Category Archives: Providence Current Event

Annual Community Meeting at Providence Portland Medical Center, 2014

The most recent Good Neighbor Agreement between Providence Portland Medical Center (PPMC), North Tabor Neighborhood Association (NTNA), and Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association (LNA) states as follows: Annual Community Meeting:  i.  PPMC will host an Annual Community Meeting; ii. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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If Neighbors Seem Adversarial aka What’s Wrong With What Providence Does?

At a neighborhood meeting not that long ago, comments were made that indicated that Providence Corporation thinks the neighbors in the Providence Portland area are adversarial. Yes, that’s what my sources say. We want crossings marked so the seniors who … Continue reading

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Time Magazine . . . and jaw-dropping pay for non-profit hospital CEOs

In case you missed it, Time Magazine took on the issue of CEO pay in a time of struggling healthcare coverage and sky-high bankruptcies due to inadequate healthcare coverage. Take a look here for the full article. One of our … Continue reading

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News Flash: Protest Rally at the Providence Bridge Pedal Health & Wellness Expo

This from the Facebook page, Save Providence Therapy Pool. Come out this sunday for a protest rally at Providence Health and Wellness Expo, help highlight the hypocrisy of Providence’s move to promote health for some while taking it away from others! … Continue reading

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Protest over Providence Pool closure caught the eye of KOIN6

Why is Providence closing the warm-water therapy pool? We keep hearing that the pool will close at the end of August 2012. How can that be true? Why would it close then? Construction on remodeling the Professional Plaza, the building … Continue reading

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More on the Providence expansion: What profit to gain the whole world and lose an organization’s soul?

This week, the topic of the possible closure of the Therapy Pool at Providence weighs heavy on the neighbors. The expansion issues still loom, but we are waiting for the decision of the Hearings Officer. To see the letters that … Continue reading

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