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Fostering Future Physicians

May 28, 2013

In the eyes of her patients, Stephanie M. Fosback, MD, is a healer, a provider, and a respected doctor. For students in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) program, she's more than an outstanding physician—she's a mentor, role model, and the recent recipient of the 2013 WWAMI Distinguished Teacher...
Disaster Medicine Providers Prepared for the Worst

May 2, 2013

In the wake of tragedy, questions remain. One question Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman Fire Department and their partners in disaster medicine work tirelessly to prepare for is: What if?In your community, significant time, effort and resources are devoted to training for the worst case medical emergencies - from multiple casualty...
Da Vinci Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Safety and Cost

Apr 9, 2013

Da Vinci Robotic-Assisted surgery is in the news! You may have heard talk about one of the most exciting advancements in surgical technology lately in terms of patient safety and cost.While it's important to understand that all surgical procedures involve risk and have a price tag, what the last 1...
PRH's New CT Scanner Produces Images in Less Time with Less Radiation

Apr 1, 2013

In just seconds, Pullman Regional Hospital's newest computed tomography (CT) machine can produce hundreds of crystal clear images of slices less than half a millimeter thick, contributing to better accuracy in a patient's diagnosis. But the new patient benefit that is most exciting to Darin Porter, Diagnostic Imaging Director of Pullman Regional...
Social Workers Play Key Role in Patient Care at Pullman Regional Hospital

Mar 21, 2013

If a problem shared is a problem divided, our strong social work team at Pullman Regional Hospital divides and conquers the toughest of times as advocates for patients and their families.For many people, a trip to the hospital is a turning point in their lives, and a time when they...
Nuclear Medicine Gives Patients a New Look on Imaging

Mar 4, 2013

If an image is worth 1,000 words, the images Lyle Lowder produces through nuclear medicine tell a story.While nuclear imaging might sound ominous, it's very safe explains Lowder, nuclear medicine technologist for Pullman Regional Hospital. It is also incredibly effective in giving medical professionals insight as to how the body is functioning.Before...
Banner Year for Pullman Regional Hospital's BirthPlace

Jan 27, 2013

After tallying up the number of babies delivered in 2012, Amber Roberts had to count again. Roberts, the Assistant Director of Pullman Regional Hospital's BirthPlace, was a stunned to realize the department had a record breaking year."We brought 453 babies into this world this past year at BirthPlace," remarked Roberts. "This is...