News in 2014

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A rare virus has sent hundreds of children in other states to the hospital

September 22, 2014

Experts believe it may spread to the West Coast.

Providence announces new geriatrics medical director for Oregon

September 11, 2014
Marian Hodges, M.D., has accepted the position of the Bain Chair of Geriatric Medicine and regional medical director for geriatrics for Providence in Oregon.

Providence ElderPlace deploys team to serve elderly and disabled in affordable housing complexes

September 11, 2014
Qualifying residents can enroll in the Providence ElderPlace program to be served at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Health & Social Services Center in downtown Portland.

Respiratory virus season update

September 08, 2014
Providence Health & Services has compiled a chart of positive virus identifications in our region to aid health professionals as they care for patients.

Newest robotic technology for cancer surgeries debuts in Portland at Providence Portland Medical Center

September 01, 2014
Robotic surgery is not a thing of science fiction – it’s been practiced for years now in many hospitals. But today’s robotic technology is getting even better, offering greater precision for even the most complicated cases.

What the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge means for patients

September 01, 2014
With donations skyrocketing, Dr. Kimberly Goslin talks about what it means for the ALS community and eventual cure.

Back-to-school health tips for kids of all ages

August 28, 2014

In just days, children will be heading back to school – and back to the health issues that all schools and parents have to deal with. Kristen...

Weight loss program aims to improve cancer treatment for obese patients

August 15, 2014
When you’re fighting cancer, you want the best chance possible to beat the disease.

OPB News: Telemedicine Helps Stroke Patients At A Distance

August 14, 2014
Providence Telestroke Network is able to treat stroke patients quickly – minimizing damage to the brain and allowing for quicker recovery.

Phil and Penny Knight give $25 million to Providence Heart and Vascular Institute for patient care and cardiac research.

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August 12, 2014
Nike founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny, continue to demonstrate their commitment to improving the health of people in Oregon and across the nation with a landmark gift of $25 million to Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.
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