Franciscan Women's Health at Virginia Mason opens in Seattle
SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2020 /HalcyonTV/ -- CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason continue to fulfill their commitment to expand women's health care options with a new outpatient obstetric and women's health clinic, Franciscan Women's Health at Virginia Mason. The clinic, located on the Virginia Mason campus in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood, will offer convenient access to prenatal care and comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological services beginning Monday, Jan. 20.
This summer, CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason will open a new birth center at Virginia Mason.
"The greater Puget Sound region continues to experience unprecedented growth, creating an increased demand in every specialty," said Ketul J. Patel, chief executive officer of CHI Franciscan. "CHI Franciscan has the largest and most comprehensive women's care program in the state and we are pleased to expand our premier services into Seattle with Virginia Mason to better serve our communities."
The new 3,800 square-foot outpatient obstetric and women's health clinic, located on Level 8 of the Virginia Mason Lindeman Pavilion, 1201 Terry Ave., combines CHI Franciscan's regional leadership in personalized obstetric care with Virginia Mason's focus on quality and innovation. To schedule an appointment, call (206) 287-6300.
"We are pleased to have CHI Franciscan as a partner in expanding women's health services in the Seattle market," said Virginia Mason Chairman and CEO Gary S. Kaplan, MD. "Adding high-quality obstetric services, in conjunction with our existing gynecological program, allows us to offer comprehensive care and continuity to better serve our patients and their families."
In addition to Franciscan Women's Health at Virginia Mason, the two organizations will open a full-service birth center with a Level II Special Care Nursery this summer, called the Virginia Mason Birth Center, an Alliance with CHI Franciscan. The new program will offer personalized birth experiences and easy access to high-quality care for mothers and families throughout the region.