19 June 2015

June is National Men’s Health Month

Havre, Montana – Anchored by a Congressional health education program, June is National Men’s Health Month. It is no coincidence that it encompasses Father’s Day. Although there are numerous awareness months and weeks, Men’s Health Month should strike a chord with all of us. In 1920, women lived, on average, one year longer than men....
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19 June 2015

Urogynecology – A New Subspecialty of Female Medicine

Havre, Montana – In 2012 the American Board of Medical Specialties approved the recognition of a subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Gynecologists who practice this sub-specialty are called urogynecologists. These physicians become specialists with additional training and experience in the evaluation and treatment of conditions that affect the female pelvic organs, and...
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19 June 2015

Northern Montana Health Care Now Certified for CDL Medical Exams

Havre, Montana – As of May 21st, 2014, all health care providers will need to be certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to do Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) physicals. FMCSA’s current regulations require that all health care providers be licensed, certified, and/or registered in accordance with applicable state laws and regulations to...
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19 June 2015

Project Linus to Donate Blankets to Northern Montana Hospital

Havre, Montana – Northern Montana Hospital is proud to announce that they will be partnering with Project Linus, a national children’s charity, to provide gifts of comfort to their youngest patients. Project Linus was named after the adorable security blanket-toting character from the Peanuts comic strip. The Great Falls Chapter of Project Linus will be...
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19 June 2015

May is Older Americans Month

Havre, Montana – Northern Montana Health Care will be celebrating “Older Americans Month” this May. First established in 1963, it was originally called Senior Citizen’s Month. In that year, only 17 million Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of these older Americans lived in poverty and there were very few programs in...
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19 June 2015

Nursing Home Week 2014 will be recognized June 1-7th at Northern Montana Care Center

Havre, Montana – The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled and sub-acute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally. The AHCA established the National Nursing Home Week...
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19 June 2015

Northern Montana Hospital Auxiliary Awards $1000 Scholarship

Havre, Montana – The Northern Montana Hospital Auxiliary chose to recognize one of their Volunteens, Houston Cappellen, with a $1000 College Scholarship. Houston has worked over 200 hours as a teen volunteer at Northern Montana Hospital (NMH) and is the grandson of another longtime volunteer, Esther Cappellen. Upon graduation from Havre High School, Houston will...
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19 June 2015

During National Nutrition Month “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

Havre, Montana – Regardless of what we have been taught about eating, seen in the media, or recommended by the latest diet craze; the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have annotated this year’s National Nutrition Month theme as “Enjoy the Taste of...
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19 June 2015

May 6th Through May 12th Marks National Nurses Week

Havre, Montana – May 12th marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florence was a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.  In 1860 she established a nursing school at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London. It was the first secular nursing school in the world. Her efforts...
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19 June 2015

Northern Montana Hospital Celebrates National Hospital Week

Havre, Montana – This year’s National Hospital Week runs from May 11-17. National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the men and women who, day in and day out, support the health of their communities through compassionate care, constant innovation and unwavering, unmatched dedication. The commemorative celebration serves as a reminder that hospitals are foundations of...
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