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  • 3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, the good news just keeps coming. One example is 3D mammography—also known as tomosynthesis or 3D breast imaging

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  • St. Jude Back Pain Program: A Better Approach to Back Pain

    St. Jude Back Pain Program: A Better Approach to Back Pain

    Back pain is common. Unfortunately, successful evidence-based treatment is not.

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  • Providence Digital Experts Presenting at HIMSS

    Providence Digital Experts Presenting at HIMSS

    Conference to include seven health system presentations on breakthrough innovations in digital incubation, health bots, big data analytics, and more

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  • Providence Community Benefit Fund awards $2.9 million to local organizations in Spokane and Stevens counties

    Providence Community Benefit Fund awards $2.9 million to local organizations in Spokane and Stevens counties

    Driven by its mission to meet the needs of the communities it serves, Providence Health Care has awarded $2.9 million dollars in grants and donations to more than 40 local organizations in Spokane and

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  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Awarded Grant by Community Foundation of the Verdugos for Emergency Services Campaign

    Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Awarded Grant by Community Foundation of the Verdugos for Emergency Services Campaign

    Burbank, CA – Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center (PSJMC) was recently awarded a five-year, $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. The funds will be used to support the Minute

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Awarded Highest Stroke Certification

    Providence Little Company of Mary Awarded Highest Stroke Certification

    Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the South Bay’s only Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

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  • Emergency Department expansion project

    Emergency Department expansion project

    Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro will break ground on an exciting expansion this spring, all to keep up with a growing community.

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  • Neck and back procedures help 72-year-old return to independence

    Neck and back procedures help 72-year-old return to independence

    Hoquiam man credits neurosurgeon with saving his life

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  • Providence addresses clinician burnout with expansion of virtual mental health and wellness concierge service for employees

    Providence addresses clinician burnout with expansion of virtual mental health and wellness concierge service for employees

    Providence expanding telebehavioral health concierge service to increase convenient access to mental health providers for the 119,000 doctors, nurses, employees and their dependents at its seven state

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  • Getting a fresh start

    Getting a fresh start

    Providence Little Company of Mary launches new program that helps bring healthy food to those in need.

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  • Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    St. Jude Medical Center is a national leader in changing that statistic through state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment—including robotic surgery to more precisely remove the cancer, a technique whic

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  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes New Laboratory Manager

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes New Laboratory Manager

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson announces new laboratory manager.

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  • Joint statement from Snohomish Health District, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and the Washington State Department of Health

    Joint statement from Snohomish Health District, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and the Washington State Department of Health

    Joint statement from Snohomish Health District, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and the Washington State Department of Health: New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Report of First Conf

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Hires New Executive for the Future of Caregivers

    Providence St. Joseph Health Hires New Executive for the Future of Caregivers

    Providence St. Joseph Health has hired Mayank Jain as group vice president of workforce strategy and analytics to improve employee experience and enable top-of-license work.

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  • St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    Few diagnoses are more difficult to hear than malignant brain tumor— which is why our neurosurgeons and oncologists are at the forefront of finding better ways to treat it. St. Jude Medical Center is

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  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Heart Health Month

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Heart Health Month

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson is celebrating Heart Health month in February with free lipid profiles, $49 Cardiac Health Profiles and $30 baseline EKGS.

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  • St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    As the name implies, NAFLD is the result of too much fat stored in the liver cells— typically the result of taking in more calories than your liver can process.

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  • Spotlight on our Heart Clinical Institute

    Spotlight on our Heart Clinical Institute

    The new Clinical Institutes program at Providence Health ensures the highest standards of care for patients in key service areas.

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  • Cardiac surgery close to home

    Cardiac surgery close to home

    A partnership with USC brings advanced cardiac surgery to the South Bay.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Health Announces Addition of HMR Weight Management Services Corp.

    Providence St. Joseph Health Announces Addition of HMR Weight Management Services Corp.

    Acquisition part of new initiative to support patients and consumers in improving their health

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Honor roll hospitals must meet a rigorous threshold and have had a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A for the past three reporting periods.

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  • Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    The Institute ensures that patients receive greater gynecological health, safer deliveries and healthier newborns.

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  • A birth story

    A birth story

    A new mother found the support she needed at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Most back pain sufferers don’t need surgery, but for those who do, today’s back procedures are almost unrecognizable from surgeries 20 years ago.

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  • St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    Kyle Hart was home for winter break when he went for what the committed cross-country athlete considered an easy, warm-up run—just five miles. But the pain in his hip, which had been steadily growing

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  • Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Download Circle by Providence to your smartphone at no cost and get connected to a comprehensive network of local, Providence-approved resources and tools for mothers and moms-to-be.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade

    The Nesting Place care team at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the decade, Axl Ray Johnson.

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  • What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    Kathy Marafino, RN, manager of labor and delivery and the mother-baby unit, answers questions about what to expect when delivering at the hospital.

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  • Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    A father’s importance and influence is often unmistakable. And that is especially true for the McCoys. “Our dad not only gave us a love of medicine, he provided a powerful example of how to do it

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  • Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital announced it has expanded its comprehensive Heart and Vascular Institute to offer the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Learning to walk again, step by step

    Learning to walk again, step by step

    Robotic exoskeleton helps patients relearn to walk at Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro.

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  • Making the Pain Stop

    Making the Pain Stop

    An allergic reaction to a commonly inhaled medication left 13-year-old Cera feeling like she had “been burned from the inside out”— and the pain continued to grow worse. Within a few months, the young

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  • Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    This year, nearly 800,000 Americans will have a heart attack and another 550,000 will receive a diagnosis of heart failure.

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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 bedside. Through partners

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  • Chasing a Cure for One of the Deadliest Cancers

    Chasing a Cure for One of the Deadliest Cancers

    As a professor and chairman of the Cal State Los Angeles Mechanical Engineering Department, Darrell Guillaume spent his days explaining complex concepts. So, when he began losing control of his speech

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  • Chief Executive of Providence St. Peter, Centralia Hospital and the Medical Group to retire in March

    Chief Executive of Providence St. Peter, Centralia Hospital and the Medical Group to retire in March

    Medrice Coluccio, chief executive of Providence St. Peter and Centralia hospitals and Providence Medical Group, has announced her decision to retire from Providence.

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  • 10 Health Care Trends To Watch In 2020

    10 Health Care Trends To Watch In 2020

    With 2020 shaping up to be another big year for health care, executives at Providence, one of the largest health systems in the country, today released their annual New Year’s predictions.

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  • Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    The Partners for Healthy Kids van at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers San Pedro and Torrance is devoting resources to improve HPV vaccination rates in the South Bay.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Rehabcentre: Restoring independence one step at a time!

    Providence Little Company of Mary Rehabcentre: Restoring independence one step at a time!

    Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro’s Acute Rehabilitation Center provides intensive therapy and expert medical management to the South Bay Community.

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  • Alicia Kirkman, RN honored with October 2019 Daisy Award

    Alicia Kirkman, RN honored with October 2019 Daisy Award

    The DAISY Award program is an opportunity for colleagues, patients or their loved ones to recognize a nurse for exemplifying excellence and compassion.

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  • New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence

    New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence

    The Clinical Institutes share resources across the seven-state Providence Health system resulting in a high-quality experience for patients, with predictable costs and outcomes.

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  • Providence St. Patrick Hospital Ranked as #1 Hospital in Montana  by U.S. News & World Report

    Providence St. Patrick Hospital Ranked as #1 Hospital in Montana by U.S. News & World Report

    (Missoula, August 20, 2019) Providence St. Patrick Hospital was recently recognized as the #1 hospital in Montana out of the 65 evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital

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  • Providence St. Patrick Hospital Offers Ultrasound System  for Screening Women with Dense Breasts

    Providence St. Patrick Hospital Offers Ultrasound System for Screening Women with Dense Breasts

    Providence St. Patrick Hospital has just installed an Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS), approved by the FDA for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for women with dense breas

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  • A Gift of Gratitude

    A Gift of Gratitude

    Thoughtful gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations help support our mission to ensure excellent care for all, especially the poor and vulnerable.

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  • Mission Hospital Opens Doors to New $80 Million Leonard Cancer Institute in South Orange County

    Mission Hospital Opens Doors to New $80 Million Leonard Cancer Institute in South Orange County

    State-of-the-art 100,000+ square foot cancer center in Mission Viejo will provide one-stop access to a suite of preventive services, clinical trials, cutting edge treatments and targeted therapies

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  • St. Joseph Hospital Announces New Robotic Diagnostic Screening Technology for Early Detection and Treatment of Lung Cancer

    St. Joseph Hospital Announces New Robotic Diagnostic Screening Technology for Early Detection and Treatment of Lung Cancer

    Providence St. Joseph Hospital recently acquired the ION System for Robotic Navigational Bronchoscopy – a tool that is critical in the early detection of lung cancer.

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  • Guardian Angel: A Way to Say Thank You

    Guardian Angel: A Way to Say Thank You

    The Guardian Angel program gives patients and their families an opportunity to recognize extraordinary kindness or excellence that touches their lives during a hospital stay or visit.

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  • Providence Honored for Excellence in Stroke Care 10 Consecutive Years

    Providence Honored for Excellence in Stroke Care 10 Consecutive Years

    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital was recognized for the tenth consecutive year with Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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  • Nothing Beats the “Best”

    Nothing Beats the “Best”

    Providence Little Company of Mary is proud of the local and international accolades received naming the hospital as “best.”

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  • Future of Health Radio Launches in Partnership with Providence and Digital Broadcast Platform Provider Dash Radio

    Future of Health Radio Launches in Partnership with Providence and Digital Broadcast Platform Provider Dash Radio

    New episode debuts today on the health-focused, 24/7 streaming station featuring 20 influencer interviews on the health impact of social media

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  • Another Chance

    Another Chance

    A young mother’s heart was failing when she arrived at Saint John’s. The cardiac team was ready.

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  • Plan Now for Open Enrollment

    Plan Now for Open Enrollment

    Everyone knows the importance of having health insurance. Every fall is your chance to review your health care insurance options for the coming year and to make any changes.

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  • Foundation Celebration 2019 raises record-breaking amount for St. Joseph Hospital's Nursing Center of Excellence

    Foundation Celebration 2019 raises record-breaking amount for St. Joseph Hospital's Nursing Center of Excellence

    St. Joseph Hospital’s annual fundraising gala, Celebration 2019 supported by Marsha Moeller and presented by Centaurus Financial, Inc. & The Gooding-Barry and Immell Families, netted a record-breaking

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  • In Good Company Magazine Now Available to Read Online

    In Good Company Magazine Now Available to Read Online

    Read about the latest news, patients stories and medical breakthroughs going on at Providence Little Company of Mary.

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  • Mission Hospital Trauma Symposium

    Mission Hospital Trauma Symposium

    Register for this one-day event focusing on current trauma topics for trauma nursing care.

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  • 9 signs your stomach pain isn't normal

    9 signs your stomach pain isn't normal

    Experts talk about the most common signs your tummy troubles need more than an over-the-counter remedy.

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  • Providence hospitals grant $400,000 to Valley Area groups serving those in need

    Celebrating the power of partnership, the three Providence hospitals in the Valley came together this week with leaders from 23 nonprofit groups to encourage networking.

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  • St. Joseph Hospital’s bariatric program achieves national recognition

    St. Joseph Hospital’s bariatric program achieves national recognition

    St. Joseph Hospital supports each patient’s long-term physical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual well-being before, during and after bariatric surgery.

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  • Study shows cost savings, improved quality of life through Facey Medical Group and Providence TrinityCare partnership

    For more than 200 chronically ill patients in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, doctors make house calls. This specialized program has resulted in significantly fewer emergency department vi

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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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  • St. Joseph Hospital Achieves Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

    St. Joseph Hospital Achieves Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

    St. Joseph Hospital among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for patient experience; also named one America’s 100 Best Hospitals for orthopedic surgery and spine surgery.

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  • U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph Hospital a High Performing Hospital and Distinguished Rankings in Six Specialties

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  • Washington - Housing is one of the best treatments in medicine

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

    Washington - ‘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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  • Veteran health care executive named Chief Executive, Mission Hospital

    Veteran health care executive named Chief Executive, Mission Hospital

    Seth R. Teigen, a long-time health care executive, has been named chief executive of Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach.

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  • Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health announce strategic alliance to accelerate the future of care delivery

    Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health announce strategic alliance to accelerate the future of care delivery

    Together, we'll transform the future of care delivery.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • World-Class Neurological Care Close to Home

    Mission Neuroscience Institute (MNI) offers world-class care and expertise close to home, with the most advanced neurosurgery and rehabilitation services available.

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  • Mission Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Board Officers and Members

    Mission Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Board Officers and Members

    Mission Hospital Foundation welcomes the following new officers to the Board of Directors

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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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  • Mission Hospital Physicians and Nurses Serve as Models in the Valiant Women Luncheon and Fashion Show

    Proceeds from the event will support Valiant Women’s bold commitment to raise $1.6 million before the end of 2021.

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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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  • Mary and Jay Flaherty Give $5 Million To Saint John’s Health Center Foundation

    Mary and Jay Flaherty have donated $5 million to Saint John’s Health Center Foundation in support of the exceptional health care and research of Providence Saint John’s Health Center, John Wayne Cance

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

    Providence St. Joseph Health and Cedars-Sinai are coming together to enhance access to highly skilled medical care, specialized services and advanced health programs for the Tarzana community.

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  • Providence Saint John’s Among First to Offer Newly Approved Heart Device

    WATCHMAN tested in U.S. now available as alternative to blood-thinning drugs.

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