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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Confidential support for moms

Wrapped in Hope is working to help moms who are drug and alcohol dependent during pregnancy. The program provides prenatal care with licensed addiction counselors at both Providence St. Joseph and St. Luke Hospitals. Patients can benefit from services including transportation, childcare, cell phones, and bab...

Drugs affecting babies before birth Drugs affecting babies before birth

The number of babies born with drugs in their systems increased to 49 percent earlier this year in Lake County – but there is hope. “The numbers are astounding,” said Dr. Jamie Straub of St. Joseph Medical Center. She added that vilifying the moms doesn’t solve the problem; it migh...

St. Joseph Medical Center receives quality awards

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s Quality Improvement Award for its work on Emergency Department Transfer Communications. The awards were ...

Back to School night a success Back to School night a success

Submitted by Lexie Gallegos, FoodCorps Service Member and member of the Linderman Family Partnership Committee POLSON – The Linderman Back to School Night was a great opportunity for students and their families to meet their teachers, enjoy dinner provided by Super 1 Foods and McDonalds, and learn...

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...

JUMP START JUMP START

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...


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