Spokane Journal of Business

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Renew Float Spa: Staying afloat in Kendall Yards

Just entering a room with a tank filled with 100 gallons of warm water and 850 pounds of swirling Epsom salt can be therapeutic on these recent cold days. The room’s lighting is low, and there’s a soft, soothing hiss created by the mist emanating fro...

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PAML test volume grows by 3 percent

Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories LLC, the Spokane-based national reference laboratory, had requisition volume growth of 3 percent in 2016, says Patty Sipes, PAML’s vice president of sales, marketing, and business development. Though that’s s...

Nonprofit Christ Clinic set to close at end of February

Christ Clinic, a longtime nonprofit primary-care clinic located at 914 W. Carlisle on Spokane’s North Side, will close at the end of this month. Officials say the clinic’s closure won’t affect its sister organization, Christ Kitchen, although both ...

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Ministry here, its partners develop herbal supplement

The director of Healing Rooms Ministries, in Spokane, says the organization has partnered with another nonprofit and nutritionists to create an herbal supplement they believe has its foundational roots in the diet God created for humankind....

Providence restructures leadership here

Providence Health Care announced this afternoon that it’s eliminating the chief executive positions at Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital, both of which have been held for the past 3 1/2 years by Alex Jackson. Jackson’s last day w...

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Muneris to build temporary housing for cancer patients

Muneris Inc., a small Spokane Valley-based general contractor specializing in modular home construction, is the contractor for an upcoming project to create four townhome-style living units for the Anna Schindler Foundation, a nonprofit organization here....

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Heart attack symptoms more insidious in women

A month before actress Carrie Fisher died due to complications from a heart attack, a staff writer for Great Britain’s daily newspaper, The Guardian, said in an article that his in-person interview with Fisher had to be canceled and had to be done by p...

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Free testing here designed to detect cancer early

A Spokane Regional Health District program helps hundreds of women in Eastern Washington who qualify for free screenings to detect whether they have breast, cervical, or colon cancer. The district has overseen what’s now called the Breast, Cervical and...

Kaiser's Group Health acquisition approved

Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced today that he has approved Kaiser Foundation Health Plan’s $1.8 billion acquisition of Group Health Cooperative. Kaiser had filed its application to buy Group Health last March after the...

Health care in flux, but new facilities keep rising

Health care industry executives here are gazing into a murky crystal ball as they try to plan and budget for changes in the coming year, amid new major players entering the market and the possibility of the federal Affordable Care Act being abolished or d...

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