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Local philanthropist Joe Weston is Providence Child Center's 2015 "Heart of Gold" award recipient

February 09, 2015

Joe Weston has always had a unique talent for fostering potential. While the Portland real estate developer and philanthropist has built a...

Get on your feet and add years to your life with "Heart to Start" - An exercise prescription from renowned Providence cardiologist

February 06, 2015
It’s the ultimate guidebook to get you on your feet and add years to your life. Through inspiring personal stories, scientific facts and easy-to-follow tips, “Heart to Start: The Eight-Week Exercise Prescription to Live Longer, Beat Heart Disease and Run Your Best Race” leads readers through a simple, yet effective eight-week exercise program that will help transform their health and create more active lifestyles.

Another first out of Providence Heart and Vascular Institute: An implant that allows doctors to monitor heart remotely

February 04, 2015
The patient’s at home, but the cardiologist can still check in, thanks to an innovative, first-of-its-kind heart monitoring technology now available at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Cardiologists with Providence Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first experts in the Northwest to implant CardioMEMS HF System, a tiny wireless heart monitoring sensor, into patients.

Swindells in southern Oregon offers support for families of children with disabilities

February 02, 2015
Swindells Resource Center in southern Oregon profiled in the NBC5 Providence Minute

First-in-nation honor for Providence's Center for Medically Fragile Children

January 29, 2015

Oregon’s only long-term residential care facility for medically fragile children has received a first-in-the nation honor for excellence. The...

Looking for a cancer clinical trial? Search our new site.

January 28, 2015

Providence’s new clinical trials site allows you to search by keyword or filter by cancer type to learn more about the trials and research studies underway at Providence Cancer Center.

New data publicly available on physician, hospital quality

January 28, 2015

During the 2014 holiday season, a large amount of Medicare data was released on physician and hospital quality measure results, including some accountable care organizations.

Providence Medical Group names director of access strategies

January 28, 2015

I am pleased to announce that Wendy Carlton will be joining Providence Medical Group-Oregon as director of access strategies.

Digital stars program will highlight CAHPS scores

January 28, 2015

More and more patients are turning to the Internet to search for information about health care providers. As they search, they find many physician rating and directory websites – like Healthgrades and Vitals – that claim to provide information about the quality of a doctor’s skills and credentials.

Help us protect your loved ones from the flu

January 23, 2015
Providence Health & Services in Oregon is taking special steps during this flu season to protect ourpatients, families and friends. We know that pregnant women, young children and other people who arebeing treated in our hospitals face increased risk if they are exposed to the flu virus.
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