OIHCD Issues Request for Proposals

On September 27, Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) issued two separate requests for proposals for work to be done at the medical clinic located at 7 Deye Lane in Eastsound.

The District will replace its emergency power generator.  The request for that work is located [here] The requirement to energize the clinic x-ray machine while on emergency power has been removed.…

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Island Primary Care – Orcas welcomes pediatrician, Evan Buxbaum, MD, MPH

From Laura Moroney for Island Hospital September 21, 2022

ORCAS ISLAND, WA — Evan Buxbaum, MD, MPH returns to Orcas Island to join Island Primary Care – Orcas after practicing for the past decade in California. Buxbaum received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.…

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OIHCD Strategic Planning Continues

At its August 23 meeting, the OIHCD Board received an update on new needs assessment data. Ms. Jody Carona of Health Facilities Planning and Design summarized findings from focus groups (listening sessions) designed for Spanish speakers and individuals with children. Four more interviews scheduled for next week will conclude this year’s data collection.  PowerPoint…

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