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Valley Young People’s Clinic joins Providence

November 22, 2013

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Spokane, WA—Valley Young People’s Clinic – a group of pediatricians located in Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake – will join Providence Medical Group, effective January 1, 2014. The group includes six pediatricians and three nurse practitioners who will continue seeing patients at their two current office locations – in Spokane Valley at 1414 Vercler, and in Liberty Lake at 23813 East Appleway.

“Valley Young People’s Clinic is a group of highly regarded pediatricians who have served the greater Spokane Valley area for more than 36 years. They have a strong reputation for providing compassion and quality care to the children they serve and their families,” says Judy Felgenhauer, MD, clinical lead for PMG Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist. “In addition, Valley Young People’s Clinic is a vital new partner for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. The additional pediatricians round out the comprehensive scope of services at the Children’s Hospital,” continues Felgenhauer.

Providence Medical Group is the physician services organization within Providence Health Care, owner of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, WA. It includes more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners in Spokane and Stevens counties. In addition to primary care physicians, its medical staff includes a wide array of surgical subspecialists and medical specialists.

“We are excited to have Valley Young People’s Clinic as part of our team,” says Kirk Rowbotham, MD, chief medical officer of Providence Medical Group. “The addition of this group of excellent pediatricians to the Providence Medical Group team is an expression of our determination to increase access to quality health care for children throughout the community, with a particular focus on residents of the Spokane Valley as we prepare for the opening of our new Providence Medical Park in the spring of 2014."

In a prepared statement, the Valley Young People’s Clinic physicians state “Valley Young People’s Clinic is proud to announce their affiliation with Providence Medical Group. It is a privilege to join the area’s leader in pediatric health care services. Together we will be a group of physicians and a hospital system dedicated to the care of children and their needs. This relationship will enhance our ability to provide exceptional pediatric care – a commitment that both Valley Young People’s Clinic and Providence share. Our desire to care for all children in a team environment with their parents will dovetail well with Providence’s Mission.”

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About Providence Health Care

In eastern Washington, the Providence Health Care regional network consists of 11 health care organizations working together to provide quality health and human services for Inland Northwest residents. It includes Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, Providence Holy Family Hospital, Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville and Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chewelah; and a full continuum of services including home health, assisted living, adult day health, skilled nursing, a physician division and PAML medical laboratories. Providence Medical Group, the physician division of Providence Health Care, includes more than 500 primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers serving patients throughout Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. More than 50 physician clinics are located in Spokane and Stevens counties. For more information, visit www.phc.org.

About Valley Young People’s Clinic

Valley Young Peoples Clinic is a full service pediatric office that has served the greater Spokane Valley area for 36 years. The medical group is comprised of six pediatricians and three nurse practitioners. All Valley Young People’s Clinic physicians are board certified and practitioners are accredited. For more information, visit www.spokanepediatrics.com.