Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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New hope at the HUB Sports Center

After more than a decade with an uncertain future, the 67,000-square-foot Liberty Lake-based HUB Sports Center is on stronger financial footing than it’s ever been, contends Phil Champlin, the sport venue’s executive director. The Inland Northwest C...

Adviser: Set realistic retirement funding plan

Saving for retirement can be a daunting and intimidating task. Various formulas abound, are everywhere, and readily provided by financial planners, advisers, and websites. They allow you to plug in your information to account for your goals, time left to ...

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Financial planning for caregivers

According to the Danbury, Conn.-based National Organization for Rare Disorders, 30 million Americans—about 1 in 10—live with a rare disease, which is a disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases, NORD say...

The good, bad, ugly about donating under new rules

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act takes effect this year, and Americans are hard at work deciphering what the changes mean. One goal of the new tax law was to simplify filing for more taxpayers. Consequently, the standard deduction has nearly doubled, elimina...

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Q&A with Elaine Couture: Consumer-friendly system is a priority

Providence Health Care, the Inland Northwest’s largest provider network, has transitioned effectively with its Renton, Wash.-based parent, Providence Health & Services, which merged with Irvine, Calif.-based St. Joseph Health in 2016, says Elaine Coutur...

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Offering magnetic stimulation to treat depression

Operators of a startup company here that uses technology to treat depression plan to open more clinics in Spokane—and in other parts of the country where what’s known as transcranial magnetic stimulation is seldom used. The young company, TMS Solutio...

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Hip, knee replacements refined at Valley Hospital

Last month, MultiCare’s Valley Hospital announced it had earned the Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for advanced certification for total hip and total knee replacement, an evaluation that requires impartial evidence of the quality of care, tr...

Innovative medical education key to health care’s future

If you talk to any health care professional or any health care company, you will hear a common reprise of looking to the future of health care. There’s no doubt that everyone in the industry is looking toward revolutionary technologies and systems that ...

Population health aims to improve overall well-being

The concept of population health that the University of Washington School of Medicine is implementing throughout its curriculum aims to help physicians become proactive toward improving the health of groups of people, rather than only reacting to disease ...

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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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