Services

Inpatient Care

Inpatient Care

The Medical/Surgical Unit at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center is staffed 24 hours a day with a dedicated team committed to providing exceptional inpatient care with compassion and respect.

Cancer Care

Cancer Care

Our award-winning Cancer Care program is located at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville. We are dedicated to providing compassionate, expert care to people on Whidbey Island who face a cancer diagnosis.

Accredited Cancer Care Program

Cancer treatment is demanding enough without the long commutes, traffic jams and ferry lines you may experience going off-island for care. Save your energy for healing. You don't have to leave Whidbey Island for high-quality cancer care.

Our Cancer Care Team

Medical oncology services at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center are provided by the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership. The partnership brings together providers at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center with the Everett Clinic, the Providence Everett Medical Center, the Northwest Radiation Oncology Associates and Western Washington Medical Group.

New Patients

Although today's cancer care treatments are much improved and survival rates are higher, a cancer diagnosis remains a life-changing event. At WhidbeyHealth, we are committed to supporting you through this challenging time. It's important to remember that cancer doesn't have to take over your life; it is just one part of your life.

Patient Navigator Program

Every new patient should know about our Patient Navigator Program, which will guide you through the healthcare system.

Cancer Care Services

Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy are the three main types of treatment for cancer. WhidbeyHealth Cancer Care provides surgery and medical oncology with chemotherapy services. Radiation is coordinated with centers off-island.

Resources and Support

On these pages you will find some of the many resources available to support you and your loved ones during your cancer journey.

Nutrition Therapy

There can be a number of side effects from cancer treatment or other variables which can affect your nutritional intake. Here are some guides to help you navigate the best diet during treatment. Look for nutrients to try to include or remove from your diet to maximize your health.

Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Researchers have reported that people who complete a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program increase their chances of survival and improved quality of life.

Chronic Heart Failure

Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) does not mean your heart has stopped. CHF means the heart is unable to provide the pump action required to maintain the blood flow that the body needs. If you have been diagnosed with CHF, the WhidbeyHealth Life Center offers free classes to empower you and help you create balance in your life.

Heart of a Woman

The Heart of a Woman program provides Heartwise screenings at no cost to Whidbey Island women who otherwise could not afford them.

Heartwise Screenings

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. One in four people die from heart disease and a heart attack occurs every 34 seconds.

Intensive Care

Intensive Care

The Intensive Care unit at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center specializes in treating people with heart attack symptoms and others whose medical or surgical conditions require close observation.

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

Using state-of-the-art imaging equipment and innovative treatment options, WhidbeyHealth Diagnostic Imaging delivers the highest quality patient care in a compassionate, caring environment, close to home.

Screening for Lung cancer

This radiation screening, which is officially called Low Dose CT (Computed Tomography) Lung Screening, can detect tumors that 80 percent of chest x-rays don’t reveal.

Emergency Department

Emergency Department

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center's Trauma Level III Emergency Department averages more than 26,000 patient visits per year. The 13-bed department is staffed around-the-clock with highly-trained physicians and nurses.

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

With a team of skilled paramedics and EMTs, WhidbeyHealth Emergency Medical Services responds rapidly to accidents and emergencies anywhere on Whidbey, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

8,800 Runs Per Year

Whidbey Island’s geography presents unique challenges for emergency medical response. For more than 35 years, WhidbeyHealth Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has met that challenge, providing timely, efficient and fiscally responsible delivery of emergency medical pre-hospital care.

Partnerships

WhidbeyHealth Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is part of a comprehensive, integrated system that coordinates activities with other public agencies around the island.

Medical Oversight

Paramedics and EMTs act under the authority and licensure of a Medical Program Director (MPD), who ensures that EMS care falls within a predetermined scope of practice, and follows nationally accepted protocols and standards.

Community Education

WhidbeyHealth EMS is committed to reducing preventable injuries and accidents in our community through education.

Disaster Preparedness

In the event of an incident with mass casualties, weather-related emergency or a major disaster in our community, WhidbeyHealth Medical Center will offer real time/current information and action plans on this website.

Family Birthplace

Family Birthplace

The brand new WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace provides a state-of-the art environment, where a mother can labor, deliver and recover in the same bed in a private room.

Midwifery Care at WhidbeyHealth

A woman opting for a midwifery birth plan will spend more time in appointments learning about topics such as nutrition, the progression of pregnancy and what to expect during labor. Lactation services are also available at WhidbeyHealth.

Forty-six babies and counting

In an average year, approximately 200 babies are born in the Whidbey Family Birthplace. This year, 46 babies have been welcomed here through April 25.

Hospice Care

Hospice Care

WhidbeyHealth Hospice Care provides high quality, compassionate end-of-life care for people with terminal illness.

Home Health

Home Health

WhidbeyHealth Home Health provides an interdisciplinary, individualized approach to meeting healthcare needs in your home. When you need help, it's a relief to know you can receive exceptional healthcare right at home.

Laboratory

Laboratory

WhidbeyHealth Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and Medicare. All of our testing personnel are certified medical technologists, or medical technicians and our phlebotomists are skilled at difficult blood draws. (See the list of blood draw stations below.)

Lifeline

Lifeline Services

One press of the lightweight, waterproof help button activates a small in-home unit that puts you in touch with a caring Lifeline monitor who is there to help, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center staff provides surgical services for all your ophthalmology needs.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Palliative care improves the lives of patients and families facing serious illness. It focuses on relief of pain, symptoms and stress - whatever the diagnosis.

Primary Care

Primary Care

WhidbeyHealth provides primary care for patients of all ages, from infants and children to grandmothers and grandfathers and everyone in between. Our providers emphasize preventive care, such as well child and well adult exams and treat all types of acute and chronic healthcare concerns.

Pulmonary Care

Pulmonary Rehab

If you are having trouble breathing, the WhidbeyHealth Pulmonary Rehab team can help you to manage respiratory symptoms, increase activity, decrease anxiety and minimize shortness of breath.

Rehabilitation Care

Rehabilitation Care

WhidbeyHealth offers high-quality, full-spectrum rehabilitation services that include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care

WhidbeyHealth Respiratory Care offers both inpatient and outpatient services, using a full-time staff of licensed Respiratory Care practitioners.