Spokane Journal of Business

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Providence Health eyes large merger

Providence Health & Services, the five-state health system that includes Spokane-based Providence Health Care, is in talks with another Catholic health system, St. Joseph Health, to combine into a single network that would reach from Anchorage, Alaska, to...

Rockwood Health owner set to spin off 38 hospitals

Community Health Systems, the Tennessee-based medical facilities operator that owns Rockwood Health System in Spokane, plans to spin off 38 small-market hospitals into a separate company. According to a recent press release, the new company will include...

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Chiropractic care comes home

Andrew Glanville has added wheels to his chiropractor toolbox. Make that the tires on the car he drives to his clients’ doorsteps. As a doctor of chiropractic services, Glanville launched a mobile practice last April to treat patients in homes and offi...

Spokane-area parks departments foresee jump in ACA costs

The city of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department estimates it faces a $60,000 per month increase in costs due to the Affordable Care Act. The ACA requires employers with more than 200 employees to enroll their employees automatically into the organiza...

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Mammograms go 3-D at Inland Imaging

Inland Imaging LLC is going 3-D in its mammography imaging units, installing new breast tomosynthesis machines that it hopes will find cancer earlier and reduce false positives. ...

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In wake of Senator’s inquiry, hospitals here say aid to sexual assault victims is good

Spokane-area hospital officials say they have the appropriate trained staff and forensic rape kit tests to treat sexual assault victims properly. ...

Adapting first aid, CPR training to be used on infants

Providence Health Care class instructor Clair Bennett says an infant/child first aid and CPR class she proposed and then launched about a year and a half ago with the Spokane-based health care system’s blessing is attracting the strong interest that she...

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Tackling the complexities of multiple health problems

Hayley Olson spent much of her 20s living life around health care issues, but she thought she’d turned a corner nearly two years ago. ...

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Silvey Construction: Building a healthy niche

Even Mike Silvey has to chuckle somewhat as he ponders the success of the company over which he presides—Spokane Valley-based Silvey Construction Inc....

Former INHS CEO Tom Fritz drowns

Tom Fritz, 63, who retired at the end of last year as CEO of Spokane-based Inland Northwest Health Services, drowned in Lake Coeur d’Alene yesterday, apparently after falling off of his fishing boat near the south end of the lake while fishing alone. ...

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