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Bozeman Health News

Section: News Archive - posted in 2014

Five Bozeman Deaconess Health Group Clinics Earn Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition
Oct 28, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Health Services is pleased to announce that the National Committee for Quality Assurance has honored five Bozeman Deaconess Health Group (BDHG) clinics by recognizing them as Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). Bozeman ...
Strong Focus on Top Quality Healthcare Leads to Healthstrong Hospital Rating for BDHS
Jul 10, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital has been named a 2014 Healthstrong Hospital by iVantage Health Analytics®, a leading healthcare advisory and business analytic services company that provides comparative healthcare analysis of market, clinical, ...
Bozeman Deaconess Named One of 100 Great Community Hospitals
Jun 26, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital has been named of the nation’s “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review, based on the hospital’s accolades, quality of care, and services provided to patients. Hospitals ...
The Buzz About Autoimmune Disease by Dr. Melissa Reily
Jun 26, 2014
“Autoimmune disease” is a buzz word these days, but are you left wondering what it’s all about? Have you thought you might have an autoimmune disease? Or, have you been diagnosed and wondering about treatment options? Melissa Reily, ...
New Guidelines for Hypertension
May 14, 2014
When uncontrolled or poorly controlled, hypertension, or high blood pressure, can lead to heart attacks, strokes and chronic kidney disease. Dr. Gerald Groggel of Bozeman Deaconess Nephrology will explain the new treatment guidelines for ...
Spring Into Good Health with Weight Loss Strategies
May 12, 2014
If you're ready for weight loss strategies that work, join physicians Todd Harris, DO, and Melissa Wolf, MD for a great discussion on lifestyle strategies for weight loss and long-term weight maintenance. Well discuss individualized weight loss ...
Bozeman Deaconess Medical Oncology and Infusion Center To Move During Construction
Apr 24, 2014
Starting Monday, April 28 and until further notice, Bozeman Deaconess Medical Oncology and Infusion Center patients will be seen in Suite 2180 (formerly the Alpine Orthopedics suite) in Highland Park 2 as construction on the Bozeman Deaconess Cancer ...
Advanced Care Planning for Serious Illness
Apr 17, 2014
Dr. Kathryn Borgenicht of Bozeman Deaconess Internal Medicine Associates and staff from Bozeman Deaconess Palliative Care and Spiritual Care will talk about advanced care planning and the new POLST forms that went into effect on March 1, 2014. There ...
Bozeman Deaconess Shines a Light on Autism
Apr 2, 2014
Nearly one child in 90 in the U.S. has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from the Center for Disease Control. ASD affects more than two million people in this country, and almost five times more boys than ...
Montana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Award
Mar 25, 2014
The Montana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently was selected as the winner of the AAP 2014 Outstanding Small Chapter Award at the annual meeting in Chicago. “This is a really great accomplishment for our chapter,” ...
Community Care Connect to Offer Preventive Screenings at Two New Bozeman Locations
Mar 24, 2014
The Community Care Connect (CCC) mobile outreach vehicle will be making stops at two new locations in Bozeman this month to offer immunizations and preventative health screenings, along with health and nutrition education, for everyone, particularly ...
Annual Health Screening Day at Bozeman Deaconess Health Services this Saturday
Mar 24, 2014
As part of its mission “To improve community health and quality of life,” Bozeman Deaconess Health Services once again is holding its annual Health Screening Day on Saturday, March 29, from 7 am-1 pm, offering free and reduced price ...
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals
Mar 5, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Bozeman Deaconess Hospital is one of ...
Visiting Restrictions Lifted at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
Feb 27, 2014
Effective Tuesday, February 25, visiting restrictions in place due to Influenza have been lifted at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. The restrictions were enacted to control the spread of flu within the hospital. However, the hospital requests that anyone ...
Gallatin Heart Rescue Celebrates Successes of Unsung Heroes Performing Hands Only CPR
Feb 5, 2014
What began two years ago as a local effort to help heart attack victims survive while waiting for medical attention has grown into a state-wide program in which 12,000 individuals have been taught to perform the life-saving technique of Hands Only ...
A Day for Us: Workshops for Women hosted by Bozeman Deaconess Womens Center
Feb 4, 2014
Taking care of family, work and community takes a lot of a womans time. Every woman deserves to stop occasionally to take care of herself. In 2014, women of all ages will have four opportunities to take a Saturday morning off, just for themselves, at ...
Fit for Life Wellness Program offers half off!
Jan 27, 2014
February only can you join Fit for Life for just $50!* Fit for Life offers cardiac and pulmonary risk reduction through exercise and education. Patients must have at least one modifiable risk factor for heart disease or previous lung disease. ...
Office of the State Auditor to Present on Affordable Care Act at Bozeman Deaconess
Jan 23, 2014
Are you concerned about how the Affordable Care Act, which requires most U.S. citizens to obtain health insurance will affect you and your family? Come hear representatives from the Office of the State Auditor for a free public educational ...
What To Do About The Winter Blues
Jan 16, 2014
If you feel the ‘winter blues’ coming on, don’t tough it out on your own. Many people, who live in the northern latitudes, such as in Montana, suffer from a type of depression referred to as Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD). Dr. ...
Bozeman Deaconess Foundation announces the theme for its 15th Annual Hospitality dinner
Jan 14, 2014
Today, the Bozeman Deaconess Foundation announced the theme for its 15th Annual Hospital ity dinner and auction: The Glamorous 1960s in the Big Apple. One of Bozeman’s largest and most successful charity events, typically raising more than ...
Bozeman Deaconess Foundation Announces Hospitality Auction Theme
Jan 14, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Foundation has announced that its 14th Annual Hospitality dinner and auction will feature a medieval theme presenting décor, menu and ambiance of days gone by. Proceeds will go toward the Bozeman Deaconess Heart Center to ...
Bozeman Deaconess Foundation Health Care Champions
Jan 8, 2014
Bozeman Deaconess Foundation is happy to introduce Health Care Champions, the foundation’s new program developed to honor outstanding caregivers. Often, patients and family members feel gratitude for the care provided at Bozeman Deaconess ...
New Bozeman Deaconess Health Group VP
Jan 8, 2014
Chris Darnell left sunny South Carolina to become the new Bozeman Deaconess Health Group vice president during the coldest week yet of winter, but the weather hasn’t chilled his enthusiasm for the new job. “Everyone has been so warm in ...
HBO’s ‘The Weight Of The Nation’ To Be Screened At BDHS
Jan 6, 2014
In the United States, 68 percent of adults age 20 and older are overweight or obese, while 31.7% of the nation’s children and adolescents ages two to 19 are overweight or obese. Obesity contributes to five of the 10 leading causes of death in ...