Articles tagged with 'pediatrics' | Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (pediatrics)

2020
March
09,
2020
| 05:14 PM America/Denver
Ok, so first the good news: dietary fat and cholesterol have been cleared of all charges (for the most part). With the exception of trans fat and hydrogenated oils. Recent meta-analysis has shown no strong link between dietary fat and heart disease, ...
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February
25,
2020
| 07:53 PM America/Denver
In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reaffirmed their stance on the palivizumab prophylaxis in high-risk infants and young children as guided by the 2014 AAP Guidelines. In Montana, RSV season generally commences in late November lasting...
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February
17,
2020
| 04:32 PM America/Denver
Dr. John Cole, pediatrician at Sunnyview Pediatrics, stopped by KGEZ AM radio to debunk myths surrounding vaccinations and to emphasis the importance of getting an annual flu shot. ...
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February
14,
2020
| 11:19 PM America/Denver
This is a great time of year to review these topics. Every 5 minutes in the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect. At the top of the list of birth defects are congenital heart defects (CHDs). Demographic studies of congenital heart def...
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February
11,
2020
| 05:19 PM America/Denver
According to the CDC, birth defects affect 1 out of 33 births in the U.S. with cleft lip/palate, heart defects and spinal bifida among the most common. We now know that taking 400 mcg folic acid (or the active form called l-methylfolate) before and d...
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February
04,
2020
| 11:21 PM America/Denver
Joseph Castillo and his 10-month old niece, Mikaela, are both learning to walk. For Joseph, it is a re-learning—reminding his muscles to move and spine to support his lengthy 18-year-old body. Born with a lipomyelomeningocele, a condition where an ab...
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January
29,
2020
| 09:17 PM America/Denver
Dr. Hilary Hanba, pediatrician at Family Health Care and Dr. Daniel Hanba, pediatrician and internal medicine physician at Family Health Care, sit down for an get to know you interview with KGEZ AM Radio. ...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 07:24 PM America/Denver
The gift-giving season has arrived, with kids of all ages making their holiday wishlists known. Before buying a popular toy for the special child in your life, it's important to consider the toy’s safety. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...
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October
25,
2019
| 08:11 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s is collaborating with KindVR, a research-based company specializing in the use of virtual reality therapies, to help patients mitigate the pain and stress of medical procedures and conditions. Virtual reality therapy has been prove...
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October
03,
2019
| 05:13 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric facility, has partnered with Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites and a committed corporate ally to families facing childhood cancer, to provide pediatric ca...
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September
10,
2019
| 09:36 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric facility, was built to bring hope and healing to children and families in the Flathead Valley and throughout the state. From June 7 – 14, 2020, Montana Children’s is partnering with Flathe...
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August
15,
2019
| 09:08 PM America/Denver
Whenever children visit Sunny View Pediatrics in Kalispell for a checkup, they leave with a parting gift: a new book to read. For the past two years, the clinic has been partnered with the Reach Out and Read Program, a national nonprofit organization...
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August
12,
2019
| 03:52 PM America/Denver
Amy Rohyans Stewart joined Montana Children’s in June as child life coordinator to initiate the new child life program—a specialized program to help pediatric patients and their families cope effectively with hospitalization. With more than 20 years ...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/Denver
Twelve-year-old Teslyn came down with a fever and body aches, which was no cause for alarm. The aches soon became quite painful. She missed a few days of school and then went back, only to come home feeling exhausted. After a visit with their loca...
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July
08,
2019
| 11:55 PM America/Denver
Spokane is launching a regular pediatric orthopedic outreach clinic in collaboration with Montana Children’s. The clinic will be located at Northwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Kalispell. To increase access to pediatric orthopedic care, Shriner...
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June
27,
2019
| 09:59 PM America/Denver
Finding local, high-quality specialized medical care for a seriously or chronically ill child can be one of the most daunting challenges in an already gut-wrenching scenario. For many families in Montana, that used to mean traveling out of state, cau...
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June
24,
2019
| 07:31 PM America/Denver
Montana Children's, featuring the largest collective of pediatric specialists in the state, is set to open July 1. You are invited to our open house on June 29. Have you heard about it? Interested in what will be housed there and what services are of...
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June
03,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Denver
After more than two years of construction, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s Montana Children’s pediatric facility will officially open its doors to the children and families of Montana on July 1, 2019. The 190,000 square-foot facility, designed exclus...
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May
29,
2019
| 09:16 PM America/Denver
2018 was a year of growth and literal groundbreaking efforts to expand the vision of Montana Children’s. Additional physician recruitment added more pediatric specialists and subspecialists to the Kalispell Regional Healthcare medical staff and patie...
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May
24,
2019
| 09:24 PM America/Denver
On July 1, 2019, Montana Children’s will open its doors to the children and families of our region. Montana Children’s was created to provide local access to high quality pediatric specialty care, including the largest group of fellowship-trained ped...
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April
11,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/Denver
Effective April 11, visitor restrictions are lifted for Kalispell Regional Medical Center, The HealthCenter, and Pathways Treatment Center. Restrictions had been in place since January 22 due to the increase in influenza admissions. Thank you for ...
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April
01,
2019
| 11:37 PM America/Denver
Written by Chris Leopold This year, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) celebrated its 11th birthday. Back in the fall of 2007, KRH announced that they would be expanding their birthing center to include ...
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March
22,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Denver
Sonya French, clinical wellness coach at the Summit Medical Fitness Center, is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding what a wellness coach is and how they can help you reach your health goals.   ...
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March
20,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/Denver
Written by Adriane Haragan, MD, maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Montana Perinatal Center I had never been to Shelby, Montana before. When I arrived, I recall thinking that it looked like the Great Plains were jammed right up to the Rocky Mount...
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March
04,
2019
| 08:18 PM America/Denver
The doctor’s office can be a scary place for a child. The intimidating machines, the extra attention from doctors and nurses and the fear of the unknown can all be incredibly overwhelming, especially for the first time. While there is no one way to k...
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February
25,
2019
| 09:23 PM America/Denver
On February 20, Senator Steve Daines was in Kalispell to discuss the state’s ongoing drug abuse crisis with a panel of Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) officials. The discussion highlighted the innovative solutions that KRH has implemented to supp...
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January
30,
2019
| 10:50 PM America/Denver
Designed to keep health care workers up-to-date on medical advances, continuing education (CE) credits are an educational requirement for professionals with health care careers. They fill the gap between current care and optimal care and are mandated...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:34 PM America/Denver
Tomi Simenson, 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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January
28,
2019
| 09:35 PM America/Denver
On February 2, KRH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will be celebrating its 11th birthday. Back in the fall of 2007, KRH announced that they would be expanding their birthing center to include a NICU largely due to the exploding growth rate of t...
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January
24,
2019
| 09:03 PM America/Denver
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...
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