Fun EvergreenHealth Facts

In our 45 years, we've gone from tiny Evergreen General Hospital to today's EvergreenHealth Medical Center - recognized as one of the 100 Best Hospitals in the country.

Take a look back at our history and see how we grew!

SERVICES

1972

2016

Births

367

4,701

Patient Meals

21,072

414,730

Medical Specialties

15

     80+ 

# Patient Beds

76

318


Our Growth Milestones

1960s

1967: Voters approve creation of King County Public Hospital District No. 2

1967: 35 acres of land purchased for what is now the Kirkland campus

1968: Contest picks the name Evergreen Hospital


1970s

1970:  Groundbreaking for Evergreen Hospital

1972: (Mar. 9) Evergreen General Hospital opens with 76 patient beds


1980s

1982: Hospital's 3rd floor completed

1983: Urgent Care opens in Woodinville

1984: Hospital's 4th floor completed

1986: North wing opens with new ED, critical care and auditorium

1986: Hospital's name changed to Evergreen Hospital Medical Center

1986: Home care services begin


1990s

1991: Evergreen Hospice center opens

1991: EvergreenHealth Foundation formed

1992: East wing (Blue zone) opens, doubling the size of the hospital

1994: Evergreen Professional Center (Coral zone) opens

1995: Hospital's name is changed to Evergreen Community Health Care

1996: EvergreenHealth named the nation's first "Baby-Friendly Hospital" by UNICEF

1996: Family Maternity Center named one of the nation's "10 Best Places to Have a Baby" by Self magazine

1996: 16 primary care physicians join EvergreenHealth, becoming the EvergreenHealth Medical Group


2000s

2000: EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Sammamish opens

2000: Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center opens

2001: EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Duvall opens

2002: EvergreenHealth opens the eastside's first Level III intensive care nursery

2002: Evergreen Surgery & Physicians Pavilion (Tan zone) opens adjacent to the hospital

2003: 4th and 5th floors open in the Blue zone

2005: EvergreenHealth Plaza medical office building opens

2007: New Emergency Department and Patient Tower (Silver zone) open

2008: Mobile coach brings 3D mammography to community locations

2009: DeYoung Pavilion opens adjacent to the hospital

2009: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades


2010s

2010: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2011: New primary and urgent care centers open in Redmond and Woodinville

2011: Emergency Department opens in Redmond

2011: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2012: Evergreen Healthcare is renamed EvergreenHealth

2012: Halvorson Cancer Center opens at EvergreenHealth

2012: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2014: Valley General Hospital joins EvergreenHealth; later renamed EvergreenHealth Monroe

2014: EvergreenHealth joins the Puget Sound High Value Network

2014: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2015: Sky Valley Family Medicine joins EvergreenHealth, becomes EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Sultan

2015: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2016: Community votes to expand the EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioner to seven members

2016: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2016: Named a Best Regional Hospital by US News & World Report

2017: Lakeshore Clinic joins EvergreenHealth, becomes EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Lakeshore

2017: EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center partner to form the Eastside Health Alliance

2017: 4th and 5th floors open in the Silver tower

2017: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2017: Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades

2017:  Urgent Care center opens in Mill Creek

2017:  Urgent Care center opens in Sammamish

2017:  Urgent Care center opens in Kenmore

2018: Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades

2018: Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades