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Bloody hill-hopping car accident haunts Salem teens

Bloody hill-hopping car accident haunts Salem teens

*** This video features actual events and contains graphic pictures. Viewer discretion is advised.

Kelly Owen, RN, a trauma nurse at Salem Hospital, recently contacted the families of four Sprague High School students involved in a single car crash near the campus on May 2, 2013, in Salem, Oregon.

Behind the scenes at Salem Health Laboratories

Bobby Deen talks to Salem Health about cutting calories, cooking at home

TV chef Bobby Deen, son of celebrity chef Paula Deen, appeared at the Salem Conference Center on May 11, 2013—at Salem Health's first-ever Eat, Play, Live Food & Fitness Affair. During his presentation, Bobby talked about the importance of cooking at home for health. Afterward, we caught up with him to get his impressions of Salem and how busy Oregon families can eat better.

Behind the scenes at Salem Health Laboratories

Behind the scenes at Salem Health Laboratories

Ever wonder what happens after you give us a specimen? Check out this behind-the-scenes look at some of the folks who work at Salem Health Laboratories in Salem, Oregon.

In the news

Garden time presents Salem Health Therapy Garden Garden Time

Gardent Time presents Salem Health's new Inpatient Rehabilitation garden that helps heal both mentally and physically.


“Charity Care and Property Taxes: Why They Are Now Inseparable”

Salem Health's Chief Finance and Strategy Officer, Aaron Crane, was interviewed for a story about hospital charity care and property taxes for Becker's Hospital Review.  

"Physicians improve patient satisfaction their own way."

Read the story published by Press Ganey in its Partners magazine that describes how a project created in the  Salem Health Physician Leadership Institute lead to remarkably improved patient satisfaction.

News releases

Salem Health and OHSU sign letter of intent for affiliation
May 14, 2015

West Valley Hospital Foundation grants scholarships
May 6, 2015

Public has opportunity for input on hospital review
April 16, 2015

Visitor restrictions lifted at Salem Hospital and West Valley Hospital due to drop in flu cases
March 2, 2015

College health care scholarship program open for application
March 1, 2015

Partnerships for healthier communities
February 27, 2015

Same-day hospital diagnosis and treatment available for heart patients
February 5, 2015

Emergency planner lands in Salem Hospital emergency room
January 28, 2015

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