Who is Washington Hospital Services?

Washington Hospital Services, Inc. (WHS) is the for-profit arm of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA). WHS serves as a vehicle for collaboration, inspiration, and a progressive partnership on behalf of all WSHA members. Its purpose is to generate revenue and provide our members with innovative and affordable business solutions. WHS’ charge is twofold: support policy advocacy and shared service development for our members as well as external customers.

We offer the following cost-effective solutions:


Why Washington Hospital Services?

  • Our expertise
  • We work for you
  • Our longevity
  • Competitive pricing
  • Industry-specific experience
  • Comprehensive services



Washington Hospital Services is the For-Profit-Arm of the State Hospital Association. Our mission and purpose is to generate a profit by seeking, offering, and implementing superior services and programs to health care providers in the Pacific Northwest; profits are used to further the mission of the Washington State Hospital Association and reduce dues for WSHA members. We also provide contracted management and technical services to related organizations.
United claims management is the vehicle in which we deliver third party services to our clients, health care and non-health care alike.
Primarily we have served our members, hospitals and health care. We are growing to serve any industry.
Absolutely not. We are able to offer many of our services to organizations in any industry.
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Executive Leadership

Eric Lewis President, WHS

Brian Earl Sr. Director of Safety & Claim Services

Ed Phippen Vice President, WHS

Workers' Compensation

Barbara Borsi Time-Loss Adjuster

Eric Gutzwiler safety coordinator

Alex Harrold Medical Only Adjuster

Connie Pray Compliance and Time Loss Program Manager

Mike Toney Claims Assistant

Unemployment Compensation

Lex Phan Unemployment Claims Manager

Peer Review & Compliance Audits

Rich Boucher Assistant Director, Quality & Clinical Services

Industry Partners and Sponsorships

Cynthia Hay Director, Business Solutions

Board Members

Kym Clift CEO, Tri-State Memorial

Member at Large

Julie Norton Stewart CFO, Island Health

Member at Large

Hilary Whittington Chief Financial Officer, Pulse Heart Institute


Eric Lewis President, WHS


Gregg Davidson Retired Hospital Chief Executive Officer

Member at Large

Jeannine Grinnell Chief Executive Officer, UW Medicine Valley Medical Center

Member at Large

Ramona Hicks CEO, Coulee Medical Center

Member at Large

Leslie Hiebert Chief Executive Officer, Klickitat Valley Health

Member at Large

Chad Melton President, St. Michael Medical Center

Member at Large

Jason Moulding Vice President, Supply Chain Management, MultiCare Health System

Member at Large

Tina Toner Chief Nursing Officer, Jefferson Healthcare

Member at Large

Carrie Youngblood Chief Human Resources Officer, UW | Valley Medical Center

Member at Large