Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (news)

2018
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. ...
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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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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. ...
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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,...
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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...
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December
03,
2018
Kalispell Regional Medical Center announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The ...
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November
30,
2018
Home Options Hospice is excited to introduce a new opportunity to honor your loved ones with a simple but meaningful gesture. A decorated Reflection Tree will be available in the the main lobby of Kalispell Regional Medical Center from December 3 – 3...
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November
30,
2018
Iron deficiency can be a common occurrence in children. But what are the signs for it and how is it treated in your child? Can it be prevented? Is it something you should be concerned about? These and many more questions are answered in this episode ...
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November
16,
2018
Cancer can strike fear into anyone, but seems especially brutal when it comes to children. But what are the incident rates with children? What are common signs and symptoms that you should look for? Can cancer in children be prevented? These and many...
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November
14,
2018
Each month, 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. Standing ovation for Grace Caplan! Congratulations to Grace Caplan, registere...
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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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November
12,
2018
AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support Montana Children's Medical Center while doing your regular Amazon shopping. It's the same huge selection of products, same prices, and no added cost to you. By selecting Kalispell Regional Medical Center ...
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November
10,
2018
The fourth Annual Rad Ride benefiting Cancer Support and Survivorship was held on August 25th and was a huge success. With nearly 100 registered riders, the event raised $19,215 for KRH Cancer Support and Survivorship program. This brings our four-ye...
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November
09,
2018
During November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role i...
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November
08,
2018
To add science to all we do at the Summit we operate an Exercise & Sports Science Center [ESSC] formerly known as the Competitive Edge Performance Laboratory [CEPL]. We changed the name because we wished to dispel the perception that our center was d...
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November
08,
2018
Grief can take a significant toll on the body, both emotionally and physically. To assist with grief recovery, Home Options Hospice is offering a free eight-week Yoga for Grief Support class. A membership to Summit Medical Fitness Center is not requi...
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November
07,
2018
The Kalispell Regional Medical Center Gift Shop is holding its annual early bird sale on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17. Shoppers can expect deep discounts on all holiday and Fall merchandise, starting with 35 percent off at 6 a.m. on ...
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November
06,
2018
Philip Jaffe, MD, medical director for the Digestive Health Institute, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding the new building and why the level of digestive care available in the valley is important. ...
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November
05,
2018
Article written by Madison Evans, MSW, SWLC KRH Cancer Support & Survivorship - krh.org/cancersupport   What is advance care planning and who needs it? It is not unusual to avoid conversations about the end of life. So, it is normal that most...
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November
05,
2018
For more than 100 years, Kalispell Regional Healthcare has worked to improve the health, comfort and lives of its community. Our work on Initiative 185 has been just as important. Every Montana household pays nearly $779 extra in taxes each year to h...
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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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October
31,
2018
October 31, 2018 was a big day at Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung. Providers and staff celebrated the 100th TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) procedure. This is a minimally-invasive procedure to replace the main valve of the heart. With the u...
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October
29,
2018
In celebration of Sleep Technologist Appreciation Week, October 29 through November 4, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare and North Valley Hospital Sleep Centers along with Rocky Mountain Heart & Lung would like to recognize the hard-working sleep tec...
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October
26,
2018
Do you know about the KRH Grateful Patient Program? It's wonderful way for patients to recognize and say thank you to the caregivers who made a difference and were there when you needed them the most. The best part, it keeps on giving. When patie...
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October
25,
2018
Thank you to everyone who attended the sixth annual Pink Me Up! Color Celebration We had 900 runners that fought cancer with fitness and got blasted with tons of color along the way. The biggest hit for the second year in a row was the slip n slid...
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October
24,
2018
The Western Montana Area Health Education Center at the University of Montana will host 1st Shift, a one-day pilot, entry-level health care career exposure program, next month for Flathead County residents. The program, in collaboration with Flathead...
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October
23,
2018
For more than 100 years, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has served the health needs of the people of northwest Montana. However, recent allegations called into question the organization’s intent and integrity, and community perceptions have been...
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October
19,
2018
William Gibson, JD, general counsel for Kalispell Regional Healthcare is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding the recent allegations and settlement with the Department of Justice. ...
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October
18,
2018
Do you know what vaping is? Your teen does! Katy Saisbury, wellness coach at Summit Medical Fitness Center is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding vaping and your child’s health. For more information, see the website at healthymontana.org ...
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October
17,
2018
Vote YES to ballot initiative I-185 this November!   Health care providers and other community members join together to kick some (tobacco) butts in support of I-185. Donut-flavored, cotton-candy-flavored and fruity-tooty e-liquids (aka: nicotine)...
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