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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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Rohinni to light it up in 2018

Having developed light-emitting diodes smaller than the eyes of ants, Coeur d’Alene-based Rohinni LLC is poised for monumental growth in 2018, CEO Matthew Gerber says. The tech engineering startup is anticipating to generate more sales both here and in...

Spokane technology scene grows with investment, acquisition

As technology becomes increasingly more influential in daily life, the tech industry here is growing, some industry professionals say. Thomas Simpson, president of the startup investment group Spokane Angel Alliance, says the group invested a total of $1...

New York tech company acquires Next IT

A New York-based technology company has acquired all outstanding equity interest in Spokane Valley-based artificial intelligence company Next It Corp. and its Next IT Innovation Labs LLC affiliate for close to $30 million in cash. A Next IT representat...

Web-based kids cooking class wins Startup Weekend Spokane

Startup Spokane, a program of Greater Spokane Incorporated, has named Lil’ Omelette, a web-based cooking class for children, the winner of its 2017 Startup Weekend. This year’s winning idea was pitched by 16-year-old Bella Memeo, a sophomore at Spoka...

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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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New approaches to knee replacements in Spokane

The process of undergoing both full and partial knee replacements has improved in recent years due to surgical improvements and reduced hospital stays thanks to the efforts of a couple of orthopedic physicians and practices across Spokane. Full and parti...

Ignite Northwest gears up for fifth startup class

From a company that manufactures tidy portable toilets to one that produces high-quality microbiology media plates, Ignite Northwest, now assisting its fifth class, continues a trend of training a diverse group of companies. “We’re very excited to we...

Startup efforts in Whitman, Asotin counties to grow

Inland Northwest Partners, a community economic development and educational nonprofit based in Liberty Lake, has won a two-year, $142,000 contract with the Washington state Department of Commerce for business startup assistance in Whitman and Asotin count...

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Providence makes app for expecting, new mothers

Spokane-based Providence Health Care has unveiled a smartphone application to assist expectant and new mothers both during and following their pregnancies. Kim Jorgensen, the director of women’s and children’s services at Sacred Heart Children’s Ho...

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