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  • Housing is one of the best treatments in medicine

    Housing is one of the best treatments in medicine

    The House of Charity works with Providence in Spokane to provide transitional respite care after hospital treatment, so that people experiencing homelessness have a place to heal.

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  • Add MMR and flu vaccines to your child's BTS checklist

    Add MMR and flu vaccines to your child's BTS checklist

    PSJH expert Aaron Beck, M.D. offers some tips and advice for protecting your children as they get ready to enter a new school year

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  • Our commitment to ending homelessness

    Our commitment to ending homelessness

    Our promise of health for a better world starts with addressing the vexing homelessness and housing insecurity challenge

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  • Ending homelessness requires bold action

    Ending homelessness requires bold action

    Providence St. Joseph Health's Mike Butler offers his perspective on how to tackle the homelessness problem vexing American cities

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  • ‘Moments of joy’ include a safe, caring housing community

    ‘Moments of joy’ include a safe, caring housing community

    Plymouth Housing provides permanent, supportive housing for more than 1,000 adults who have formerly experienced homelessness.

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  • 5 Truths about breastfeeding

    5 Truths about breastfeeding

    If you’re thinking about breastfeeding here are five true things that may help you decide.

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  • A new approach to serving Olympia’s homeless

    A new approach to serving Olympia’s homeless

    PCCC is a central hub for people who lack a stable home to request housing and hygiene services, primary care, mental health services and substance use treatment.

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  • Connecting patients to housing and other services

    Connecting patients to housing and other services

    Providence Health & Services’ Community Resource Desks provide free and confidential services such as housing resources, help with finding nearby food pantries and employment assistance.

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  • Tips to Make Your Produce Last

    Tips to Make Your Produce Last

    How to select and preserve fresh produce, and a recipe for oven dried tomatoes.

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  • Safeguarding a stronger future for Victor Valley

    Safeguarding a stronger future for Victor Valley

    High Desert Homeless Services, a Sustainability Initiative grantee, is the only nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive services to people experiencing homelessness in Victor Valley.

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  • Four Medications That Can Affect Your Memory

    Four Medications That Can Affect Your Memory

    Some medications can cause forgetfulness and disorientation for senior adults.

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  • A place to heal and get help with basic life needs

    A place to heal and get help with basic life needs

    The Poverello Center provides short-term emergency shelter, food, and supportive services to community members living in poverty, with a special focus on those experiencing homelessness.

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  • New Report Showcases a Focused Commitment to Addressing Homelessness and Mental Health

    New Report Showcases a Focused Commitment to Addressing Homelessness and Mental Health

    Providence St. Joseph Health invested $1.6 billion in uncompensated care, charity care and vital community programs in 2018

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  • Swedish, Providence St. Joseph Health and Premera Blue Cross Announce $15 Million Donation to Battle Chronic Homelessness in Seattle

    Swedish, Providence St. Joseph Health and Premera Blue Cross Announce $15 Million Donation to Battle Chronic Homelessness in Seattle

    Three top health executives challenge other Seattle-area business leaders to join in tackling homelessness

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Expands Program to Re-engage Providers and Alleviate Employee Burnout

    Providence St. Joseph Health Expands Program to Re-engage Providers and Alleviate Employee Burnout

    The Own It program reports significant improvements in patient satisfaction and physician and employee engagement among program participants

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Makes Same-Day Express Care Appointment Scheduling Available on Amazon Alexa

    Providence St. Joseph Health Makes Same-Day Express Care Appointment Scheduling Available on Amazon Alexa

    With the voice request, “Alexa, open Providence Health Connect,” or “Alexa, open Swedish Health Connect,” consumers can schedule Express Care appointments.

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  • TrinityKids Care Deploys Virtual Reality to Give Joy to Seriously Ill Children

    TrinityKids Care Deploys Virtual Reality to Give Joy to Seriously Ill Children

    The program is featured in a new documentary, “Child of the Earth”

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  • Providence and Cedars-Sinai Expand Healthcare in the San Fernando Valley

    Providence and Cedars-Sinai Expand Healthcare in the San Fernando Valley

    Two of Southern California’s leading nonprofit healthcare organizations have agreed to create a joint venture that will own and operate Providence Tarzana Medical Center.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Acquires Bluetree Epic Consulting

    Providence St. Joseph Health Acquires Bluetree Epic Consulting

    Acquisition is part of effort to diversify revenue to support patient care

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Acquires Lumedic to Transform Health Care Revenue Cycle Management

    Providence St. Joseph Health Acquires Lumedic to Transform Health Care Revenue Cycle Management

    The health system’s use of Lumedic’s blockchain technology will transform claims processing and interoperability between providers and payers

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