Providence coffers swell as nurses struggle to keep basic earned benefits | Guest Opinion


When Provi­dence Health added the Kadlec Health System to its roster of West Coast hospi­tals five years ago, the corpo­rate health-care giant touted its commit­ment to serving the commu­nity. Changes, execu­tives said, would be minor. Only the name would change.

Half a decade later, the words have a hollow ring to the 900 nurses at Kadlec — longtime members of the Tri-Cities commu­nity who dedicate themselves every day to patient care and safety. We care for families of the Tri-Cities because our families too are part of the Tri-Cities.


TRI-CITY HERALD: Providence coffers swell as nurses struggle to keep basic earned benefits | Guest Opinion (9/23/19)