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Horse therapy nonprofits bring new programs to Spokane

Two Spokane-area horse-centered nonprofits have new programs in the works here. Last week, Free Rein Therapeutic Riding, of Spokane, launched The Equus Effect, a Connecticut-based equine therapy program, says John Owen, executive director of Free Rein. ...


Mission, influence grow at Empire Health Foundation

In the 10 years since its founding, the Empire Health Foundation has developed a reputation for making bold investments that have resulted in some big impacts for the health of people living in the Inland Northwest. Some of those impacts include: help...


Spokane orthopedists on a mission

Three providers with Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists here say their time participating in international medical missions has taught them to be more adaptable in providing care and more mindful of the benefits of American health care. Dr. Jonathan Kee...


Providence plans new gynecologic oncology clinic

Spokane-based Providence Health Care plans to open this month a new gynecologic oncology clinic, which officials say is part of a larger focus on coordinating women’s cancer care with other women’s health services. The new clinic space is being rem...


Sacred Heart rebuilds interventional radiology suite

New equipment, software, and technology in the recently rebuilt interventional radiology suite at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, in Spokane, will aid in administering the latest in treatment techniques that can preserve brain functions in areas a...


North Idaho Eye Institute constructs new Hayden facility

Construction started this month on a new $2 million, 7,000-square-foot North Idaho Eye Institute PA building, at 8378 N. Government Way, in Hayden, says Brittany Garnett, office administrator for Meridian Construction & Development, of Spokane Valley, the...

Northwest Neurological starts new TMS program

Spokane-based Northwest Neurological PLLC has launched Kingfisher TMS Services LLC, a company that offers transcranial magnetic simulation services at Northwest Neurological’ s office at 26 E. Fifth...


A second home for Spokane’s Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest is building a $17.5 million additional housing facility, the nonprofit organization's first major expansion in 17 years....


Marimn Health to build $15.8 million recreation center

Marimn Health, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s health care organization, plans to construct a new $15.8 million youth and family recreation center on tribal reservation land off of U.S. 95, near Worley, Idaho...


OB-GYN field attracts more medical students

Some medical educators here say a growing number of medical students are choosing to specialize in women's health, specifically obstetrics and gynecology....

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