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Prolacta Bioscience program to highlight benefits of a human milk diet


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KME partners on recycling site

Valley Recycling and Kalispell Medical Equipment (KME) are teaming up to replace the recycling drop-off site that recently closed behind Super 1 grocery store in Kalispell.
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Walking track is open to the public

Wildfires across the region have created unhealthy and, sometimes, hazardous air quality conditions. Don't let this keep you from getting the exercise you need. You are invited to use The Summit's walking track for $2 a day, and the Gateway Community Center for free.
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Hospice memorial celebration scheduled for September 21

The 26th annual memorial celebration, Tree of Lights–Season of Change, has moved from the chilly month of December to the warmth of September, embracing the changing seasons of life.
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Join us on the Rad Ride

A great cause, a fun family bike ride, delicious food and raffle drawings – what better recipe can you find for a must-do event to close out a Flathead summer? The Saturday, August 29 Rad Ride for Cancer Support Community Kalispell is almost here.
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Thank you for your confidence

Our gratitude goes out to the Flathead Valley community for the votes of confidence you offered Kalispell Regional Healthcare in the recent Best of the Flathead Daily Inter Lake Reader Poll.
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Climbing the mountain

Northwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine teamed up with Tom, Brittany and David Sturzen to support Flathead Industries' Climb Big Mountain fundraiser on July 18.
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Level III trauma center verified

Kalispell Regional Healthcare recently gained re-verification as a Level III trauma center.
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Montana attorney general announces prescription drug abuse program

Dr. Camden Kneeland welcomed Montana Attorney General Tim Fox to Kalispell Thursday, July 30, to launch an online prescription drug abuse reduction resource center, Know Your Dose.
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Rad Ride registration is open!

Now would be a great time to sign up for the Rad Ride — quite possibly the Flathead's most fun event on wheels this summer. The Aug. 29 family bicycle ride honors the memory of Steve Rademaker and raises funds for Cancer Support Community Kalispell.
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KRH, NVH explore opportunities to collaborate

The Governing Boards of North Valley Hospital and Kalispell Regional Healthcare announced that they have begun exploring how to best deliver health care to Northwest Montana and the Flathead Valley.
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Pat Wilson wins MSU honor

Pat Wilson, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s executive director of education services, was recently recognized for supporting the Montana State University College of Nursing. She received the Dean's Award for Excellence for her exceptional leadership as a community partner to MSU.
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A word on compliance

At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, “compliance” carries a very important meaning. It means doing the right thing, whether it’s following federal regulations for Medicare and Medicaid, following safety guidelines, or treating others with compassion and dignity.
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KRH receives Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

Kalispell Regional Healthcare has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the
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KRH Nurse of the Year

She’s incredibly helpful and always eager to lend a hand. She’s compassionate and caring toward her patients. She’s Melissa Pliley, RN, the 2015 Kalispell Regional Healthcare Nurse of the Year. Melissa was honored at a ceremony Thursday afternoon at Kalispell Regional Medical
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Second residency class to begin

Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) welcomes Dr. Nicole Russell, Dr. Michael Druschel and Dr. Felicia Lucas as the members of its second class of resident physicians through the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana. Beginning on July 1, they will carry out their final two years of residency
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Easley named to lead pharmacy

Kalispell Regional Healthcare welcomes Hugh Easley, PharmD, to his new role as the director of Pharmacy Services for Kalispell Regional Healthcare. He has been serving as interim director since Mark Donaldson, PharmD, departed on March 1, 2015. Hugh completed his doctoral training in clinical
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We have moved!

Sunny View Pediatrics has relocated to 1273 Burns Way in Kalispell. Their new office space is just one block south of the Medical Arts Building, where they were formerly located. Dr. Lynn Dykstra, Dr. Ken Graham, Dr. Mike Schwaller and Nurse Practitioner Valerie Beebe will continue to provide
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Greater Flathead Renal joins KRH

Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) and the physicians at Greater Flathead Renal are delighted to announce the clinic’s integration with KRH as of April 1.   Nephrologists Scot Born, MD, PharmD, and Tobin Hoppes, MD, are well known as the medical directors of dialysis centers in
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Raising the bar in breastfeeding

In an effort to encourage new mothers to breastfeed exclusively during the first six months of their babies’ lives, Kalispell Regional Medical Center Lactation Services is expanding its Gold Ribbon Campaign. The campaign, launched locally at the World Breastfeeding Day celebration in
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New ER Campaign Launched

For the first time in the hospital’s history, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation is turning to the Flathead community and surrounding areas with a request for help in meeting a major funding need.


Volunteering hands & hearts

You see them everywhere at Kalispell Regional Healthcare – the women in pink vests and the men in blue jackets. They’re helping visitors find their way, running specimens to the lab, delivering hospital departments’ mail. Hospital visitors will see the Kalispell Regional Medical
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KRMC Lab earns national accreditation

Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s Laboratory learned in late January that its national accreditation has been renewed through the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) Accreditation Committee. The accreditation is based on results of a recent on-site inspection. The national
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