Arielle Dreher joined The Spokesman-Review in 2019 and is part of the Report for America team for the coming year. She is a reporter with the City Desk and covers rural healthcare.
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Construction crews placed the final beam on the frame of the new Gonzaga-University of Washington Medical and Health Education Research Center this week, a milestone that keeps the project on pace for its July 2022 opening date.
Setting aside previous guidelines on COVID-19, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that numerous counties that were headed to stricter pandemic rules, including Spokane and King, will not have to roll back to Phase 2 for at least two weeks.
Fifty years ago, a team at Sacred Heart Medical Center performed the first emergency bypass surgery on a patient having a heart attack, setting the standard for treatment and cardiac care for decades to come.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said during a visit to Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center Wednesday that he’s worried about veterans’ access to care, the clinicians’ morale and their ability to work with a new nationwide electronic health records system that was paused over technical issues in Spokane.