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Clark County Health

System problems continue at Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery

February 20, 2024, 6:13pm Business

It’s been weeks since Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery’s external computer systems went down, and the company has yet to confirm whether a cyberattack is to blame. Meanwhile, one patient told… Read story

National listeria outbreak hasn’t affected Clark County

February 17, 2024, 6:07am Clark County Health

Clark County has no recorded cases tied to the national listeria outbreak that has killed two people and sickened 26 others in the United States, according to Clark County Public… Read story

Clark County health Inspections, Feb. 5-10

February 16, 2024, 5:58am Business

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/ public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 448. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Vancouver’s PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide a sign language interpreter for a deaf patient.

PeaceHealth settles over ADA violations after Vancouver hospital failed to provide sign language interpreter

Vancouver’s PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide a sign language interpreter for a deaf patient.

February 15, 2024, 5:17pm Clark County Health

Vancouver’s PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide a sign language interpreter for a deaf patient. Read story

Apple Health patients can get help finding prenatal care

February 14, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Health

Clients of Apple Health (Medicaid) insurance may be struggling to find prenatal care in Clark County, according to a news release from Clark County Public Health. Prenatal care can reduce the risk of complications throughout the pregnancy for the parent and baby. Read story

PeaceHealth Medical Group Chief Executive Scott Foster announces resignation

February 13, 2024, 5:55am Business

PeaceHealth Medical Group Chief Executive Scott Foster has announced his resignation. Read story

Heather James, pictured here in September 2020, has been fighting aggressive breast cancer for four years.

I’ll fight as long as I can, says Felida cancer patient Heather James

Heather James, pictured here in September 2020, has been fighting aggressive breast cancer for four years.

February 9, 2024, 6:06am Breast Cancer

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Felida resident Heather James’ journey with breast cancer has been an uphill battle. Read story

Legacy Health might terminate Regence BlueCross BlueShield contract

February 9, 2024, 5:55am Business

Portland-based Legacy Health announced Tuesday that the health system is preparing to terminate its contract with insurance provider Regence BlueCross BlueShield on March 31. Read story

The LA Fitness in Hazel Dell   (The Columbian files)

Clark County Public Health closed LA Fitness’ pools last year due to health hazards

The LA Fitness in Hazel Dell   (The Columbian files)

February 8, 2024, 4:07pm Business

A representative from Clark County Public Health said Thursday that the department issued pool closures at the county’s two LA Fitness locations last year due to “imminent health hazards.” Read story

Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery external systems have been shut down since Monday, according to a customer service representative.

Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery’s customer systems down; health care provider won’t confirm if cyberattack occurred

Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery external systems have been shut down since Monday, according to a customer service representative.

February 7, 2024, 6:54pm Business

Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery would not confirm reports it had been hit by a cyberattack over the weekend, but all external computer systems have been shut down since Monday. As of Wednesday afternoon, patient and scheduling portals remained unavailable. Read story