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Rooftop-grown greens help Sacred Heart spice up menu

The Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital Green Team has a fresh take on the old idea of hospital food: growing herbs in rooftop planters for use in cafeteria and patient meals. The planters, located on the east roof of a...

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Inland Imaging installs new MRI machine at Holy Family

Inland Imaging LLC, of Spokane, has added a new wide-bore magnetic resonance imaging machine to its operation in Providence Holy Family Hospital, on Spokane's North Side.Inland Imaging installed the new device earlier this month, and company the...

Six key areas of focus for evolving health care industry

Everyone knows the health care industry is evolving dramatically. Change is a common occurrence in the health care delivery system. For the health care industry in our country to advance progressively and improve upon the quality of care to its...

Spokane trauma program to be replicated in Seattle

A school-based trauma intervention program developed and being used here will be expanded to Seattle through a collaborative effort and with the help of a three-year, $651,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Spokane-based says....

COHE here expands, opens to self-insured employers

The Spokane-based Eastern Washington Center of Occupational Health & Education is broadening its service area with the addition of Benton, Franklin, and Kittitas counties.Daniel Hansen, Eastern Washington COHE director, says the program recently...

Seattle-based pain-treatment provider opens Valley clinic

Seattle Pain Center Medical Corp., a specialty medical practice doing business here as Spokane Pain Center, has opened a clinic in Spokane Valley, says Jodi Hoffman, the practice manager based at the new clinic.Spokane Pain Center is located of...

VA clinic in Cd'A to expand at new medical building

Parkwood Business Properties, of Coeur d'Alene, is developing a $1.8 million medical office building, where Spokane-based Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Affairs Medical Center plans to move its Coeur d'Alene Community-based Outpatient Clinic, Spokane at...

Exchange certifies new health plans

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange reached a milestone last week when its board provided final certification of health plans to be offered through Washington Healthplanfinder, the new online marketplace that opens Oct 1.Following initial by...

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New Valley Hospital CEO eyes upswing

Standing in a new ambulatory operating suite in Valley Hospital days before it went live, new CEO Tim Moran recalls how different the operating rooms were when he worked in hospital maintenance as a college student in upstate New York 35-some years...

Molina Healthcare center to relocate to Rock Pointe

Molina Healthcare of Washington Inc., a Bothell, Wash.-based health-maintenance organization, says it has leased 27,300 square feet of office space in the Rock Pointe III building, at 1330 N. Washington, and plans to move its Eastern Washington by...

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