Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (MPC)

2018
November
01,
2018
Healthy Kids Podcast - What is maternal-fetal medicine and why is it important? Perinatology, or maternal-fetal medicine, can be critical if your unborn baby has a medical issue before birth. But how do they work with other pediatric specialists? ...
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September
04,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare is proud to introduce the newest additions to the growing line-up of pediatric providers. Pediatric services offered locally include care for infants, children and adolescents in Kalispell and throughout Montana. Whether...
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August
31,
2018
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
16,
2018
Facial clefts occur in about one of every 600 births in the United States, making them one of the most common birth defects. Every year, approximately 6800 newborns in the United States are born with a facial cleft. A cleft lip and/or cleft palate...
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July
12,
2018
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center Illicit drug and alcohol abuse are one of the greatest challenges I face on a daily basis as a medical professional that works in the field of high-risk pregnancies, also call...
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June
14,
2018
Dr. Debra Guinn, Medical Director at Montana Perinatal Center, collaborates with a number of regional medical providers to offer comprehensive high-risk pregnancy care to all moms, babies and families in the state of Montana. Dr. Guinn’s collaborativ...
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May
04,
2018
Aristotle said that “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” In other words, when individual parts are connected together to form one entity, they are worth more than if the parts were separated. When it comes to health care, connecting a...
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April
03,
2018
Story by Laura Poitra, office manager, Montana Perinatal Center Submitted by Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center As the office manager at Montana Perinatal Center, I see many women and families who endure a variet...
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March
09,
2018
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center; and Amber Lavin, CNM, FamilyBorn Maternity and Women’s Health Dr. Debra Guinn, Medical Director at Montana Perinatal Center, collaborates with a number of our regional medica...
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February
08,
2018
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center With the arrival of the New Year, I, like many others, find this a good time to reflect on the prior year, make a few plans for the incoming year and take stock of what I’m th...
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January
09,
2018
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center, and Margaret Satchell, MD, pediatric intensivist, Kalispell Regional Medical Center Every parent endures illness in their children. Usually these illnesses are fairly short-l...
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2017
December
15,
2017
By Juan Martinez-Poyer, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center Kalispell Regional Healthcare welcomed Juan Martinez-Poyer, MD, to the Montana Perinatal Center team in spring 2017. He is a highly trained maternal-fetal specialist w...
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October
26,
2017
By Debra Guinn, MD, FACOG, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Kalispell Regional Medical Center As the holidays approach, so does flu season! If you’re an expectant mother, getting your flu shot is the equivalent of two-for-one protection. Acc...
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October
01,
2017
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center, and Vassilis J. Siomos, MD, urology specialist, Urology Associates Getting an ultrasound when pregnant can serve many purposes. Of course, there is the awe and excitement of ...
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September
01,
2017
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center; Nikki Williams, Postpartum Resource Group of Marketing and Communications; and Jana Sund, CNM and Postpartum Resource Group president Over the past several years, our column ...
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August
01,
2017
By Debra Guinn, MD, maternal-fetal specialist, Montana Perinatal Center Every day I am impressed by the strength of my patients. As their doctor, but also as a fellow mom, I get the privilege of seeing an unparalleled commitment to their unborn ba...
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May
09,
2017
By Ali Applegate, Practice Associate, Montana Perinatal Center Hello, my name is Ali and I want to tell you why I love my job and why I am fortunate to work with an amazing team at Montana Perinatal Center (MPC). On my first day at MPC almost two ...
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March
17,
2017
Welcome, Dr. Martinez-Poyer Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Montana Perinatal Center are pleased to welcome Juan Martinez-Poyer, MD. He brings invaluable expertise in maternal fetal medicine and fetal therapy. With Dr. Martinez-Poyer’s additi...
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January
19,
2017
By Debra Guinn, MD, and Rachel Fisherkeller, CPNP-PC/AC Learn more about Montana Perinatal Center or Pediatric Surgery at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. As a parent, you know that your child isn’t “just a little adult.” Not only are their m...
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2016
October
18,
2016
By Tessa Pitman, CGC, and Debra Guinn, MD While the month of October is well known for breast cancer awareness, it’s also important to highlight another significant topic of conversation this month: Down syndrome. October is a month to get more fa...
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September
16,
2016
The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine recently announced that Montana Perinatal Center has been awarded ultrasound practice accreditation. Montana Perinatal Center achieved this recogniti...
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April
05,
2016
By Debra Guinn, MD, and Kelli McMahon-Staats, RN When we think about women who have inspired us throughout time, there are several important women whose names immediately come to our minds. Florence Nightingale was instrumental in changing the rol...
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February
17,
2016
By Debra Guinn, MD, and Tessa Pitman, CGC So much has changed in the past 50 years. It used to be that you realized you were pregnant around two or three months and went through your pregnancy not knowing the approximate date you were to deliver, ...
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2015
December
03,
2015
By Debra Guinn, MD In the United States, 50 percent of pregnancies are unplanned. Therefore, it is critically important that all women of reproductive age are prepared to bring a healthy newborn into the world – whether expected, hoped for or unpl...
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October
28,
2015
By Debra Guinn, MD, FACOG As the holidays approach, so does flu season! Maternal vaccination is the equivalent of two-for-one protection (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases). This is an opportunity to protect mother, family and her unborn...
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