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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Lake County appoints new health officer Lake County appoints new health officer

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — The Lake County Commissioners and Health Board have appointed Dr. Nichole McKinsey as Lake County Health Officer effective August 31, 2016. Under administrative and policy direction of the Board of Health, Dr. McKinsey performs consultativ...

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Ever since she was a child, Josey Motichka wanted to grow up and work in a medical career. But, she said, people warned her she would get into it and change her mind. Her decision was cemented after participating last year as a high school junior in an innovative internship collaboration between Providenc...

Providence St. Joseph welcomes family medicine resident Providence St. Joseph welcomes family medicine resident

News from Providece St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Dr. Julia Gruetzmacher will be training at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center hospital and clinic for the next month. She begins her rotation on Sept. 19. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center CEO James Kiser is committed to the education and...

$100,000 raised for eICU

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — In celebration of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center’s centennial anniversary, Providence Montana Health Foundation has raised $100,000 through a fundraising campaign to install electronic Intensive Care Unit equipment in the Polson h...

Briefs for Aug. 7, 2016

Bereavement group set to begin in Polson POLSON — An eight-week Bereavement Support Group series for adults grieving the death of a loved one is offered Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. from Sept. 28-Nov. 16, at the O’Maley conference room on the second floor of Providence St. Joseph Medical C...

Hospice volunteer training offered

RONAN — Lake County Home Options will offer a new hospice volunteer training program, starting Sept. 15 in Ronan, designed for those with a heart to serve their community. The free program prepares individuals to provide caring support while enriching the lives of those with a terminal illness. Through...

Committees work to improve Polson

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson committees recently submitted updates on continuing improvements. —Beautification Committee: The Beautification Committee was busy this summer organizing, publicizing and awarding winners of the annual “Polson in Bloom Contest.&r...

Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims Local hospitals team up to help sexual assault victims

News from DeeAnn Richardson, SAFE Harbor Executive Director Rape survivors, whether in Ronan, Polson or a larger city like Seattle encounter significant difficulties seeking post-assault healthcare and medical forensic evidence collection. Numerous studies have found that less than half of survivors ...

briefs for July 20, 2016

Help stop invasive weeds FINLEY POINT – Montana State Parks invites the public to help Flathead Lake State Park staff combat invasive weeds on Wednesday, July 27, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at the Finley Point Unit, 31453 S Finley Point Road. In addition to helping us control these plant pests, you&...

Family physician retires after 34 years Family physician retires after 34 years

It’s a true testament of ability when a doctor, about to retire, is still giving care to patients he had when his practice began. This is true for Dr. Steve Irwin, who is retiring this summer after 34 years of practice at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. The Madsens of Polson chose Dr. Irwin as th...


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