2013

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Providence Hospitals Earn Gold Certification For Excellence In Hip And Knee Replacement Surgeries

December 30, 2013

Following a visit this month, The Joint Commission granted disease-specific certification for total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgeries at both Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. 

Providence Health & Services Oregon Applying for URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

December 13, 2013
Providence Health & Services Oregon announced today that it is applying for Specialty Pharmacy accredication from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.

Outcomes promising in OX40 study at Providence Cancer Center

December 11, 2013

Portland-area researchers have scored promising results in the hottest field in cancer research today: Using the immune system to fight tumors. The results are a victory in an underdog story of achieving results without pharmaceutical company backing. 

Providence Benedictine Nursing Center Tree of Remembrance

December 02, 2013
The theme for this year’s Tree of Remembrance was “peace” and the event was very peaceful.

Providence Seaside Outpatient Rehabilitation Services received national award of excellence

November 26, 2013
Providence Seaside Hospital is proud to announce that Outpatient Rehabilitation Services has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

New aquatic spa provided therapy for medically fragile children at Providence, thanks to generous donations

November 26, 2013
For children at the Center for Medically Fragile Children at Providence Child Center, the waters can also help open a world of social and verbal skills.

Who should be screened for lung cancer?

November 20, 2013

November is lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. As with colonoscopies and mammograms, regular lung cancer screenings could lower the overall death rate from cancer by helping to detect the disease at an earlier, more treatable stage. 

New chief executive to lead Providence Portland

November 14, 2013

I'm pleased to announced that Paul Gaden, former chief operating officer of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Texas, will lead Providence Portland Medical Center and Oregon's Eastern Region. – Theron Park, chief executive, Delivery Systems

Just Do Everything: Dying in the ICU

November 13, 2013

Bradford Glavan, M.D., discusses decisionmaking in the age of autonomy at PPMC.

ElderPlace Cully Proud Mamas Join AIDS Walk

November 08, 2013

Joyce and Lorna (we know her as Lou) are two of our Cully ElderPlace participants, and both of these women are wonderful, compassionate, and...

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