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WSU studies Medicaid access at rural pharmacies

Community pharmacies located in rural areas across the state are less likely to contract with at least one Medicaid plan than pharmacies located in urban areas, preliminary results of research conducted through the Spokane-based Washington State Universit...

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Greenways: Gonzaga students engineer future transport

Gonzaga University engineering professor Rhonda Young claims we’re in the midst of a new transportation era, similar to the days when cars first began to replace horse-and-buggy as the main mode of transportation. “We’re looking at a future with ...

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Medex Northwest: An assist to the provider gap

Trained as an emergency room technician, Eric Anderies, 28, worked at a Spokane hospital for about three years before deciding to enter a regional physician assistant program. He’s among 31 students now studying in a Spokane classroom through Medex N...

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Flexhibit expands, rolls out mobile STEM product

Spokane Valley-based IQ Smart Interactive LLC, which does business as Flexhibit, has launched Flexcart, a line of portable science center exhibits designed for hands-on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning in schools, says Coleen Qui...

Empire Airlines, FedEx team up to train more pilots

Hayden-based Empire Airlines Inc. is collaborating with Memphis, Tenn.-based cargo airline FedEx Express in a program aimed at recruiting pilots from universities and aviation colleges and training them for advancement to the FedEx fleet. Tim Komberec, p...

Continuing education evolving with skills demand

The emergence of new competition and opportunities created through economic and workforce developments have ignited positive change in higher education through continuing education opportunities. Continuing education has evolved and grown over the last d...

Construction should invest more in people

It took mere months for the Great Recession to claim millions of American jobs. Now, as employers scramble to rebuild the workforce, they’re facing a dilemma: The labor pool is shrinking, and it could be decades before it comes back. Across the nation,...

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Jerry Post finds right equation with Mathnasium

Deer Park’s Robert Crawford brings his son, Shane, three times a week to Spokane’s South Hill to get him math assistance at Mathnasium of Spokane South, a math tutoring service for students ages K-12. “It’s a personalized environment. Students ...

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Nursing to be most in-demand profession in Spokane, forecast says

An annual occupational forecast from the Washington state Employment Security Department suggests that registered nurse will be the most in-demand occupation in Spokane County for jobs that requires at least a bachelor’s degree, says D. Patrick Jones, w...

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Legal technician profession gains interest

Some Washington state attorneys and educators say their five-year effort to create a new type of legal professional known as a limited license legal technician is beginning to pay off, with some of the program's first graduates opening their own practices...

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