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At 30, Sacred Heart's heart transplant program looks to grow

In its 30th year of operation, the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Heart Transplant program now has completed 339 heart transplants. Moving forward, the program’s team leaders say they desire to continue expanding the unit. ...

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Excelsior to treat unwilling patients under Ricky's Law

Spokane’s Excelsior Youth Center is now prepared to treat minors who have been placed in inpatient...

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UW satellite clinic offers liver treatment services

Two liver specialists with the University of Washington say they’ve provided liver treatment ...

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Empire Eye breaks ground on $3.9 million project in Spokane Valley

Empire Eye Physicians PS, of Spokane Valley, has broken ground on a new facility and expects to ...

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Inland Northwest Spine adds new robotic microscope

Inland Northwest Spine & Neurosurgery PLLC, of Coeur d’Alene, has a new piece of operating room ...

Providence starts ElderPlace program in Spokane

Providence ElderPlace, a care system for the elderly, has opened its first Spokane-area PACE health and social services care clinic. The Spokane office for PACE, short for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, is located at 6018 N. Astor...

WorkWell starts to offer new COVID-19 home test

WorkWell Consultants LLC, of Spokane, has begun offering a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved COVID-19 at-home test for employers and individuals. ...

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Post-pandemic workplaces could look much different

Pre-pandemic office design could be going the way of the fax machine and rotary phone. As employees return to their offices from being furloughed or working remotely due to COVID-19, they’re likely to encounter health screening stations...

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Uncertainty infects Inland Northwest health care industry

The economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health care sector has been as uneven as a Spokane street in the middle of winter. In hospitals, where it would seem a pandemic would deliver unprecedented job security, just the opposite has happened. ...

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‘Pause’ could hamper WSU’s research cause

Though money for research has risen steadily in recent years at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, officials are concerned a prolonged global pandemic could have a compromising effect on future funding. ...

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