A Cancer Collaborative Update ASTORIA, Ore. – Chris Laman, director of pharmacy and cancer care services, recently chatted with Donna Quinn on KMUN 91.9 Coast Community Radio about building the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative.
Cancer Collaborative in the News Astoria, Ore., July 28, 2017 – We invited some local reporters to take a look at the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative’s new linear particle accelerator (LINAC) with the covers off. Here’s what they wrote: “Center boasts latest in radiation treatment”, KAST 1370 AM blog “High-tech[...]
Pioneering technology in rural healthcare Astoria, Ore., July 26, 2017 – Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals for the 7th year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. CMH was Oregon’s first hospital to earn a place in this prestigious group of tech-savvy hospitals.[...]
Plane tree pods light up Cancer Collaborative Astoria, Ore. – Three hanging chandeliers inspired by the fruit of the plane tree (oriental sycamore) were mounted in the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative on July 24, 2017. The light fixtures were designed and crafted by husband and wife team Lâm Quảng and Kestral[...]
A community effort –By Jennifer Keefe, RN, CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative About 10 years ago, I visited the Dragon Kiln with my kids and a bunch of people where I witnessed creativity, energy, laughter and a community of artists who all had the same attitude and vision about pottery. Recently,[...]
One Step Closer to Radiation Therapy ASTORIA, Ore.–The Lower Columbia region is one step closer to having radiation therapy for cancer available locally. The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaboration’s new linear particle accelerator (LINAC) machine arrived in Astoria in early July 2017. Three engineers have flown in from Sydney, Australia, to[...]
Breastfeeding is best for all ASTORIA – Columbia Memorial Hospital is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by encouraging other businesses and health clinics to support breastfeeding women in our community. During the week of Aug. 1-7, 2017, the CMH Lactation Program will be distributing educational materials and treats to hospital-affiliated businesses[...]
Health Compass, Summer 2017 CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Summer 2017 issue of the CMH Health Compass is all about creating the healing environment of the new CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative. Download or read the magazine online. Or follow the links below for expanded stories[...]