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As a full service medical facility, Deaconess serves almost every patient need. On this page, we provide a brief overview of some of our main patient services.

Cancer Center
Incorporates a variety of treatment and diagnostic areas including; radiation oncology, pediatric outpatient clinic, inpatient oncology care, outpatient chemotherapy. Radiology includes mammography, x-ray, CT, MRI, 2 linear accelerators, PET scanning and a gamma knife.

We have a GYN/Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Elizabeth Grosen on staff. As of September, 2001 we are in the process of procuring Dr. Grosen an associate to further enhance our service.

Cardiology Services
The regional Heart Center includes an updated CCU and ICU with central monitoring and decentralized nursing stations, digital-based heart catheterization labs and EPS labs.  Spokane and Deaconess have long been known as a cutting-edge treatment center for cardiac disease and continues this trend with emergent catheterization/angioplasty and/or CABG and aggressive use of thrombolytics.

Health & Education Center
A state-of-the-art conference facility is available to the hospital and community. The Health Information Center provides current information on diseases, therapies and health issues for physicians and patients.  In addition, Spokane hospitals are linked by an interactive telemedicine network that enables exchange of medical information both locally and to rural affiliates.

Deaconess has four Nephrologists on staff providing complete renal services with inpatient dialysis.

Pastoral Care / Social Services
Deaconess has 24 hour Pastoral Care coverage as well as a Clinical Pastoral Education training program. Along with Social Services they assist with patient planning and discharge as well as providing spiritual and emotional support for patients, families and staff.

A newly remodeled pediatric center focuses on family-centered care with its family conference rooms, laundry and cooking facilities. Our pediatric intensive care unit, is part of the multi-level care provided in this new contemporary pediatric center. Pediatric intensivists are on staff.

Specialty Units / Programs / Clinics
Orthopedic and neurological services have units for their specialties. Behavioral Health programs are available for inpatients and outpatients. We also have a  cystic fibrosis clinic.

Trauma Services
A state-of-the-art Level II Trauma Care Unit is part of the 24-hour emergency room. Emergency air ambulance services are provided by Northwest MedStar.

Women's and Children's Center
This center offers a family-centered maternity program.  It includes a mother-baby unit with private labor and delivery rooms,  birthing center and neonatal intensive care unit.  Our Women's and Children's Center boast the highest number of deliveries for all area hospitals.

Ancillary Support Services
The hospital provides an active IV Therapy team to perform PICC line placements, IV starts and assist with central line placements.   An excellent phlebotomy team performs blood draws.  Twenty-four hour service is provided by radiology, cardiovascular and the laboratory departments.

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