Salem Health news releases


Salem Cancer Institute holds special open house Sept. 25

September 16, 2014

Salem Cancer Institute will showcase its newly remodeled space with a grand opening on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on the Salem Hospital campus....


Salem Health recognized as one of Oregon's Top Workplaces

September 15, 2014

Salem Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Oregonian Top Workplaces....


28-week preemie grows into adorable, healthy toddler

September 4, 2014

Mauricio Ramirez and Paola Sumoza of Salem are delighting in the challenge of keeping up with their two-year-old daughter, Itzayana---or Itzy for short. In Aug. 2012, Itzy arrived three months early, weighing just 2 pounds, 5 ounces....


Therapy cats are purr-fect visitors for Salem Hospital patients

August 4, 2014

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West Valley Hospital presents $15,000 grant to Polk County agency assisting families

July 29, 2014

Last month, Pam Cortez, clinical operations director at West Valley Hospital, presented a $15,000 check to Service Integration Coordinator Michelle Bornfleth to support the program....


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....


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