Washington Hospital Policies Decoded – Master List

Hospital About and/or ownership Pregnancy Termination Allowed Allows physicians to participate with DWD? Patient nondiscrimination policies Notes
BHC Fairfax Hospital Behavioral Health Care Not disclosed Not disclosed Not disclosed Kirkland King
Capital Medical Center Capella Health Care (private) Not disclosed No mention of Death with Dignity No mention of marital status or sexual orientation protection Olympia Thurston
Cascade Medical Center Critical Access Hospital with Family Practice Complies with RPA; information, referral assistance Yes, but not on premises Comprehensive Leavenworth Chelan
Cascade Valley Hospital Supported by Public Hospital District Complies with RPA Yes. Comprehensive Arlington Snohomish
Central Washington Hospital Not for profit, community board Termination only if "medically necessary"; provides ob-gyn care Does not participate with Death with Dignity Not disclosed Wenatchee Chelan
Columbia Basin Hospital Public Hospital District #3 No mention of pregnancy termination Information only, but no direct participation. Patients will be transferred. Complies with law; no mention of marital status or sexual orientation protection Ephrata Grant
Coulee Community Hospital Nonprofit public hospital Not disclosed. Ob/gyn services offered Grand Coulee Grant
Dayton General Hospital Columbia County Public Hospital No ob or pregnancy termination services offered Not disclosed. Comprehensive. Dayton Columbia
Deaconess Hospital Rockwood Health System No "elective" pregnancy termination; ob-gyn services offered. Not disclosed Comprehensive Spokane Spokane
East Adams Rural Hospital Adams County Hospital District #2 No terminations; emergency deliveries only. Says it wants "To allow a patient death with dignity" and that advance directives will be honored. Not disclosed Ritzville Adams
Evergreen Healthcare King County Public Hospital District #2 Complies with RPA; terminations allowed. No mention of Death with Dignity in 4-page end of life policy Comprehensive. Kirkland King
Ferry County Memorial Hospital Public Hospital Taxing District Emergency delivery services only; no prenatal care. No mention of Death with Dignity Not disclosed Republic Ferry
Forks Community Hospital Clallum Hospital District #1 Emergency deliveries only; no mention of pregnancy termination Does not participate with Death with Dignity Not disclosed Forks Clallam
Garfield County Memorial Hospital Garfied County Public Hospital District Not disclosed; family care provided. Not disclosed Not disclosed Pomeroy Garfield
Grays Harbor Community Hospital 72% of revenue comes from government sources; affiliated with MultiCare Health in 2013 No "medical" or elective terminations; birthing services provided No mention of Death with Dignity Comprehensive Aberdeen Grays Harbor
Group Health Central Member-owned Affirmative. Comprehensive. No mention of Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Seattle King
Harborview Medical Center Public/part of UW Medicine Affirmative. Comprehensive. "…complies with the state law known as the Death with Dignity Act." Comprehensive. Seattle King
Harrison Memorial Hospital Part of Franciscan/Catholic owned Policy posted is from 2012; prior to becoming Catholic. Policy is from 2010, prior to becoming Catholic. Policy is from 2012, prior to becoming Catholic. Bremerton Kitsap
Highline Medical Center Part of Franciscan/Catholic owned Specific circumstances only. See policy. No participation with Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Not subject to WA antidiscrimination law. Burien King
Island Hospital Skagit Public hospital District No mention of pregnancy termination; ob/gyn services offered. No mention of Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Anacortes Skagit
Jefferson Healthcare Public Hospital owned by East Jefferson County taxpayers Information and referral only. Says it complies with RPA; provides birthing/ob-gyn services. No mention of Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Port Townsend Jefferson
Kadlec Medical Center Nonprofit, private No "intentional destruction of embryos" No direct participation allowed; may discuss options. Comprehensive. Richland Benton
Kennewick General Hospital Public Hospital District Pregnancy Termination Allowed Allows physicians to participate per reference to unpublished policies. Comprehensive. Kennewick Benton
Kindred Hospital Seattle Extended Recovery Facility; private Not disclosed. No participation allowed. Not disclosed Seattle King
Kittitas Valley Hospital Public Hospital District Not disclosed. Obstetric services provided. Participation allowed, but not within hospital and prescriptions cannot be filled at Kittitas. Comprehensive. Ellensburg Kittitas
Klickitat Valley Hospital Public Hospital District Not disclosed. Family and women's health services offered through clinic. No participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Goldendale Klickitat
Lake Chelan Community Hospital Public Hospital District Provides ob-gyn services, says it complies with RPA, but little evidence. No participation with Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Chelan Chelan
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center Nonprofit. Obscured. No mention of termination. Obscured. No mention of DWD Comprehensive. Vancouver Clark
Lincoln Hospital Public Hospital District Patients wanting pregnancy termination will be" assisted in transfer." May impose sanctions on provider who "participates in termination procedures beyond what is allowed by hospital policy." No participation with DWD. Comprehensive. Davenport Lincoln
Lourdes Counseling Center Mental health services Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Not subject to antidiscrimination law. Richland Benton
Lourdes Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives Says it follows ERDs Says it follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity; advanced directives must not conflict with Catholic doctrine. Complies with law. Not subject to WA antidiscrimination law. Pasco Franklin
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital Pediatric speciality care; MultiCare facility Does not mention pregnancy termination. Does not mention Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Tacoma Pierce
Mason General Hospital Public hospital district Not disclosed. Offers ob/birthing services. Does not prohibit physicians from particpating, but hospital will not dispense medication. Not disclosed. Shelton Mason
Mid-Valley Hospital Public hospital Not disclosed. Talks about Plan B only. Ob-gyn services offered. No participation with DWD. Comprehensive. Omak Okanogan
Morton General Hospital Public hospital Emergency delivery services only. No participation with DWD. No mention of sexual orientation or marital status. Morton Lewis
MultiCare Auburn Medical Center Nonprofit, private. No mention of pregnancy termination Will not fill prescriptions for DWD. Does not forbid participation so long as medicine not ingested in MultiCare facilities. Comprehensive. Auburn King
MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital Nonprofit, private. No mention of pregnancy termination Will not fill prescriptions for DWD. Does not forbid participation so long as medicine not ingested in MultiCare facilities. Comprehensive. Puyallup Pierce
Navos (formerly West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital) Mental health services, nonprofit Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Seattle King
Newport Community Hospital Public hospital district Says it complies with RPA, but not affirmative policies stated. Does not participate with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Newport Pend Oreille
North Valley Hospital Public hospital district Obstetrical services offered. Says it complies with RPA, but provides no further information. Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Tonasket Okanogan
Northwest Hospital Public/UW hospital Affirmative. Comprehensive. Complies with state law known as Death with Dignity Act. Comprehensive. Seattle King
Ocean Beach Hospital Public hospital No maternity or reproductive health services provided. Note that employed providers say that they specialize in "women's health" and "family medicine." No participation with DWD. Comprehensive. Ilwaco Pacific
Odessa Memorial Hospital Public hospital Not disclosed. Provides women's health and well-baby checks. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Odessa Lincoln
Olympic Medical Center Public hospital district Complies with RPA. Not allowed on premises; medication may not be dispensed from hospital pharmacy. Physicians may participate off site. Comprehensive. Port Angeles Clallam
Othello Community Hospital Adams County Public Hospital District Complies with RPA No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Othello Adams
Overlake Hospital Medical Center Nonprofit Not disclosed. Obstetrical services provided. No participation with Death with Dignity, with some exceptions. Comprehensive. Bellevue King
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives No "direct" abortions. No participation with Death with Dignity. Advance Directives cannot conflict with Catholic doctrine. Refers to applicable law. Not subject to WA antidiscimination law.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives No "direct" abortions. No participation with Death with Dignity. Advance Directives cannot conflict with Catholic doctrine. Refers to applicable law. Not subject to WA antidiscimination law. Vancouver Clark
PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives No "direct" abortions. No participation with Death with Dignity. Advance Directives cannot conflict with Catholic doctrine. Refers to applicable law. Not subject to WA antidiscimination law. Longview Cowlitz
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives No "direct" abortions. No participation with Death with Dignity. Advance Directives cannot conflict with Catholic doctrine. Refers to applicable law. Not subject to WA antidiscimination law. Bellingham Whatcom
PMH Medical Center (formerly Prosser Memorial Hospital) Public hospital Level IV Trauma and medical center Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Prosser Benton
Providence Centralia Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Centralia Lewis
Providence Holy Family Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Spokane Spokane
Providence Mount Carmel Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Colville Stevens
Providence Regional Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Everett Snohomish
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Spokane Spokane
Providence St. Joseph's Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Chewelah Stevens
Providence St. Mary Medical Center Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Walla Walla Walla Walla
Providence St. Peter Hospital Catholic; follows Ethical and Religious Directives. Vague. Follows ERDs. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive for patients. Exempt from WA antidiscrimination law for employees. Olympia Thurston
Pullman Regional Hospital Public hospital Supplied "Staff Request for Exclusion from Patient Care" No mention of Death with Dignity Supplied financial policy, not antidiscrimination policy. Pullman Whitman
Quincy Valley Hospital Public hospital (Grant County) Policy covers emergency contraception only. Family medicine services provided. No mention of Death with Dignity. Inadequate; no specific protections cited. Quincy Grant
Regional Hospital for Respiratory and Complex Care Supported with Federal tax dollars. No reproductive health services offered. No "active participation" with Death with Dignity. Marital status not mentioned. Burien King
Samaritan Hospital Grant County Public Hospital District. Not disclosed. Obstetric services provided. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Moses Lake Grant
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance UW, Childrens, and Fred Hutchinson collaboration Refers for appropriate care. Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Seattle King
Seattle Children's Hospital Pediatric specialty care Admission policy only; no reproductive health services described. Death with Dignity not applicable because of age. Financial admissions policy submitted, no nondiscrimination policy. Seattle King
Shriner's Hospital for Children – Spokane Pediatric specialty care No reproductive policy submitted. Death with Dignity not mentioned. Sex, marital status, and sexual orientation not mentioned. Spokane Spokane
Skagit Valley Hospital Public hospital affiliated with PeaceHealth Not disclosed. Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Mount Vernon Skagit
Skyline Hospital Klickitat Public Hospital District Does not provide maternity services or pregnancy termination. No mention of Death with Dignity. Provided Advance Directive policy; not nondiscrimination policy. White Salmon Klickitat
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital King County Public Hospital District #4 Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Snoqualmie King
St. Anthony Hospital Catholic; Franciscan; follows ERDs. No termination. Follows ERDs. No participation. Follows ERDs Marital status not mentioned, Federal law cited. Sexual orientation mentioned. Gig Harbor Pierce
St. Clare Hospital Catholic; Franciscan; follows ERDs. No termination. Follows ERDs. No participation. Follows ERDs Marital status not mentioned, Federal law cited. Sexual orientation mentioned. Lakewood Pierce
St. Elizabeth Hospital (formerly Enumclaw Community Hospital) Catholic; Franciscan; follows ERDs. No termination. Follows ERDs. No participation. Follows ERDs Marital status not mentioned, Federal law cited. Sexual orientation mentioned. Enumclaw King
St. Francis Hospital Catholic; Franciscan; follows ERDs. No termination. Follows ERDs. No participation. Follows ERDs Marital status not mentioned, Federal law cited. Sexual orientation mentioned. Federal Way King
St. Joseph Medical Center Catholic; Franciscan; follows ERDs. No termination. Follows ERDs. No participation. Follows ERDs Marital status not mentioned, Federal law cited. Sexual orientation mentioned. Tacoma Pierce
St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute Providence dominated board; Rehabilitation for stroke, spinal cord, orthopedic issues, and brain injuries. No mention of pregnancy termination No mention of Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Spokane Spokane
Summit Pacific Medical Center Grays Harbor County Public Hospital District Complies with RPA by "providing information related to reproductive healthcare." No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Elma Grays Harbor
Sunnyside Community Hospital Private, nonprofit. Not disclosed. Operates Family Birth Center. No mention of Death with Dignity Not disclosed. Sunnyside Yakima
Swedish Edmonds (formerly Stevens Memorial Hospital) Catholic, division of Providence No "elective" pregnancy termination; ob-gyn services offered. Referrals for pregnancy termination. Physicians can participate, but not on site. Does not disciminate as federal contractor. Not covered by WA antidiscrimination law. Edmonds Snohomish
Swedish Medical Center Catholic, division of Providence No "elective" pregnancy termination; ob-gyn services offered. Referrals for pregnancy termination. Physicians can participate, but not on site. Does not disciminate as federal contractor. Not covered by WA antidiscrimination law. Seattle King
Swedish Medical Center – Cherry Hill Catholic, division of Providence No "elective" pregnancy termination; ob-gyn services offered. Referrals for pregnancy termination. Physicians can participate, but not on site. Does not disciminate as federal contractor. Not covered by WA antidiscrimination law. Seattle King
Tacoma General Allenmore Hospital Multicare hospital Not disclosed. Provides obstetrical care. Not disclosed. Not disclosed. Tacoma Pierce
Three Rivers Hospital Public hospital district Says it complies with Reproductive Privacy Act. No participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Brewster Okanogan
Toppenish Community Hospital Recently purchased by Community Health Systems based in Tennessee. No mention of pregnancy termination. No mention of Death with Dignity Complies with federal rules. No mention of state antidiscrimination law. Toppenish Yakima
Tri-State Memorial Hospital Hospital and Medical Campus; nonprofit "community-owned" Not disclosed. Does not "prohibit physician participation, except in hospital settings." Comprehensive. Clarkston Asotin
United General Hospital Public hospital; soon to be operated by PeaceHealth Sends patients for ob-gyn care to another facility Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Sedro-Woolley Skagit
University of Washington Medical Center Public hospital and teaching hospital Affirmative. Comprehensive. Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive Seattle King
Valley General Hospital Public hospital district (Snohomish); affiliate of Evergreen No maternity or reproductive health services provided. Note that employed providers say that they specialize in "women's health" and "family medicine." No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Monroe Snohomish
Valley Hospital Part of Rockwood No termination. If abortion required, "Consultation Process for Ethical Concerns" will be implemented. No mention of Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Spokane Spokane
Valley Medical Center Public/part of UW Medicine Affirmative. Comprehensive. Allows participation with Death with Dignity Comprehensive. Renton King
Virginia Mason Medical Center Private, nonprofit. Terminations allowed. No obstetrical services. Physicians may write prescriptions "after discharge." Comprehensive. Seattle King
Walla Walla General Hospital Adventist, nonprofit, integrated hospital. No "elective" terminations; second opinion required and ethics committee review restrospectively required for emergency termination. No mention of Death with Dignity. Not specific with respect to nondiscrimination standards. Walla Walla Walla Walla
Wenatchee Valley Medical Center Part of Confluence; "physician owned" community board Family medicine and ob-gyn services provided. Vague about pregnancy termination; mentions RPA. No participation with Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Wenatchee Chelan
Whidbey General Hospital Public hospital Offers obstetric/birth services. Refers for termination services. No mention of Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Coupeville Island
Whitman Hospital and Medical Center Public hospital. Complies with Reproductive Privacy Act. Medical referrals for reproductive health issues treated "same as any other provider." No mention of Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. Colfax Whitman
Willapa Harbor Hospital Pacific County hospital district Emergency delivery services only; no mention of termination. No participation with Death with Dignity. Comprehensive. South Bend Pacific
Yakima Regional Medical Center 214-bed hospital; affiliation of Community Health Systems No mention of pregnancy termination. No mention of Death with Dignity. Not disclosed. Yakima Yakima
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Private, nonprofit. Termination allowed only for patients "with a confirmed diagnosis" of fetal anomalies/genetic condition. Physicians can counsel but not write prescriptions or participate. Comprehensive. Yakima Yakima