Stories tagged: sacred heart
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
WSU student in critical condition after falling from dorm window
An 18-year-old Washington State University student is in critical condition after falling out of a window in a student residence hall early Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Three juveniles injured in rollover off I-90
Four juveniles were injured in a crash early Sunday morning, according to a Washington State Patrol new release.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Dr. Ralph Berg remembered as cardiac surgery pioneer in Spokane
Dr. Ralph Berg, who performed Spokane’s first open-heart surgery in 1959, was remembered Tuesday as a giant in his field bringing both lifesaving procedures and cardiac research into a revolution …
Fri., March 24, 2017
Live kidney donors are in high demand in Washington state
More than 1,600 people are waiting for a kidney donor in Washington. Live kidney donors are becoming more common but there are still not enough.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Alex Jackson to step down as CEO of Sacred Heart, Holy Family hospitals as parent organization flattens
Alex Jackson, chief executive of Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital, will step down next month in what the hospitals’ parent organization describes as a flattening of executive …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
Sacred Heart will build 100-bed psychiatric hospital
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital has received state approval to build a 100-bed psychiatric hospital in Spokane.
Wed., July 29, 2015
Five Sacred Heart psychiatrists rescind resignations
Five of the seven psychiatrists on staff at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center have rescinded their resignations and will have a role in restructuring how the hospital’s psychiatric department is …
Tue., Dec. 23, 2014
At Children’s Hospital, few patients miss out on holiday shopping
Pulling a wagon full of Christmas presents behind him, 5-year-old Marcus Fenn was on a mission. “I hope we can find some more Hot Wheels!” he told the Providence Sacred …
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
Sacred Heart patient didn’t meet Ebola criteria
A patient who arrived at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s emergency department Friday night had a fever and flulike symptoms, and was worried she had Ebola. She might have shaken …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2011
Sacred Heart ready to grow
Construction crews will start work next week on an $18.6 million emergency department expansion and remodeling project at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. About 80,000 people used the Sacred Heart …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011, 2:43 p.m.
Sacred Heart to expand ER in $19 million project
Construction crews will start work next week on an $18.6 million emergency department expansion and remodeling project at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2011, 4:48 p.m.
Appeals court favors Sacred Heart in nurse dispute
The Washington Court of Appeals has ruled that registered nurses at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center are not entitled to overtime pay when their duties prevent them from taking their …
Fri., Jan. 7, 2011
Vestal: How a fun day can go downhill
After a long hiatus, I have returned to sledding. And I must say, I recommend it. It’s great fun. Go with a 3-year-old if you can.
Mon., Oct. 18, 2010, 8:36 p.m.
Hospital layoffs hit nurse aides
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 …
Mon., May 17, 2010, 7:42 p.m.
Sacred Heart expansion OK’d
Washington state hospital regulators have approved a $54 million expansion plan for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. The decision allows the addition of 75 patient beds.
Thu., July 23, 2009
Wrongful death alleged in suicide
The wife of a man who killed himself in a hospital bathroom while he was on suicide watch in 2008 has filed a wrongful death suit against Providence Health and …
Sat., July 18, 2009
Hospital tries again on expansion
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has asked state regulators to reconsider the hospital’s expansion plans. While Sacred Heart won approval for 21 new intermediate care nursery beds, the Washington state …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2008
Sacred Heart plans expansion
Sacred Heart Medical Center plans to spend $175 million during the next five years on an expansion project that will add 173 patient beds and reshape the hospital campus. The …
Fri., April 11, 2008
St. Joseph Care Center adds 20 beds for rehab
Work started last month on a 20-bed expansion of the nonprofit St. Joseph Care Center, a nursing home on the Sacred Heart Medical Center campus. The Providence Transitional Care Unit …