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North Valley Hospital announces new Chief Clinical Officer and Chief of Staff

North Valley Hospital is pleased to announce that Amy Vanterpool, RN, BSN, has accepted the role of Chief Clinical Officer, and Dr. Michael Henson will take on the one year position of Chief of Staff.
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KRH welcomes new pediatric endocrinologist

Alan Rice, MD, specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with conditions such as diabetes and other endocrine disorders.
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Flathead Orthopedics joins Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Effective July 1, Flathead Orthopedics will join Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) as a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
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Your family history could impact your digestive health

Every family has a history. What’s yours?
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Family health portrait: Protecting every generation

We live in an era of preventive care and health screening. Family history is a valuable screening measure.
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KRH’s ReSource Team earns national media coverage

A unique pilot program at Kalispell Regional Healthcare was featured in a national news story in the June 20 episode of "PBS NewsHour."
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Three KRH staff receive '20 Under 40' award

Congratulations to Lizzy Dwyer, Dr. Melissa Hulvat and Dr. Anna Robbins!
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Construction updates

Stay informed about campus construction and parking changes.
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KRH awarded for heart failure care

KRH earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients.
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KRMC named one of 100 Great Community Hospitals

The annual list recognizes hospitals for quality, patient satisfaction and overall excellence.
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Kalispell Regional Healthcare launches virtual clinic

KRH Care Anywhere connects patients to a medical provider through a smartphone, tablet, or computer via an internet connection – all without leaving home.
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North Valley Hospital Foundation Seeks Volunteers to Assist in Fundraising for 3-D Breast Cancer Screening Technology


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Why guys don’t go to the doctor

The consequences of male avoidance of routine health care, not to mention dismissing symptoms, are serious and show up in U.S. health statistics.
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The Imaging Center main entrance is closed

To access The Imaging Center, please use the main entrance to The HealthCenter.
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June is Men’s Health Month

The Digestive Health Institute of Montana encourages men to take charge of their digestive health.
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KRH receives quality award for heart attack care

The award is given for implementing specific quality improvement measures.
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Perinatology: On the front lines

Ali Applegate shares what it's like to work with the team at Montana Perinatal Center.
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Northwest Family Medicine is moving

The new location features more space, additional exam rooms and updated facilities to help care for you and your family.
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Diabetes technology classes

Learn how to maximize your insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor to lower your A1C.
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Alliance created to improve Montana’s air medical transport services

When a medical emergency arises, time is of the essence and every moment matters.
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IBS is a common digestive disorder

Women are more likely to experience irritable bowel syndrome than men are.
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Kalispell Medical Offices welcomes new providers

Kevin Kropp, DO, Jamie Hettick, MD, and Amy Ramer, NP, have recently joined the clinic.
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Eureka Healthcare receives $400,000 grant for CT scanner

Patients in Eureka will soon benefit from the latest CT technology, thanks to the Helmsley Charitable Trust.
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KRMC is a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital

The award is based on a composite rating from eight pillars of excellence.
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April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

If not treated, chronic heartburn can increase the risk of esophageal cancer.
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News from Montana Perinatal Center

Welcome Dr. Martinez-Poyer, and a new accreditation.
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Screening saves lives

Heroes don’t always wear blue tights and a red cape.
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After surgery, 3-year-old is all smiles

On January 4, Donald had his final operation. Donald and his family traveled from Helena to see KRMC's pediatric surgeon.
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Perinatology and pediatrics - quality care starts in the womb

New pediatric specialists bring new services to the Flathead Valley.
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New cardiac procedure has better outcomes

Two physicians successfully performed KRMC's first-ever transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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Family medicine residency continues to grow

The program aims to lessen the gap between rural communities and family physicians.
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Citrus and celebration

The holidays are a wonderful time for family, friends and celebration. They are also the most difficult time of year to stay healthy in our diets and habits.
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Radiation method spares heart

For women with left-sided breast cancer, a special treatment reduces radiation to the heart.
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Supplying hope to Africa

Used equipment from The HealthCenter is seeing a second life in hospitals across Africa, thanks to a Lakeside man.
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Learn the facts on Down syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
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Fall colors in food

Here in Montana, our fall colors are breathtaking golds, deep reds, dark evergreens and bright orange, to name just a few.
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Montana Perinatal Center awarded ultrasound practice accreditation

Under the direction of Dr. Debra Guinn, Montana Perinatal Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to high-risk pregnancies.
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Berries, breakfast and bedtime

Berries are thought to have the highest anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of all fruits.
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Go local for health

A healthy pregnancy is just a farmers market trip away. Why not encourage your desire to eat by picking up some of the freshest, most nutrient-packed items to enjoy for the week to come?
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Changing young lives, one at a time

In one week this July at Kalispell Regional Healthcare, four children’s lives were changed forever.
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Teleneonatology debuts at KRMC

Telemedicine is stretching its wings at Kalispell Regional Healthcare and partnering hospitals.
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KRMC awarded federal grant to support telemedicine in rural Montana

Grant funds will provide upgraded network components for four rural hospitals.
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Montana family thankful for new local pediatric surgeon

Krista Olesen is grateful for the support and care her 7-year-old daughter, Aspen, received from the pediatric specialist team at Kalispell Regional Healthcare.
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New building will expand pediatric services

Kalispell Regional Healthcare is committed to helping Montana’s families get the care they need here at home instead of having to travel out of state.
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The power of food in health

Pediatric cardiologist Austine Siomos, MD, shares nutrition advice for children and families.
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Gluten sensitivity can be managed with diet

Up to 1 percent of our population has a serious condition called celiac disease, which results in damage to the small intestine if the person eats food containing gluten.
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New stroke support group begins April 27


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Asthma used to take her breath away, but now Crystal Romine is breathing easy

Bronchial thermoplasty is a new treatment for severe asthma in adults who have had little luck with other interventions.
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Montana Perinatal Center's superstar: Hallie Flores

The team at the Montana Perinatal Center, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, works with inspiring women every day.
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How times have changed: Understanding prenatal diagnosis and genetic counseling in 2016

In perinatology, we combine ultrasound and genetic testing with the patient’s family history and reproductive history to evaluate a pregnancy’s specific needs.
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Optimizing pregnancy outcomes: Lessons in a nutshell

What happens during pregnancy influences the future health of both mother and child.
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The flu season is coming: How you can protect your family now

Every pregnant woman should receive the flu shot regardless of the trimester.
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Stroke: Knowledge can prevent long-term disability

A new education effort is underway to create awareness of the signs of stroke.
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Probiotics: The little bugs that could

You may have read or heard talk lately about probiotics and how they are supposed to be good for you.
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Going Paleo from a standard American diet can be a tough transition

What’s wrong with our modern diet? Lots!
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Diet basics

If your great-grandma wouldn't recognize it as a food, it probably isn't.
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Celiac, wheat allergy, gluten sensitivity are common digestive problems

Tom Flass, MD, explains the differences.
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