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UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 7:37 p.m.

Hey Alexa, open Providence Health Connect; former Amazon exec gives health provider head start in voice bot technology for Spokane-area patients

Beginning in mid-April, Alexa can schedule your doctor’s appointment. Providence Health Care partnered with Alexa Health and Wellness to offer patients the option of scheduling Express Care visits through the …


MultiCare Spokane closing North Urgent Care, plans new facility on North Side

MultiCare Spokane has closed its North Urgent Care clinic April 15 in preparation for a new North Side urgent care opening later this fall.


MultiCare to bring ‘high-end’ Indigo Urgent Care to Spokane

MultiCare will expand its line of “high-end” urgent care clinics to Spokane this fall, opening an Indigo Urgent Care location in north Spokane.


Crisis nursery finds new home on East Sprague property

Thanks to a deal closed this month, a space once relegated to shopping carts and grocery aisles will provide future urgent care to youngsters in need.


SNAP experiment will give patients rides to urgent care instead of the ER for people with less-serious conditions

In Spokane, paramedics will soon have a third option. Wallace, who works for SNAP, is coordinating a pilot program where patients who call 911 with less serious medical issues can …


Medical providers opening facilities as more are insured

Health care organizations are investing millions of dollars in emergency and urgent care centers across the Spokane region to treat the growing number of patients who have gained insurance and …


Ask Doctor K: Urgent care centers not same as ER

DEAR DOCTOR K: What are urgent care centers? Are they the same as emergency rooms? DEAR READER: They definitely are not the same. Emergency rooms are for true emergencies – …


Clinics ease stress on hospital ERs

The Community Health Association of Spokane is expanding services in Spokane Valley as it prepares for an influx of patients if the Affordable Care Act survives after the November elections. …