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Six reasons to visit Combs Flat Kitchen

Author: by Thom Pastor, 10/8/2015 12:30:00 AM

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A surprise visit St. Charles Hospice patient meets local author

Author: by Kayley Mendenhall, 6/22/2015 9:52:00 AM

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St. Charles Health System supports Senate Bill 442

Author: Joe Sluka, President and CEO, Dr. Jeff Absalon, Chief Physician Officer, 3/5/2015 1:25:00 PM

As the percentage of unvaccinated children continues to grow, so grows our community’s risk for acquiring devastating vaccine-preventable diseases.

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The Triple Aim for the Medicaid Population: Surprising Lessons from St. Charles Health System, Oregon

Author: IHI Open School, 12/4/2014 11:50:00 AM

The Triple Aim for the Medicaid Population: Surprising Lessons from St. Charles Health System, Oregon

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St. Charles welcomes new CEO, Joseph Sluka

Author: Thomas Sayeg, 12/1/2014 10:19:00 AM

St. Charles welcomes new CEO, Joseph Sluka

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Reducing construction noise

Author: By Kayley Mendenhall, 10/30/2014 2:48:00 PM

Behind the scenes: St. Charles Bend tower remodel project

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Locks of Support for Tracy Parmele

Author: By Kayley Mendenhall, 6/19/2014 5:00:00 PM

“I just thought, ‘I’m going to shave my head to show my support,’” Reed said. “My inspiration was knowing that Tracy is fighting the battle of her life right now.”

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Turning a few bucks into thousands for charity

Author: Thom Pastor, Executive Chef St. Charles Redmond, 5/13/2014 8:30:00 AM

If you had asked me to donate $3,175 to charity in 2013 I would have said, "No." My family was struggling with the impact of cancer. We're still struggling with that today. Still, my wife and I set out to support a friend's MS fundraiser.

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Lab Olympics

Author: Kayley Mendenhall, 4/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

It starts with hand sanitizer and ends with a tourniquet around a handrail and a dash across the finish line.

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Running Boston

Author: Kayley Mendenhall, 4/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

Two members of the St. Charles Health System family will proudly represent the organization while participating in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21.

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Playing ball

Author: Kayley Mendenhall, 3/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Jim Lanier, a building specialist in the Facilities department at St. Charles Bend, was in for his regular trim when the barber started telling him about 8-year-old Mason Procknow.

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Remembering Mary

Author: Kayley Mendenhall, 3/6/2014 8:00:00 AM

About a year ago, a woman named Alison Corey contacted me and said she needed help. Her friend, Mary Hammond, a long-time St. Charles Bend nurse, had been diagnosed with...

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Inspiring the next generation of health care professionals

Author: Kayley Mendenhall, 1/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Flu season has arrived in Oregon and St. Charles Health System encourages community members to take important flu prevention precautions.

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Tags: Education, AHEC, Community, Wellness