Archive for October 2015

Four ways we’re working to create America’s healthiest communities

We are blessed with one of the most profound missions in the country. There is nothing greater than the opportunity to serve others and show them love, respect and compassion at a vulnerable time in their lives. Our Mission is the reason many of us choose to […]

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How Providence caregivers responded to devastating wildfires

As we all know from the news, this year was one of the worst wildfire seasons on record in the American West. One of the hardest hit areas was Stevens County, Wash., which is just north of Spokane. Providence has more than 650 caregivers in Stevens County. We […]

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Providence St. Vincent: Fastest in country for life-saving stroke procedure

My video tour of different facilities around Providence continues, and today I’m excited to introduce you to the stroke team at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. This summer, they earned the distinction of being the fastest in the country when it comes to a life-saving […]

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Serving the poor in unlikely places: Our latest housing project

One thing that makes our health system a little different than others is that Providence is more than a collection of hospitals and clinics. We operate a variety of ministries in our communities, including affordable housing for those most in need. Thousands of seniors, immigrant families, people […]

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