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2021
March
12,
2021
| 16:02 PM America/Denver
Both Kalispell Regional Medical Center and North Valley Hospital have been recognized as top hospitals in the nation for the second consecutive year for their focus on rural health by The Chartis Group, a leading healthcare advisory and analytics fir...
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March
12,
2021
| 08:22 AM America/Denver
At Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), the health and safety of our patients and staff are our highest priority. On March 6, KRH facilities introduced a new visitation process and updates to our Limited Visitor Policy to assure a more consistent and...
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2020
December
21,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/Denver
The Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) Nurse Residency Program was approved and recognized by The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) as part of the inaugural group of 126 dually recogni...
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December
18,
2020
| 15:35 PM America/Denver
KRH will be lighting up the night with luminaries on Monday, December 21, in honor of those who have passed away.  Each December, KRH’s Home Health & Hospice team honors those who have passed away with a Tree of Lights event, in which families send i...
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December
01,
2020
| 14:54 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) will have an Alternative Care Site (ACS) ready to receive patients in early December, in preparation for a potential patient surge within the state due to COVID-19. The ACS, one of two facilities constructed last s...
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November
13,
2020
| 17:57 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) is the first hospital in the state to offer highly-specialized, advanced COVID-19 testing capabilities through new technology in an in-house molecular lab. This new testing platform benefits the community with incr...
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October
13,
2020
| 12:21 PM America/Denver
The spookiest holiday of the year gives us the chance to be anything we want to be, treat ourselves to our favorite goodies, and be generous with our neighbors. Although Halloween is going to feel a little different this year, there are still several...
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October
12,
2020
| 09:31 AM America/Denver
Dear Flathead family, We write to talk with you about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in our county. More COVID cases means more people are sick or hospitalized, putting stress on our health care system. More kids are missing school, parents a...
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October
08,
2020
| 02:43 AM America/Denver
In the past week, we’ve witnessed an increase in active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations throughout the Flathead Valley. More COVID-19 cases means more people are sick or hospitalized, putting stress on our health care system. More kids are missin...
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September
10,
2020
| 13:48 PM America/Denver
Rhonda Tallman, executive director of the primary care service line at Kalispell Regional Healthcare, speaks with KGEZ AM Radio about the importance of maintaining a relationship with a primary care provider and the advantages of attending a KRH clin...
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September
07,
2020
| 12:04 PM America/Denver
For patients who suffer from peripheral artery disease, there is now a new alternative procedure that was conducted by Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung cardiologists recently that may address some of the risks that come with traditional techniques. Back i...
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August
15,
2020
| 09:59 AM America/Denver
For the first time in the hospital’s history, a continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) procedure was conducted at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC). A CRRT machine is used to provide renal (kidney) support to patients who are hemodynamica...
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August
03,
2020
| 15:37 PM America/Denver
On July 30, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) unveiled their new mobile mammography vehicle, Winkley Mobile Mammography, at a ribbon cutting event in Cut Bank. Equipped with up-to-date 3D technology, the new vehicle replaces the Winkley Women’s Cen...
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July
20,
2020
| 13:14 PM America/Denver
Tracia Deal has joined the team at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) as the new chaplain. She fills the role previously held by Darren Schwartz, who accepted a full-time chaplain position with the Montana Army National Guard.  Having spent ...
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July
06,
2020
| 11:06 AM America/Denver
Cancer touches the lives of many people. Dawn Murray, NP and Kelsey Conrow, Clinical Dietitian from Kalispell Regional Healthcare, discuss how personal lifestyle choices affect one’s risk of developing cancer. When asked how lifestyle can affect c...
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July
02,
2020
| 10:12 AM America/Denver
Hiking is a fun physical activity that can be enjoyed at almost any age. Here in Montana, prime hiking season is just beginning. And with the rise of COVID-19, it is also a great way to get out of the house and still maintain social distance. If y...
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June
22,
2020
| 10:57 AM America/Denver
 Each month, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) selects an employee that goes above and beyond to uphold the organization’s core values of integrity, compassion, service, and excellence. That employee is nominated and selected by peers as the Guardi...
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June
17,
2020
| 15:35 PM America/Denver
In the U.S., lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both women and men. It is also the leading cause of death from cancer, and longtime smokers are at a way higher risk. “Lung cancer is typically not detected early enough,” explains Michael ...
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June
15,
2020
| 12:46 PM America/Denver
When you are planning to spend time outdoors you often remember to bring water to stay hydrated and sunscreen to protect your skin, but are you thinking about ticks? Montana’s abundance of wooded, grassy areas and lush shrubbery provide ideal habi...
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June
02,
2020
| 12:58 PM America/Denver
The patient, a 61-year old female, was having her chronic back and sacroiliac pain managed successfully by The Montana Center for Wellness and Pain Management. During a routine follow-up she began to complain of a new pain different in type, intensit...
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June
02,
2020
| 12:06 PM America/Denver
North Valley Hospital (NVH) continues in its fight against suicide in northwest Montana. The hospital awarded $62,750 to the Nate Chute Foundation of Whitefish in the second year of a collaborative effort at reducing the suicide rate in the Flathead ...
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May
28,
2020
| 12:29 PM America/Denver
This past year has once again brought significant change to the Neuroscience & Spine Institute. Sweeping changes in our administration and governance structures have occurred in response to the OIG investigation into our hospital. Despite all these d...
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May
22,
2020
| 13:14 PM America/Denver
Most of you have been personally affected or know someone who has been personally affected by the opioid epidemic in the United States. Virtually every week, we see a news report about the impact of opioid abuse, addiction, and misuse in this country...
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May
21,
2020
| 10:04 AM America/Denver
Governor Steve Bullock visited Kalispell Regional Medical Center to tour the new Alternative Care Facility (ACF) that is in the process of being built on the vacant third floor shelled space of Montana Children's. He was joined by Major General Matth...
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May
19,
2020
| 08:19 AM America/Denver
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and disability in the United States. When a stroke occurs, the blood vessel which carries the oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures, and when this happens, parts of the br...
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May
15,
2020
| 15:24 PM America/Denver
Ensuring patients are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our highest priority. For the health and safety of our patients and employees, KRH initiated full visitor restrictions in March to minimize the spread of COVID-19 at KRH hospitals a...
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May
15,
2020
| 09:09 AM America/Denver
Three Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) facilities were named recipients of LifeCenter Northwest’s 2019 Achievement Awards list, which was released this month in the organization’s annual report. Kalispell Regional Medical Center, North Valley Hosp...
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May
11,
2020
| 15:08 PM America/Denver
You are responsible for your own feelings and your feelings come from your thinking. Now, this doesn’t mean that you can tell yourself that everything is fine and your problems will disappear. But, it does mean that you have control of your feelings,...
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May
08,
2020
| 11:58 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) was selected by the State of Montana’s COVID-19 Task Force as one of two locations in Montana for construction of an Alternate Care Facility (ACF) to serve the region in the event of pandemic escalation. The ACF wi...
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May
05,
2020
| 08:19 AM America/Denver
A C-130 aircraft from the 120th Airlift Wing, Montana Air National Guard, will perform a flyover of Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Kalispell, and Polson on Wednesday, May 6. The purpose of the flyover is to demonstrate the Department of the Air Force's c...
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