Spokane Journal of Business

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$15 million health clinic envisioned in Spokane’s U-District

A community consortium that includes some of Spokane’s largest players in the health care field are planning a $15 million primary-care clinic in Spokane’s University District that would serve as a training ground for new physicians and other emerging...

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Health care insurance enrollment here is near top of exchange

Washington State Health Benefit Exchange is one of the national leaders among states in enrolling participants in qualified health plans, and Spokane County is one of the top counties for enrollment in the state, based on preliminary data compiled by the ...

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Helping children with autism find their voice

Washington State University Spokane has partnered with Northwest Autism Center, of Spokane, to launch an interdisciplinary program for speech and hearing sciences graduate students to gain hands-on experience while helping children with autism spectrum di...

Rockwood Clinic to open new south Valley office

Rockwood Clinic PS, of Spokane, has started renovating a 4,800-square-foot space in a strip mall in Spokane Valley and plans to open a primary care clinic there, Rockwood Chief Operating Officer Greg Repetti says. The total cost to renovate the space, lo...

Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital attains top designation

The neonatal intensive care unit at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital has received the American Academy of Pediatrics’ level IV designation, which the AAP describes as the highest level of care for premature and critically ill newborns. Sacred Heart s...

Startup aims at reducing waste of medical products

Spokane startup e-business H-Source LLC, which is promoting its website at www.h-source.com as a marketplace for hospitals and medical providers to buy, sell, and trade medicines and equipment, is pursuing funding to help it to expand the website and attr...

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Providence CEO: Making mission a medical mindset

Former Montana resident Alex Jackson had little interest in leaving his position as a Providence hospital system executive in Portland in late 2011 when Spokane colleague Elaine Couture began trying to entice him into applying for a position here that she...

PAML partners to launch cancer diagnostic tool

Spokane-based national reference laboratory Pathology Associates Medical Laboratory LLC is launching with its partner, Seattle-based lab CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories, a new cancer diagnostic product, which will be marketed under the name Symbiodx....

Telepharmacy services increasingly filling rural need

There is a large scale national focus on providing telehealth services to areas underserved by various medical specialties. Telehealth services are designed to enhance access to care, reduce overall costs of care, and improve the chances for patient ou...

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Companies enter ACA-rules era despite some delays

Most Spokane-area employers who offer health benefits are continuing to do so, while adhering to new rules this year under the federal Affordable Care Act, industry observers here say. Meanwhile, some employer requirements are being delayed under the l...

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