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  • Walter Cathey named regional chief executive of the Covenant Health System

    Walter Cathey named regional chief executive of the Covenant Health System

    Covenant Health is part of the Providence health system

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  • Providence’s Rhonda Medows, M.D. assumes role as board chair of the Catholic Health Association

    Providence’s Rhonda Medows, M.D. assumes role as board chair of the Catholic Health Association

    Providence’s Rhonda Medows, M.D. assumes role as board chair of the Catholic Health Association

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  • New minimally invasive urology procedure helps patients with BPH

    New minimally invasive urology procedure helps patients with BPH

    It’s not uncommon for men 50 years and older to feel like their bladder is running their life. As men age, they may start getting up throughout the night more frequently and find themselves always on

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  • Providence Sexual Assault Clinic and Child Maltreatment Center opens in new clinic location

    Providence Sexual Assault Clinic and Child Maltreatment Center opens in new clinic location

    The Providence Sexual Assault Clinic and Child Maltreatment Center opened a new clinic located at 3020 Willamette Dr. NE, in Lacey.

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  • Providence joins commitment to increase MWBE spending to improve supplier diversity & build community wealth

    Providence joins commitment to increase MWBE spending to improve supplier diversity & build community wealth

    A dozen hospitals and health systems across the country, including Providence, announced signing a commitment to build healthy, equitable, and climate-resilient local economies.

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  • Complimentary Concierge Service for Expecting Parents

    Complimentary Concierge Service for Expecting Parents

    Providence St. Jude Medical Center's complimentary concierge service for expecting parents is a perfect complement to the exceptional clinical care provided by our physicians and caregivers.

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  • Why Outpatient Joint Replacement is Many Patients' First Choice

    Why Outpatient Joint Replacement is Many Patients' First Choice

    Hundreds of patients have learned firsthand how same-day joint replacement is significantly changing care for deteriorating and painful joints—and why Providence St. Jude is a national leader.

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  • Advancing Cancer Treatment Through Research

    Advancing Cancer Treatment Through Research

    Ongoing research and clinical trials are creating breakthroughs in cancers once thought insurmountable—and St. Jude is a leader in bringing these benefits from the lab to the beside.

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  • Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    Numerous studies show those who participate in cardiac rehabilitation have lower death rates and a higher quality of life, including more energy, lower depression rates and more successful recoveries.

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  • Kitty's Story

    Kitty's Story

    When Kitty Barton needed to have her aortic heart valve replaced, she had one requirement: She needed to be able to dance her way through Aruba several weeks later—which she called "non-negotiable."

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  • Ending Acid Reflux

    Ending Acid Reflux

    Nikoli Bildzukewicz, MD, FACS, is a board-certified foregut surgeon with the St. Jude Digestive Health Institute and a national expert in the LINX procedure. He answers questions about the procedure.

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  • Tabitha Lieberman receives HIMSS21 Most Influential Women in Health IT Award

    Tabitha Lieberman receives HIMSS21 Most Influential Women in Health IT Award

    Providence is proud to announce that HIMSS has selected Tabitha Lieberman as a recipient of the Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.

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  • Advances in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Advances in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Shirley Chang stopped dancing five years ago. As her back pain continued to worsen, the ballroom dance champion would sit in her yard and simply visualize the steps.

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  • Queen of the Valley Medical Center Appoints New Chief Executive

    Queen of the Valley Medical Center Appoints New Chief Executive

    Queen of the Valley Medical Center is excited to announce that Terry Wooten has been appointed as the new chief executive at Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, effective July 6.

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  • Providence releases 2020 report showcasing $1.7 billion in community support

    Providence releases 2020 report showcasing $1.7 billion in community support

    Providence announced today its 2020 Annual Report to Our Communities.

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  • Kuni Foundation grant supports Providence study of breast cancer screening disparities

    Kuni Foundation grant supports Providence study of breast cancer screening disparities

    Researchers at Providence’s Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE) have received a $430,000 Kuni Foundation grant to study disparities in cancer screenings.

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  • New Mobile Clinic Brings COVID Vaccines to the Homeless, Under and Uninsured in Sonoma County

    New Mobile Clinic Brings COVID Vaccines to the Homeless, Under and Uninsured in Sonoma County

    In March, a new Mobile Health Clinic van hit the road, providing the traditional services Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital has provided since 1991 as well as COVID testing and vaccines to those in need.

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  • Providence reports first quarter results for 2021

    Providence reports first quarter results for 2021

    Providence released a quarterly report that signals a return to more normal operations.

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  • Pfizer vaccine now authorized for use in 12-15-year-olds

    Pfizer vaccine now authorized for use in 12-15-year-olds

    Providence offers insights about the FDA's approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15-year-olds.

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  • Providence responds to crisis in India in solidarity with caregivers and communities

    Providence responds to crisis in India in solidarity with caregivers and communities

    Providence is announcing its support to India as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate its caregivers and communities.

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  • Providence announces new chief communication officer for Washington and Montana

    Providence announces new chief communication officer for Washington and Montana

    Providence is pleased to announce that Mark Gross will assume the role of associate vice president of the WA and MT region.

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  • What women should consider during Women’s Health Week

    What women should consider during Women’s Health Week

    It’s important during Women’s Health Week to take a moment to schedule your next doctor’s appointment.

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  • Providence signs declaration focusing on caring for caregivers

    Providence signs declaration focusing on caring for caregivers

    President and CEO of Providence joined with other CEOs from across the United States to set new standards of safety for health care workers.

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  • Providence's George A. Diaz named Fierce Healthcare's 2021 Most Influential Minority Executives in Health Care

    Providence's George A. Diaz named Fierce Healthcare's 2021 Most Influential Minority Executives in Health Care

    FierceHealthcare has named Providence's Dr. George Diaz as one of 2021's Most Influential Minority Executives in Health Care.

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  • Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD at Providence Saint John’s explains why timely colorectal cancer screening is important.

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  • New Visitor Policy Information for Providence St. Joseph Hospital

    New Visitor Policy Information for Providence St. Joseph Hospital

    We understand the importance of patients having access to their loved ones while receiving care at Providence hospitals. To protect the health of our patients and caregivers, and as a safety precautio

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  • DexCare Announces $20M in Oversubscribed Series A Funding, the Providence Spin Out Delivers First Operating System for Digital Care

    DexCare Announces $20M in Oversubscribed Series A Funding, the Providence Spin Out Delivers First Operating System for Digital Care

    Providence is proud to announce its latest spin out, DexCare. This is the third company to spin out of Providence’s Digital Innovation Group in the last seven years.

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  • Coming 'All the Way Back' from COVID-19

    Coming 'All the Way Back' from COVID-19

    For some, a negative COVID-19 test doesn’t mean an end to serious or even debilitating symptoms. That's why Providence St. Jude created the Post-COVID-19 Recovery Program.

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  • Bariatric surgery gives this SoCal couple a new lease on life

    Bariatric surgery gives this SoCal couple a new lease on life

    For SoCal residents Cynthia and Jack, bariatric surgery offered them a new lease on life. Learn more.

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  • Providence eases hospital overcrowding

    Providence eases hospital overcrowding

    Providence used Microsoft Azure services to ease overcrowding.

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  • Providence Tarzana Foundation Receives Historic $50 Million Gift from Donald and Andrea Friese

    Providence Tarzana Foundation Receives Historic $50 Million Gift from Donald and Andrea Friese

    A generous, dedicated and civically-engaged family that made its fortune in Southern California are continuing a long tradition of philanthropy with a record $50 million gift to Providence Tarzana Fou

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  • Mount Carmel Hospital Among Top Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S.

    Mount Carmel Hospital Among Top Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S.

    Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. It is one of only two hospitals in Washington to make the list.

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  • Providence Reports Year-End 2020 Results

    Providence Reports Year-End 2020 Results

    Having admitted the first known U.S. patient with COVID-19, Providence, one of the largest health systems in the country, today announced results for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020.

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  • Providence Chief Legal Officer Verona Dorch has passed away

    Providence Chief Legal Officer Verona Dorch has passed away

    Providence has shared the heartbreaking news that A. Verona Dorch, EVP and chief legal counsel, passed away in Seattle.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality in Bariatric Surgery

    Providence St. Joseph Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality in Bariatric Surgery

    Providence St. Joseph Hospital is once again recognized as a Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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  • Heart Health: Q&A with Dr. Shalizeh Shokooh

    Heart Health: Q&A with Dr. Shalizeh Shokooh

    Shalizeh Shokooh, MD is a Cardiologist at Providence St. Joseph Hospital with more than 27 years of experience in healthcare. She discusses heart disease and what we can do to protect our heart.

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  • Drs. Rhonda Medows and Amy Compton-Phillips named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders list

    Drs. Rhonda Medows and Amy Compton-Phillips named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders list

    Drs. Rhonda Medows and Amy Compton-Phillips were recognized by Modern Healthcare as two of 2021’s Top 25 Women Leaders.

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  • Health systems unite to save lives with data

    Health systems unite to save lives with data

    Rod Hochman, M.D. speaks on the announcement of 14 leading health systems joining forces to form a new data consortium, Truveta.

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  • Providence St. Mary Partners with Walla Walla County Department of Community Health for COVID Vaccinations

    Providence St. Mary Partners with Walla Walla County Department of Community Health for COVID Vaccinations

    Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) is leading community vaccination efforts, in partnership with community organizations, including Providence St. Mary/Providence Medical Group.

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  • Kadlec Following State COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Guidelines

    Kadlec Following State COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Guidelines

    Kadlec is following state COVID-19 vaccine distribution guidelines and is committed to the safe and equitable distribution of the vaccine. We are encouraged by the interest in the community to receiv

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  • Providence streamlines organization within clinical care and population health

    Providence streamlines organization within clinical care and population health

    Providence’s ambulatory care network and physician enterprise groups will be integrated with other clinical functions.

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  • Providence updates leadership structure to better serve communities

    Providence updates leadership structure to better serve communities

    Providence announced a new leadership structure that will allow the organization to deliver highly coordinated care.

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  • Providence bets on machine-learning, consolidating data centers

    Providence bets on machine-learning, consolidating data centers

    Providence leaders announced that it Providence will lean on technology to help recover from the financial damage caused by the pandemic.

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  • Strengthening partnerships and advancing health in unprecedented times

    Strengthening partnerships and advancing health in unprecedented times

    Providence president and CEO, Rod Hochman, M.D., assumes his role as chair of the American Hospital Board of Trustees in the new year.

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  • Providence defies America's slow vaccine rollout trend

    Providence defies America's slow vaccine rollout trend

    Providence defied the country’s slow rollout trend and gave the first dose of the Covid vaccine to more than half of its 120,000 employees across seven states.

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  • What to expect for health system IT teams in 2021, with Providence’s B.J. Moore

    What to expect for health system IT teams in 2021, with Providence’s B.J. Moore

    Providence's CIO, B.J. Moore, spoke with Becker's Hospital Review on how he sees the CIO role changing in the upcoming year.

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  • Providence’s Rod Hochman, M.D. assumes role as board chair of the American Hospital Association

    Providence’s Rod Hochman, M.D. assumes role as board chair of the American Hospital Association

    Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO, moved into his role as the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) board chair for 2021.

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  • 10 health care trends to watch in the year ahead

    10 health care trends to watch in the year ahead

    Providence’s annual New Year’s predictions show how COVID-19 will reshape health care for the better.

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  • How hospitals use algorithms to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine distribution

    How hospitals use algorithms to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine distribution

    Providence CIO, B.J. Moore, spoke with Becker's on how Providence is using algorithms for vaccine distribution.

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  • 5 big concerns for hospital CEOs in 2021

    5 big concerns for hospital CEOs in 2021

    Becker's Hospital Review gathered the biggest concerns CEOs will face in this year based on observations by the editorial team.

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  • Dr. George Diaz discusses fight to mitigate mutated coronavirus

    Dr. George Diaz discusses fight to mitigate mutated coronavirus

    Dr. George Diaz spoke with NewsNation Now on this new coronavirus strain and the fight to contain it.

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  • Providence ministries recognized as America's Best Hospitals

    Providence ministries recognized as America's Best Hospitals

    Healthgrades' annual America's Best Hospitals awards for 2021 highlights Providence's ministries.

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  • Emerging trends in health IT for 2021

    Emerging trends in health IT for 2021

    Providence's own B.J. Moore commented on the evolution of health system CIOs and IT teams.

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  • How to build and sustain successful telehealth programs

    How to build and sustain successful telehealth programs

    Providence is conducting about 10,000 telehealth clinic visits a day, making nearly a decade worth of progress in expanding telehealth services in a matter of months.

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  • Providence administers COVID-19 vaccine to front-line workers

    Providence administers COVID-19 vaccine to front-line workers

    Providence begins inoculating front-line workers in the highest-risk category with Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.

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  • Environmental Stewardship: WE ACT to Reduce Waste

    Environmental Stewardship: WE ACT to Reduce Waste

    Providence seeks to reduce waste-related emissions by 20% by 2030. Learn more.

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  • Providence contributes $1 million to local food banks

    Providence contributes $1 million to local food banks

    In response to the current economic environment and the holiday season, Providence is addressing food insecurity by donating to local food banks.

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  • Providence’s DetectionMap provides a nearly real-time view of local COVID-19 prevalence among its patients, down to the neighborhood level

    Providence’s DetectionMap provides a nearly real-time view of local COVID-19 prevalence among its patients, down to the neighborhood level

    With its new DetectionMap, Providence is making information about local COVID-19 infections available to the people of the communities in which it operates.

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  • Providence affirms commitment to global climate action on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

    Providence affirms commitment to global climate action on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

    Providence joins over one thousand leaders across the U.S. affirming its commitment to global climate action.

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  • Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips on the U.S.' new milestone with record numbers of hospitalizations

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips on the U.S.' new milestone with record numbers of hospitalizations

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips catches up with PBS News Hour on how the U.S. has hit a record-breaking amount of hospitalizations and deaths due to the coronavirus.

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