Salem Health news releases


Salem Hospital returns to normal operations

July 9, 2014

Today at 8 a.m., Salem Hospital returned to normal operations after conversations with Salem Police determined that the threat level had diminished....


Keep safety in mind with expected extreme heat

July 1, 2014

The staff and physicians of Salem Hospital\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s emergency department want area residents to stay healthy and safe today with expected temperatures near 100 degrees....


Salem Hospital Foundation grants scholarships to more than 100 students

June 24, 2014

The Salem Hospital Foundation announces that 103 students in medical or medically related fields will receive a scholarship for the 2014–2015 school year....


Salem Hospital nurse grants final wish for mother of bride

May 6, 2014

Laura Peterson, RN, an oncology nurse at Salem Hospital, went outside her standard nursing duties to put on a wedding for the daughter of a terminal patient....


West Valley Hospital Foundation Grants Scholarships

May 2, 2014

The West Valley Hospital Foundation announces that 22 students in medically related fields will receive a scholarship for the 2014 - 2015 school year....


Nursing assistant repeatedly breaks world record for powerlifting

April 16, 2014

A certified nursing assistant at Salem Hospital has become a worldwide powerhouse away from her job, while pursuing her passion for powerlifting....


Salem Hospital receives Healthgrades 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

April 10, 2014

Salem Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the second consecutive year. This distinction places Salem Hospital among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience....


Salem Hospital offers opportunities for new volunteers

April 8, 2014

Salem Hospital is looking for new volunteers to help in a variety of ways�including way finding and offering assistance at the newly remodeled Salem Cancer Institute....


Gynecologist now available in Dallas

April 1, 2014

Gynecologist Keita Sakon, MD, joined Willamette Health Partners and is accepting new patients at the West Valley Surgical Specialty Clinic in Dallas....


Salem Health and OHSU in Preliminary Discussion About Potential Affiliation

March 17, 2014

Salem Health and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) are discussing potential affiliation....


Two local physicians join Salem Health Board of Trustees

March 12, 2014

Emergency physician Rob Kelly and radiation oncologist Nancy Reyes-Molyneux have joined the Salem Health Board of Trustees....


Salem Cancer Institute breast program receives national reaccreditation

March 5, 2014

The Salem Cancer Institute has once again received the highest level of national accreditation for its breast cancer program and services....


Flu-related visitor restrictions removed at Salem Hospital and West Valley Hospital

March 4, 2014

Effective immediately, Salem Health will no longer limit visitors at Salem Hospital and West Valley Hospital because of an improving flu season....


New technology provides clearer image of heart vessels

February 25, 2014

Heart doctors at the Salem Health Heart & Vascular Institute are using new technologies and techniques to diagnose and treat heart disease....


Salem Hospital receives Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, named among top 5 percent of hospitals in nation

February 5, 2014

Healthgrades has announced that Salem Hospital has received the 2014 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence....


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