Harborview Medical Center http://kplu.org en As Clinics Face Uncertain Future, Harborview Staffers Plead For Answers http://kplu.org/post/clinics-face-uncertain-future-harborview-staffers-plead-answers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle’s </span>Harborview<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Medical Center is considering big changes in the way it delivers primary care, with clinics serving thousands of patients hanging in the balance. And frustrated staffers are pleading with hospital brass to explain what’s going on.</span></p><p>Harborview may be best known as the region’s trauma center, but it runs a handful of primary care clinics at its First Hill campus, offering services such as obstetrics, pediatrics and family medicine.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 12847 at http://kplu.org As Clinics Face Uncertain Future, Harborview Staffers Plead For Answers Local Coalition 'in the Business of Cleaning Up after Warfare' http://kplu.org/post/local-coalition-business-cleaning-after-warfare <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Decades have passed since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration on Human Rights back in 1948. But even as the world prepares to celebrate Human Rights Day on Tuesday, slavery, oppression and torture remain very real problems.</span></p><p>In Seattle, one local coalition aims to restore the dignity and health of people from all over the world whose rights have been violated. The <a href="http://www.lcsnw.org/seattle/nwhhr.html" target="_blank">Northwest Health and Human Rights Project</a> provides help for torture victims in King County.</p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 11493 at http://kplu.org Local Coalition 'in the Business of Cleaning Up after Warfare' Scientists see guns as similar to your bike and your car http://kplu.org/post/scientists-see-guns-similar-your-bike-and-your-car <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Researchers who study injuries at </span>Harborview<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Medical Center are asking the Seattle City Council to take on the federal government's role -- and fund an investigation into gun violence. They say gun-related injuries are a solvable problem, from a public health perspective.</span></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:54:39 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7923 at http://kplu.org Scientists see guns as similar to your bike and your car