The Drug Enforcement Agency issued a final rule (79 FR 49661) in which they changed hydrocodone-containing medications from schedule III to schedule II beginning Oct. 6, 2014.
The optimization release that occurred on Sept. 30 is the final one before the Epic upgrade in February 2015.
This fall, we welcome three new board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians specializing in general neurology, movement disorders, neuromuscular conditions and stroke.
Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center received “Top Hospital” honors from The Leapfrog Group.
June Olson, M.D., is the new medical director for Providence Regional Laboratory and Pathology Department in Oregon.
I'm pleased to announced that Paul Gaden, former chief operating officer of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital in Texas, will lead Providence Portland Medical Center and Oregon's Eastern Region. – Theron Park, chief executive, Delivery Systems
Bradford Glavan, M.D., discusses decisionmaking in the age of autonomy at PPMC.
Louis B. Rice, M.D., discusses rational antibiotic administration at PPMC.
New mobile apps give physicians secure and portable access to Epic electronic health records when they're away from a computer.
Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon now offers more outpatient clinic appointments on the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center campus.
A competing risk paradigm for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, at PPMC.
ACP case presentations by PPMC internal medicine residents.
Kevin Olson, M.D., will focus on growing cancer program throughout the Oregon Region.
Providence Newberg Medical Center and Providence Seaside Hospital are recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction.
A new dental clinic opened at Providence Milwaukie Hospital in July, increasing access to dental care in Clackamas County.
Surveyors noted excellent documentation, hand-hygiene compliance and command of Epic.
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center’s new child and adolescent psychiatric unit is scheduled to open in late September.
Theron Park, chief executive of Providence Portland Medical Center, will become chief executive of the region's delivery system on June 24.
Cindy Mayo, chief executive of Providence Centralia Hospital, will lead the Southern Oregon Service Area.
Twenty-one medical residents and seven faculty members from Providence Oregon Family Practice Residency now are delivering babies at Providence Portland's maternity unit.
Shelly Handkins, regional chief financial officer, is taking a new position as system vice president of revenue.
Kristy Wayson, director of Providence Heart and Vascular Institute, has accepted the position of senior director, clinical portfolio, cardiovascular, in Clinical Program Services.
Mark A.R. Kleiman, Ph.D., professor of public policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, presents at PSVMC. CME credit.
Nancy Roberts, who currently leads Epic implementation and information services for the system, replaces the departing Alex Jackson.
Calvin Harrison and Bonnie Smith will lead cancer and neurosciences work for Providence's five-state system.
Providence Heart Clinic at The Oregon Clinic Gateway is one of 64 charter specialty medical homes in the nation to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
A longtime physician and patient advocate, Dr. English developed Providence's end-of-life care programs.
James Arp, chief executive for Providence Home and Community Services, to lead effort.
Say thanks and goodbye at Providence Office Park 2.
When a heart attack strikes, getting treatment fast means everything. The heart attack treatment at Providence Newberg Medical Center is among the fastest in the nation.
Providence Medical Group-Sports Care offers sports medicine services at JELD-WEN Field in downtown Portland.
PSVMC's chief operating officer will lead Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and two other facilities in Spokane.
After rigorous review, the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission awarded the hospital a three-year term of accreditation.
Anonymous donation will expand training in complementary and integrative medicine.
Longtime Providence executive Larry Bowe steps in for the departing Tom Hanenburg.
Providence Portland Medical Center hosts wound care symposium for clinicians.
Yvonne Kirk joins Providence from St. Peter's Hospital in Montana. She will oversee all of Providence Newberg Medical Center's clinical services and operations.
For the second year in a row, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics.
George Weghorst, M.D. is retiring as chief medical officer for Providence Newberg Medical Center after successfully guilding the facility over the past 10 years. Providence names his successor and new quality, safety medical directors elsewhere.