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Monday, February 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Job security the chief concern in pending sale of Empire

The 2,700 employees of Deaconess Medical Center and other units of Empire Health Services have received some job assurances as the sale of the hospital system nears. Job security is …

Empire looks ahead

Community Health Systems Inc. has the money in place to buy Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center. With a collection of big-name banks lined up to offer …

Empire sees no loss of service

Abortion rights advocates have been assured that access to the procedure – as well as to vasectomies and other forms of birth control – will continue at hospitals operated by …

Hospitals sale a done deal? Not yet

After nearly four years of roller-coaster dips and swells, Empire Health Services’ wild ride to financial stability appeared to level off this month with news that a potential buyer has …

Record of for-profit hospital charity mixed

Last year, Deaconess Medical Center wrote off $20 million in charity care to low-income and uninsured patients in Spokane – an ongoing expense that once pushed the hospital to the …

Hospital deal near

The pending sale of two Spokane hospitals to a Wall Street powerhouse would plow millions of dollars into aging Deaconess Medical Center and remake it into a tough competitor, say …