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Breast Health

Stay Abreast of New Mammogram Guidelines

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has drafted new recommended guidelines for mammograms to start at age 40. Kimberley Herner, MD, family medicine physician and Valley's Chief Quality Officer discusses the proposed changes. Watch the video or read the article below. Learn more about Valley's Breast Center. https://youtu.be/1Z...


Valley Recognized Once Again as a Baby-Friendly Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA

We are proud to share that Valley has once again been named a Baby-Friendly hospital after a rigorous re-designation process by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for awarding this certification in the United States. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO...

Gynecology / Urogynecology

Valley Midwives: Providing Lifetime Women’s Wellness Care

Content derived from the "How Valley Midwives Provide Lifetime Women's Wellness Care" DocTalk by Certified Nurse Midwife, Laurie Rodenberg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv38Ucj8xhI 0:22 | What is a midwife? What types of training and skillset is involved?A Certified Nurse Midwife is typically a registered nurse who works in labor and delivery fo...

Pregnancy & Childbirth

Valley’s Win in Local Cord Blood Donation Competition Helps Increase Community Supply, Saves More Lives

Umbilical cord blood is a simple and safe way to make the birth of a child into someone else's second chance. Cord blood contains special blood-forming cells that can be used as a life-saving transplant for patients suffering from many diseases like leukemia or sickle cell anemia. Valley Medical Center partners with Bloodworks Northwest to offer fr...