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Northern Montana Hospital (NMH)


Established in 1976.

Two Hospitals Become One: Northern Montana Hospital

In December 1965, a letter from the Sacred Heart Hospital, relative to a proposal for developing a single general hospital in place of the two existing facilities, Sacred Heart and Kennedy Deaconess, under the new name of Northern Montana Hospital, a new corporation. Then the planning of the new hospital began and it is a long story in itself. In June 1975, a new $6.5 million hospital was completed and ready for occupancy. Kennedy Deaconess Hospital served the area well, as did the Sacred Heart Hospital. When the need arose to provide an extension of services, rather than expensive duplication, thousands of man hours were donated by leaders in the community in order to provide, through their commitment, extended health care with modern facilities. That commitment continues to this day.


Northern Montana Hospital (NMH) is the center of a comprehensive system of medical and health care services, staffed with a team of caring professionals who are dedicated to meeting the growing needs of our Hi-Line communities. The not-for-profit, 49-bed community hospital and acute care facility features a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department, with state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and electronic medical record services.

Northern Montana Hospital was awarded the 2009 Quality Assurance Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. Our administration, staff, & medical providers are committed to delivering high quality, comprehensive health care services to the people of the Hi-Line communities of Montana.

Specialties of our active staff  include Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, OB/GYN Women’s Health, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Anesthesiology, Podiatry, Pathology, Psychiatry, Psychology, & Radiology.

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