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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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Providence cardiac program accredited for treatment of congenital heart disease

The Providence Adult & Teen Congenital Heart Program, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, is among the first heart programs in the U.S. to receive accreditation from Adult Congenital Heart Association. The program here is o...

HSSA grants $380,000 for access to health care

The Health Sciences & Services Authority of Spokane County announced it will grant $380,000 next year to five community recipients of its annual Access to Care grant competition. The organizations that were selected provide health services and increased ...

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DSHS rolls out two new caregiver support services

The Washington state Department of Social and Health Services has rolled out new services for unpaid caregivers. Bea Rector, Olympia-based director of the home and community services division within the Aging and Long Term Support Administration of DSHS...

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Free to ride: Care Cars program delivers mobility

Jennifer Perkins was overwhelmed. Her husband, David, had suffered a stroke and been diagnosed with dementia. Countless doctor appointments and medical tests stretched out before them, but Perkins had her own health issues, and she didn’t drive. “I ...

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$6 million medical building going up in Riverstone

NID LLC, an affiliate of North Idaho Dermatology PA, is building a $6 million, four-story structure at 2199 N. Merritt Creek Loop in Coeur d’Alene. The three-story, 27,400-square-foot building will be situated above a 9,400-square-foot parking level sa...

Rider provides hedge for disability insurance

Disability insurance with a return-of-premium rider is a type of insurance made to protect your income if you get sick or hurt and can’t work, but where you can get a 100 percent refund of all your premiums paid, typically at age 67, if you don’t have...

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