Whitman Hospital still going strong
February 6, 2020
On Jan. 8, 2020, Astria Regional Medical Center in Yakima announced that it would be closing its doors due to continual financial struggles.
With the recent announcement of ARMC closing, Laurie Gronning, public relations specialist at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center, said it got her and CEO Hank Hanigan thinking that it might be a good time to remind the community of how lucky we are.
"I don't know it's kind of an unsettling time," Hanigan said. "On the more national scale, it's at least once a week there is a hospital shutting down. It goes through a cycle, this happened years ago, the...