Meaningful Internships with Kootenai Health’s IT Department

December 1st, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Local high school student, Samantha Heck, recently interned with Kootenai Health's IT department. Samantha Heck, IT Intern Her successful internship inspired David Cheang, network engineer, to begin developing an in-depth intern training program that is tailored to the talents and abilities of the individual intern. The goal is to enrich student's academic and [...]

Pumpkin Ginger Soup

November 24th, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events, Nutrition Services, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Katie's pumpkin ginger soup would be a perfect side dish for Thanksgiving this year. It's unique, delicious, healthy, and offers easy substitutions for those with special dietary restrictions. Interested in learning more great recipes or changing up your eating habits? Meet with one of Kootenai's registered dietitians. Katie says: Katie Adrian, RD This recipe has [...]

Manage Holiday Stress

November 18th, 2014|Categories: Behavioral Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Finding an appropriate balance during the holiday season is key. By Andrea Nagel Everyone feels a little added stress around the holidays. Whether it is the financial burden associated with the season of giving, or time constraints when dealing with travel and fitting in visits with family; the holidays can be very complicated. Luckily, experts [...]

Catching some Zzzzz’s

November 5th, 2014|Categories: News/Events, Sleep Medicine, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Kootenai Health’s Sleep Lab offers state-of-the-art oral devices to treat sleep apnea By Andrea Kalas-Nagel Michael Coats, MD Millions of Americans have sleep apnea. Many of these people don’t even know they have it. Sleep apnea is defined by abnormal pauses in breathing while sleeping often caused by a blocked airway (known as [...]

Every Step of the way

September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Cancer Services, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Continuity of Care is a Key Weapon in Becky Rennebaum’s Battle against Breast Cancer By Stacie Jones Sitting together at their dining room table, Becky and Fritz Rennebaum admired the view of lake Coeur d’Alene from their home near Worley, Idaho. It was a drizzly mid-February afternoon, but Becky was fantasizing about the warmer months [...]