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2020
July
02,
2020
| 06:12 PM 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
25,
2020
| 04:44 PM America/Denver
At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, effective June 22, 2020, the health and safety of our patients and staff are our highest priority, and we appreciate your entrusting us with your family’s health care needs. In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic...
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June
22,
2020
| 06:57 PM 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
| 11:35 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
| 08:46 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
05,
2020
| 04:49 PM America/Denver
The Respiratory Screening Facilities were launched in March to protect the population, patients, staff and visitors from exposure while allowing for the continuity of operations and patient care at hospitals and clinics. To prepare for the possible i...
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June
02,
2020
| 08:58 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
| 08:06 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
| 08:29 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
| 09:14 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
| 06:04 PM 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
| 04:19 PM 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
| 11:24 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
| 05:09 PM 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
| 11:08 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
| 07:58 PM 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
| 04:19 PM 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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April
30,
2020
| 09:14 PM America/Denver
Keeping our patients and employees safe has been our primary focus, especially during this pandemic. While many of our services have been closed, we have prepared a thoughtful service re-introduction plan to safely begin opening some needed services....
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April
28,
2020
| 07:01 PM America/Denver
By Austine Siomos, MD, pediatric cardiologist at Montana Children's COVID this, COVID that. It dominates conversations, the news and our daily lives. It has changed a lot of what we do and many things are out of our control. We are all experiencin...
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April
24,
2020
| 10:22 PM America/Denver
This week, Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC) was recognized for their partnership with local public health agencies, emergency medical services, and communities to save more lives from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in 2019. The CARES (...
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April
24,
2020
| 08:46 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) introduced Connection Point, a safe place for loved ones to visit residents at Brendan House while visitor restrictions are still in place. The staff at Brendan House set up a visitation room for residents to be ab...
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April
23,
2020
| 07:51 PM America/Denver
Keeping our patients and employees safe has been our primary focus, especially during this pandemic. While many of our services have been closed, we have been preparing for the time when we can safely begin opening some needed services. We have dilig...
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April
22,
2020
| 10:46 PM America/Denver
The respiratory screening facilities were launched in March to protect the population, patients, staff and visitors from exposure while allowing for the continuity of operations and patient care at hospitals and clinics. Beginning April 25th the Whit...
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April
22,
2020
| 06:01 PM America/Denver
By Jeffrey Tjaden, M.D., M.P.H., Infectious Disease Specialist at KRH Every few years an infectious disease makes headlines. Sometimes it’s an older, forgotten disease like measles or whooping cough that re-emerges. Sometimes it’s a new one like S...
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April
19,
2020
| 06:13 AM America/Denver
Working from home can sometimes blur the boundaries between someone’s personal and professional life. It’s important to consider ways in which you can stay productive in your work, but stay sensible at the same time.  Have a dedicated work loc...
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April
13,
2020
| 06:14 PM America/Denver
As towns and cities hunker down to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, sit-down restaurants have closed, however, many are still open for takeout and delivery. Eating out does not necessarily mean eating unhealthy food. Plus, ordering at your favorite ...
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April
07,
2020
| 04:42 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has expanded its telehealth services in an effort to continue the positive impact of social distancing while providing quality patient care. KRH’s primary care and specialty care clinics are now offering patients v...
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April
03,
2020
| 01:29 AM America/Denver
What is COVID-19?  COVID-19 is a new type of virus that can cause mild to severe infections in the lungs. Like other viruses, it can lead to serious infections for people with weakened immune systems. COVID-19 may cause more severe infections than o...
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April
03,
2020
| 11:35 PM America/Denver
As we continue to progress through the COVID-19 crisis, we are starting to see the significant implications of this virus in cities across the US. The virus is starting to hit hard, and if you are following the events in New York, it is extremely con...
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April
02,
2020
| 10:52 PM America/Denver
On Friday, March 27, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation received a generous $150,000 donation from Candy and Eddie DeBartolo and Family to create the First to Goal Fund, which will support frontline health care staff as well as area first r...
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