The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has requested that hospitals post select policies, when available, to our website.
Providence Health & Services provides quality, compassionate health care to everyone that comes to us for care. Based on our Mission to provide care to all and our core values of compassion, excellence, respect and justice, all patients and visitors who are receiving care, services or support from Providence and its affiliated clinics and services are treated with respect and equality. Each interaction will be free from discrimination based on age, race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
Below are copies of the policies that Providence has in place at this time that are relevant to the DOH’s request. Also below is our statement regarding reproductive health services.
Providence Health & Services provides high quality health care to everyone that comes to us for care. Patient safety is our number one priority. Reproductive health care includes many services and treatments that are unique, so we do not have formal policies that direct all of reproductive health care as an entire field of care. Reassuring the patients and families we serve is important to us, so we want you to know that, rooted in our Mission, tradition, ethics and science that: