Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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INW is tops in home affordability

Spokane County has topped a homebuyer affordability index for three quarters among metropolitan housing markets around the state, says Glen Crellin, associate director of the University of Washington Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies.In for...

Home sales hit 6 1/2-year high nationally, rise here

Existing-home sales increased in August and reached the highest level in 6 1/2 years, while the median price achieved nine consecutive months of double-digit year-over-year increases, National Association of Realtors data which are completed that...

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A first look at the planned convention hotel - Art only

The Worthy Group, a company formed here by Walt and Karen Worthy, has started site work for an envisioned 15-story, 721-room convention center hotel, depicted in this preliminary rendering, and 900-space parking garage. The company bought a city is...

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Navigating the Medicare Haze

It can be a daunting task for an individual to enroll in Medicare and stay abreast of annual premium and benefit changes that occur in dozens of plan options in any given year, say sources here who work with government and private health insurance...

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Helping seniors sort out living, support service options

Affiliated Spokane businesses Honoring Elders LLC and Havenwood Caregiver Services LLC have recorded 30 percent combined revenue growth this year compared with last year, and likely will see similar growth over the next five to 10 years, says Bob a...

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Long-term care ombudsman effort keeps rolling here

Tamela Carlson spends an average of 20 hours a week at a Avalon Care Center at Northpointe, talking to residents, staff, and administrators.While she is present at the facility as much as a part-time employee would be, Carlson isn't there to draw...

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Care Cars drives support for elderly

Around 300 Spokane County residents receive more than 4,000 rides to their medical appointments each year courtesy of Care Cars, a program here that is seeking to increase significantly its number of volunteer drivers by January.The program is a...

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Inland Imaging installs new MRI machine at Holy Family

Inland Imaging LLC, of Spokane, has added a new wide-bore magnetic resonance imaging machine to its operation in Providence Holy Family Hospital, on Spokane's North Side.Inland Imaging installed the new device earlier this month, and company the...

Six key areas of focus for evolving health care industry

Everyone knows the health care industry is evolving dramatically. Change is a common occurrence in the health care delivery system. For the health care industry in our country to advance progressively and improve upon the quality of care to its...

Spokane trauma program to be replicated in Seattle

A school-based trauma intervention program developed and being used here will be expanded to Seattle through a collaborative effort and with the help of a three-year, $651,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Spokane-based says....

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