Bringing hope

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health|Tags: |

NIC partners with Kootenai Health to offer Mental Health Assistant course Story by Kaye Thornbrugh Photo by Tom Greene Kimberly Enos has known pain. Years ago, when she was in a dark place, she landed [...]

Rebecca McIntire Boifeuillet joins Kootenai Health Foundation

By |September 15th, 2016|Categories: Foundation, News/Events|Tags: |

Kootenai Health Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca (Becky) McIntire Boifeuillet as a board member. Boifeuillet’s term begins this month. She joins Mike Chapman, chair; Peter Wagstaff, vice chair; Linda Fournier, past [...]

Kootenai Health earns national Safe Sleep recognition

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: |

Kootenai Health was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,” for our commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. We are one of the first [...]

Get smart about antibiotics

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health|Tags: , |

Know when it’s best not to use antibiotics It never fails; when the kids go back to school, they are bound to come home with runny noses, coughs, and sore throats at some point. As [...]

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 [...]