Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (NVH)

2018
December
06,
2018
North Valley Hospital Announces Statewide Recognition Awards WHITEFISH, MT – December 5, 2018: The North Valley Hospital Emergency Department has been recognized for pediatric preparedness by the Montana EMS & Trauma Systems Section of the DPHHS. ...
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November
14,
2018
By Allison Linville North Valley Hospital employs more than 400 people at the Whitefish hospital, all of whom are considered caregivers, as part of our Planetree philosophy of patient-centered care. Everyone from nurses to physicians to dietary su...
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September
10,
2018
North Valley Hospital’s community relations and marketing manager, Allison Linville, shares with Wendy Ostrom Price information about the upcoming Planetree Festival, scheduled for September 12. Push play below to hear all about the upcoming event.  ...
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August
16,
2018
Join us for this family friendly event at North Valley Hospital, celebrating our Planetree philosophy of patient centered care. We'll have food, drinks, activities, demonstrations, and workshops in our new community garden. Don't miss this fun celebr...
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August
06,
2018
The North Valley Hospital Foundation has been selected to participate as one of the 50 non-profits raising money in Whitefish Community Foundation’s annual Great Fish Community Challenge. Every year, Whitefish Community Foundation selects nonprofits ...
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July
19,
2018
When Marissa Keenan’s two-year-old son Solomon crashed in the bike carrier, her and her husband had to make a decision. “Do we call an ambulance or drive him to the hospital?” says Keenan, a business owner in Whitefish. “We live really close to North...
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July
13,
2018
The Birth Center at North Valley Hospital recently received designation as a Baby Friendly Facility, from Baby Friendly USA, the accrediting body and national authority for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in the United States. Baby Fr...
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July
02,
2018
North Valley Hospital (NVH) and the North Valley Hospital Foundation are honoring the memory of physician Jon Torgerson with an annual continuing education award. “Creating an award in honor of Dr. Torgerson through the NVH Foundation is the perfe...
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June
26,
2018
On June 14, Kevin Abel, CEO at North Valley Hospital, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss his background, new arrival to NVH, and his vision for North Valley Hospital’s future. ...
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June
20,
2018
By Allison Linville “At North Valley Behavioral Health, we’re integrating behavioral health with primary healthcare and focusing on the whole person in care,” says Deven Robinson PMHNP. “That’s how psychiatric nurse practitioners work with patient...
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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
When most of us think of our childhood, the most prominent figure during that formative time is likely our mother. There are certainly other people that influenced our upbringing, but there are many memories of being sick, injured, sad or challenging...
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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
26,
2018
North Valley Hospital welcomed Kevin Abel, who started his position as CEO of North Valley Hospital on April 2. Abel comes to North Valley Hospital from Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics in Chelan, WA, where he served as CEO since 2009. With...
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April
17,
2018
As a result of strong community and foundation support, North Valley Hospital (NVH) has purchased and is currently installing the Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography™) machine in the imaging department at NVH. This project was made possible ...
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April
17,
2018
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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March
28,
2018
North Valley Hospital is preparing to upgrade the patient portal for hospital patients to improve your experience when accessing electronic medical records. Starting April 1, 2018, no new medical records data will be loaded to the hospital portal ...
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March
21,
2018
By Allison Linville As a community hospital, North Valley Hospital (NVH) offers various classes to meet the health-related educational needs of our local service area. North Valley Hospital offers approximately 150 educational classes and workshop...
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March
08,
2018
By Allison Linville Patient responsibility One of the most important aspects of health care is the personal responsibility we take for our care. Unless we are active partners in our care, it is possible to go see the doctor and not get better. ...
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February
20,
2018
We are devastated by the news of Dr. Jon Torgerson identified as the skier missing at Whitefish Mountain Resort. We continue to keep the search and rescue teams and the Torgerson family in our thoughts as the search continues. Many of you know Jon...
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February
08,
2018
Find out what’s new at NVH and read about our contributions to the communities we serve. ...
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February
01,
2018
“Antibiotics are the only class of drug for which the more we use them, the less effective they are going to be. There’s no way around it; we have to minimize use to avoid resistance,” explained North Valley Hospital pharmacist Kyle Bitney. In add...
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January
05,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare hospitals welcomed two New Year’s babies earlier this week. North Valley Hospital’s first baby of 2018 was born on Monday, January 1, at 5:04 p.m. Blair Darcy Goertzen Weight: 5 pounds, 12 ounces Length: 18 inche...
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January
04,
2018
By Allison Linville It’s a common practice to set health and wellness goals at the beginning of the new year. At North Valley Hospital, we encourage this process, because it is always good to reevaluate health and wellness and take responsibility ...
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2017
December
29,
2017
After a successful search process, the North Valley Hospital Board of Directors announced today that Kevin Abel has been named CEO of the 25-bed critical access hospital. The selection was made by the North Valley Hospital Board of Directors and rati...
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December
13,
2017
By Allison Linville “Patient-centered care is the heart of the Planetree philosophy at North Valley Hospital,” said Mary Sterhan, Senior Director of Quality and Planetree at the hospital. “One of the core values we celebrate is gratitude. We encou...
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December
11,
2017
Free Depression and Anxiety Screening for Those 55 and Older Thursday, December 14 Noon to 4 p.m. North Valley Embrace Health Senior adults and their caregivers have unique problems and needs. Physical decline, loss of independence, safety conc...
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November
28,
2017
“Like much of the nation, Montana is confronted by the growing problem of opioid abuse. As a health care system, we have both the responsibility and opportunity to address this crisis,” said North Valley Hospital Chief Medical Officer Jason Cohen, MD...
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November
22,
2017
By Allison Linville “I always enjoyed science in school and knew I would do something in the medical field,” said Stacy Dolan, a physical therapist at North Valley Physical Therapy (NVPT) in Columbia Falls. Now, Stacy has been a physical therapist...
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November
08,
2017
By Allison Linville Have you wondered how you could change your diet to positively impact your health and wellness? What would a dietitian or wellness coach tell you if you asked basic questions about food, diet and wellness? Do other people strug...
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