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Published on May 04, 2020

MEDIA | 425 Business: EvergreenHealth Moves Forward with Trial for COVID-19 Treatment

Following a recent announcement from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) regarding the use of the anti-viral Remdesivir to potentially treat COVID-19, Kirkland-based EvergreenHealth issued a statement that it would move forward with the next phase of its clinical research.

Over the preceding weeks, EvergreenHealth had become the first West Coast site — and the second globally — to participate in the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT), sponsored by NIAID. The trial is the first of its kind in the United States to evaluate an experimental treatment for COVID-19.

Read the 425 Business article

About EvergreenHealth

EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system serving nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties with a breadth of services and programs that are among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland and a 72-bed hospital, EvergreenHealth Monroe, which is an accredited, full-service public hospital district established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. The system also includes a network of 12 primary care practices, six urgent care centers, more than two dozen specialty care practices, extensive home care and hospice services, and 24/7 emergency care from its Kirkland, Monroe and Redmond locations.

EvergreenHealth remains committed to its purpose to enrich the health and well-being of the community by providing clinical excellence in more than 80 specialties and through extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

The health system is consistently named as one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals and it is one of only 407 hospitals nationwide to hold a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS).

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