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Sunday, December 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Flu on rise in area after East hit hard

As influenza sweeps the nation, local health officials are bracing for the season’s peak to hit the Inland Northwest. While most of the nation is seeing elevated flu activity, the …


Changes at Sacred Heart will expedite emergency care

Eastern Washington’s major trauma hospital is set to open a new emergency room designed to cut wait times for patients. The $18.6 million project at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center …


Cancer nonprofit funds decline

Susan Franklin knows exactly how many miles she can continue driving her car after her gas light illuminates. Unable to afford filling up her tank regularly, she’s pushed the car …


Life Flight expands service

Competition among medical helicopter companies continues to sharpen across the Inland Northwest as Life Flight Network opens its second northern Idaho base in two years – a region that for …


Hospital system’s CEO takes new role

A management shake-up at Providence Health Care sends Dr. Andrew Agwunobi to a new corporate role as vice president of special projects and brings former Sacred Heart Medical Center chief …


Providence shuffles Spokane leadership

Dr. Andrew Agwunobi is leaving his leadership post overseeing two of Spokane’s largest hospitals, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital, while former Sacred Heart president Mike Wilson …


Group Health to acquire clinics

Group Health Cooperative plans to buy one of Spokane’s largest family medicine practices. Columbia Medical Associates, which includes 30 primary care physicians who work in at least 12 clinics scattered …


Group Health to buy Columbia Medical

Group Health Cooperative plans to buy one of Spokane’s largest family medicine practices. Columbia Medical Associates, which includes 30 primary care physicians who work in 14 clinics scattered across the …


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 …


Hospitals dropping birth notices

Hospitals in Spokane are quitting their practice of submitting birth notices to media outlets, including The Spokesman-Review, amid fears that such information could be used to abduct babies. “It comes …