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IBR’s health care panel discussion will offer broad view of industry

The Idaho Business Review will present an August Breakfast Series panel discussion on health care trends featuring local leaders from across the industry, including St. Luke’s Health System, Saint Alphonsus Health System, Blue Cross of Idaho and Delta Dental. The panel, ...

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Primary Health urgent cares now accepting veterans (access required)

Veterans looking for greater access to walk-in urgent care appointments now have 19 Primary Health clinics in the Treasure Valley as an option. The health care provider announced the service July 24 affecting its urgent care locations in response to ...

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St. Luke’s Nampa starts new residency program (access required)

NAMPA – The fast-growing Gem State may be leading the way on several fronts, but the state comes up short on the number of doctors serving its growing population. Helping to bridge that gap in a small but meaningful way, ...

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Shovels kick off medical complex development (access required)

MERIDIAN — Shovels went into the ground July 18 as a prelude to construction of a major new medical complex at Ten Mile Crossing. Wielding ceremonial gold and silver shovels, a group of civic and business leaders and government officials, ...

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Saint Al’s launches program to serve military community (access required)

A new program offered by Saint Alphonsus Health System looks to better serve those who serve. Active members of the armed forces, veterans and their families living in the Treasure Valley could have an easier time accessing more comprehensive medical ...

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REIT inks deal for Nampa skilled nursing facility (access required)

NAMPA – A California real estate investment firm has added a second skilled nursing facility in the Treasure Valley to its ownership portfolio. CareTrust REIT Inc. said July 1 that it expanded its existing relationship with operator Cascadia Healthcare with ...

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Health providers struggle with electronic health records interoperability (access required)

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Doctors’ handwriting is notoriously challenging, but it turns out electronic health records (EHR) are no panacea either, especially when trying to interoperate between two different medical providers, according to IT experts. Many medical providers have moved to EHR, but each ...

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Kootenai Health scores kudos on workplace rankings (access required)

COEUR d’ALENE – Kootenai Health is Gallup-ing to the front of the pack of companies that create a culture of engagement. For the third consecutive year, the regional medical center is one of 40 companies in the world to win ...

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Wrecking ball looms for old Saint Al’s hospital

NAMPA – Saint Alphonsus Health System officials have yet to hire a company to raze the former Mercy Medical Center on 12th Avenue in Nampa, but the wrecking ball could be swinging at the site by the end of the ...

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