Latest News and Information From Washington

Providence Regional Cancer System Patient Navigator Focuses on Head and Neck Cancers
Patient Navigators provide a wealth of information and support to patients and families at all three Providence oncology locations: Lacey, Centralia and Aberdeen.
Providence Swedish advanced lung-cancer technology surpasses 500 patients served
​​​​​​​Ion robot-assisted bronchoscopy and Lung Nodule Clinic continue to ease patients’ way
Moxi collaborative robot has arrived
Don’t be surprised if you see a robot roaming the halls of Providence Centralia Hospital.
Mary's story of rural health care
Mary has served in many health care leadership roles in her life, including 15 years as the Washington State Secretary of Health, so she understands the importance of rural healthcare access.
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.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital’s specialized life support team receives recognition for excellence
Providence recently received the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Gold Level Award for Excellence in Life Support.
Providence receives national recognition for heart surgery, patient safety, and more
Healthgrades recognized Providence hospitals in Spokane with 13 awards.
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 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
‘I want to help’: Providence caregiver uses free time to teach refugees new skills
Diego spends nearly every Saturday since March teaching Venezuelan refugees to drive
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.
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 patients finds special way to thank her ‘saints in scrubs’
Lori Scott was so grateful for the care she received, she sent a special letter to her care team.
Providence patient serves up a slice of appreciation for caregivers
Watch a heartfelt video from a patient who says he wouldn’t be alive without his amazing care team.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center caregivers inspire students during open house
Nearly 100 students attended a hands-on career day in the operating room at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
Caregiver finally focuses on self, finds minimally invasive treatment for back pain
Radiofrequency ablation: Cancer diagnosis leads to life-improving procedure
What makes short-term medical missions worthwhile?
Dr. Telfer Griffith shares his experiences and what he has learned since his first trip in 2019.
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
A tale of two miracles: Mother shares NICU journey
September marks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NIUC) Awareness Month.
Providence Spiritual Care offers trauma-informed care workshop
Providence Everett’s spiritual care team will host “Partnering for Healing: ACES and PACES for Trauma-informed Care” on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
K9 program welcomes two new four-legged friends
Please join us in welcoming the newest companions to the Providence K9 Program.
Providence provides free behavioral health program for teens
Providence is partnering with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to support teen mental health in East Central Spokane.
Abigail turns two after open-heart surgery
In 2021, Abigail Kelly was born at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and admitted to the NICU. Today, Abigail is a thriving, two-year-old, and has had only one open heart surgery.
Dan's Heart Transplant Journey - A Story of Hope and Healing
Dan received a successful heart transplant thanks to the incredible gift of organ donation and the specialty teams at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and the Providence Spokane Heart Institute.
Providence Swedish congratulates graduating class of 2023 residents!
Providence stroke and diabetes programs earn national recognition
The American Heart Association presents the Get With The Guidelines® awards for proven dedication to best practices and life-saving care.
Providence Heart Institute enrolling patients in new trial
Providence is evaluating a minimally invasive heart procedure in patients with moderate, symptomatic aortic stenosis.
Providence Swedish Cardiac Imaging now open
Expanded services, technology available at new location
Serenity room provides comforting space for patients
The serenity room is located inside the Providence Breast Clinic, and is often used when breast clinic patients meet their doctor for the first time