30 October 2018

Northern Montana Health Care Rolls Out Medication Disposal Program

Havre, Montana – Northern Montana Health Care is pleased to announce the recent installation of a MedSafe Medication Disposal System. MedSafe is an unused and expired medication disposal system. This system accepts controlled (Schedules II-V), non-controlled and over-the-counter medicines and meets the requirements of the DEA Controlled Substances Act. The MedSafe Disposal box and a...
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30 October 2018

American Nephrology Nurses Association Week-long Celebration to Spotlight Health Care Heroes: Nephrology Nurses

Havre, Montana – Northern Montana Hospital (NMH) will join the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) in a nationwide celebration honoring nephrology nurses during “Nephrology Nurses Week,” September 9-15, 2018.   Nephrology nurses care for patients with kidney disease and provide lifesaving care each day. To honor their passion and commitment, ANNA has designated the second...
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09 July 2018

Bear Paw Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Havre, Montana – Bear Paw Hospice is currently seeking new volunteers for their program. Bear Paw Hospice was founded in October 1996 and is a part of the Northern Montana Health Care Organization. Over the last year Bear Paw Hospice has served an average of 9 patients per day. For Bear Paw Hospice, volunteers are...
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28 March 2018

Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos   Julianne LaSmith Recent statistics show that relationships between co-workers are on the rise. One of the main reasons is proximity. Americans spend more time at work so it would make sense to seek a “significant other” there. But what about relationships where the involved parties end up working together after they’re a couple?...
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17 January 2018

Kids Will Be Kids

By Julianne LaSmith:    Fighting between siblings is a very ordinary thing. Most of us grew up battling our brothers and sisters over small things, and large things. Hurting each other is just part of that equation. “Sure. I think you can jump down a two story stairwell and land on your feet. Go ahead...
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17 January 2018

Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk

By Julianne LaSmith: The complete phrase is “You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk?” It’s the adaption of similar phrases like “Talk is cheap”, “Actions speak louder than words” or “Practice what you preach”. Too often we’re given excellent advice from people who definitely don’t walk the walk. In healthcare it...
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17 January 2018

Serving Others

By Julianne LaSmith:          Mohammed Ali once said, ““Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” “Service to Others” is defined as “Choosing to engage without expectation of reciprocation.” Alice Chambers, RN, is a member of a group called the Baptist Nursing Fellowship (BNF). BNF was...
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17 January 2018

Dr. Michelle Donaldson to Travel with Olympic Snowboard Team

Havre, Montana  – At the end of this month while many Americans will be determining what to do with their Thanksgiving leftovers, Dr. Michelle Donaldson, Orthopedic Surgeon, will be traveling with the US Olympic Snowboard Team to Pitzal, Austria. She will be there to serve as a team physician for an upcoming training camp for...
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17 January 2018

Northern Montana Health Care Rolls Out Plain Language Codes

Havre, Montana – Emergency Alert Codes; such as “Code Blue” or “Code Grey” have been used for many years in hospitals across the country to alert and direct staff in emergency situations. Northern Montana Health Care (NMHC) previously used colors to represent the codes. The reasons for these codes range from a possible fire to...
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17 January 2018

Northern Montana Health Care Foundation Sponsors “Stop the Bleed” Program

Havre, Montana – The Northern Montana Health Care Foundation (NMHCF) Board of Trustees recently voted to fund the promotion of a grassroots movement called “Stop the Bleed” here on the Hi-Line. The Board of community members voted unanimously to provide the financial support needed to make this program a free service to the community. Dale...
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