CHI Franciscan — In-Network Starting 2020
CHI Franciscan is a Catholic nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, Washington, with a team of more than 12,000 physicians, nurses and staff who provide expert, compassionate medical care at 11 acute care hospitals and over 200 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the greater Puget Sound.
Started in 1891 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, today CHI Franciscan is one of the largest health systems in Washington. The system is comprised of nearly 1,300 hospital beds and over 4,000 credentialed providers offering cardiovascular care, cancer care, orthopedics and sports medicine, neuroscience, women’s care and other health care services.
Patients of Franciscan Medical Group, CHI Franciscan’s medical group, can use MyChart to view their health summary, request appointments, view test results, request prescription renewals and communicate electronically and securely with their medical care team.
CHI Franciscan is nationally recognized for its quality, patient care. The health system has the highest Leapfrog Safety Grades in Washington state, earning grades comparable to the best facilities in the nation. Additionally, CHI Franciscan facilities and programs are nationally recognized by Healthgrades™ for statistically better patient outcomes in a wide variety of specialties, most notably its cardiac surgery program, ranked in the top 10 percent in the nation for quality outcomes.
Rainier Health Network — In-Network Starting 2020
Rainier Health Network solely owned by CHI Franciscan, is located throughout western Washington state but its primary service areas are King, Pierce and Kitsap counties and include leading providers from: CHI Franciscan, CityMD, Franciscan Medical Group, Highline Medical Services Organization, Northwest Physicians Network, Pediatrics Northwest PS, The Doctors Clinic and Virginia Mason.
As an accountable care organization (ACO), Rainier Health Network (RHN) is transforming health care delivery with physician-led and patient-centered care. With a network of more than 3,500 health care providers in the Puget Sound region, patients are supported every step of the way. RHN’s value-based approach brings together patients, providers and payers in a system that rewards high-quality care and healthy outcomes.
In 2015, Rainier Health Network was awarded nearly $3 million from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). MSSP rewards ACOs that achieve better care for patients while keeping costs low.
The Polyclinic — In-Network Starting 2020
The Polyclinic is a leading multispecialty physician practice in the Seattle area. The Polyclinic’s mission is to promote the health of patients by providing personalized health care. Established in 1917 by a small group of independent physicians, The Polyclinic remains physician-led and fosters a unique culture of clinical collaboration. Their medical staff includes more than 240 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at 12 Seattle-area locations. All of their physicians are board-certified in their specialty.
- Primary care and specialty care under one roof.
- Primary care focused on prevention, disease management and appropriate clinical interventions.
- Top specialists and surgeons in nearly three dozen specialties, working closely with primary care doctors to provide well-coordinated care.
- Onsite lab and diagnostic imaging at many locations.
- Polyclinic Now urgent care open seven days a week.
- First Hill Surgery Center, a state-of-the-art outpatient surgery facility.
In addition to primary and specialty care, The Polyclinic’s comprehensive services include Anticoagulation/Lipid Clinics, Audiology, Clinical Research, Diabetes Education, Endoscopy Center, Optical Shop, Physical Therapy, Sleep Medicine Center, Travel Medicine, and Vascular Surgery.
Through The Polyclinic’s MyChart online portal, patients can conveniently schedule appointments, check test results, view their medical record, and securely communicate with their care team to help manage their health.
The Polyclinic is consistently among the highest-ranking health care providers in the region for quality and patient experience. In the Washington Health Alliance's (WHA) 2018 Community Checkup report, The Polyclinic was ranked third in the state on a range of quality measures for commercially insured patients. The annual report compares medical groups in Washington in areas like preventive screenings and care for chronic conditions.
In 2012, through a voluntary program sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS), The Polyclinic was the first medical group in Washington to be approved as a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization. The program enables The Polyclinic to provide Medicare patients with high-quality health care services while reducing the overall cost of care through enhanced care coordination.
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Foundation and Research Institute together deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. Consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s Hospital specializes in meeting the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children from infancy through young adulthood. For more than 100 years, the hospital has been dedicated to providing top-quality care to every child in who needs it, regardless of the family’s ability to pay. Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation gathers community support and raises funds for Seattle Children’s Hospital and Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and bioethics, among others.
- In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children’s No. 6 in the country among the nation’s best children’s hospitals. It was the 23rd consecutive year Seattle Children’s was selected and the only pediatric medical center in Washington state to be ranked.
Virginia Mason is a Seattle-based, nonprofit health care system that serves the Pacific Northwest. Virginia Mason includes:
- A 336-bed acute-care hospital.
- A primary and specialty care group practice of more than 480 physicians.
- Regional medical centers throughout the Puget Sound area.
- Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the U.S. built to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS.
- Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, their internationally-recognized research arm, known for its breakthroughs in immune system disease research.
- Memorial Family of Services and Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, a 226-bed facility serving the Yakima Valley in Central Washington since 1950. Memorial Family of Services includes primary care practices and specialty care services like cardiac care, cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.
Since 2002, Virginia Mason has applied lean manufacturing principles to health care to eliminate waste, lower cost, and improve quality and patient safety. MyVirginiaMason.org, the patient portal, is an example of the health system’s ongoing commitment to transparency, engagement and enhancing the patient experience. The portal allows patients to request appointments online; view lab, radiology and pathology results; self-schedule select appointments; securely message care team members 24/7; renew prescriptions online; and access summaries of medications, allergies, clinical notes, immunizations and medical issues.
- Virginia Mason received the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ for the third straight year. The distinction makes Virginia Mason one of the top one percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades.
Virginia Mason Memorial as part of Signal Health
SignalHealth is a clinically integrated network of physicians located throughout the Yakima Valley. The network’s model moves beyond treating illness to focus on the patient experience and the promotion of health and wellness.
As part of Memorial Family of Services (YakimaMemorial.org), which is now part of Virginia Mason Health System, SignalHealth patients benefit from Virginia Mason's commitment to safety, quality, innovation and leading care. They also offer local pharmacy services, physical, occupational and speech therapy services, specialty care, and clinic- and hospital-based services. Providers in the SignalHealth network follow the highest quality care standards — focusing on prevention and working with patients to navigate the local health care system. SignalHealth is working to improve the wellness of Yakima County residents by giving them better access to healthcare and making the healthcare system easier to navigate.
In addition to the participating organizations listed above, Capital Medical Center in Olympia is designated as a network hospital for Thurston County.