Providence’s commitment to patient safety is a high priority among caregivers and that has been recognized by the Oregon Patient Safety Commission. All eight Providence hospitals in Oregon and Providence’s Center for Medically Fragile Children, a residential care facility for young people, were recognized by the commission for meeting an assortment of patient safety targets.
Providence Seaside Hospital and Clatsop Community Action, in a unique community partnership, have opened a Community Resource Desk (CRD) at the main entrance to the hospital in Seaside.
Providence Seaside Hospital’s new school based children’s oral health program is gearing up for the start of the 2016-17 school year! “Providence Healthy Smiles,” was created through a multi-year grant from the Oregon Community Foundation aimed at increasing children’s education and access to dental care.
More than 150 people took part as Providence Cancer Center participated in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. The goal is to make a decade worth of advances toward a cure in five years, from increasing access to treatment and improving care to freeing trapped data and unleashing new breakthroughs.
Kendall Sawa, RN, has been named chief executive for Providence Seaside Hospital and North Coast Service Area.
Janiece Zauner, MSN, RN, has been named chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for Providence Seaside Hospital.
Providence is expanding health care services to better serve the communities of the north coast by offering ear, nose, and throat specialty care. Otolaryngologist Christopher Nyte, D.O., will begin seeing patients in July at Providence Medical Group-Seaside.