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EvergreenHealth Monroe Welcomes Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Marc Champaloux
Date
08/07/2018
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Monroe, Wash. – EvergreenHealth Monroe is pleased to welcome internal medicine specialist Dr. Marc Champaloux to its team of hospitalists. Dr. Champaloux brings a breadth of expertise in internal, hospital and general medicine pathology and experience working with patients across a broad spectrum of comprehensive care.

As a board-certified internal medicine hospitalist, Dr. Champaloux cares for adult patients during hospitalization, partnering with them to create treatment and care plans, prepare for hospital stays and discharge, and make health care decisions to support their overall health goals.

“We are honored to have Dr. Champaloux join our specially trained and highly capable group of internists and hospitalists,” said Renée Jensen, chief administrative officer of EvergreenHealth Monroe. “With his experience in general internal medicine, and interests in palliative care, quality improvement and patient experience, he is an ideal addition to our team as they collaborate in delivering exceptional care and service to our patients across Sky Valley.”

Dr. Champaloux pursued medicine because of his passion for science and desire to improve the lives of others. He chose to specialize in internal medicine because he enjoys caring for patients with a wide variety of conditions and working with them to provide tailored solutions for their needs.

Before moving to Washington, Dr. Champaloux practiced at Augusta Health Group in Virginia after earning his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He and his wife, who is also a physician, were drawn to the Pacific Northwest for its diverse culture and recreational opportunities. In their spare time they enjoy hiking with their toy poodle, Tesla.

To learn more about EvergreenHealth Monroe hospitalists, visit www.evergreenhealthmonroe.com/hospitalists-evergreenhealth-monroe

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About EvergreenHealth
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. A staff of 5,000 provides clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care, infectious disease and travel medicine, and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 13 primary care practices, five urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

In 2017, EvergreenHealth achieved its ninth designation in the last 10 years (2009-2012, and 2014-2018) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades® and was again named one of Healthgrades 2018 America’s 100 Best Hospitals, placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide based on its outstanding clinical performance. The health system was one of 750 hospitals in the country to earn an ‘A’ grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group and holds a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), one of only 337 nationwide. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com


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