Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (news)

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...
Read more
February
08,
2019
By Doreen Hart, RN, HN-BC Right now, two of the biggest health concerns in this country are chronic pain and opioid addiction. Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans each year, while the next two most common concerns, diabetes and cancer, affe...
Read more
Tags
February
01,
2019
The power of partnerships At The Montana Center for Wellness & Pain Management we believe in being good neighbors in our community. That’s why we’ve decided to launch a great new community partnership program we want to tell you about and we hope ...
Read more
Tags
January
31,
2019
North Valley Hospital is looking ahead to 2019 with optimism and enthusiasm for the new year. Again, we look forward to partnering with our communities and finding more ways to serve our patients, provide better access to quality care, and address lo...
Read more
Tags
January
30,
2019
The liver is a fascinating and largely underrated organ For the most part, the average person probably doesn’t give a lot of thought to the liver. You could say it works in the background as a silent investor in your health and body business. H...
Read more
Tags
January
28,
2019
Each month, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) selects an employee that goes above and beyond to demonstrate strong character. They are nominated and selected by peers as the Guardian of the Month. For the month of December, Stefanie McKain was c...
Read more
Tags
January
24,
2019
The Neuroscience and Spine Institute is pleased to announce the opening of a new neurosurgical brain and spine clinic for adult patients in Missoula. Staffed by neurosurgeons T. C. Origitano, MD, PhD, and Joseph Sramek, MD, the clinic will provide in...
Read more
Tags
January
22,
2019
Home Options welcomes caregivers and loved ones of those facing terminal or chronic illness to join the new "Care for You" workout class. This free weekly class is held every Wednesday at The Summit at 10 a.m. in Studio A (no membership necessary). ...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
January
19,
2019
UPDATE: Visitor restrictions have now been lifted for Pathways Treatment Center. Pathways Treatment Center had previously imposed visitor restrictions and limited patient admissionss due to some patients showing symptoms of gastroenteritis. After ...
Read more
Tags
January
14,
2019
Please help us welcome two new providers to the Bass Breast Center at Kalispell Regional Healthcare.  Erica Case, NP, joined our team in October 2018. She comes to us with experience in the management of patients with a high risk of developing bre...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
January
10,
2019
Can your child's seizures be treated? Are there new treatments on the horizon? These and many more questions are answered in this episode of Healthy Kids featuring Marcus Wheeler, MD, pediatric neurologist at Kalispell Regional Healthcare Montana Chi...
Read more
Tags
January
10,
2019
The Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Craig Lambrecht, MD, MPH, MBA, MHSA, FACEP, as the system’s new President & Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Lambrecht officially begins his position in early Febr...
Read more
Tags
January
09,
2019
Reprinted with permission from the November issue of Montana Woman Magazine. Aritcle written by Katherine Johnson.  44 year-old Justin Green became involved with Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture because of his own struggle with chronic...
Read more
Tags
January
08,
2019
If you thought you were having a heart attack, you would go to the closest hospital as quickly as possible. However, many other situations aren’t as clear. Deciding on the right place to seek treatment can be a tough call when you feel sick or are in...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
December
29,
2018
North Valley Hospital is grateful for our community support throughout 2018. We wanted to look back at some of the wonderful events, fundraisers, and moments we shared and also express our optimism for another year ahead as your community hospital. ...
Read more
Tags
December
28,
2018
On December 19, Manuel Campillo, Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s festive housekeeper, won the Homemade Dollhouse Raffle, taking home the highly coveted prize. The raffle was a KRH Volunteer sponsored event benefiting the Montana Children’s Medica...
Read more
Tags
December
27,
2018
By Allison Linville Originally published in 406 Woman, December/January 2019 Issue “My passion is to help women feel healthy and live a good life,” says Mirna Bowden, MD at Alpine Women’s Center. Dr. Bowden has been at Alpine Women’s Center in ...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
December
19,
2018
Matthew Larsen, manager of diabetes education and prevention, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding holiday sweets and diabetes and how to find healthy alternatives. ...
Read more
Tags
December
14,
2018
Michael Hromadka, MD, plastic surgeon from HealthCenter’s Glacier View Plastic Surgery, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding plastic surgery in the Flathead Valley and how nonsurgical technology like CoolSculpting can make a difference in your l...
Read more
Tags
December
13,
2018
Being sick or hurt is no fun at all and can be quite scary for kids. What does a day in the life of a pediatric patient look like? What takes place in a pediatric unit? What do pediatric nurses do? These and many more questions are answered in this e...
Read more
Tags
December
11,
2018
Jan Seelye, bereavement and volunteer coordinator, KRMC Home Options Hospice, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding why self-care is so important in dealing with grief during the holidays. ...
Read more
Tags
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. ...
Read more
Tags
December
03,
2018
Deborah Hoffman, MD, Kalispell Regional Healthcare Sleep Center, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding how to improve your sleep and recent accreditation of the Kalispell and Whitefish sleep centers. ...
Read more
Tags
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,...
Read more
Tags
December
03,
2018
Tomi Simensen, her husband, and their two boys run a family ranch in Chinook, Montana. When her eldest son, Wylie, got sick with mono she assumed that Wacee, her youngest, had also contracted the illness when he complained of shortness of breath. Muc...
Read more
Tags