Profile of the Week: Strong Women

Strong Women

The primary objective of the StrongWomen™ Program is to help communities nationwide to implement safe and  effective strength training programs for midlife and older women. Women begin to show decline in muscle mass beginning at age 30 and if this condition is not reversed, women will have reduced strength and other severe consequences as they age. Women need […]

RHI’s 2013 Rural Health Success Story Contest Winner: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Disaster Preparedness Drill

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center hosted the first regional inter-facility full-scale exercise ever initiated in Lake County. The scenario involved multiple agencies including, Lake County OEM, EMS, Police from multiple jurisdictions, Search & Rescue, Fire, American Red Cross, St. Luke’s Hospital, Spartan Consulting, St. Patrick’s Hospital, ALERT and Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Public and Tribal […]

Rural Health Success Story Contest 2012 Honorable Mention: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

 Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™’ Recognition from The Joint Commission Polson September 19, 2012 – Providence St. Joseph Medical Center today was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Providence St. […]

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Native H.Y.P.E. Camp

What is Native H.Y.P.E.? Native H.Y.P.E. is a leadership program for American Indian students in Montana, Wyoming or closely surrounding areas. Approximately 40 middle school students, entering 6th – 8th grade, will be selected to participate in Native H.Y.P.E. from July 8th-12th on the Salish-Kootenai campus in Pablo, MT. Each student selected will be provided […]

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Women 4 Wellness Health Fair

5th Annual Women 4 Wellness Health Fair Next year’s fair will be May 15th, 2014 from 10 am to 4:30 pm Joe McDonald Health & Fitness Center at Salish Kootenai College Join in on a full day of health-related booths with free screenings ranging from cholesterol to strokes. Women 4 Wellness is an opportunity for […]

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Montana FoodCorps & Grow Montana

Montana’s FoodCorps is a team of young leaders fighting the childhood obesity epidemic by helping K-12 schools serve more locally grown food, grow school gardens, and conduct hands-on nutrition education. The 2011-2012 team is focused on Montana’s rural communities, especially those with high levels of poverty or food insecurity. In the summer of 2006, Grow […]