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Photon Biosciences looks to bring heart test home

A Spokane Valley-based startup founded by two Washington State University professors is looking to develop an in-home testing kit for heart failure and blood platelet contaminations....

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Q&A with Empire Health Foundation’s Zeke Smith

Zeke Smith, age 47, came to lead Empire Health Foundation in October. Smith says he grew up in...

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Heart monitoring technology improves

A cardiologist at MultiCare Health System’s Pulse Heart Institute, in Spokane, says a new...

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MultiCare, Kootenai Health form behavioral health alliance

MultiCare Health System has partnered with Kootenai Health to expand behavioral health services in t...

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Post Falls prosthetics clinic changes hands

Experienced orthotists and prosthetists Dan Daley and Stephen Blas have acquired Kootenai...

Emergency bypass surgery comes far in 50 years

A procedure pioneered in Spokane by medical teams led by cardiologist Dr. Francis Everhart and cardiac surgeon Dr. Ralph Berg in 1971 changed the standard of care for people having a heart attack and has led to further advances in emergency ...

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A home-health care comeback

Following a sharp decrease in demand as the pandemic swept through Washington state in March, in-home care companies now are starting to see an uptick in demand for their services, as isolation and exhaustion lead more seniors to seek outside care...

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Vaccinations underway at Spokane retirement homes

COVID-19 vaccines are being administered throughout retirement communities here, and administrators say the process is going smoothly. According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, more than 63,000 doses of the vaccine had been ...

Concierge medical practice opens in Liberty Lake

Dr. Keenan Milonas, a Liberty Lake physician, has established what’s referred to as a concierge membership practice and hopes to grow it with an emphasis on serving patients on a holistic level. Late last year, Milonas moved his Custom MD...

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Kvinna breast imaging clinic to launch

A clinic opening next month in Liberty Lake offers a type of breast cancer detection using ultrasound technology that has been approved as an adjunct to traditional mammography. ...

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