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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Nurse practitioner joins walk-in clinic Nurse practitioner joins walk-in clinic

News from Providence  St. Joseph  Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes Penny Charrance, Nurse Practitioner to Polson. Penny is a provider in the walk-in clinic. She has a both a bachelor’s and master’s of science in nursing from the Univer...

Hospital holds Easter basket fundraiser for Relay for Life

Caregivers from 15 different departments at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson combined resources to create 15 separate Easter baskets that are being raffled to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and Lake County Relay for Life. The baskets are on display in the St. Joseph lobby. They ...

Nurse practitioner joins Polson team Nurse practitioner  joins Polson team

News from Providence  St. Joseph Medical CenterPOLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes Becky Clizbe, nurse practitioner, to Polson. Becky is a provider in the family practice and walk-in clinic. She has an associate of science in nursing degree and bachelor of science in nursing ...

Creating healthier communities, togethe

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Providence Health and Services Western Montana caregivers joined other Providence teams in February and traveled to Chicamán, Guatemala, as part of Providence Health International. They entered the community to build fuel-efficient, vent...

Local artists bead panels for hospital Local artists bead panels for hospital

POLSON — Sounding like unspoken family vows, “know me, care for me, ease my way” is the vision statement of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center.  And it’s more than just words. The saying has been beaded into three panels on display in the entryway to make the hospital mor...

Forbis brings community experience to hospital Forbis brings community experience to hospital

POLSON — After 29 years with Andersen Broadcasting, Rich Forbis was ready for a new challenge.  “Change is always with us and I felt it was time to take on a new adventure,” Forbis said.  That desire for a step into unchartered territory led Forbis to his new position as Com...

Healthcare providers react to Affordable Care Act Healthcare providers react to Affordable Care Act

LAKE COUNTY – Mission Valley healthcare providers say they have seen mixed results to their bottom lines and overall method of service delivery after the mandatory implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act went into place in 2014. The major overhaul of the national healthcare system implemen...

Light candle to remember loved ones

POLSON — Christmas is a time for families, for sharing, for giving, but sometimes it’s a wrenching season for people grieving the loss of a loved one.  To remember loved ones who have passed away, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and Lake Funeral Home are partnering on a Tree of Light...

Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola Area hospitals, emergency workers train for Ebola

Ebola. The very word sounds menacing, but then the disease is defined – an infectious and generally fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, which is spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirus. Rest assured, local medical and emergency workers are preparing...

Healthcare enrollment assistance offered

POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center will host a health insurance enrollment fair through Montana’s Health Insurance Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the hospital lobby from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Although open enrollment began Saturday, Nov. 15, and runs through Feb. 15, 2015, those w...


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