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ICOM names interim dean to replace outgoing dean (access required)

Dr. Kevin Wilson has been appointed interim dean of Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in Meridian following the resignation of founding Dean Dr. Robert Hasty last week. Hasty announced May 3 that he will leave Idaho’s first medical school after ...

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Southeast Idaho crisis center already changing lives

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Desperate for help when a mental health emergency led her to intentionally cut herself, Norma Lueras turned to a new community resource. The Idaho State Journal reports the 57-year-old Pocatello woman checked herself into the South ...

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Ball Ventures Ahlquist finalizes medical group sale (access required)

Saltzer Medical Group has become part of the Ball Ventures Ahlquist family and it’s also sporting a new name. Earlier this year, the commercial development and investment company said it would add to its portfolio with the purchase of the ...

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Telemedicine, walk-in clinics cloud role of family doctor

Lisa Love hasn’t seen her doctor of 25 years since she discovered telemedicine. Love tried virtual visits last summer for help with a skin irritation and returned for another minor problem. She doesn’t feel a pressing need to seek care ...

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St. Luke’s named a top health system (access required)

St. Luke’s Health System has been named among the top 15 in the country by an industry analyst. IBM Watson Health published its annual list April 22 based on information gathered from publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction data. The milestone ...

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Summit: St. Luke’s speakers brainstorm health solutions

The annual St. Luke’s Health System Summit celebrated the belief that everyone in Idaho should be able to live the healthiest life possible in the healthiest communities. The was the emphasis of the opening remarks from Dr. David Pate, system ...

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Health care providers debut new clinics for primary, urgent care (access required)

After a warm reception for its recently opened pediatric/urgent care clinic concept on Eagle Road, Primary Health Medical Group is ramping up for even more locations in the Treasure Valley. Other players are also looking to stake their claims for ...

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Meridian psychiatric hospital adds new service (access required)

Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital in Meridian has amplified its services — and its business model — to include a new Intensive Outpatient Program, a flexible way of providing care so adults can continue with their regular family and work commitments, said a ...

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Blue Cross of Idaho hacked, some member information accessed

One of Idaho’s largest insurance companies said Friday that someone hacked its website and obtained access to the personal information of about 5,600 customers, including their names, claim payment information and codes indicating medical procedures they may have undergone. Blue ...

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EIRMC opens the first burn care center in Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center opened the first burn care center in Idaho at the beginning of the month. The burn program involved renovations to four hospital departments, including a total overhaul of the trauma ...

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