Four new physicians, improved health care for the poor and vulnerable and an emphasis on access to primary care are all part of an exciting new program beginning in the Columbia Gorge this summer.
Portland Thorns FC today announced Providence Health & Services as the official Presenting Partner of Portland Thorns FC and the club’s primary jersey sponsor while unveiling the team’s kits for the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season.
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.
Columbia Gorge Heart Clinic offers cardiac device check-up services locally.
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.
Cardiac history is being made in the Columbia River Gorge as Providence cardiologists Kathy Grewe, M.D., and Robert Florek, M.D., complete a series of heart “firsts.” Since their arrival in February, Dr. Grewe and Dr. Florek have successfully performed two different procedures – all first-time events for Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
When Martha Hoskins planned her lunch with Joan Chapman, she had no idea that a robot would help save her life.
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.
Providence reached top 100 status from the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) in a first-ever comprehensive rating of such hospitals. Scores were based on market strength, quality, outcomes, patient satisfaction, and financial strength, among other factors.