Close to home, close to family, close to healing.



To provide better access to enhanced healthcare.



Our members are joined by a common bond.



We always strive for our residents’ best health.



Contact us with your questions or comments.

About Grand Columbia Health Alliance

Grand Columbia Health Alliance brings together Columbia Basin Hospital (Ephrata), East Adams Rural Healthcare (Ritzville), Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center (Odessa), Othello Community Hospital (Othello), Quincy Valley Medical Center (Quincy), and, Samaritan Healthcare (Moses Lake), to serve the healthcare needs of our communities and ensure that healthcare remains local and sustainable. By working together—utilizing our ability to collaborate, coordinate medical resources, and share ideas, technology, and best practices across organizational lines— we fuel our collective vision for high quality and cost-effective patient-care excellence.  Right here, close to home, close to family, close to healing.



Join us for Scrubs Camp on May 3, 2024

Scrubs Camp is a one-day workshop for high school students to explore health careers through instruction and interactive activities designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding. Students will have the opportunity to practice doing the same tasks that medical assistants, nurses, medical lab technicians, and emergency technicians do in their daily work.

The event will be held at Big Bend Community College, 7662 Chanute St NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837 and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

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Supporting a loved one suffering from a substance use disorder can feel intimidating,” reports Dr. Matthew Lockwood, ED Medical Director for Samaritan Healthcare. “Be There” reminds all of us that no one should feel alone in their recovery journey.  Grand Columbia Health Alliance emergency departments and behavioral health centers stand ready with our community partners to help you help those you love. With local clinic support, we can assist in getting your loved one the help they need as close to home as possible.  Thank you for being there. Please, know we’re here to help.”


2.  Learn about naloxone (commonly referred to as Narcan) and keep it in your car or home first aid kit. Naloxone is an opioid overdose reversal medication that reverses the impact of an overdose until a person can receive medical care. There are also local vending machines where you can get naloxone for free.
3.  Safely dispose of unused opioid prescriptions by returning them to a local take-back program.


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GCHA sponsors project to address substance use disorder

The Grand Columbia Opioid Response Consortium (GCORC) is a three-year, grant-funded project that brings together diverse state and community partners, including all GCHA hospitals, to improve substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery in our region.  Launched in December 2022, the work is coordinated by the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA).

For more information, click here.


Six hospitals partner as founding members in Grand Columbia Health Alliance

MOSES LAKE – Grand Columbia Health Alliance (Alliance) is pleased to announce that six central Washington hospitals have founded a new healthcare partnership.

The six founding members in the Alliance are Columbia Basin Hospital (Ephrata), East Adams Rural Healthcare (Ritzville), Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center (Odessa), Othello Community Hospital (Othello), Quincy Valley Medical Center (Quincy), and Samaritan Healthcare (Moses Lake). The locally owned healthcare facilities established the Alliance together to serve the healthcare needs of communities in the counties of Grant, Adams, Lincoln, and beyond…
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At Grand Columbia Health Alliance, our healthcare member organizations are stronger together. Together we strive for the best health of our residents—to provide our region better access to enhanced care at the best possible price, right here, close to home.


This is all delivered within a shared organizational belief to make decisions that are best for our patients. Through this Alliance we honor the founding vision of our pioneering mothers and fathers—to independently serve and care for our residents.


Where ROI is measured in lives improved, lives saved, new babies born.


The Grand Columbia Health Alliance members are joined by a common bond—each organization is a community-owned hospital district founded and fundraised by their respective communities to serve the healthcare needs of their communities.


At Grand Columbia Health Alliance, our healthcare member organizations are stronger together as we strive for our residents’ best health. This Alliance allows our team members the ability to collaborate, share ideas, technology, and best practices across organizational lines, thus fueling our collective growth toward patient-care excellence in the 21st century.


This is all delivered within a shared organizational belief of providing our collective medical family the space to grow, the room to succeed, and the daily opportunity to make decisions that are best for our communities, not just the bottom line.



Columbia Basin Hospital is designed to meet the healthcare needs of the people in our community. With the completion of our new addition and remodel, we are able to give patients more privacy and comfort with 25 brand-new single-occupancy rooms. We also have a state-of-the-art physical therapy department featuring a full occupational therapy kitchen and therapy pool. Our physicians and healthcare team are dedicated to providing quality care and services where it matters most; close to home.

Our rural health clinic and critical access hospital are designed to meet the needs, provide quality healthcare and be that healthcare provider of choice for our community. Columbia Basin Hospital is located in Ephrata, WA, between Spokane and Seattle.



East Adams Rural Healthcare is a twenty bed Critical Access hospital located in Ritzville, Washington at the junction of I-90 and Highway 395. Adams County Public Hospital District #2 operates the hospital, as well as the Ritzville and Washtucna Medical Clinics and is associated with the Ritzville, Lind, and Washtucna Volunteer Ambulance Associations. Together, these organizations serve a 1,500 square mile area of eastern Adams County, Washington.



Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital.
There is 24-hour Level V Emergency Room Care and basic EMS Ambulance Services.



In 1994 a new hospital was a dream, in 1995 it was a clear vision and now it is a reality. Construction of the multi-story 54,000 square foot, 9 million dollar expansion began in 1997, and opened January 19th 2000. The addition features; new emergency/trauma rooms, surgery rooms, pharmacy, laboratory, a meeting room and an expansive lobby. Licensed for 49 beds, our capacity is 25.

The trust you place in us to take care of your healthcare needs is something we take seriously. We provide our patients with access to the newest technologies – from diagnosing diseases to delivering babies.

Our staff strives to provide the highest quality care in a financially responsible manner for the people of Othello and the lower Columbia Basin.



Quincy Valley Medical Center provides optimum value to our patient by delivering care in the safest and most efficient ways. Quincy Valley Medical Center employees offer extraordinary customer service and provide the highest quality of care to our patients. By doing so, Quincy Valley Medical Center is the number one choice of our community for primary care services.



Samaritan Healthcare is a multifaceted healthcare organization located in Moses Lake, Washington. Organized as Grant County Public Hospital District No. 1 in 1947, Samaritan is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of the Columbia Basin.


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