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Epic upgrade set for Feb. 8 in Oregon

December 16, 2014

In order to ensure that the transition to the 2014 version of Epic goes as smoothly as possible and to improve our ability to adjust to any unexpected issues, the Epic upgrade will take place over two nights, Feb. 7-8

Providence is switching to healthier drinks in 2015

December 16, 2014

Beginning the first week of January, Providence in Oregon will begin phasing out sugary drinks in our dining areas, vending machines, catering and gift shops.

Providence Medical Group names three area medical directors

December 15, 2014

Announcing our new PMG area medical directors, who are beginning the transition to these roles

Providence Portland Medical Center recognized nationally as "Top Hospital" for safety and quality

December 03, 2014
Providence Portland Medical Center has received national recognition for providing the highest level of safe and quality care. The Leapfrog Group named Providence Portland Medical Center to its annual list of Top Hospitals – the only hospital in Oregon to receive this distinction.

Providence Portland Medical Center Magnet Recognition Program site visit

December 02, 2014
The Providence Portland Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2005 and 2010 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In January 2015, the Providence Portland Medical Center is applying for redesignation. 

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.

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.

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.

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...

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