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Suit by former Rockwood Clinic CFO gets green light

A former chief financial officer for Rockwood Clinic PS who claims he essentially was fired for refusing to doctor an earnings projection for the big health provider network here can proceed to trial with his lawsuit for wrongful discharge, an appellate c...

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When domestic violence comes into the workplace

Kristen Otoupalik, longtime friend of Sheena Henderson, 30, who was killed by her husband Christopher Henderson, 37, at Deaconess Hospital last month, says she never will forget the text she received from her friend minutes before the shooting where Sheen...

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Life sciences recruitment startup launches here

Two veterans of the life sciences industry have partnered to form a new biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry talent recruitment business here, called Celere LLC. Former Jubilant HollisterStier CEO Marcelo Morales and Justin Rayment, who owns a sepa...

Children’s Home Society opens North Side mental health facility

The Children’s Home Society of Washington, a Seattle-based child-advocacy nonprofit, has opened a mental health office in the Northeast Community Center, at 4001 N. Cook. The office will provide children and families in north Spokane greater access to ...

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Amy Doneen: Curbing cardiac events

Amy Doneen is a nurse practitioner, an author, an international speaker, and a business owner. She is in the business of preventing heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes. She is also co-founder of the Bale/Doneen Method of heart attack, stroke, and diabe...

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Federal rules update pregnancy-discrimination safeguards

Recent enforcement guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission signals that the federal agency is targeting pregnancy-related discrimination as an area of emphasis, say knowledgeable observers, who add that Washington state also has rob...

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North Side OB-GYN clinic embraces less invasive trend

Associates for Women’s Health, a general obstetrics and gynecology practice here, is seeing trends of women wanting less invasive treatments with quicker recovery time, says Dr. Robert Milligan, a partner at the practice. ...

Sacred Heart plans $19.2 million expansion, remodel

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital announced this afternoon plans for a $19.2 million expansion and remodel of its adult cardiac intensive care unit. Construction is scheduled to start July 28 and to be completed in spring o...

Spokane Valley cancer center joins West Side-based network

Spokane Valley Cancer Center has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network, giving patients here expanded treatment options, says Dr. Arvind Chaudhry, a medical oncologist and director of the center. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance also provides S...

Longtime health care executive Gerard Fischer joins Group Health Cooperative

Gerard Fischer, who served for 16 years on Spokane’s Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital’s senior leadership team, joined the Group Health Cooperative in Seattle as vice president of clini...

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