Summer 2010

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When Larry Larsen had a major heart attack, every second was critical. Thanks to his wife’s fast thinking, Overlake’s Emergency Department was ready to provide life-saving care the moment he came through the door.

Read more: Beating the Odds

 

It Takes a Village

When you hear David Davis, MD, talk about Overlake’s formative years, it’s clear how the hospital’s tagline, Medical excellence every day,™ first took root.

“The doctors who practiced on the Eastside even before the hospital opened used to meet at the Village Inn Restaurant,” recalls Dr. Davis, one of the first surgeons to practice at Overlake and now retired.

Read more: It Takes a Village

Surgery for the 21st Century

da Vinci Procedures at Overlake

An avid skier and devotee of spinning classes, Colleen Gilson worried major surgery — and a long recovery — would be a big disruption in her life.

Read more: Surgery for the 21st Century

 

Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

How do you mark 50 years of healing?

Bandage Ball co-chairs Patty Edwards and Ozzie Traff struck the perfect note, filling the Hyatt Regency Bellevue with more than 800 passionate supporters.

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Overlake Receives Patient Safety Award

For three years in a row, our commitment to quality care earns top honors

At Overlake, ensuring patient safety is our top priority, involving everyone from our leadership team, doctors, nurses and hospital staff to patients themselves.

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Round-the-Clock Access to Urgent Care

For Heather Ross, the superior care her daughter received at Overlake’s Urgent Care Clinic in Issaquah had a profound impact on both their lives

One minute Heather Ross was cooking dinner for her family, the next she was rushing her daughter to Overlake’s Urgent Care Clinic in Issaquah.

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Urgent vs. Emergency Care

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1

When you are involved in a situation where immediate medical treatment is necessary — whether it’s a child’s ear infection or a spouse’s chest pain — do you know what level of care is appropriate?

Read more: Urgent vs. Emergency Care

 

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