Our Stories

A long way back from stroke

Surviving a stroke and regaining one’s health depend on many things. Brad Soots, an employee at Providence Children's Development Institute, suffered a severe stroke in May 2010.

A telltale kiss

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

True Patient Journey: Stroke

A young woman tells what she experienced after noticing some numbness. She acted fast to get the emergency help she needed.

Providence Telestroke robot connects mom and newborn son

When pregnant 35-year-old Ivonne Cortez of Sherwood collapsed Sunday, Aug. 22, shortly after arriving to the emergency department at Providence Newberg Medical Center, the last thing on her mind was that she’d be separated from her baby.