WEATHER UPDATE FOR FRIDAY MORNING (DEC. 9): All Providence hospitals in Oregon are open. However, our clinics in the Portland metro area plan to delay opening until 10 a.m. Please call ahead.
Before leaving the office to visit a homebound patient, Dr. Tony Ohotto gathered a few necessities: his stethoscope, medical notes, and a pair of well-worn bicycling shoes.
Dark clouds threatened rain, so Ohotto packed a rain slicker before hopping on his 10-speed. Kevin Callahan, a certified occupational therapy assistant, joined him for a 15-minute ride to their patient's home, a residential care facility in Southeast Portland. (read article at OregonLive.com)
Teddy Schwartz, 100, swears by Oil of Olay, but says the Catholic faith also has enhanced her longevity.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) audits Providence ElderPlace every two years. In 2010, two CMS and four State auditors reviewed our PACE program, including Health Plan Operations, Medicare Part D and our direct care services.