Image PINS SUCH AS THIS ARE BEING CIRCULATED AMONG NURSES AT PROVIDENCE ST. VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER IN PORTLAND./COURTESY PHOTO Providence St. Vincent Nurses Split Over Proposed Contract The vote is set for June 20 on a tentative deal for nurses at the Portland hospital, where they have authorized a strike. Jun 9, 2022 Premium Image Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in southwest Portland. | M.O. STEVENS/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Providence St. Vincent Nurses Vote To Authorize Strike The potential walkout at the Portland hospital would be the first nurses’ strike for Providence Health & Services, the largest provider in Oregon. May 5, 2022 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Providence Pays $22.7 Million To Settle Whistleblower Complaint A doctor’s investigation of his colleagues sparked a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into allegations of fraudulent billing in Washington state. Apr 14, 2022 Premium Image Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Southwest Portland. | M.O. STEVENS/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Oregon Surgical Tech Sues Providence, Alleging Discrimination, Retaliation Reginald Daniels, who is Black, worked at Providence for 33 years before he was fired. Oct 25, 2021 Premium Image Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Southwest Portland. | M.O. STEVENS/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Former Employees Sued Providence Three Times This Month Plaintiffs in Oregon allege the Washington-based health care provider failed to protect them from discrimination and harassment. Sep 29, 2021 Premium Image COVID patients are crowding ERs./Shutterstock Oregon Officials Watched As Cases Spiked, Waiting Until Now To Act The Oregon Health Authority is organizing a command structure to address the staffing and bed crisis facing hospitals swamped with COVID-19 cases. Aug 11, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Mandate On Hospital Price Transparency Sinks Into Quagmire Many hospitals fail to post all the data, studies find, while some critics say pricing and medical procedures are too complex to allow easy shopping by consumers. Aug 9, 2021 Premium Image Surgeons perform a heart transplant at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center if Southwest Portland. | PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES Providence Wins Federal Certification For Heart Transplant Program The approval means that Providence can seek reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid for heart transplants which can cost more than $1 million. Jun 23, 2021 Image Dr. Cynthia Maree, infectious disease chief at St. Charles Health System, wants to boost the vaccination rates in her hospital system -- and in the community./St. Charles Health System Hospital Systems Face Internal Vaccine Skeptics A Lund Report analysis indicates that at least 85% of hospital providers are vaccinated but only about 75% of all employees have been inoculated against COVID-19. May 24, 2021 Premium Image Providence Milwaukie Hospital. | PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES After 3 Years, SEIU, Providence Milwaukie Hospital Agree To A Contract The agreement, which includes a wage scale, marks a first for the union in a Providence Health and Services hospital in Oregon. May 10, 2021 Premium Current page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to providence Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.