Stories tagged: holy family hospital
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 3:16 P.M.
Providence notifies employees of planned job cuts
Providence Health & Services is telling employees it will eliminate some positions in the next two months as the not-for-profit health system copes with falling revenue from reimbursement rates not …
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 4:50 P.M.
Man injures Holy Family Hospital security guard in brawl
A man previously banned from Holy Family Hospital for disruptive behavior got in a brawl with hospital security guards Thursday night as he tried to force his way inside.
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
Hospital first sent measles patient home
Doctors at Providence Holy Family Hospital’s emergency room didn’t immediately realize they were dealing with a measles case last week, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday evening. The patient went to the …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015, 8:14 P.M.
Missed measles diagnosis unsurprising given rarity in Spokane County, officials say
Doctors at Providence Holy Family Hospital’s emergency room didn’t immediately realize they were dealing with a measles case last week, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday evening.
MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014
Providence turns to online interpreters
Providence Health, the region’s largest medical service provider, has turned to online interpreters to help non-English-speakers receive care from nurses, doctors or therapists. The Providence network recently announced that more …
FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014, 10:22 A.M.
Police arrest suspect in early April shooting
Troy Pasina, 36, was arrested Thursday on suspicions he fired a single bullet at another man during a dispute last week.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2012
Couture is next Providence CEO
Elaine Couture will take over as chief executive officer of Providence Health Care, directing the region’s largest private employer and medical provider through the challenges of health care reform and …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 2012, 2:20 P.M.
Holy Family docs, Premera settle dispute
An insurance reimbursement showdown pitting emergency room doctors at Providence Holy Family Hospital against Premera Blue Cross has been resolved.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2012
Ruling reduces Providence property tax bill by about one-third
Providence Health Care is shaving $550,000 from its Spokane property tax bill each year as nonprofit hospitals across the state take advantage of a court ruling that extended them new …
THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010
Avista honors nurse for actions
When nurse Lisa Dunham was working at Providence Holy Family Hospital’s emergency room on Thanksgiving evening, a family brought in two children to be checked out. They spoke English as …
TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2010
Providence bans tobacco
Providence Health Care is banning tobacco use at all of its properties, including Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital.
TUESDAY, OCT. 19, 2010
Sacred Heart, Holy Family announce 46 more layoffs
Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital announced another 46 layoffs Monday, as the two Providence hospitals continue to adjust budgets to deal with a tough economy, fewer patients …
THURSDAY, OCT. 7, 2010
Education notes: YWCA honors Gonzaga Prep senior
Gonzaga Prep senior Francisca Chau was recently recognized for her outstanding community service with the 2010 YWCA Young Woman Achievement Award. Chau’s list of accomplishments include her involvement in school, …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2010
Providence to close Deer Park rehab clinic
Providence Health Care plans to close its Deer Park outpatient rehabilitation clinic this week.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 24, 2010, 7:25 P.M.
Sacred Heart issues pink slips to 33 workers
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has begun laying off employees, closing some programs and retooling the schedules of its employees. Hospital managers announced the closure of several programs this week. …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 2010
Hospital to announce layoffs next week
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center will announce layoffs next week as the hospital copes with a slumping economy. Fewer people are having elective surgeries – a lucrative business for health …
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
Providence fills chief executive post
Elaine Couture has been named chief executive of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital.
MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2009
Group Health renews hospital pact
Group Health Cooperative has renewed its contract to send all of its Spokane patients in need of hospitalization to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital. The contract …
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009, 7:45 P.M.
Providence lays off 44 at Spokane hospitals
Providence Health Care has laid off 44 employees and reassigned 45 others at its two large Spokane hospitals. The numbers are lower than initially feared last winter when executives hinted …
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009, 9:21 A.M.
Man likely hit by ricocheting bullet, police say
A 20-year-old man was shot or hit by a ricocheting bullet late Sunday while walking through Franklin Park in north Spokane.
THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2007
Holy Family seeks more parking space
Holy Family Hospital is holding a public meeting tonight on a proposal to convert the land-use designation for a block of property near the hospital from multifamily to a mixed-use …