Run Raises Money for Hospice

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — More than 100 runners and walkers gathered at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend Sunday to remember loved ones who’ve passed away. It was the third annual Walk and Run to Remember. Before heading out on the course, participants put pictures and messages to lost loved ones on a piece of cloth … Continue reading »

Eugene Infant Needs Transplant

EUGENE, Ore. —  A Eugene infant is fighting for his life and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive. Kaimani Knight was born May 14, 2014 at Sacred Heart at RiverBend in Springfield. On May 1, two weeks before his birth, a new state law went into effect mandating  infant screening  for SCID, which stands … Continue reading »

New EmX Station at Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — People traveling to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield have a new EmX station to help them get there. There was a ribbon-cutting Thursday morning, celebrating the opening of the new EmX pavilion station, located on Riverbend Drive. The stop has been in the works for ten years since the … Continue reading »

Hospital Improves Surgical Safety

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Working together is important in almost every career, but in the medical field, and specifically during surgery, communication is vital. That’s why staff at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend are making changes to way they communicate in the operating room. “I’ve been a neurosurgeon for 25 years. This is the … Continue reading »

Hospital Recognized for Surgical Quality

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center was honored among other big named hospital Tuesday. Sacred Heart Medical Center is one of over 300 hospitals that’s part of the American College of Surgeon’s National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Quality care. Quality outcome. That’s what Sacred Heart Medical Center says it focuses on. “The award within … Continue reading »