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Riverview Retirement plans memory-care group homes

Spokane-based Riverview Retirement Community plans to build three memory-care duplexes at the southeast corner of North Crescent Avenue and Stone Street, east of its current facilities, according to preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane. ...

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$6 million renovation planned at Eastern State Hospital

Eastern State Hospital plans to start work next month on a $6 million renovation project that will convert 22,000 square feet of former office space at the Medical Lake facility into two new patient wards. ...

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Spokane County plans new $10 million Medical Examiner project

Spokane County is planning a $10 million remodel to a commercial building near the south edge of the University District, where it intends to move the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office....

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Recruiting tax expertise to help with health plans

Robert Welk, licensed insurance broker and owner of Mead-based Welk Security & Trust, says it’s no longer enough for employers to choose health insurance plans perfunctorily. ...

Family Resource Home Care acquires Cascade In-Home Care

Liberty Lake-based Family Resource Home Care has acquired Arlington, Wash.-based Cascade In-Home Care. Originally known as Family Home Care LLC, the company changed its name after merging with Seattle-based Family Resource Home Care last November. ...

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Aiding sexual assault survivors through Spokane SANE

A sexual assault is committed in the U.S. every 98 seconds, according to the national anti-sexual violence organization Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, and a new effort, Spokane SANE Foundation...

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Pelvic PT

While most of us are familiar with the use of physical therapy to reduce muscle pain and improve or restore mobility after surgery, it’s probably not as commonly thought of as a treatment for women’s health issues....

CHAS opens new clinic on South Hill

Nonprofit health services provider Community Health Association of Spokane has opened a new clinic at 5620 S. Regal, on Spokane’s South Hill. ...

Nationwide contraception initiative arrives in Spokane

Multiyear initiative Upstream Washington is working to decrease the number of unwanted pregnancies by increasing same-day access to birth control, and has turned its attention to Eastern Washington, which has a higher-than-average rate of unintended ...

Health care industry looks to improve access

Health care administrators in the Inland Northwest say 2018 has been a growth year for the industry, particularly in the areas of technology and mental health, as organizations focus on tools to enhance patient experiences and improve access to care ...

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