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Specialty Pharmacy Expansion

December 15, 2014

December 15th began the construction of a state of the art Specialty Pharmacy across the parking lot from our existing specialty pharmacy, in the...

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...

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.

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