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Hospitals prepped — and spent big — for the eclipse. It was a bust
For hospitals nationwide, Monday’s solar eclipse was an expensive two minutes

Stat News
   August 22, 2017

Hospitals quiet after heavy eclipse prep
Influx of patients never came

The Bulletin
   August 21, 2017

St. Charles preparing for big eclipse crowds
System official addresses preps and rumors
   June 16, 2017

Natalie Good, DO, has been hired as the new part-time public health medical officer for Crook County
Crook County Health and Human Services
   March 22, 2017

St. Charles slammed with patients
Weather-related injuries have Bend hospital bursting at the seams

The Bulletin
   January 26, 2017

Editorial: Ridiculous reaction to St. Charles mask policy
The Bulletin
   November 29, 2016

St. Charles to close Bend women's clinic
Center for Women's Health opened last year

   November 28, 2016

Sprinkler douses $200,000 washer fire at St. Charles Bend
Elective surgeries canceled for day; fire officials say sprinkler prevented much more damage

   September 20, 2016

St. Charles anounces new four-story Bend patient tower
New parking lot also part of $66 million project to deal with 'capacity issues'

   September 20, 2016

A life-size cardboard ICU
The Bulletin
   August 26, 2016

Armed man hit by police car
After suspect caused lockdown, responding police car struck him

The Bulletin
   August 25, 2016

St. Charles to spend $66 million on expansion
Project will nearly double ICU beds, add parking

The Bulletin
   July 12, 2016

Bend clinic may not be able to admit patients to St. Charles
Shift in hospitalists leaves High Lakes out in the cold

The Bulletin
   July 11, 2016

Storyteller-in-Chief: From the Patient’s Lips to the Doctor’s Ear
Oregon Business
   May 02, 2016

C.O. hospitals see dramatic spike in pot-related illnesses
ER visits jump nearly 2,000 percent in four years

   February 23, 2016

St. Charles lockdown meant to protect patients, staff
Hospital barred from visitors for 12 hours in connection with refuge situation

The Bulletin
   January 28, 2016

St. Charles lifts overnight lockdown
   January 27, 2016

Meet Central Oregon's first baby of 2016
'Rosa and Jason Moore welcomed their baby girl early New Year's Day at St. Charles Bend.'

   January 01, 2016

St. Charles Bend nurses ratify 3-year contract
8.25 pct. raise over time; hospital official cites 'give and take on both sides'

   October 27, 2015

C.O. oncologist reacts to new breast cancer screening guidelines
'Breast cancer is not a one size fits all disease'

   October 20, 2015

C. Oregonians gather for prescription drug abuse summit
Rep. Knute Buehler offers to turn solutions into legislation

   October 14, 2015

Event raises $6,500 for St. Charles cancer survivorship
   October 13, 2015

Walden plans Central Oregon visit next week
Stops in Bend, Sunriver, Prineville, La Pine and Mitchell

   October 09, 2015

Grant helps Bend police add 32 defibrilators to patrol cars
Officers, firefighters also trained in High Performance CPR

   October 05, 2015

St. Charles Hospice recruiting more volunteers
Folks like Rob Higley and his dog Capt. Patches make a difference

   October 05, 2015

St. Charles Prineville opening soon
New hospital utilizes shared spaces

The Bulletin
   September 12, 2015

St. Charles hosting 'Sneak Peek' event
Event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 will feature self-guided tours, food and entertainment, and a 5K fun run

The Central Oregonian
   September 09, 2015

Prineville says farewell to hospital
   August 17, 2015

Healing garden: New, quiet spot at St. Charles Redmond
Bricks are available to purchase; public reception set Oct. 10

   August 05, 2015

Don't leave kids in hot cars
Doctors around the country, including at St. Charles Bend, warn not to leave children in cars when the temperatures soar

   June 30, 2015

Support group targets hardest part of bariatric surgery
Maintaining strict diet and exercise regimens can be difficult

The Bulletin
   June 11, 2015

Special report Pt. 2: A look at marijuana's health impacts
Puff or pass? Good medicine, risky drug - or both?

   May 14, 2015

Health care providers strive to honor end-of-life wishes
Ellen Goodman, founder of The Conversation Project, will visit Bend May 14

The Bulletin
   May 07, 2015

Free skin cancer screenings given
   April 25, 2015

St. Charles Cancer Center works to eliminate unnecessary services
Choosing Wisely campaign embraced by providers nationwide

The Bulletin
   April 16, 2015

St. Charles rooms getting upgrade
   April 06, 2015

Central Oregon Girl Scouts help 'ConKerr Cancer'
   March 27, 2015

Editorial: Change delivery of mental health
The Bulletin
   March 26, 2015

St. Charles names new chief financial officer
Jennifer Welander served in interim role since January

The Bulletin
   March 06, 2015

New St. Charles CEO left solid reputation in South Dakota
Joe Sluka started on Dec. 1, replacing Jim Diegel

The Bulletin
   March 04, 2015

Oregon Announces Healthcare Patient Safety Leaders
Oregon Patient Safety Commission Honors Reporting Program Participants

Oregon Patient Safety Commission
   February 23, 2015

Shorter breast cancer regimen can cut treatment time in half
St. Charles offers accelerated therapy to all eligible patients

The Bulletin
   February 19, 2015

Kitzhaber talks early education during C.O. visit
Redmond clinic provides free books to young patients

   January 20, 2015

Flu virus bugging people on the High Desert
Flu virus bugging people on the High Desert St. Charles reports uptick in cases; Madras hit hardest

   January 19, 2015

Pediatricians to parents: No devices in the bedrooms
Research links kids’ technology exposure at night to less sleep

The Bulletin
   January 15, 2015

New Prineville hospital on track to open next fall
We get a first look inside

   December 22, 2014

Coffee with Bob: St. Charles Sleep Center
NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw pays a visit to the St. Charles Sleep Center, along with plenty of Luv's Donuts

   December 19, 2014

Diegel leaves vastly changed hospital system
Longtime St. Charles CEO steps down today

The Bulletin
   November 30, 2014

St. Charles uses new technology to battle the bug
Scientists use machine to identify viruses, bacteria

   October 22, 2014

Facts Not Fear: Ebola Virus
Dr. Rebecca Sherer describes in what circumstances the Ebola virus can live outside the body

   October 22, 2014

St. Charles prepares for potential Ebola cases
Disease unlikely to reach Central Oregon

The Bulletin
   October 18, 2014

St. Charles Bend, Oregon Construction Project to Improve Privacy, Add Space to Patient Rooms
Cascade Business News
   October 02, 2014

C.O. health officials weigh in on Ebola virus
Experts say risk here is 'very low'

   October 01, 2014

Major St. Charles Bend remodel set to begin
$27.7 million project - bigger, more private patient rooms

   September 30, 2014

St. Charles puts its 'paw' down: Leave Fido home
But health system's new pet-visit limits spark debate

   September 24, 2014

St. Charles Facility to Offer Expanded Options for Treatment and Education
Cascade Business News
   September 16, 2014

St. Charles names Sluka new president, CEO
Succeeds Jim Diegel at C. Oregon's largest employer

   September 09, 2014

St. Charles names new CEO
Joseph Sluka to start Dec. 1

The Bulletin
   September 09, 2014

Editorial: Good news for Madras hospital
The Bulletin
   September 04, 2014

St. Charles Madras to get 26,000-square-foot addition
$16 million project will include renovation of main entrance and dining area

The Bulletin
   September 03, 2014

Three CMIOs on their new and changing role
Becker's Hospital Review
   August 27, 2014

Experts say annual pap tests can cause harm
Yearly testing may not be right for you

The Bulletin
   August 25, 2014

Big Splash: Ice Bucket Challenge
An ALS support group participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge

   August 14, 2014

Beloved comedian's death spotlights quiet crisis
Thousands of Oregonians battle depression

   August 13, 2014

St. Charles awards $5,000 to Bethlehem Inn
Grant awarded in support of the Inn’s Families First Program

   July 24, 2014

High Desert Arts League aids new cancer center
Each of the High Desert Art League’s 12 members have generously donated works of their art to the Cancer Center’s permanent collection.

   July 07, 2014

St. Charles set to open $13 million cancer center
Brings variety of services together under one roof

   June 27, 2014

Grant to St. Charles Foundation benefits cancer patients
The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded $25,000 to St. Charles Foundation to support people with cancer in Central Oregon.

   June 05, 2014

Breast milk bank supports Central Oregon preemies
Video: Infants at St. Charles benefit from milk bank

The Bulletin
   May 08, 2014

Central Oregon moms banking on breast milk
Donations needed for Bend event

   May 07, 2014

What is a hybrid operating room?
St. Charles' new space to reduce invasive surgeries

The Bulletin
   April 10, 2014

Groundbreaking for Prineville hospital
   April 09, 2014

Moving dirt at future home of St. Charles Prineville
Hospital's groundbreaking ceremony slated for next week

   April 04, 2014

St. Charles unveils new 'hybrid' operating room
St. Charles unveils new 'hybrid' operating room $5.5 million facility touted as one of best in nation

   April 03, 2014

Success stories born (early) at St. Charles NICU
Baby Brynlee home after 99 days of special care

   January 20, 2014

St. Charles full - not due to flu
   January 10, 2014

St. Charles hospitals filled to capacity
Hospitals in Pacific Northwest hit hard by flu

The Bulletin
   January 10, 2014

New medical technique fixes Bend pastor's aortic rupture
Life-threatening motorcycle injuries bring multiple specialists together

The Bulletin
   September 13, 2013

Not Feeling Well? Sometimes It's All In Your Head
   September 13, 2013

C.O. hospitals worry about proposed Medicare cuts
'Critical access' hospitals face possible deep cuts, even closure

   September 12, 2013

Beating the odds
Video: Morris explains his technique at the driving range

The Bulletin
   September 05, 2013

Living with ALS
Bend nurse chooses to focus on what she can still do

The Bulletin
   May 28, 2013

St. Charles Health System to Build New Health Care Campus in Prineville
Oregon Health News
   April 24, 2013

New Prineville hospital in works
$30 million to replace Memorial with a St. Charles hospital by 2015

The Bulletin
   April 04, 2013

Local programs target osteoporosis
Nurse navigators help Central Oregon patients prevent future breaks

The Bulletin
   March 22, 2013

Health care records to be integrated
Central Oregon clinics, hospitals look at health information exchange

The Bulletin
   March 08, 2013

What's wrong, Dr. Google?
More people turning to the Web to help diagnose medical problems

The Bulletin
   January 27, 2013

Madras hospital is now St. Charles
Jefferson County facility expects improvements as part of larger system

The Bulletin
   January 10, 2013

St. Charles Bend introduces robotics in surgery
The da Vinci Surgical System is expected to be less invasive for patients and more precise

The Bulletin
   January 04, 2013