Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (pediatrics)

2019
July
08,
2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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...
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January
12,
2019
What does thriving mean to you? We think it’s about flourishing in the areas of life that are most important to you. Health and wellness can be the foundation of thriving and that’s where we can help. We know you already know what to do; eat well and...
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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...
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2018
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...
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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...
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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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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
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
05,
2018
Written by Mary Wallace No one was taking Emmie seriously. Maybe the doctors weren’t listening to her because she was technically still a kid, but Emmie knew she was dealing with a severe and very grown-up illness. When she found blood in her stoo...
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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
17,
2018
Healthy Kids Podcast - Should you be concerned about your child’s concussion? Head injuries can be devastating for children. But what are the warning signs? What should you look out for? These and many more questions are answered in this episode o...
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October
03,
2018
Everyone says breastfeeding is important. But why? And for how long? These and many more questions are answered in this episode of Healthy Kids featuring Jill VanNice Steiner, RN, lactation consultant at Kalispell Regional Healthcare Montana Children...
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October
02,
2018
Fall is a favorite season for a lot of people. In fact, when Americans were polled in 2013 about this, more people picked fall as their favorite season than any other season! Spring was a close second. There are a lot of reasons I can think of for th...
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