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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.

OPB News: Telemedicine Helps Stroke Patients At A Distance

August 14, 2014
Providence Telestroke Network is able to treat stroke patients quickly – minimizing damage to the brain and allowing for quicker recovery.

Cattle rancher becomes a stroke hero

June 24, 2014

Thanks to his quick action when his wife started to slur speech, a Heppner woman can return to the ranch. 

Providence Stroke Center meets the highest standards in care

June 13, 2014

Stroke patients treated at Providence Stroke Center receive some of the best care in the nation. Providence has made the 2012 Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Providence St. Vincent recognized for outstanding stroke care

June 13, 2014

Stroke patients who are treated at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center receive some of the best care on the nation.

Marching on after stroke...thanks to telestroke.

May 16, 2014

See how the team in the Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center emergency room used a special link to a neurologist miles away to help save the...

Stroke survivor to run half marathon

May 08, 2013

25-year-old Providence Medford nurse Rocio Mendoza will run a half marathon just eight months after suffering a stroke.

Providence Home Health rated among top in the U.S.

November 07, 2012

For the fifth consecutive year, Providence Home Health has been named a top home care provider in HomeCare Elite’s annual compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the U.S.

U.S. Grant expands Providence Telestroke Network to eastern Washington

October 22, 2012

Providence Health & Services has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand telestroke services in the Pacific Northwest.

Robot is on a roll

October 11, 2012

Southern Oregon Magazine explains how Providence Medford Medical Center is saving lives with telestroke.

Wallowa Memorial Hospital awarded for speedy stroke treatment

October 10, 2012

Excellent teamwork has allowed Wallowa to provide their patients with stroke treatment times that are on par with primary stroke centers.

Wallowa partners in treating stroke

September 29, 2012

Three years after implementing telestroke, this 25-bed critical access hospital is an example of how rural health care facilities are making a measurable impact on health.

USDA official sees award-winning Providence Telestroke Network in action

July 31, 2012

Earlier this year, the USDA gave Providence Brain and Spine Institute's Telestroke Network a $253,000 grant to fund telestroke technology at five rural hospitals in eastern and central Oregon.

Providence Telestroke Network Honored For Saving Lives

July 12, 2012

Providence Telestroke Network has earned the 2012 Quality Improvement Initiatives Award, one of the top honors given by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

TeleParkinson’s checkup saves time and money

July 12, 2012

See how telemedicine is helping people with Parkinson's disease get checkups without having to travel long distances to see a specialist in Portland.

Vince the Robot Helps Stroke Patients in Medford

May 18, 2012

Watch a video showing the new robot providing patients at Providence Medford Medical Center with 24/7 stroke care.

2012 President’s Award for Excellence recipent

May 18, 2012

Learn why Providence Telestroke Network received this recognition of superior achievements in care and service to the health of our communities.

New tool at Sky Lakes to help stroke victims

May 16, 2012

Stroke patients at Sky Lakes Medical Center now have local access to stroke specialists thanks to Providence Telestroke Network.

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.

How FAST action saved his life

May 01, 2012

Watch the AM Northwest segment with a couple who beat stroke with FAST action and a telestroke consult at Providence Newberg Medical Center.

Portland TV news anchors unite against stroke

April 25, 2012

KATU, KOIN, KGW and KPTV have partnered with Providence Stroke Center to share this message about stroke warning signs.

Newberg man considers his a stroke of luck

January 11, 2012

How a wife's fast action and Providence Telestroke Network led to lifesaving stroke treatment.

Oregon telestroke gains recognition

January 06, 2012

The success of Providence Telestroke Network will be the subject of an oral presentation at the 17th annual international meeting of the American Telemedicine Association in April.

Telestroke comes to Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center

December 09, 2011

Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center has joined Providence Telestroke Network to provide after-hours acute stroke care.

Providence receives $253,000 grant to expand telestroke network

December 08, 2011

Five hospitals in eastern and central Oregon will recieve access to lifesaving stroke expertise from Providence Brain and Spine Institute.

Saving lives with telestroke

November 15, 2011

Providence Stroke Center Medical Director Ted Lowenkopf, M.D., explains how our telestroke program is expanding care across the region.

Neurologists join Providence

October 01, 2011

Expanding our services to meet the community's needs.

Seaside’s robot now delivers care in the ICU, from Alaska

May 25, 2011

Residents in rural communities can now take advantage of more modern health care treatments without having to travel to larger cities.

Telestroke speeds stroke care

May 25, 2011

To survive stroke and limit disability, every second counts. For communities without a stroke specialist on hand, now a Telestroke robot is helping save the lives of some stroke patients.

Providence Telestroke Network expands into Washington state

May 25, 2011

Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, Washington has joined the Providence Telestroke Network. We can now help provide the community with real-time stroke expertise.

New way to treat stroke

May 20, 2011

Providence neurologists are testing a promising new procedure that could potentially change the way bleeding strokes are treated.

Providence Experts Offer Tips for Stroke Awareness Month

April 22, 2011

While Providence expands its Telestroke Network to treat stroke patients quickly, prevention still is the best medicine.

Work to reduce stroke mortality bears results

March 10, 2011

Oregon’s stroke death rate has fallen from the fifth highest in the nation to No. 12, according to recent statistics. 

Providence telestroke comes to Ilwaco hospital

February 15, 2011

Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, Wash. is now officially a part of Providence Telestroke Network. Learn how telestroke works and why it is important to the coastal community.

A Telestroke of Genius: Keys to Success

February 13, 2011

Health Leaders Media provides a detailed look at why telestroke is such a successful means of improving stroke care in small and rural communities.

A new use for telestroke technology: a mother meets her newborn son

February 08, 2011

A complication during labor separated a mother from her newborn, as her baby was rushed to a NICU 20 miles away.

Nicholas Okon, D.O., discusses the importance of telestroke

August 01, 2010

KXL interview on why it is important to treat stroke patients in their local hosptials.

Providence Newberg hosts a telestroke mock trial

July 28, 2010

Providence Newberg Medical Center is now linked to Providence Telestroke Network.

Lower costs and better technology, telemedicine links across Oregon

July 27, 2010

Even though she was 40 miles from a specialized stroke center, a Newberg woman received an emergency stroke examination.

Curry Hospital has joined Providence Telestroke Network

May 29, 2010

Providence Brain Institute's telestroke network is quickly growing.

Telestroke robot raises stroke awareness

May 18, 2010

Tia, a Providence telestroke robot, was at the Tigard mall in May to help kick off a month long stroke awareness campaign.

Interview with Nicholas Okon, D.O. from Medford

April 24, 2010

Medford's local paper explains how telestroke will improve stroke care at Providence Medford Medical Center.

Telestroke provides comfort to a Portland patient with distant family

March 10, 2010

See how a patient being treated in Portland receives frequent visits from her son in La Grande.