Providence inScope

Clinical insights from Providence Health & Services

  • Genomic testing can improve outcomes for people with advanced cancer, study shows

    Genomic testing can improve outcomes for people with advanced cancer, study shows

    Providence researchers say comprehensive genomic profiling can be pivotal in identifying gene mutations in a patient and tailoring personalized treatment strategies.

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  • New guidelines to assess and refer patients for fatty liver disease

    New guidelines to assess and refer patients for fatty liver disease

    Being able to assess the level of fibrosis and make appropriate referrals is important in the care of patients with Steatotic Liver Disease (formerly known as Fatty Liver).

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  • New pharmacy tool is a resource for treating osteoporosis

    New pharmacy tool is a resource for treating osteoporosis

    The regional pharmacy team regularly updates its Pathway to Treat tool for providers, helping to guide evidence-based care.

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  • Noteworthy - January 2024

    Noteworthy - January 2024

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  •  Providence’s two large Portland-area campuses expand emergency care

    Providence’s two large Portland-area campuses expand emergency care

    Providence Portland Medical Center announced it will expand its emergency department to meet the growing demands of our community.

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  • Rectal cancer patients have better treatment options following new study

    Rectal cancer patients have better treatment options following new study

    Results of a trial offered at Providence suggest some patients with rectal cancer may be treated successfully with only chemotherapy and surgery – and no radiation.

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  • Providence Senior Health offers free fall prevention events in September

    Providence Senior Health offers free fall prevention events in September

    “From Awareness to Action” is the theme of the 2023 National Council on Aging’s Fall Prevention Awareness Week, recognized Sept. 17-23.

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  • New bariatric webinar walks patients through the process of their weight loss journey

    New bariatric webinar walks patients through the process of their weight loss journey

    For people considering bariatric surgery as part of their journey toward better health, Providence Center for Weight Management now offers a new five-part webinar to help them understand our program.

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  • Specialized injections can help improve athletic performance, reduce pain

    Specialized injections can help improve athletic performance, reduce pain

    Whether your patients are just starting a fitness routine, are competing at a high level or want to remain healthy and active, pain can be a common side effect.

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  • Noteworthy - July/August 2023

    Noteworthy - July/August 2023

    Get the latest news briefs on a new Magnet designation, Providence Bridge Pedal, cardio-oncology recognition, new cancer providers and more.

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  • TMS and esketamine: high efficacy for patients with treatment resistant depression

    TMS and esketamine: high efficacy for patients with treatment resistant depression

    Providence Oregon now offers two types of innovative treatments for adults with treatment-resistant major depression.

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  • Membership in Project GENIE spotlights Providence’s innovative genomics program

    Membership in Project GENIE spotlights Providence’s innovative genomics program

    As part of an international consortium of cancer centers, Providence Cancer Institute is contributing to large clinical and genomic datasets that will accelerate cancer research.

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  • Provider burnout declines steeply with ‘wellness warriors,’ other interventions

    Provider burnout declines steeply with ‘wellness warriors,’ other interventions

    Thanks to an innovative wellness pilot program, hospitalists at Providence Portland Medical Center experienced a 32% burnout rate compared to the control group’s 56%.

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  • Q&A outlines cardiac implications of COVID-19

    Q&A outlines cardiac implications of COVID-19

    During the past three years, we’ve seen many manifestations and complications related to COVID-19.

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  • Noteworthy - April 2023

    Noteworthy - April 2023

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  • Brain conditions, experts added to Providence Second Opinion Program

    Brain conditions, experts added to Providence Second Opinion Program

    Providence Brain and Spine Institute’s Second Opinion Program recently added two brain conditions – aneurysms and moyamoya disease.

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  • New thoracic surgeon scientist provides translational research and robotic surgery

    New thoracic surgeon scientist provides translational research and robotic surgery

    David J. Chen, M.D., recently joined Providence Cancer Institute and brings his robotic-assisted surgical skills and experience in translational research.

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  • New ED at Providence St. Vincent to add beds, specialized care areas and more

    New ED at Providence St. Vincent to add beds, specialized care areas and more

    After three years of planning, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is transforming our 30-year-old emergency department to better meet the needs of our growing community.

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  • Noteworthy - February 2023

    Noteworthy - February 2023

    Providence St. Vincent among top 50 hospitals in U.S., robotic surgery accredited in southern Oregon, grant supports customized cancer care, and heart institute adds Latinx programs.

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  • InScope – December 2022: Letter from physician leaders

    InScope – December 2022: Letter from physician leaders

    As we approach the end of 2022, please know how much we value and appreciate the care and compassion you provide every day to your patients

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