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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 ...


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...


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 ...


$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...

Advanced Dermatology to move its North Side office

Spokane Valley-based Advanced Dermatology Skin & Surgery Center plans to move its north Spokane practice into 5,900 square feet of space in the Mayfair Professional Building, at 5905 N. Mayfair, says Wendy Stoehr, clinic administrator. The north office ...


Providence starts its own medical assistant apprenticeship program

Like a Major League Baseball franchise, the Spokane-based Providence Medical Group within the last year has developed its own farm system of sorts in an effort to meet the increasing need for medical assistants at the organization’s regional hospitals a...

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