Health Care

Health Care – an Economic Contributor

September 1, 2018

By Dick Baltus It doesn’t take an economics degree to understand that local jobs are the lifeblood of any community, especially those of the small, rural variety. In rural areas, hospitals are typically near or atop the list of a community’s largest employers. In Roseburg, CHI Mercy Health, with its…

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PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is a thriving 347-bed regional medical center in Springfield.

August 1, 2018

It serves coastal and southern Oregon, as well as Lane County. In the 10 years since it opened, RiverBend has become what PeaceHealth planners and community donors had envisioned—a life-saving, life-improving resource for everyone in the southern Willamette Valley and southern Oregon. RiverBend will celebrate its 10th anniversary on August…

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