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ISU-Meridian debuts expanded nursing skills lab, anatomy space (access required)

MERIDIAN – Students training in the health sciences field at Idaho State University’s campus in the Treasure Valley will be able to expand their knowledge and skills this semester, thanks to some construction that recently wrapped up. The new digs ...

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Hospital adds bone health clinic to its lineup of services (access required)

POST FALLS – Northwest Specialty Hospital has expanded into a new service line with the opening of North Idaho’s first bone health clinic. With a growing senior population in the area, the hospital said an increase in injuries – especially ...

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Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center expands cancer infusion services (access required)

To keep pace with the demand for its services, the Cancer Care Center at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center recently opened its newly expanded and renovated Chemotherapy Infusion Room. The new outpatient facility more than doubles the square footage of ...

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Skilled nursing operator expands its presence in Idaho (access required)

REXBURG – California-based Ensign Group Inc. said Sept 1 it bought a skilled nursing facility in Rexburg for an undisclosed price. The Idaho property is Temple View Transitional Care Center, a 119-bed facility. The seller was not named. In a ...

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Idaho apprenticeships help meet the demand for health care workers

Linda Akike came to Boise from the Republic of Congo. She always dreamed of being a nurse, so when she heard she could enroll in a program that may lead to a full-time job at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center ...

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Mental health resources expanding slowly in eastern Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — When Brett Nelson started at the Behavioral Health Center in 2002, he said the shortage of therapists in the state made it difficult for the center to ensure further treatment for patients after they left ...

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