Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (KRMC)

2019
February
11,
2019
With more than 50 cases of measles confirmed in Washington state, it’s a good time to remind everyone of the value of immunizations. Before routine vaccinations were available in the United States in the early 1960s, there were 400 to 500 deaths e...
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January
22,
2019
Beginning January 22, visitor restrictions will be in effect for Kalispell Regional Medical Center, The HealthCenter, and Pathways Treatment Center. Due to the increase in influenza admissions, children under age 13 will not be allowed to visit these...
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January
14,
2019
“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
02,
2019
Kalispell Regional Healthcare hospitals welcomed two New Year’s babies this week. Help us give them a warm hello from their Flathead Valley neighbors. Welcome to the world, little ones!   North Valley Hospital’s first baby of 2019 was born on Tues...
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2018
December
31,
2018
As you may know, Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s chaplain Darren Schwartz is temporarily leaving for a military deployment to Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware. He has been selected for a 12-month mobilization to serve as the chaplain to th...
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December
19,
2018
Written by Allison Meilicke, RN While Gordy Emmert was in his basement with his son, Ethan, he looked away for a second and the busy 5-year-old decided to climb the steep stairs by himself. Gordy turned around just in time to see Ethan slip and...
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December
03,
2018
KRH Plant Operations leaders Chad Wermer and Kyle Hovey were recent recipients of the U.S. Army's Patriot Award. The Patriot Award reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide range of measures including flexible schedules,...
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December
03,
2018
Kalispell Regional Medical Center announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The ...
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November
12,
2018
AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support Montana Children's Medical Center while doing your regular Amazon shopping. It's the same huge selection of products, same prices, and no added cost to you. By selecting Kalispell Regional Medical Center ...
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October
08,
2018
Glacier View Plastic Surgery invites you to join their Bra Day Block Party on Wednesday, October 17 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in celebration of National Breast Reconstruction Day. This social gathering is open to the public and employees alike. Click on...
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September
19,
2018
What does a pediatric gastroenterologist dietitian do? When would your child need to see a dietitian? These and many more questions are answered in this episode of Healthy Kids featuring Ashley Dunn, RD, LN, pediatric gastroenterology dietitian at Ka...
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August
23,
2018
An undescended testicle is common in newborn boys and toddlers. However, surgery may be necessary if the testicle does not descend on its own. Gavin Falk, pediatric surgeon at Kalispell Regional Healthcare Montana Children's explains what you need to...
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July
31,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare will host a support services job fair on Thursday, August 2 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Paintbrush Conference Room at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Hiring multiple positions including entry level! PATIENT A...
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July
25,
2018
Kalispell Regional Medical Center was one of two hospitals in Montana to be named on Becker's Healthcare  2018 edition of its 100 Great Community Hospitals list. This list includes independent community hospitals as well as facilities affiliated w...
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July
03,
2018
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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July
02,
2018
Isaac Rajkowski, RN, was named the Kalispell Regional Healthcare 2018 Nurse of the Year. Each year, nurses across the organization nominate their peers to be considered for this esteemed recognition. Isaac joins our outstanding group of Nurse of the ...
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May
24,
2018
Kalispell Regional Medical Center cardiology service line has received the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR®) ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Kalispell Regional Medical Cent...
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May
23,
2018
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
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
08,
2018
This week Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) celebrates Hospital Week, a time when hospitals nationwide celebrate the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and care from the heart. Celebrating Na...
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May
07,
2018
Brain bucket. Chrome dome. Skid lid. Hard hat. Brain cap. No matter how you say it, safety helmets are important and should be used. As summer nears in the Flathead Valley, we all get excited to go outside, stretch our legs and take part in Mo...
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May
02,
2018
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
27,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare is proud to introduce HealthConnect, a quarterly electronic newsletter for patients, visitors, friends and neighbors that delivers health news and wellness information to your email inbox. Each issue includes: HEALTHY...
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April
27,
2018
Early in 2018 Kalispell Regional Healthcare added a new procedure to help patients who are at high risk for stroke. The Watchman procedure is the latest addition to an already comprehensive list of cardiac services offered by providers at  Rocky Moun...
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April
27,
2018
The Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) and North Valley Hospital (NVH) Foundations each operate as the fundraising arm of the hospital that builds financial support for projects that are beyond the scope of the health care system budget. The KRH Fou...
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April
27,
2018
At age 13, David was a typical young teenager in Polson, Montana, about to embark on a summer of fun. As he completed his last few weeks of seventh grade, he spent most of his time with friends, looking forward to summer camping trips with his twin b...
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April
24,
2018
Montana Children’s Specialists, the largest pediatric sub-specialist group in the state, recently opened the doors of its Great Falls satellite office. Located at 2012 14th Street SW – in the Great Falls Marketplace, the satellite location will be...
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April
18,
2018
National Drug Take Back Day, which takes place this year on April 28, is an opportunity to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs and expired medications. In Kalispell, the Flathead Valley Community Drug Task Force is hosting a collection sit...
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March
26,
2018
As of Monday, March 26, flu season visitor restrictions have been lifted for Kalispell Regional Healthcare, with one exception. Beginning April 1, visitation restrictions will be lifted in the pediatric unit at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. I...
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March
22,
2018
A student at Flathead High School has been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis (TB). School District 5 officials along with staff from the Flathead City-County Health Department are working closely with the Montana Department of Public Heal...
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