Washington Press Releases

Moxi collaborative robot has arrived
Don’t be surprised if you see a robot roaming the halls of Providence Centralia Hospital.
Children’s Center Offers Free Group Classes in Snohomish County
The Providence Children's Center is a place where kids and families can learn about health and wellness in a fun and interactive way.
The crucial role of consent: The yes's and no's of consent
Lead Legal Advocate Specialist Chelsy Sommer, from the Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse (PICAA) in Everett, Wash., discusses the significance of consent in healthy relationships.
Edmonds phlebotomist brings positivity & love to patients
Phlebotomists play a vital role in Providence Swedish’s ability to deliver high-quality health care to patients. Thank you to all dedicated and skilled phlebotomists.
Abuse Center Advocates Provide Support in Times of Crisis
The advocates at the Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse (PICAA) work closely with law enforcement and medical personnel to ensure each victim's rights are protected, and their needs
Ashley Veristain is a nurse and a teacher
February 5-9 is Ambulatory Care Nursing Week. Ambulatory care nurses practice in primary and specialty care outpatient clinics, non-acute surgical and diagnostic outpatient settings and in the telehea
Why regular health checks are vital for women in their 40s
Did you know that women in their 40s are at a higher risk of developing certain health conditions, such as breast cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis?
Honoring Providence Swedish IV nurses
We recognize and appreciate the vital role of #IVNurses in providing safe and effective care to patients who need intravenous therapy.
Providence Swedish supports human trafficking survivors
The Providence Intervention Center for Assault and Abuse (PICAA) in Snohomish County is a safe and confidential place where you can receive support, care and resources to heal from your trauma.
Celebrating National Pharmacist Day
Celebrating our pharmacists for the difference they make in the health of our patients.
Caregiver Spotlight: Johnathan Smith creates a winter wonderland
How a hospital food and nutrition manager created an elegant and cozy meal for caregivers
Providence Everett celebrates 1,000 lives changed with Watchman
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett celebrates 1,000th Watchman implant procedure.
Providence receives national recognition for heart surgery, patient safety, and more
Healthgrades recognized Providence hospitals in Spokane with 13 awards.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and United Food and Commercial Workers reach a tentative agreement
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) have reached a tentative agreement
Winter Workout Safety Tips
Dr. Andrew Gomez with Providence Sports Medicine shares some tips on how to prepare for and prevent common winter hazards so you can have fun and stay fit without compromising your well-being.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett prepares for nurse strike after union rejects substantial wage increases
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) is prepared to be fully staffed during United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW’s) five-day nursing strike at its two hospital campuses.
Shining a spotlight on Providence Swedish military veterans
In recognition of Veteran’s Day, we salute all Providence Swedish North Puget Sound caregivers and physicians who served and continue to serve in the Armed Forces.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett to remain open during UFCW strike
Our patients and their families can count on the same high quality and safe patient care you have come to expect. We secured the services of qualified, experienced replacement nurses to assist us in m
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett responds to UFCW strike announcement
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) fervently believes that strikes do not settle contracts. In fact, strikes delay contracts. Strikes keep our hard-working and valued nurses from recei
Edmonds, Everett recognized by Healthgrades
Providence Swedish recognized by Healthgrades with 10 Five-Star Awards. Providence Swedish North Puget Sound hospitals earn five awards.
Dr. Kelly Paulson wins first Jeff Ward Award
Swedish Edmonds Dr. Kelly Paulson wins the first-ever Jeff Ward Award for excellence in care.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett responds to UFCW strike authorization
Last night the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) – the union representing Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE’s) nearly 1,400 nurses – voted to authorize a strike.
Multi-state training partnership enhances rural health readiness
Providence partnered with agencies to conduct an interactive, multi-agency exercise in Alaska and Washington, aimed at enhancing readiness to care for patients with infectious diseases.
Providence Physiatry & Sports Medicine moves to Colby campus
The new location for Providence Physiatry and Sports Medicine is 1717 13th Street, Suite 401, Everett; conveniently located across the street from Providence Regional Medical Center Colby campus.
A recent study found rising cancer rates among younger adults. What to know.
A recent study found an increased prevalence of cancer in people under 50. The study noted increases of endocrine, gastrointestinal and breast cancers in people between the ages of 30 and 39.
Hispanic Heritage Month caregiver spotlight
As a first generation Mexican American, Guadalupe Duarte, a certified medical assistant (CMA) at Providence Swedish's Edmonds Birth and Family Clinic, is very proud of her heritage and carrying her na
National Recovery Month highlights hope for addiction
• Addiction is one of the biggest problems facing our society today, but recovery is possible. National Recovery Month shines a light on success stories and new treatment options.
5 tips to manage medications and prevent falls
Medications can have a variety of side effects that affect people in different ways, including increasing the risk of falls.
Providence to offer senior fall prevention series at Everett YMCA
The Providence Institute for a Healthier Community is offering a Senior Fall Prevention seminar at the Everett Family YMCA. Join us for an enlightening one-hour seminar designed to provide vital infor
Physical therapy can improve bladder control, reduce fall risks
Frequent urination can contribute to your risk of falling. Fortunately, physical therapists can treat the cause of your bladder issues and help improve them without surgery or prescription medication.