Spokane Journal of Business

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St. Luke’s starts working in high school athletics

Spokane-based St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute has begun providing athletic training services to North Central, Rogers, and Shadle Park high schools. Jan Collins, who manages the athletic trainer program for St. Luke’s, says it’s able to expand ...

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WSU, UW collaborate on test for enhancing sleep

In the future, people struggling with insomnia might get health tips for a better night’s rest from a bedside sleep-monitoring device. Such technology will be tested in both Spokane and Seattle. To be launched today, March 1, a three-year study will in...

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Focus on fitness

Exercise trainer Jessica Clark takes a seat at the front of the fitness room and prepares to get her class ready. A group of residents at Rockwood Retirement Communities South Hill are sitting in chairs as well as they prepare for their morning workout. ...

TMS Solutions opens its first Spokane office

The CEO and co-founder of a company that specializes in using magnetic therapy to treat depression says the company will begin transitioning gradually its corporate headquarters to Spokane from its current location of Grand Junction, Colo. CEO Christophe...

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Providence boosts its outpatient stroke care

While the symptoms of a stroke in men and women are generally consistent, there is frequently a profound difference in the way members of each gender handle their recovery after the fact, says Dr. Beth Walz of Providence Health Care. “I saw this just...

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Tech helps moms to be

Even as the future of health care remains uncertain, the industry continues to develop technology designed to make managing health easier. While it might seem like there’s a new phone app or do-it-yourself test for everything, Dr. Lacey Marks, an OB-GY...

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Natural Awakenings focuses on nontraditional health

A college job at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute translated into a passion for intercultural communication for Amber McKenzie, and that passion led her around the world and back again. In September, McKenzie, 42, launched Natural Awakenings Inland North...

MultiCare to merge clinics on North Side

MultiCare Rockwood Clinic plans to consolidate its North Clinic, at 9001 N. Country Homes Blvd., into its NorthPointe Clinic, at 605 E. Holland. Kevin Maloney, a spokesman for MultiCare Rockwood, says the North Clinic has outgrown its current 8,000-squar...

Spokane health care industry ramp-up is in high gear

Despite the ongoing prospect of changes to the Affordable Care Act, health care administrators in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene continue to drive operations in growth mode. Providence Health Care, the Inland Northwest’s largest provider network, has tr...

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Inland Imaging’s sharper image

Inland Imaging LLC, of Spokane, has begun using new dual scanning technology called a SPECT-CT scan, which radiologists here say enables them to diagnose and treat patients with certain conditions more accurately. Inland’s nuclear medicine manager Davi...

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