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Providence supports patients through palliative care

April 26, 2013

Providence is committed to palliative care and addressing the needs patients in the Columbia Gorge. Thanks to a two-year, $170,000 grant from the Cambia Foundation, Providence can now care for more patients through the development of a comprehensive palliative care program.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge partner to lead culturally sensitive care presentation at national conference

February 05, 2013

Providence Hospice of the Gorge will be featured at the annual National Palliative Care Congress for their innovative program that provides palliative care and end-of-life education to the Latino community.

"Hearts of Gold" shine at annual gala

October 08, 2012

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation honors community members through annual Hearts of Gold Gala, which benefits Swindells Resource Center for families of children who have special needs.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge helps children express grief through play

October 05, 2012

Once protected by the reality of death, children are now being encouraged to participate in the grieving process according to a recent article published in The New York Times, Letting Children Share in Grief.

Cardiac device check-ups now available in Hood River

August 29, 2012

Columbia Gorge Heart Clinic offers cardiac device check-up services locally.

Providence Dethman Manor receives $1.25 million in grants to fund "home makeover"

July 21, 2012

Residents ofProvidence Dethman Manor will soon be enjoying a renewed home, thanks to a $1.25 million grant from Oregon Housing and Community Services.

Pilot program offers relief for chemo patients

June 22, 2012

Chemotherapy infusion patients in Hood River can now meet with a pharmacist during each treatment, thanks to a new pilot program aimed at improving patient safety and reducing medication side effects. A $20,000 grant from Cardinal Health to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital supports the program, which is also expected to reduce health care costs overall for these patients.

Woman Uses Stroke Experience to Educate Others

May 02, 2012

When Martha Hoskins planned her lunch with Joan Chapman, she had no idea that a robot would help save her life.

Christopher Van Tilburg, M.D. from Providence Occupational and Travel Medicine Clinic.

February 28, 2012

The Oregonian featured a story from Providence physician, Christopher Van Tilburg and featured Mike Murray, medical director of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Mountain Clinic. The article offered a glimpse into the experiences of staff working at the slope-side emergency clinic located at Mt. Hood Meadows, and also included safety tips for skiers and boarders.

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