The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of health care providers in the state. The following cases come from the South Sound:
King County
The Registered Counselor Program indefinitely suspended the credential of Vickie T. Anderson. Anderson failed to comply with a previous order.

Milton Ashley agreed to permanently surrender his license to practice medicine in the state for providing substandard care and writing prescriptions in the name of a patient knowing tthat the drugs were for the patient’s girlfriend.

The Board of Pharmacy revoked the credential of pharmacy assistant Mary C. Hodge. Hodge diverted controlled substances and legend drugs.

The Nursing Assistant Program suspended the credential of Leesha Kelly. Kelly was convicted of third degree assault.

The Nursing Commission summarily suspended the license of registered nurse Darren M. Slater. Slater voluntarily surrendered his credential to practice as a registered nurse in Arizona.

Pierce County
The Registered Counselor Program indefinitely suspended the credential of William T. Haavik. Haavik failed to comply with a previous order.

The Board of Pharmacy revoked the credential of pharmacy technician Erika M. Janzou. Janzou diverted controlled substances from her place of employment.

The Radiologic Technologist Program revoked the credential of Robert C. Lyons. Lyons was disbarred from the practice of law in Washington for unprofessional conduct.

The Nursing Commission suspended the license of nurse Roberta Manford. Manford was the on-call nurse when a patient had fallen and hit his head, and failed to follow procedures in responding to the incident.

The Secretary of the Health withdrew the statement of charges against registered counselor Robert H. Young, Jr.

Thurston County
The Registered Counselor Program indefinitely suspended the credential of Michael E. Dassow. Dassow failed to comply with a previous order.

The Medical Commission revoked the credential of George E. Kabacy. Kabacy was convicted of possession of visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

The Nursing Assistant Program revoked the credential of James Robinson. Robinson’s adult family home license was revoked for failing to meet the needs of six vulnerable residents.