Regional Blog & News

Insights and perspectives across the Providence health system

  • Important information for Cigna patients in Washington

    Important information for Cigna patients in Washington

    Cigna insurance will be out-of-network with the Providence family of organizations, including the Open Access PPO, Open Access Director Network and Open Access Plus commercial plans.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Hospital TAVR program awarded three-star rating; ranked among top 7% of hospitals nationwide

    The Providence St. Joseph Hospital Heart and Vascular Center’s Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program was recently awarded a three-star rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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  • 5 breastfeeding tips from a lactation consultant

    5 breastfeeding tips from a lactation consultant

    Are you planning to breastfeed your newborn? Sometimes you can run into bumps on the road when starting to breastfeed, especially in the beginning.

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  • What is your risk factor for prostate cancer?

    What is your risk factor for prostate cancer?

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  • US News and World report names Providence St. Peter Hospital 3rd in state and top hospital in region

    US News and World report names Providence St. Peter Hospital 3rd in state and top hospital in region

    Providence St. Peter Hospital has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph Hospital, Orange a High Performing Hospital and Distinguished Rankings in 14 Specialties

    U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph Hospital, Orange a High Performing Hospital and Distinguished Rankings in 14 Specialties

    U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph Hospital, Orange a High Performing Hospital and Distinguished Rankings in 14 Specialties

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  • Matters of the Heart

    Matters of the Heart

    At Providence Little Company of Mary, our comprehensive heart and vascular center offers a unique combination of academic-level medicine and personalized care in the comfort of our own community.

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  • World Breastfeeding Week – The benefits of breastfeeding

    World Breastfeeding Week – The benefits of breastfeeding

    Breast milk provides optimal nutrition for babies. It has just the right amount of nutrients that is easily digested and readily available.

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  • U.S. News recognizes Providence St. Vincent, Providence Portland in new Best Regional Hospitals ranking

    U.S. News recognizes Providence St. Vincent, Providence Portland in new Best Regional Hospitals ranking

    Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Providence Portland Medical Center have been recognized as two of Oregon’s Best Regional Hospitals for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Queen of the Valley Nurses Recognized for Supporting New Mothers

    Queen of the Valley Nurses Recognized for Supporting New Mothers

    Hospital ranks in the top 25% of California hospitals for Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates

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  • Healthy Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

    Healthy Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

    These no-added-sugar muffins make for an easy snack on the go.

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  • Healthy Recipe: Rosemary-Peach Chicken Kebabs with Orange Glaze

    Healthy Recipe: Rosemary-Peach Chicken Kebabs with Orange Glaze

    End your day on a sweet note with these chicken-and-peach kebabs brushed with a honeyed citrus glaze.

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  • Healthy Recipe: Italian Caprese Avocado Toast

    Healthy Recipe: Italian Caprese Avocado Toast

    Schmearing avocado on toast and topping it with traditional caprese salad ingredients makes for a quick, healthy start to the day.

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  • Karin Shacklett: 15 minutes that absolutely matter

    Karin Shacklett: 15 minutes that absolutely matter

    At most, Anchorage operating room nurse Karin Shacklett, BSN, RN has only 15 minutes to personally connect with each patient who comes under her care at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

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  • Nurse’s Crochet Dolls Bring Joy to Co-workers, Patients

    Nurse’s Crochet Dolls Bring Joy to Co-workers, Patients

    Providence Portland Medical Center nurse Karen Epperly, RN, has created a collection of crochet dolls to represent her fellow nurses. They have been a big hit with patients and her co-workers.

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  • 5 tips to take care of mental health as the school year starts

    5 tips to take care of mental health as the school year starts

    Whether your kids are gearing up to get back to class or will continue distance learning, first-day jitters are common. Help is Here has gathered a few tips to help ease the transition back to school.

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  • Excellence in Neuroscience

    Excellence in Neuroscience

    Nationally recognized care for stroke and other brain health needs are available in the South Bay.

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  • A New Day for Prostate Cancer Treatment

    A New Day for Prostate Cancer Treatment

    Treatment for prostate cancer is being transformed with the help of early detection and minimally invasive robotic surgery.

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  • Skin Cancer Prevention: Q&A: An Ounce of Prevention...

    Skin Cancer Prevention: Q&A: An Ounce of Prevention...

    We caught up with Trevan Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist at the Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Providence St. Joseph Hospital, to hear about how to lower your odds of getting skin cancer

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  • The Mighty MitraClip

    The Mighty MitraClip

    Using a minimally invasive procedure, doctors at Providence St. Joseph Hospital are able to strengthen a weakened heart valve, giving new life to patients.

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