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A fast expansion of rapid-care health services in Spokane

Spokane’s biggest health care providers are adding rapid-care clinics in the Spokane market, well, rapidly. Providence Health Care has opened one such clinic in the Spokane area, called Providence Express Care Clinic, and has plans to open three more ...


Medex Northwest: An assist to the provider gap

Trained as an emergency room technician, Eric Anderies, 28, worked at a Spokane hospital for about t...


Cancer Care Northwest grows its stem-cell transplant program

Since Spokane Valley-based Cancer Care Northwest opened the first autologous stem cell transplant pr...


Psychiatric Solutions seeks to fill mental health gaps

In an attempt to fill in what’s believed to be a gap in psychiatric care here, Spokane Valley-base...


Helping caregivers understand dementia

Rick Bennett, administrator of the Bennett House adult day care center in Coeur d’Alene, says he...


Courtney Law nurtures young UW-GU health partnership

Although she is already more than two years into her position as the director of the University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership, Courtney Law says she’s really just getting started. “I’ve always enj...


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...


Kootenai Health launches master plan’s third phase

Coeur d’Alene-based health network Kootenai Health has started work on the $12 million third phase of construction and expects to complete its $45 million second phase this summer at its main hospital campus, at 2003 Kootenai Health Way, near the northw...


Behavioral Health hospital takes shape

A new $34 million behavioral health hospital is taking form at the base of Spokane’s South Hill and is scheduled to be completed this summer. The three-story, 67,000-square-foot building, which will house 100 patient rooms, is being built at 104 W. Fif...


Riverstone sees commercial, residential infill

2018 will be another active year for construction in the Riverstone mixed-use development northwest of Coeur d’Alene’s downtown area. At 1812 N. Lakewood Drive, a $2.8 million commercial building is rising, says Tyler Baxter, clinic director and phys...

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