Fuel for School

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health|Tags: , |

Quick, easy and healthy food ideas to give your kids a boost. By Kendra McGahan, M.S., R.D.N., L.D., C.N.S.C. Proper nutrition is vital to happy, healthy and focused children. Lunch and snack time provide the [...]

Crash Survivor Visits Kootenai After Five Years

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , , |

Greg Nordfelt survived a life-threatening motorcycle crash in 2011 and wanted to celebrate the five-year anniversary by meeting his care team for the first time since his hospital stay. Greg and his wife Laura pose [...]

Pedaling Power |Rehabilitation Services Receives New Bike for Patients

By |August 5th, 2016|Categories: Foundation, Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , , , |

Kootenai Health Rehabilitation Services receives new FES bike from generous community members By Stacie Jones Alan Wilson rides a bike two times a week. Like many of us who exercise, he does it in part to [...]

Kootenai wins Most Wired

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: News/Events|Tags: |

Kootenai Health was recently named "Most Wired" by Health & Hospitals Networks magazine for 2016. This achievement recognizes Kootenai Health's IT department for implementing and supporting technology that improves the quality of patient care in our [...]

The Recovery Revolution

By |July 15th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health|Tags: |

By Jeanna Hofmeister Imagine having your morning cup of coffee just two hours before major surgery. Envision waking up in recovery and then enjoying a full meal only a few hours later. Picture your postoperative pain being well managed with over-the-counter remedies. [...]

Emergency Department Construction Underway

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , |

As the second phase of expansion begins, there has been a lot of activity around Kootenai Health’s operating rooms and Emergency Department. Construction crews recently finished the demolition of the first stage of operating room [...]