News in 2014

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Screening for & Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes: New Glucose Tolerance Testing Panel Available

November 21, 2014

In 2010, the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) recommended a change to the diagnosis and classification of...

Providence becomes first in northwest to implant world's smallest pacemaker

November 19, 2014

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has become the first medical center in the Northwest to take part in a clinical trial investigating the world’s smallest pacemaker.

Providence Thoracic Surgery Program: Providence launches “Chest Watch” for high school students to observe live lung surgery

November 17, 2014

Providence Portland Medical Center offers high school students the opportunity to take a field trip to the hospital where students and teachers can observe a live surgery – typically a lung cancer operation or other chest surgery – taking place in one of the hospital’s operating rooms.

First on the West Coast: Providence Portland honored for diagnostic imaging

November 17, 2014
Patients needing imaging services will find nationally recognized care at Providence Portland Medical Center. The American College of Radiology, or ACR, awarded Providence Portland the designation of Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence. This is only the tenth such award in the nation, and the first on the west coast.

Rebels for a cause

November 13, 2014

To influence through education and inspire through example to promote a tobacco free world. Rebels for a Cause is made up of roughly 65 high school...

Providence St. Vincent recognized for outstanding spine and neurosurgical care

November 11, 2014
For the second year in a row, Becker's Hospital Review has named Providence St. Vincent Medical Center as one of 100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs.

Providence breast cancer patient takes final treatment as Wonder Woman

November 06, 2014

On Halloween, breast cancer patient Melissa Roy-Hart, aka Wonder Woman, allowed reporters to follow her to her final breast cancer treatment at Providence Cancer Center Oncology and Hematology Care Clinic – Southeast.

Update: Acute Ebola Ruled Out for Low-Risk Patient at Providence Milwaukie Hospital

November 02, 2014

On November 2, federal, state and county health leaders and caregivers at Providence Health & Services announced that a patient under...

New route and early registration for Providence Bridge Pedal 2015

October 31, 2014

Monday, Nov. 3 at noon, registration gets underway for the 20th annual Providence Bridge Pedal. The highlight of next summer’s Bridge Pedal will be the first public crossing of Tilikum Crossing, TriMet’s stunning new bridge over the Willamette River. The distinctive car-free bridge will then close until its Sept. 12 grand opening.

Integrative medicine for breast cancer patients

October 31, 2014
Providence Integrative Medicine Program offers complementary therapies such as acupuncture to help breast cancer patients cope and find relief.
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