Kiteboarding for Cancer Raises $194,000

By Lori Kimbel The 10th Annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer event in Hood River was pure success. Raising over $194,000 in a single weekend, the event continues to grow in popularity for kiteboarders as well as spectators. The event had 230 kiteboarders participate and approximately 3,000 spectators. On hand were 80 volunteers to help make the…

Nature is a Great Healer

As part of an improvement project emphasizing good health, Columbia Basin Care is creating a park for residents, families, and staff.   Beep! beep! beep! That’s the music of construction as Columbia Basin Care dramatically improves its outdoor space with the creation of a park featuring a picnic pavilion and wheelchair-friendly pathways.   The park…

Gorge Residents Among Nurse of the Year Award Winners

          Gorge residents Anna Dillon, Jayme Alsup, Lisa Erickson Sosa, and Rachel Crowder, were among 17 exceptional nurses from across Oregon and SW Washington recognized Friday, November 13th, at the fifth annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. With 222 finalists, the state-wide committee selected the 17 winners in…

Mother and Daughters Work with Commitment & Compassion

A nursing home seems an unlikely place for millennials to call home, but for Heather and Sara Sullivan, Columbia Basin Care has long been at the center of their lives.   “This is like our home,” says Heather Sullivan, a bubbly blonde, who grew up coming to work with her mother and growing close to…

Walgreens and Providence Form Clinical Collaboration

Walgreens and Providence Health & Services form strategic clinical collaboration to improve and coordinate patient care Deerfield, Ill. and Seattle, Wash.—Walgreens and Providence Health & Services today announced a strategic clinical collaboration aimed at coordinating patient care and improving patient access, which plans to bring up to 25 new retail clinics to Oregon and Washington….

Oregon Medical Association Supports Free Drug Card Program

The Oregon Medical Association (OMA) has officially partnered with the Oregon Rx Card to provide a FREE prescription assistance program for members, their patients, employees and others. The Oregon Rx Card was launched in 2009 to make prescription medications more affordable for the uninsured and underinsured. The card may be used for savings of up…

Stem Cell Therapy For Pain Is Now Available At Columbia Pain Management

Columbia Pain Management, PC teamed up with Regenexx to offer Stem Cell Therapy and other regenerative medicine treatments as an alternative to surgery for pain relief, orthopedic injuriesand arthritis. As part of Regenexx’s physician provider network, residents of Oregon and Washington now have access to procedures that were only available at major university hospitals.  …

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