Around the Corner is a periodic roundup of business-related happenings in the Inland Northwest.
Practice reports 100th outpatient joint replacement
Specially trained NWOS surgeons perform outpatient joint replacement, meaning patients stay in the hospital only a few hours after the procedure, instead of days, according to a practice news release. Outpatient procedures allow the patient to heal at home, away from the risks of infection present in the hospital environment, and are cheaper because of a shortened stay.
NWOS surgeons have performed 60 total hip replacements, 38 total knee replacements and two total shoulder replacements since their first procedure in early November 2016, the release said.
U-Haul adds Valley gift shop
as moving supply partner
U-Haul trucks and moving supplies are now available at G&C Treasures, a gift shop in the Spokane Valley.
U-Haul products can be reserved at G&C by calling (509) 464-0659 or going to www.uhaul.com.
Credit union’s top volunteer selects beneficiary of $600
The Go-Givers program encourages employees to volunteer in their community and allows outstanding volunteers the opportunity to donate money on behalf of Horizon to a nonprofit of their choice.
Romanov volunteers as a reserve firefighter and emergency medical responder and has completed training at Safe Passage focused on supporting individuals who have experience trauma, according to a credit union news release. Romanov earned the donated money by volunteering more hours than any other Horizon employee in the third quarter – earning $100 – and surpassing 100 volunteer hours for 2017 – earning another $500.
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