Articles tagged with 'Emergency' | Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (Emergency)

2020
May
01,
2020
| 12:17 AM America/Denver
Debbie Mulcahy, RN, Director of the Kalispell Regional Medical Center Emgergency Department, talks with KGEZ AM Radio about the steps that her team has taken to ensure patient safety within the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 crisis.  ...
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2019
June
24,
2019
| 05:48 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has named Ryan Pitts, RN, the interim chief nursing officer (CNO). As CNO, Ryan will report directly to Kalispell Regional Healthcare CEO Craig Lambrecht, MD. He will participate in strategic management discussions...
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June
20,
2019
| 10:08 PM America/Denver
  Allison Linville Manager, Marketing and Community Relations, North Valley Hospital As the Marketing and Community Relations Manager at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish, Allison Linville connects the work of the hospital with the people t...
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June
17,
2019
| 08:54 PM America/Denver
If you live in the Flathead Valley, chances are you’ve seen the A.L.E.R.T. helicopter flying overhead at some point or another. The bright red chopper is synonymous with Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) and the patient care that it provides across...
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May
14,
2019
| 09:33 PM America/Denver
Early in the morning on November 11, 2018, Anders Broste was teaching a friend to hunt just north of Columbia Falls when he stumbled into a dangerous situation. A grizzly bear was bedded down under a fallen tree just 15 feet in front of him. When he ...
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May
06,
2019
| 07:30 PM America/Denver
The 41st annual A.L.E.R.T. Banquet took place on Saturday, April 27, at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. This year’s theme was “New York, New York: A Night on the Town”, which allowed attendees to don the blitz and bling and dress to the nines. In al...
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March
14,
2019
| 05:17 PM America/Denver
  Written by Richard Linville The North Valley Hospital ER was not on the itinerary for our vacation to Glacier National Park last summer, but I was sure glad when my wife pulled in there on a Sunday evening last July. We were in the area to vi...
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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
14,
2019
| 09:25 PM America/Denver
“Our job is as greeter, but so many other things,” says Carrie Gregorio, patient access manager at North Valley Hospital. “We want to make people feel three things: 1. Welcomed 2. Understood 3. Confident. That is our job.” Gregorio oversees patien...
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January
08,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/Denver
If you thought you were having a heart attack, you would go to the closest hospital as quickly as possible. However, many other situations aren’t as clear. Deciding on the right place to seek treatment can be a tough call when you feel sick or are in...
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2018
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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September
10,
2018
| 04:04 PM America/Denver
By Allison Linville “If we could just get the cattle in Montana to drink beer, we’d have a larger market population,” jokes Greg Johnston, sitting at the brewery in Bigfork. The owner of Flathead Lake Brewery, Greg is laughing with his wife, Elvir...
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August
30,
2018
| 04:15 PM America/Denver
This week, Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) opened a new section of the Emergency Department to better accommodate and serve patients. Growing from roughly a dozen beds to 31 beds, the addition of the new south unit will offer more room for e...
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July
03,
2018
| 11:00 PM America/Denver
On June 28, Debbie Mulcahy, sexual assault nurse examiner at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss the SANE program and how it helps victims of sexual assault. ...
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May
23,
2018
| 04:46 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) has successfully been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for an additional three years. This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing opti...
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May
21,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provide out of hospital care for people with emergent illnesses or injuries. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week (May 20-26) to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's...
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May
02,
2018
| 06:49 PM America/Denver
The 40th Annual A.L.E.R.T. Banquet was a huge success with more than 1,000 people in attendance to support Kalispell Regional Healthcare's air ambulance program. In 2017, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation launched a special gifts initia...
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April
26,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
On April 26, Dan Daub, emergency trauma coordinator, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss the free bike helmets for kids program that Kalispell Regional Medical Center sponsors each year and why wearing a bike helmet is so important....
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April
17,
2018
| 02:00 PM America/Denver
By Allison Linville Ashleigh Magill, MD, had been working in the North Valley Hospital (NVH) emergency department for only two months when she was elected as the medical director for the department. However, she was more than ready to accept the r...
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2017
December
04,
2017
| 11:21 PM America/Denver
Beginning Monday, December 4, the old section of the emergency department at Kalispell Regional Medical Center will be closed for construction. The ER will continue to operate as usual in a portion of the new construction, referred to as ER North. Sp...
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November
09,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Denver
On November 9, Michelle Kimball appeared on KGEZ's Community Conversations to discuss emergency preparedness and how Flathead County is working together to prepare for the next significant crisis. ...
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November
08,
2017
| 10:53 PM America/Denver
It was a beautiful summer evening on the east side of the mountains and those who were traveling to a family gathering had no idea about the tragedy soon to occur. Suddenly there were screams from the back of a pickup truck and a young man named Dyla...
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July
31,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/Denver
When Aiken, South Carolina, resident Barbara Sue Brodie and her family arrived in Glacier National Park, she had no idea that their vacation would include a stay at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC). “We were on a hike in Two Medicine,” sai...
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June
20,
2017
| 02:00 AM America/Denver
A unique pilot program at Kalispell Regional Healthcare was featured in a national news story in the June 20 episode of "PBS NewsHour." The program, which is funded through a Special Innovations Project through Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundat...
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May
02,
2017
| 07:00 PM America/Denver
Montana is a rugged, massive and beautiful state. Those who live, work and play here often find themselves a great distance from the nearest hospital. When a medical emergency arises, time is of the essence and every moment matters and can make a dif...
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