Patient Safety

Content focused on helping assure patients its safe to get care at Providence

  • Can COVID-19 affect your heart?

    Can COVID-19 affect your heart?

    New research shows that COVID-19 may affect other body systems besides the lungs, even in people who are otherwise healthy. Learn more.

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  • How to Prepare for the Next Surge of COVID-19

    How to Prepare for the Next Surge of COVID-19

    Learn how the Providence Nursing Institute quickly trained caregivers to operate in new care environments and support an influx of COVID-19 patients.

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  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib): What you need to know

    Atrial fibrillation (AFib): What you need to know

    Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a serious health problem that should be treated as soon as possible. Learn how Providence heart experts can help.

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  • COVID-19: A matter of masks and heart disease

    COVID-19: A matter of masks and heart disease

    There are a few vital things heart patients should keep in mind when it comes to COVID-19 and wearing a face covering.

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  • Get the facts on joint replacement surgery

    Get the facts on joint replacement surgery

    Advances in joint replacement are leading to shorter recovery, less pain and more movement. Find out if it’s right for you.

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  • Stop Medical Distancing - a PSA from an alliance of healthcare experts

    Stop Medical Distancing - a PSA from an alliance of healthcare experts

    Providence and alliance partners encourage patients to keep social distancing but stop medical distancing. Learn more.

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  • Are you still on the fence about wearing a mask?

    Are you still on the fence about wearing a mask?

    A recent demonstration by the Microbiology Lab at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital shows how wearing a mask can protect you and others.

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  • Home health care is keeping patients safe

    Home health care is keeping patients safe

    The COVID-19 pandemic calls for a high level of response and care delivery by our expert teams.

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  • Your safety is our priority

    Your safety is our priority

    It’s safe to get healthcare. Providence is taking 7 safety steps to keep you healthy and safe during COVID-19. Learn how we’re protecting you.

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  • Stay up to date with critical vaccines

    Stay up to date with critical vaccines

    Vaccines are critical to your health and wellness. Make sure you – and your child – stay up to date with recommended vaccines.

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  • Protecting your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19

    Protecting your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19

    Your heart deserves the best – especially during COVID-19. Learn why it’s important to see your doctor and how we’re keeping you safe.

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  • Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Routine cancer screenings can detect cancer in its early stages – before you begin to develop symptoms. Read why it’s important to stay on top of screenings during COVID.

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  • Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Research shows that hormones play a part in gender differences when it comes to migraines. What about hormones, migraines and COVID-19?

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  • Nutrient needs in older adults

    Nutrient needs in older adults

    Learn from Providence how growing older changes your nutrient requirements and what to include in your daily diet to get the nutrition you need.

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  • What to expect when you’re expecting a baby during COVID-19

    What to expect when you’re expecting a baby during COVID-19

    Dr. David Lagrew shares his perspective about what the pandemic can - and can’t - take away during pregnancy and delivery.

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  • Pandemic or not: Don’t delay stroke care

    Pandemic or not: Don’t delay stroke care

    Delaying stroke care can have tragic consequences. Learn how to spot signs of stroke and what Providence is doing to protect ER patients from COVID-19.

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  • Men’s Health Month: 5 ways you can help his health

    Men’s Health Month: 5 ways you can help his health

    Tips to help you encourage the men in your life to get regular health advice, go for checkups and make lifestyle changes.

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  • Transforming Healthcare in a COVID-19 World

    Transforming Healthcare in a COVID-19 World

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips shares how health systems can learn to live with COVID-19 and work together to transform healthcare.

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  • Fight infections when you have rheumatoid arthritis

    Fight infections when you have rheumatoid arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis causes painful symptoms. You also face a higher risk of infections such as COVID-19. Learn how to handle infections and RA flares, too.

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  • Don't delay care if you need care

    Don't delay care if you need care

    Learn how Providence is keeping its care facilities safe for COVID and non-COVID patients.

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