Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive

2019
April
01,
2019
| 11:37 PM America/Denver
Written by Chris Leopold This year, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) celebrated its 11th birthday. Back in the fall of 2007, KRH announced that they would be expanding their birthing center to include ...
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March
27,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/Denver
Written by Mary Bockstruck February is National Heart Month, and Rawa Sarji, DO, FACC, cardiologist at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC), has some bad news, some good news, and some REALLY GOOD news. First, the bad news: Heart disease is...
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March
21,
2019
| 10:26 PM America/Denver
Written by Mary Wallace Today, Sofia Moss looks like any normal 4-year old girl. One might not even realize that Sofia is a warrior and cancer survivor. Her beautiful Shirley Temple style locks belie the fact that she lost nearly all of her previo...
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January
30,
2019
| 12:31 AM America/Denver
Do you know about Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s myHealth patient portal? It's an online system that securely stores and helps manage your medical data it is now more robust than ever. Patients can access and set-up this great tool on the KRH websit...
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January
30,
2019
| 10:50 PM America/Denver
Designed to keep health care workers up-to-date on medical advances, continuing education (CE) credits are an educational requirement for professionals with health care careers. They fill the gap between current care and optimal care and are mandated...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:34 PM America/Denver
Tomi Simenson, her husband, and their two boys run a family ranch in Chinook, Montana. When her eldest son, Wylie, got sick with mono she assumed that Wacee, her youngest, had also contracted the illness when he complained of shortness of breath. Muc...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Denver
In 1975 northwest Montana welcomed the second hospital-based air ambulance system in the United States that we call A.L.E.R.T. (Advanced Life-support Emergency Rescue Team). This program is based out of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, but operates...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Denver
More tips on winter safety  Winter is one of the most risky times of year for accidents and injuries. We all know road conditions can get hazardous and we take precautions to drively safely, but the Emergency Department also sees a great deal of i...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Denver
Join Kalispell Regional Healthcare in celebrating the third annual Mardi Gras Gala on March 2, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Enjoy a night of fun including dinner, live music from the MAC band, festival games, silent auction, aerialists, dancing...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:31 PM America/Denver
This past year was another busy one for both the Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) and North Valley Hospital (NVH) Foundations thanks to the many generous donations, both large and small, that went towards maintaining, expanding, and creating new s...
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January
28,
2019
| 09:35 PM America/Denver
On February 2, KRH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will be celebrating its 11th birthday. Back in the fall of 2007, KRH announced that they would be expanding their birthing center to include a NICU largely due to the exploding growth rate of t...
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January
09,
2019
| 08:52 PM America/Denver
Shay Fishel joined the Summit team in December 2018 as the new S.P.A.R.K. and League coordinator. Shay graduated from Columbia Falls High School and is currently attending Flathead Valley Community College. She has a passion for volleyball and played...
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January
01,
2019
| 10:53 PM America/Denver
The Summit Medical Fitness Center is more than just a health club. We are a family-friendly fitness and wellness facility for members of all ages and abilities. Our 114,000 square foot facility in Kalispell, Montana offers high-quality programs, equi...
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2018
November
08,
2018
| 04:43 AM America/Denver
Summit members Mike Fraser and Leann Speakman got involved with Competitive Edge for different reasons and both are experiencing the benefits of strength training. Mike has a passion for running, biking and Nordic skiing. He’s been aware for a lon...
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November
08,
2018
| 04:43 AM America/Denver
Holiday parties and dinners are a struggle for most of us. Even more of a stressor is the large variety of goodies that suddenly appears in our work areas. So, we eat and keep eating beyond hunger because, the food is there and eating is social! H...
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November
08,
2018
| 04:43 AM America/Denver
Mike Tryon joined the Summit team March of 2018 as the Wellness/Group Fitness Program Supervisor. Mike has his bachelor’s degree in Health Promotions and Master’s Degree in Sport and Fitness Management. He spent 4 years playing college football and e...
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November
08,
2018
| 04:42 AM America/Denver
A new hospital cooperation is gearing up to help rural Montanans live healthy lifestyles. This year, The Summit Medical Fitness Center, part of Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), was awarded a prestigious grant from the Federal Health Resources Ser...
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November
05,
2018
| 06:47 PM America/Denver
Written by Mary Wallace No one was taking Emmie seriously. Maybe the doctors weren’t listening to her because she was technically still a kid, but Emmie knew she was dealing with a severe and very grown-up illness. When she found blood in her stoo...
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November
05,
2018
| 06:45 PM America/Denver
The original Emergency Room (ER) at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) opened in 1976 when the new hospital was built on the Buffalo Hill property. An expansion in 1991 increased its capacity to accommodate 13,000 patient visits per year. Howev...
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October
18,
2018
| 05:36 PM America/Denver
What is I-185 all about? Jason Cohen, MD, chief medical officer for North Valley Hospital is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding the upcoming ballot initiative 185.  Learn more For more information, see the website at healthymontana.org ...
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September
28,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has finalized a settlement with the Department of Justice, which includes a payment to the government of $24 million, of which KRH will be responsible for $21.2 million and the Flathead Physician Group, physician i...
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August
31,
2018
| 05:31 PM America/Denver
I awaited this year’s summer season with concern. My daughter was getting married in August and family and friends were traveling across the country to attend the wedding at Glacier National Park. Last year at this time, we were covered in smoke and ...
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August
29,
2018
| 12:26 AM America/Denver
Welcome Wendy to The Summit team Wendy Gorman joined The Summit team last Spring as the new Tyke Town child care coordinator and is very excited to be a part of the team. Wendy is a local from Kalispell and brings a variety of experience with chil...
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August
29,
2018
| 12:22 AM America/Denver
James Barrett shares his experience with the Journey to Wellness program at The Summit I've spent the large majority of my life overweight, with poor eating habits and avoidance of exercise. A lot of it had to do with feeling disempowered; feeling...
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August
29,
2018
| 12:17 AM America/Denver
The Youth Combine is a fun and challenging environment where we'll test athlete’s 10-yard and 40-yard dash, vertical jump, agility, broad jump and more! September 5 and/or September 7 at 4 p.m. on The Turf in The Summit.  For athletes in 5th gr...
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August
29,
2018
| 12:16 AM America/Denver
When the Dalai Lama asked what surprised him about humanity the most, he replied, “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.” Fortunately for us and our fellow Summit members, ...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
For many, philanthropy is defined as the donation of money to good causes. However, being philanthropic does not always include monetary contributions. Some of the most valued gifts are those most precious to us — our time. Last year at Kalispell ...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
During surgeries, physicians recognize the unfortunate reality that they may discover something that’s just not right. Ordering a biopsy to further investigate the pathology of abnormal cells or tissue is the next step, but waiting for results can be...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
When Barb Callaghan, a resident of Missoula, experienced some unusual pains in her abdomen, she visited her local doctor. Subsequent testing revealed a large growth in her abdomen. “[After some diagnostic testing,] it was further determined that I...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
As summer ends in the Flathead Valley, the days get shorter and we get back to our fall routines.This year, Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Mann Mortgage offer a way to brighten up those shorter days, break up that routine and celebrate loved ones ...
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