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  • Breakthrough radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Breakthrough radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Providence Cancer Institute is the first facility in the Pacific Northwest, and the first community medical center in the country, to offer MRI-guided radiation therapy for patients with pancreatic ca

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  • Covid-19 testing delays create a public health nightmare

    Covid-19 testing delays create a public health nightmare

    As talks about at-home testing increases, experts express their concerns.

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  • Journeys in bariatric surgery: Ingga’s story

    Journeys in bariatric surgery: Ingga’s story

    Ingga Smith describes her life before and after having bariatric surgery at the Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center.

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  • Where the 'hospital of the future' partnership stands a year later

    Where the 'hospital of the future' partnership stands a year later

    B.J. Moore speaks on where the partnership between Providence and Microsoft now stands a year later.

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  • When All Seemed Lost, Hope was Found at St. Jude

    When All Seemed Lost, Hope was Found at St. Jude

    David March was admitted to St. Jude Medical Center with coronavirus on April 1. The next day, he was put on a ventilator in an induced coma where he would remain for 17 days. With his chances for

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  • Giving Impact: Caring for Caregivers

    Giving Impact: Caring for Caregivers

    Donations toward St. Jude’s Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign are helping provide immediate relief and support to front line caregivers. In addition to food and supplies gifted by the community

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  • Giving Impact: Expanding Senior Services

    Giving Impact: Expanding Senior Services

    Funds from St. Jude’s Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign are helping equip and expand the hospital’s Caring Neighbors Program — an initiative that assists frail and isolated seniors with services

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  • Giving Impact: Securing Life-Protecting Equipment

    Giving Impact: Securing Life-Protecting Equipment

    Donations toward St. Jude’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign enabled the purchase of 60 high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, which are being used to clean

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  • How chatbots are helping in the fight against COVID-19

    How chatbots are helping in the fight against COVID-19

    Providence has been using an A.I.-powered chatbot to help handle the huge influx of people seeking medical advice.

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  • What COVID-19 means for the future of acute care

    What COVID-19 means for the future of acute care

    Health care leaders weighed in on the immediate and long-term impacts acute care is seeing due to the pandemic.

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  • Providence is calling on healthcare innovators to make a difference

    Providence is calling on healthcare innovators to make a difference

    The Digital Innovation Group published the COVID-19 Digital Insight Report Series based on interviews with 100+ experts.

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  • Providence proposes Primary Care for All to address disparities

    Providence proposes Primary Care for All to address disparities

    Providence is proposing a seven-point plan featuring Primary Care for All to address racial disparities in healthcare.

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  • Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Program Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Award

    Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Program Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Award

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  • Providence opens innovative center to provide seniors with healthcare, long-term care and social services

    Providence opens innovative center to provide seniors with healthcare, long-term care and social services

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  • Providence Health Care Invests in the Health of Inland Northwest Communities

    Providence Health Care Invests in the Health of Inland Northwest Communities

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  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

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  • 'We have come together,' Holy Cross Medical Center teams in action

    'We have come together,' Holy Cross Medical Center teams in action

    David Crane captured portraits of members of the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center team in their element.

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  • Providence Offers Breakthrough Radiation Technology to Cancer Patients

    Providence Offers Breakthrough Radiation Technology to Cancer Patients

    Providence Cancer Institute now offers cancer patients the most cutting-edge radiation technology in the world.

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  • Volunteers in Action

    Our youth volunteers have given hundreds of hours of their time to Providence Holy Cross and during the COVID-19 pandemic many have been showing their appreciation with handmade thank you cards and tr

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  • Providence leaders join a panel at Ideagen's Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

    Providence leaders join a panel at Ideagen's Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

    Providence leaders joined a power panel for the Ideagen Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit.

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  • Telehealth’s next big hurdles: integration and payment

    Telehealth’s next big hurdles: integration and payment

    Experts share what is needed to continue adopting telehealth for future growth.

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  • Patients are on board with health trackers but don't trust consumer wearables

    Patients are on board with health trackers but don't trust consumer wearables

    Dr. Todd Czartoski weighs in on the effectiveness of health care technology.

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  • Dr. George Diaz on lower coronavirus deaths as cases spike

    Dr. George Diaz on lower coronavirus deaths as cases spike

    Dr. George Diaz speaks with Fox News on where the U.S. is with the coronavirus.

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  • Nurse-ethicist-professor identifies most of all as healer

    Nurse-ethicist-professor identifies most of all as healer

    Johnny Cox was announced the 2020 winner of CHA's Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as a healer.

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  • How effective can contact tracing apps be as employees return to work

    How effective can contact tracing apps be as employees return to work

    Dr. Rhonda Medows on contact tracing apps and containing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

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  • President and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., honored as one of the ‘most influential’ people in health care

    President and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., honored as one of the ‘most influential’ people in health care

    Modern Healthcare has named Rod Hochman, M.D. as one of the “50 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”

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  • Providence hires new chief legal officer with international experience

    Providence hires new chief legal officer with international experience

    Providence has named A. Verona Dorch as its new executive vice president and chief legal officer.

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  • New phase I immuno-oncology study for HPV16+ cancers

    New phase I immuno-oncology study for HPV16+ cancers

    An unmet clinical need exists for patients with cancers associated with human papillomavirus. A new phase I study at Providence Cancer Institute will evaluate a novel biologic therapy in patients with

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  • A World Traveler Who Loved Her Hometown

    A World Traveler Who Loved Her Hometown

    It’s little surprise that Pamela Ryan, a Hermosa Beach woman who died last August at age 73, decided to remember Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers Torrance and San Pedro in her estate.

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  • Providence Hospitals Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

    Providence Hospitals Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

    Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is being recognized in the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide.

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  • Providence executives discuss launching telehealth program during pandemic

    Providence executives discuss launching telehealth program during pandemic

    Providence shares their experience launching and maintaining a telehealth program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Providence taps video tool to help facilitate end of life discussions

    Providence taps video tool to help facilitate end of life discussions

    Providence is stepping up to address end-of-life care through videos focused on patient education to start the conversation.

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  • Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority directs $500,000 to Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative

    Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority directs $500,000 to Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative

    United Way of Anchorage and multiple community partners will provide 150 new housing units and offer intensive case management

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  • Alaska CARES' holistic treatment helps young abuse victims recover and thrive

    Alaska CARES' holistic treatment helps young abuse victims recover and thrive

    Alaska CARES is a program that focuses on helping coordinate a response to the maltreatment of a child.

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  • Cancer Immunotherapy Month

    Cancer Immunotherapy Month

    June is Cancer Immunotherapy MonthTM, an initiative to call attention to cancer immunotherapy, a specialized field focused on harnessing the power of the immune system to cure cancer.

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  • Providence at forefront of COVID-19 clinical research

    Providence at forefront of COVID-19 clinical research

    The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) brought about an unprecedented global threat to public health. Providence has been at the forefront of COVID-19 treatment and research in the United

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  • Dr. Henry R. Wolfe Dedicates 100th Birthday to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    Dr. Henry R. Wolfe Dedicates 100th Birthday to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    Henry R. Wolfe, MD, committed to walking 100 laps around his apartment complex by his 100th birthday on May 26 to support the #HeroesatSaintJoes and Minutes Matter campaigns at Providence Saint Joseph

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  • Caregivers ride emotional roller coaster from heroic wins to devastating loss

    Caregivers ride emotional roller coaster from heroic wins to devastating loss

    Giving caregivers the opportunity to talk about the cause of their distress and mental health clinicians.

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  • How remdesivir moved from back shelf to best hope for treating COVID-19

    How remdesivir moved from back shelf to best hope for treating COVID-19

    Remdesivir’s journey from idea to treatment is unprecedented.

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  • Generations of Care and Generosity

    Generations of Care and Generosity

    From broken bones to the birth of their children, and even a heart surgery, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center has cared for many generations of the Kashani family, who have b

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  • A Family Legacy of Care and Giving

    A Family Legacy of Care and Giving

    The story of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and the name Albert “Al” Ghirardelli go hand in hand. Mr. Ghirardelli has been involved with Holy Cross since its inception more than 50 years ago. In

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana

    Thank you for your support of Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center. It makes a meaningful difference to our patients and their families, our community, and our compassionate caregivers.

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  • 2019 impact of Philanthropy at Providence Saint Joseph

    2019 impact of Philanthropy at Providence Saint Joseph

    Thanks to you, we have made great progress towards our $78 million Minutes Matter Campaign. More than $63 million has been raised towards this goal and the hospital was able to break ground on constru

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Little Company of Mary

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Little Company of Mary

    Thanks to you, 2019 has been one of the most successful years in Providence Little Company of Mary's history, including completing the foundation's $10 million fundraising initiative in support of the

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Holy Cross

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Holy Cross

    Thanks to you, 2019 was a phenomenal year for our medical center. Most significantly, the Foundation celebrated successfully completing its $6.4 million Little Miracles fundraising initiative to incre

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  • Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Researchers at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute in Portland, Oregon, will join oncology professionals around the world for the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scient

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  • Jim Adam—Wasn’t Ready to Leave His Family

    Jim Adam—Wasn’t Ready to Leave His Family

    Jim Adam was raised with a love for cooking and food. This love of pizza, hot dogs and burgers was not only hereditary but an addiction.

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  • How hospitals can help communities respond to homelessness

    How hospitals can help communities respond to homelessness

    Dora Barilla, DrPH is calling on hospital systems to join in on efforts to serve the poor and vulnerable populations.

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  • Can you help sew masks? There is a need and we would appreciate your help.

    Can you help sew masks? There is a need and we would appreciate your help.

    If you know how to sew, you can help us provide safe care in our hospitals and clinics by sewing and donating cloth face masks.

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  • Journeys in bariatric surgery: Mia’s story

    Journeys in bariatric surgery: Mia’s story

    Mia Young-Adeyeba describes her life before and after having bariatric surgery at the Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center.

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  • Dr. George Diaz has hope for coronavirus treatments and cures

    Dr. George Diaz has hope for coronavirus treatments and cures

    Dr. George Diaz speaks with Fox News on the prospects for remdesivir as a potential treatment for the coronavirus.

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  • Providence ER clinics ready to serve patients

    Providence ER clinics ready to serve patients

    Health care experts are reminding patients that it is still important to get the care that is needed.

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  • Telemedicine — how primary care physicians connect with patients in a coronavirus world

    Telemedicine — how primary care physicians connect with patients in a coronavirus world

    Dr. Thomas LaGrelius is seeing health care providers working differently to connect with patients.

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  • COVID-19 amplifies already urgent need for solutions to homelessness

    COVID-19 amplifies already urgent need for solutions to homelessness

    Mike Butler is calling for a reform on how we are reducing homelessness so that we can end this crisis.

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  • US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal – here’s how

    US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal – here’s how

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips highlights the essential need for primary care to be universal.

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  • Pandemic laid bare emerging and ongoing ethical dilemmas

    Pandemic laid bare emerging and ongoing ethical dilemmas

    Providence had to be smart and nimble in how it responded to the virus, including how it handles the ethical dilemmas.

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  • The COVID pandemic is pushing for transformative change

    The COVID pandemic is pushing for transformative change

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips says it is important to that hospitals start thinking about the challenges for the future of care.

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  • Hospitals knew how to make money, then the coronavirus happened

    Hospitals knew how to make money, then the coronavirus happened

    As surgeries are canceled, business models are shifting and some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close.

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  • Rural hospitals make contingency plans to limit vulnerabilities

    Rural hospitals make contingency plans to limit vulnerabilities

    Rural hospitals are concerned about vulnerabilities but they’ve had the time to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases

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  • Early coronavirus patient survives to tell his story

    Early coronavirus patient survives to tell his story

    Patient zero survives to tell his story after 64 days in the hospital and 31 days in a coma. Doctors express his survival as a miracle.

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