In late 2020, Samaritan Health Services entered into an agreement with Oregon Oncology Specialists. The collaboration creates opportunities for engagement with hematology and oncology specialty physicians, as well as advanced practice providers, who will care for cancer patients in Samaritan’s tri-county region of Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties.
The coastal office of Samaritan Evergreen Hospice is moving rapidly through the partnership levels in the nationwide program called We Honor Veterans, which is designed to empower hospice professionals to meet the unique needs of dying veterans.
Each year, around 120 babies are welcomed into the world at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital’s Birthing Center. First in line this year was Hazel JaneAnn Baker, born at 11:34 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, to parents Jared and Elizabeth Baker of Otis.
The five hospitals of Samaritan Health Services have awarded a total of $339,807 in Social Accountability grants to local service organizations, to be distributed during 2021.
In late August, the coastal office of Samaritan Evergreen Hospice was notified that they had achieved level two status with the WHV program.
Samaritan Surgical Clinic Lincoln City is pleased to welcome Michael “Derek” Williams, DO, FACS. Dr. Williams is a general surgeon specializing in colonoscopies, EDG tests (upper endoscopies) and hernia repair.
The young readers at Samaritan Early Learning Center have a newly expanded library, thanks to a $1,700 grant from the Walter R. Behrens Foundation, which funds charitable, literary and educational enrichment opportunities in North Lincoln County.
Twins often have a special connection that binds them closer than most siblings, and for twin sisters Tammy and Tracy King, this connection became even tighter when they had their babies within 23 hours of each other at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital’s Family Birthing Center.