Thurston County is home to two hospitals and a number of clinics. Both hospitals provide 24-hour emergency services in an assigned level trauma designation, cancer treatment services, diabetes education, complete diagnostic imaging, accredited laboratories, outpatient surgeries, cardiac and pulmonary treatment and rehab programs, and have adjoining medical parks and specialty clinics.
Two major medical clinics, Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center and Seattle Children’s, complement the hospitals with outpatient services.
Capital Medical Center
3900 Capital Mall Dr. SW, Olympia, www.capitalmedical.com
With an award-winning orthopedic surgery program and rated in the top 10 percent of hospitals in Washington for general surgery (HealthGrades, 2011), Capital Medical Center is a 110-bed, full-service hospital serving all of Thurston and surrounding counties. It provides a comprehensive range of medical services and high-quality care. The center is a forward-thinking, innovative hospital where trust, teamwork and technology come together to make a positive difference in the health of the community and region. The most important mission at Capital Medical Center is to serve you and your family. It combines the medical and technological resources of a regional center for health care with the warm, friendly and personal touch of a caring, compassionate staff.
The Joint Commission accreditation powerfully demonstrates its commitment to meet the highest national standards for quality and safety. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency care in a Level IV Trauma designated facility. The Birthing Suites are specially designed for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum.
The hospital’s Joint and Spine Center is part of a comprehensive orthopedic program. The program is 5-Star rated in several areas, including joint replacement, spine surgery and spinal fusion. In early 2011, Capital Medical Center added a Neurosurgery Program complemented by some
of the most technologically advanced equipment available.
Offering a full range of cardiac services, the medical center provides interventional procedures on an emergent and elective basis in their recently renovated state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization suite. The hospital’s comprehensive cancer program includes medical oncology, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The hospital boasts six surgical suites and a Day Surgery Center with 20 private rooms. The full-service radiology department welcomed two new MRIs and a 64-slice CT in mid-2011.
As health care continues to evolve, the hospital’s ability to expand hospital services and to add new medical specialties that meet the needs of Olympia and surrounding communities will continually be assessed to ensure that the hospital is providing the best possible care to the people it serves.
Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center
700 Lilly Rd. NE, Olympia, www.ghc.org
Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center is a consumer-governed, nonprofit health care system that coordinates care and coverage. Based in Seattle, Kaiser serves nearly 540,000 members in Washington and Idaho. Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center’s commercial and Medicare plans have received the top rating of Excellent from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center serves more than 41,000 members from communities throughout Thurston County. With a 24-hour consulting nurse service, award-winning web-based services, online health profile with lifestyle coaching for improved health and direct access to Kaiser physicians and most Kaiser specialists, it’s easier than ever to get care where, when and how you need it.
Kaiser encompasses medical and specialty centers, hospitals (including a full-service community hospital), a nationally recognized research center and a charitable foundation. Kaiser Permanente Olympia Medical Center (the multi-specialty medical group practice under exclusive contract with Group Health) together employ more than
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates
Multiple locations throughout Thurston County, www.OlyOrtho.com
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates has been a part of Thurston County since 1972 and has grown to be the largest full-service orthopaedic group in the South Puget Sound area. The practice ontinually strives to become and remain a Center of Excellence for quality, comprehensive, full-service musculoskeletal care in Southwest Washington while providing excellent care and improving the quality of life for people in the community. Its sub-specialty programs include hand, wrist, elbow, spine, neuro, foot and ankle. Other services available are pain management, sports medicine, physical therapy, on-site diagnostics and outpatient surgery, including joint replacement.
The practice also provides 24-hour emergency on-call care through Providence St. Peter Hospital and Capital Medical Center and same-day/next-day appointments.
In 2012, Olympia Orthopaedic Associates opened its new medical facility featuring 35,000 square feet of clinical space and 22,000 square feet of state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center capabilities. The new facility is one of the largest and most comprehensive orthopaedic centers in the Pacific Northwest.
With locations on the Eastside and Westside of Olympia, this orthopaedic practice is dedicated to providing patients with convenience and the highest quality orthopaedic services.
Providence St. Peter Hospital
413 Lilly Rd. NE, Olympia, www.providence.org/swsa
The Providence Health & Services southwest Washington region serves patients across Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Grays Harbor counties. It is part of a five-state, nonprofit Catholic health system. The southwest Washington region includes Providence Centralia Hospital, Providence St. Peter Hospital and Providence Medical Group.
Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia is a 390-bed, magnet-designated facility providing first-class cardiac care, cancer, neurosciences and orthopedic care. It is the largest private employer in Thurston County. With 127 beds in Lewis County, Providence Centralia Hospital provides emergency, diagnostic imaging, birthing and surgical services. Providence Medical Group provides convenient neighborhood clinics including primary and specialty care physicians, along with a well-respected family medicine residency program.
Seattle Children’s Olympia
615 Lilly Rd. NE, Ste. 140, Olympia, www.seattlechildrens.org
Seattle Children’s Olympia is a pediatric specialty outpatient clinic staffed by the same physicians and nurses who take care of children and adolescents at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Staff provides scheduled consultation and follow-up services in cardiology, endocrinology, diabetes, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurodevelopment, neurology, orthopedics, sleep medicine and telemedicine. Conditions diagnosed and treated at Children’s Olympia span the full range of childhood illnesses.
They are committed to bringing the nationally recognized specialty care of Seattle Children’s Hospital to children and families in southwest Washington. Call for more information, or talk to your child’s physician about a referral.