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Wound care patients and staff receive an upgraded experience from our Foundation donors

August 12, 2013

Wound care patients and staff receive an upgraded experience from our Foundation donors

New Orleans-Riverboat trip to seed local scholarship fund

August 12, 2013

New Orleans-Riverboat trip to seed local scholarship fund

Providence Hood River named one of the nation's best - again

March 15, 2013

For the second consecutive year, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, a health care business intelligence and technology company.

Providence coffee shop teaches life skills to local students

March 12, 2013

Walk through the main entrance of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and chances are you will notice the smell of coffee—and the energy of high school students at Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop. The Youth Transition Program at Hood River Valley High School is using the café to provide valuable work experience for youth with barriers to employment.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge partner to lead culturally sensitive care presentation at national conference

February 05, 2013

Providence Hospice of the Gorge will be featured at the annual National Palliative Care Congress for their innovative program that provides palliative care and end-of-life education to the Latino community.

"A bee saved my life", local woman shares inspiring cancer journey in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 25, 2012

Debbie Clark is allergic to bees. And yet she credits a bee with saving her life.

"Hearts of Gold" shine at annual gala

October 08, 2012

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Foundation honors community members through annual Hearts of Gold Gala, which benefits Swindells Resource Center for families of children who have special needs.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge helps children express grief through play

October 05, 2012

Once protected by the reality of death, children are now being encouraged to participate in the grieving process according to a recent article published in The New York Times, Letting Children Share in Grief.

Providence Bedpan Open is a Swinging Success

July 14, 2012

The 21st annual Providence Bedpan Open golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course raised more than $17,000 for the Jane Mellor Youth Dental Voucher Program.

Research offers great hope for advanced melanoma patients

June 06, 2012

Providence Cancer Center researchers study a unique approach, combining radiation and immunotherapy treatments.

International partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 29, 2012

Providence Cancer Center joins global collaboration, taking cancer treatment research to a new level.

Pennies, nickels and dimes add up to $500,000 as Safeway customers and employees help Providence battle breast cancer

May 08, 2012

Safeway customers and employees in Oregon and Southwest Washington raised $500,000 for breast cancer awareness, treatment and research at Providence.

Providence Estate Planning Seminars

May 02, 2012

The Providence Office of Gift Planning is providing a free 90-minute seminar, at several locations, about the basics of wills and estate planning. At each session, a local estate planning attorney will cover topics such as the advantages and disadvantages of wills and living trusts; probate versus non-probate property; estate taxes; advance directives; and powers of attorney.

Woman Uses Stroke Experience to Educate Others

May 02, 2012

When Martha Hoskins planned her lunch with Joan Chapman, she had no idea that a robot would help save her life.

No need to travel for expert cardiac care: cardiologists join Providence

April 18, 2012

We are proud to announce that we will be expanding our cardiology services in the Columbia Gorge. Kathy Grewe, M.D., and Robert Florek, M.D., have joined our Providence Heart Clinic team and will be providing daily cardiology care at the new Columbia Gorge Heart Clinics in Hood River, Ore. and White Salmon, Wash.

Mary Morell feels new energy with first Providence pacemaker

April 06, 2012

The mountain scene paintings by Mary Morell can be found in homes and offices all over Hood River County. Now the retired orchardist has a new claim to fame, and lease on life: She has the first cardiac pacemaker installed at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.

Art Show: Watercolors by Elizabeth Anderson

April 04, 2012

Providence is a proud supporter of Gorge artists. Stop by the hospital to view the breathtaking talent of Elizabeth Anderson.

Shed Winter Blues and Pounds with Tips from Providence

April 04, 2012

The rain remains, but spring is here. And when the sun does return, we’ll notice the days are longer, helping to soothe those who find their moods affected by the long winter darkness.

Now accepting applications for the Aileen Steves Pobanz Memorial Scholarship

March 29, 2012

The Aileen Steeves Pobanz Memorial Education Scholarship is an annual award of $1,000 to one student who meets the requirements below, has great need and exemplifies a passion to help others. Apply now.

Christopher Van Tilburg, M.D. from Providence Occupational and Travel Medicine Clinic.

February 28, 2012

The Oregonian featured a story from Providence physician, Christopher Van Tilburg and featured Mike Murray, medical director of Providence Mountain Emergency Services. The article offered a glimpse into the experiences of staff working at the slope-side emergency clinic located at Mt. Hood Meadows, and also included safety tips for skiers and boarders.

Providence Hood River's dialysis care expands - provides convenient, less expensive option for patients

February 22, 2012

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce dialysis care has expanded to include peritoneal dialysis services, including a 24-hour nurse line. The expansion responds to the needs of patients who are unable to travel or whose need to receive treatment in their home.

Providence cancer research gets a boost with MedImmune agreement

December 02, 2011

The biotech company will fund further OX40 research developed by Providence scientists.

Providence to be only site in Oregon for revolutionary heart valve procedure

November 19, 2011

Patients with advanced heart disease and limited treatment options will soon have access to the most progressive cardiac care procedure in the world at Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

Providence workers aid patient's son after fire

September 25, 2011

Providence Hood River employees stepped forward to help a patient with more than medical needs.