New Machine Tops 1,100 X-rays

Island Primary Care – Orcas Medical Director, Dr. Frank James and Radiology Technician, Joy Cartisser are pictured with Ms. Fannie O’Leary beside the Orcas Island Health Care District’s new X-ray machine at the Island Health Primary Care – Orcas clinic.

This X-ray machine was made possible through a generous gift to the community by Ms.…

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Job Opening — OIHCD Superintendent

Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) is seeking applicants for the position of District Superintendent. The Superintendent position is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of healthcare for the members of our community. The Superintendent is the chief administrative officer of the district with a wide range of functions including financial and administrative responsibilities, providing Board support, and interfacing with our community.…

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Health Care District Welcomes New Commissioner

At the April 5 meeting, Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) Commissioners appointed Marie Michnich to serve the remainder of Richard Fralick’s term. Ms. Michnich will serve until the November 2023 elections. By way of introduction, she has shared the following information and insights with me.…

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April 5, 2022, Regular OIHCD Board Meeting Agenda is Posted

The Agenda and Materials (Board Packet) for the April 5, 2022, Regular Board Meeting will be posted on April 4. You can access the agenda and meeting materials at the link below.

https://orcashealth.org/documents/meeting-documents/

Commissioners will discuss staff hiring, new commissioner appointment, committee reports and assignments, employee benefits, strategic planning and establishing a foundation. …

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March 1, 2022, Regular OIHCD Board Meeting Agenda is Posted

The Agenda and Materials (Board Packet) for the March 1, 2022, Regular Board Meeting will be posted on February 28. You can access the Agenda and meeting materials at the link below.

https://orcashealth.org/documents/meeting-documents/

Commissioners will discuss filling a vacancy on the board, hiring an administrative assistant, and strategic planning. …

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Partnership Improves Acute Care on Orcas

Improved working relationship between primary care and Orcas Island Fire & Rescue.

For the past year members of both the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of Orcas Island Fire & Rescue (OIFR) and the Island Primary Care – Orcas (IPC-O) clinic have been working closely to improve several elements of the care provided to the members of our community.…

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