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PHRMH Family Birth Center recognized for excellence
In a recent publication from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion our birth center was recognized for achieving a quality practice score of 93. The survey focused on infant feeding practices and we surpassed the Oregon average score of 77 and the national average of 70. Thank you to all the providers in our community for their great work!
Providence Hood River named one of the nation's best - again
For the second consecutive year, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, a health care business intelligence and technology company.
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital ranked in the 94th percentile for quality, patient satisfaction and affordability. “At Providence, we focus on providing quality health care, with positive outcomes – something we could not do without the support of all our community health care providers,” said Freysinger. Read full story.
New service: Interactive Guided Imagery
Interactive Guided ImagerySM is a clinical technique used to treat a variety of concerns, including chronic pain. Shelley Smith, M.D., has completed specialty training in guided imagery and can help your patients this gain control over pain.
During each session, she will guide your patient through a series of peaceful exercises. Once the patient is relaxed, their mind can begin to understand the body’s physical pain symptoms and re-associate the symptoms with a positive visual. Benefits of this program include:
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