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Northwest Hospital: A Place Full of Life

Part One: The Dream
  1. Seattle without Skyscrapers
  2. Getting Started
  3. Roadblocks
  4. The Vision:1000 Beds
  5. The First Hill-Burton Application
  6. Puzzles Save the Hospital, If Not The Day
  7. Tax Trouble
  8. The Northgate Dilemma
  9. Fund-Raising Becomes A Way of Life
  10. The Plans Move Forward, Money or No
  11. The Home Stretch
  12. Building A Staff
  13. A New Hospital Is Born

Part Two: Building the Foundation For Excellence (1961-1968)
  1. The Future Foreshadowed
  2. The Growth Begins
  3. Financial Problems Plague The Hospital

Part Three: Turbulent Times (1969-1974)
  1. “Will the Last Person In Seattle”
  2. The Board Is Troubled
  3. There Were Successes, Too
  4. The Hospital's “Unpaid Staff'
  5. Master Planning

Part Four: The Dream Realized (1975-1990)
  1. The New Administrator Has Problems to Solve
  2. The Turnaround Begins
  3. The New Northwest Hospital
  4. Relationships Are Strengthened, Too
  5. The Tower
  6. Continuing To Meet Seattle's Needs
  7. The Past Is Prologue

 

Written By Janet Pankow
Copyright © 1990
 
The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
Northwest Hospital Earns The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
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Northwest Hospital Earns The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
 
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