. Known as CareClinic: Group Health at Bartell Drugs(TM) (CareClinic), three clinics will open between mid-January and early March 2014 as part of a new offering serving Group Health members and the general public alike. They will be staffed by Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners from Group Health and will be available to adults and children over two years of age. The initial sites are: Ballard -- 1500 NW Market St, Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98107-5211, Crossroads -- 653 156th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98007 and University Village -- 2700 NE University Village St., Seattle, WA 98105. The CareClinics will offer convenient, on-demand care for common minor illnesses and procedures, such as cold and flu, sinus infections, allergies, minor injuries (burns, rashes, and cuts), pinkeye, sore throat, headaches, head lice, ringworms, warts, sprains and strains, bronchitis, ear infections, urinary tract infections, diarrhea and intestinal infections. Customers will experience the convenience of receiving both in-store services as well as easy access to Bartell Drugs' pharmacy and basic medical supplies without making an additional trip. Based on the success of the initial CareClinics, Group Health and Bartell Drugs will assess whether to expand the collaboration to additional stores over time.
Group Health Announces Management Changes
Oct 15 13
Dr. Tom Tami has been named chief medical officer of Group Health, and Vesta Johns has been tapped as chief operating officer. Both had been filling the roles on an interim basis and were the unanimous choices after a national candidate search. Tami and Johns will report to Will Groneman, executive vice president of systems development for TriHealth.
Group Health Names Barbara Trehearne as Vice President of Primary Care
Aug 26 13
Barbara Trehearne, a leader in nursing education and clinical practice, was named vice president of primary care at Group Health, Seattle. Trehearne also is vice president for clinical excellence, nursing and quality at the nonprofit health system. Trehearne also is an associate dean of clinical practice at the University of Washington School of Nursing, and an adjunct faculty member at Seattle Pacific University.