Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Inland Northwest Blood Center looks to solve drop in demand

Spokane-based nonprofit Inland Northwest Blood Center is endeavoring to maintain revenue while hospital demand for blood is decreasing and donations of blood are declining. INBC President and CEO Jeff Bryant says that as hospitals look to cut costs, buy...

Health plans in state rise dramatically in second year

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange board of directors last month provided final certification of...

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New employer-owned health care plan launches here

Spokane-based Rockwood Health System has partnered with Cary, N.C.-based health care technology comp...

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Sacred Heart adds recently approved surgical robot

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has bought and installed the newest g...

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Insurance broker aims to simplify Obamacare

Independent insurance broker Robert S. Welk, who owns Welk Security & Trust on Spokane’s North Side, isn’t interested in offering his personal views on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as the Affordable Care Act or O...

Providence Holy Family in mediation with union

The Seattle-based Washington State Nurses Association, which represents more than 400 registered nurses at Providence Holy Family Hospital in north Spokane, are in mediation talks with hospital administrators over pay that they contend lags behind that of...

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Logan group’s plans for Hamilton Street

The city of Spokane is airing proposed new land use regulations designed to encourage a pedestrian-friendly, higher-density mix of residential and commercial uses within a stretch of the Hamilton Street corridor near Gonzaga University. The area affected...

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Work slows for CPM Development

CPM Development Corp., the Spokane-based holding company of Inland Asphalt Co. and Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co., has seen its revenues fall about 20 percent over the last four years, says Jim Gauger, president of CPM and Northwest division president for i...

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David’s Pizza work resumes at Wonder Bread site

More than three years after moving out of the University District, Spokane restaurateur Mark Starr appears to be readying to reopen a David’s Pizza restaurant at a larger location north of downtown. ...

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