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Doctors' daughter has appendix removed at Salem Hospital

Doctors' daughter has appendix removed at Salem Hospital

"Parents Nancy Reyes-Molyneux and Terry Molyneux are both doctors. When their daughter told them her tummy didn't feel right, they grew concerned. It turned out she needed to have an appendectomy."

Bloody hill-hopping car accident haunts Salem teens

Support group offers hope to people with brain injuries

"I enjoy gardening and I'd rather not do it at my house," said Linn Hilderbrand, with a laugh.

Hilderbrand and other volunteers spend several days each week working in the community garden near Salem Hospital's Regional Rehabilitation Center.

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.

   

Details about decontamination tent

Details about decontamination tent, set up as a precaution outside Salem Hospital

In response to the possible hazardous materials scene at the Oregon Department of Revenue Building on April 17, 2013, Salem Hospital set up a decontamination tent outside of its emergency department as a precaution in case anyone required treatment.

   

New Inpatient Rehab

A look inside Salem Hospital's new Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Therapists at Salem Hospital's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit guide Jarose through three-and-a-half hours of comprehensive therapy every day.

   

Nurse performs CPR on man who collapsed at bus stop

Nurse performs CPR on man who collapsed at bus stop

"That was by far the most dramatic use of my nursing skills in a public arena — ever," said Patty Elmore, RN, a pediatrics nurse at Salem Hospital.

   

AED training saves Chemeketa basketball player's life

AED training saves Chemeketa basketball player's life

"I've been playing basketball all my life and I didn't expect this to happen," said Malcolm Mattox, a redshirt freshman at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Ore. Life forever changed for Mattox during the basketball team's practice in February.

   

Cancer treatment close to home

Cancer treatment close to home

If you are living with a cancer diagnosis in the Willamette Valley, choosing Salem Cancer Institute in Salem, Oregon, opens up a world of cancer treatment options that are close to home and backed by an affiliation with OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.


   

A truly inspiring nurse

A truly inspiring nurse

"It's always tough to see abuse," said Linda Frey, RN, a pediatrics nurse at Salem Hospital in Salem, Oregon. "Anytime you see a kid, it makes you want to cry."


   

Heart Luncheon

500+ women attend heart luncheon

More than 500 women gathered at the Salem Conference Center on Feb. 13, 2013 to learn more about heart disease as part of a special luncheon presented by Salem Health. Speakers included Priya Kansal, MD, a cardiologist at Salem Heart Center ... Anne Theis, Salem Health VP and Chief Marketing Officer ... and Oregon State Senator Jackie Winters.


   

Wear Red Day

Wear Red Day 2013

Many members of the medical staff, hospital employees and support staff at Salem Hospital in Salem, Oregon showed up wearing red Friday, February 1, 2013. The special kickoff for Heart Month coincided with the American Heart Association's annual national event to help raise awareness of women's heart health.


   

First baby of 2013

First baby of 2013

Salem Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2013 on New Year's Day. The little boy was born at 5:22 a.m. He became the first baby born in Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley in 2013, according to the Statesman Journal.


   

Baby Katie Grows Up

Baby Katie Grows Up

“When they tell me they’ve worked here 20 years or longer, I’m like, “Do you remember Baby Katie?” said the woman. “They’re like, “Yeah.” And I’m like, “Oh, that was me!””


   

Nurses give back

Nurses give back

A diverse group of people converged under Salem’s Marion Street Bridge with a vital purpose — to give dental care to those who have little or no income.


   

WVH - Your community hospital

WVH - Your community hospital

Learn more about West Valley Hospital.

   

 

National Surgical Technologist Week

National Surgical Technologist Week

Salem Health celebrates National Surgical Technologist Week — September 16 - 22, 2012.

   

 

Medical interpreter team receives national honor

Medical interpreter team receives national honor

Salem Health’s Language Access team was recently recognized by the National Board of Certification For Medical Interpreters as the first in Oregon — and one of the first nationally — to have the majority of its members nationally certified. View en espanol

   

 

Salem Health sponsors spine fair and forum

History Wall

The hospital recently unveiled its new history wall in Building B. The mural stretches 60 feet down a first-floor hallway near the Salem Health Heart & Vascular Center — and covers the hospital's history from 1896 to 2012.

   

 

Salem Health sponsors spine fair and forum

Salem Health sponsors spine fair and forum

People from the community gathered at the Salem Kroc Center to learn about what it takes to keep a healthy spine — plus how to avoid hurting your neck and back.

   

 

West Valley Hospital staff take part in disaster drill

Valley Hospital staff take part in disaster drill

Workers at West Valley Hospital in Dallas teamed up to quickly respond to a simulated large-scale emergency

   

 

Salem Health celebrates National Nurses Week 2012

Salem Health celebrates National Nurses Week 2012

Here’s what Salem Health patients are saying about our nurses — straight from our RN Discharge Callers.

   

 

Willamette Health Partners unveils Parkside clinic

Willamette Health Partners unveils Parkside clinic

Dr. Knudsen is accepting new patients, as she moves from the Willamette Health Partners Family Medicine at the Salem Hospital campus to form a new partnership with longtime Salem physician Michelle Rasmussen, MD.

   

 

Surveillance cameras capture lifesaving team effort at Salem Hospital

Surveillance cameras capture lifesaving team effort at Salem Hospital

“If it wasn’t for this team at Salem Hospital I’d be dead,” said John Juras, 61, of Salem.

   

 

Willamette Health Partners opening West Salem clinic

New West Salem clinic features three physicians

Three physicians — Rashanda Brown, DO; Patricia Otis, MD; Anna Techentin, MD — plus their medical teams are moving from the Salem Hospital campus to become part of the Willamette Health Partners Family Medicine clinic in West Salem.

   

 

Willamette Health Partners opening West Salem clinic

New West Salem clinic designed with patients in mind

The patient’s point of view became the focus for the design of the new Willamette Health Partners Family Medicine clinic in West Salem.

   
Woman reading the paper

Pain-free after two decades

Multidisciplinary approach of the Comprehensive Pain Center helps ease Sonja Helfenbein’s journey through fibromyalgia [View video]

   

 

Willamette Health Partners opening West Salem clinic

Willamette Health Partners opening West Salem clinic

The Willamette Health Partners Family Medicine clinic, located along Edgewater Street Northwest, will open its doors in June 2012.

   

 

Salem Health celebrates National Doctors' Day

Salem Health celebrates National Doctors' Day

Salem Health celebrates National Doctors' Day, March 30, 2012. More than 600 active and associate physicians with Salem Health are striving to improve care and quality, plus streamlining processes to make your visit memorable — for the right reasons.

   

 

Salem Hospital’s Women’s and Children’s Services receives breastfeeding care excellence award

Salem Hospital’s Women’s and Children’s Services receives breastfeeding care excellence award

New mom Susanne Stefanie gave birth to her son at Salem Hospital. The experienced staff at the hospital’s Mother-Baby Unit helped her when she chose to begin breastfeeding.

   

 

Salem Hospital's Joint Replacement Center of Excellence earns

Salem Hospital's Joint Replacement Center of Excellence earns "gold" standard

Salem Hospital has become the first hospital in Oregon to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™

   

 

Salem Health donates computers to burglarized school

Salem Health donates computers to burglarized school

A Salem Health minivan recently arrived at Willamette Valley Christian School in Brooks with a special delivery.

   

 

Salem Health offers patients outstanding heart and vascular services

Salem Health offers patients outstanding heart and vascular services

A Salem Health heart patient has high praise for his cardiologist. “I have a deep feeling he helped me be alive today,” said Robert Vose.

   

 

Health employees go all out for Wear Red Day

Health employees go all out for Wear Red Day

Salem Health employees showed their support in the fight against heart disease in women by wearing red on February 3, 2012. The effort was part of a national "Wear Red Day."

   

 

Salem Health & Macy's put on fashion show

Salem Health & Macy's put on fashion show

On January 28, 2012, Macy's Salem Center hosted a special event in partnership with Salem Health to raise awareness for American Heart Month. The "Go Red in your own fashion" show featured the latest red fashions and accessories from Macy's modeled by Salem Health employees, physicians and community members. A health fair also offered visitors a chance to learn about heart health as they stopped by a wide variety of educational booths around the store.

   

 

Salem Hospital emergency department first in Oregon dispensing medications via machine

Salem Hospital emergency department first in Oregon dispensing medications via machine

Patients are discovering a true timesaver inside Salem Hospital’s emergency department.

   

 

Salem Hospital's emergency department offers new details about recent Code Triage

Salem Health responds to local flooding

On January 19, 2012, Salem Health staff responded to a local flooding situation in Salem, Oregon.

   

 

Salem Hospital's emergency department offers new details about recent Code Triage

Salem Hospital's emergency department offers new details about recent Code Triage

New Year's Day 2012 has become an unforgettable day at Salem Hospital.

   

 

West Valley Hospital surgical renovation underway

West Valley Hospital surgical renovation underway

Big changes are happening at West Valley Hospital, a vital part of Salem Health since 2002

   

 

Bush Elementary Giving Tree

Bush Elementary Giving Tree

Salem Health employees donated 100 holiday gifts for 100 students and their siblings at nearby Bush Elementary School. The tradition started about 20 years ago to help less fortunate families at the school.

   

 

Salem Hospital conducts emergency drill

Salem Hospital conducts emergency drill

Fire alarms went off recently at Salem Hospital as part of an emergency preparedness drill.The fire bells were accompanied by an announcement ... [More on emergency drill]

   

 

Salem Hospital leaders reflect on strategic trip to Japan

Salem Hospital leaders reflect on strategic trip to Japan

Norm Gruber and Cheryl Nester Wolfe were part of a diverse group of hospital staffers who embarked on an immersive trip to Japan in October.

   

 

Salem Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary of Joint Replacement Center of Excellence

Salem Hospital celebrates first anniversary of Joint Replacement Center of Excellence

Physicians and hospital staff worked together and made some dramatic changes in November 2010 by creating the JRCOE, with the specific goal of improving patient outcomes.

   

 

Chapel offers a welcoming place inside Salem Hospital

Chapel offers a welcoming place inside Salem Hospital

For more than 100 years, Salem Hospital has earned the respected reputation for being a place for healing through exceptional patient care. The hospital offers another form of healing inside its chapel.

   

 

 

 

 


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