Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (topnews)

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
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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September
06,
2018
Please be advised that the section of Conway Drive located in front of the Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily closed from September 10 to September 25 due to construction. Improvements to Conway Drive adjacent to the ED will be performe...
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September
04,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare is proud to introduce the newest additions to the growing line-up of pediatric providers. Pediatric services offered locally include care for infants, children and adolescents in Kalispell and throughout Montana. Whether...
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July
25,
2018
Kalispell Regional Medical Center was one of two hospitals in Montana to be named on Becker's Healthcare  2018 edition of its 100 Great Community Hospitals list. This list includes independent community hospitals as well as facilities affiliated w...
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June
28,
2018
Summer is here … and so are the bugs! Summer is great for spending time outside with friends and family. Long summer days provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor activities. But it’s also the time of year when clinics see an increase in bug bite...
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April
27,
2018
Kalispell Regional Healthcare is proud to introduce HealthConnect, a quarterly electronic newsletter for patients, visitors, friends and neighbors that delivers health news and wellness information to your email inbox. Each issue includes: HEALTHY...
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March
05,
2018
IBM Watson Health™ today published its 100 Top Hospitals® annual study identifying top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance. Kalispell Regional Medical Center was the only hospital in Montana to receive this pr...
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January
23,
2018
In collaboration with Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), the Flathead City-County Health Department recognizes community concerns regarding the influenza outbreak in the Flathead Valley and nationwide. The Montana Department of Health and Human Ser...
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January
12,
2018
In December, Kalispell Regional Healthcare mailed more than 30,000 statements to patients. Due to a conversion of several of our billing systems, we are experiencing many challenges. Some of the challenges patients are experiencing include receiving ...
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January
10,
2018
Beginning Thursday, January 11, visitor restrictions will be in effect for Kalispell Regional Healthcare. Kalispell Regional Medical Center, The HealthCenter and Brendan House Due to the increase in influenza (flu) and other contagious respirat...
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2017
December
21,
2017
Cold and flu cases are at their peak over the next few months. While the flu is an inconvenience for healthy people, it can be serious for young children, the elderly or those with asthma, respiratory illness or chronic health conditions. Read on for...
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December
04,
2017
Keeping your loved ones healthy during their health care stay is a priority. If you’re visiting a friend or family member, it’s important to be a good visitor and employ the basic principles of infection prevention. This is especially true during flu...
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November
17,
2017
This week, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Patient Accounting office moved from 202 Conway Drive to a new location at Gateway Community Center. The new office opened on Thursday, November 16. The new address is: Patient Accounting 1203 U.S. ...
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November
13,
2017
Jim Oliverson, retired vice president of community relations at Kalispell Regional Healthcare, was recognized with the 2017 Great Chief Award by the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce during its 113th annual banquet held Thursday, November 9. The award...
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November
01,
2017
No one plans to get sick or injured, but most people need medical care at some point. Health insurance helps pay for the costs of that care as well as other benefits, including preventive care. The health insurance marketplace 2018 open enrollment be...
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October
30,
2017
Flu season has begun in Montana. As of October 14, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services reported 37 flu cases statewide, with three of those cases in Flathead County. The number one way to avoid the flu is to get a flu shot, ...
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October
25,
2017
Kids are back in school, fall sports are in full swing and flu season is just around the corner. Staying healthy through the winter can be a challenge. Follow the tips below to avoid getting sick. If you do find yourself feeling under the weather,...
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October
15,
2017
It is estimated that thousands of children are forced to leave the state for medical care annually. Currently, the distance from Kalispell to the nearest dedicated children’s health care facilities (Spokane, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Denver) is 200...
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September
14,
2017
In response to many calls from the community, please be assured that Kalispell Regional Healthcare facilities are not on lockdown. The KRH security team has been briefed by authorities, and there are no threats to our facilities. KRH has extensive...
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September
08,
2017
With poor air quality throughout the Flathead Valley, it’s important to take note of current conditions and take preventive measures to stay safe. Following are resources to help you and your family stay healthy during smoky conditions: How S...
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September
01,
2017
There is big news for Montana and patients at Kalispell Regional Healthcare: The first successful implantation of a dedicated ‘side branch’ heart stent was performed on August 23, 2017. This is great news for the community because it’s a unique and p...
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August
23,
2017
On October 1, 2017, student athletes in Montana will have a new tool to help make them smarter and safer when it comes to head injuries. Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) will roll out a new educational video to teach players, parents and coaches a...
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August
16,
2017
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has officially announced the name of the new facility under construction on the east side of campus. The building will be called Montana Children’s Medical Center. “Kalispell Regional Healthcare is committed to ...
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August
02,
2017
After an extensive, successful search process, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Pamela Robertson as the system’s new Chief Executive Officer. Robertson officially begins her position on Septem...
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July
31,
2017
When Aiken, South Carolina, resident Barbara Sue Brodie and her family arrived in Glacier National Park, she had no idea that their vacation would include a stay at Kalispell Regional Medical Center (KRMC). “We were on a hike in Two Medicine,” sai...
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July
03,
2017
Effective July 1, Flathead Orthopedics will join Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) as a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Clinic staff and physicians, including Drs. Matthew Bailey, Joseph Bergman, Rodney Brandt, Donald Ericksen, Sta...
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June
20,
2017
A unique pilot program at Kalispell Regional Healthcare was featured in a national news story in the June 20 episode of "PBS NewsHour." The program, which is funded through a Special Innovations Project through Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundat...
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June
02,
2017
Kalispell Regional Healthcare recently increased access to primary care with the opening of its newest clinic – KRH Care Anywhere – online. KRH Care Anywhere connects patients to a medical provider through a smartphone, tablet, or computer via an int...
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May
02,
2017
Montana is a rugged, massive and beautiful state. Those who live, work and play here often find themselves a great distance from the nearest hospital. When a medical emergency arises, time is of the essence and every moment matters and can make a dif...
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