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Martin named CEO of Saint Al’s Regional Rehabilitation Hospital

Deanna Martin has assumed the role of CEO of Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, overseeing all day-to-day operations and patient care in Boise. Martin previously served as the CEO of various Encompass Health locations. She served as area CEO of ...

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Idaho employers building resort housing (access required)

Artist's rendering of the Bluebird Workforce Housing project in Ketchum.

Some Idaho employers are building, leasing and renting housing for their employees who are priced out of the state’s runaway housing market. This phenomenon is currently taking place in Idaho’s resort communities, since local businesses cannot survive without clerical personnel, ...

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Bolano recognized among Modern Healthcare 2022 Top Women Leaders

Saint Alphonsus Health System has announced president and CEO Odette Bolano has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2022’s Top Women Leaders. The program honors the top women health care executives who are influencing the policy and care ...

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House passes bill to guarantee in-person caregiver visits at health facilities

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The Idaho House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to approve a bill that would guarantee health care patients or residents of care facilities have a right to visits from an essential caregiver. If passed into law, Senate Bill 1353 would allow patients ...

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The last regular COVID-19 media briefing (access required)

During its March 15 COVID-19 media briefing, in an action that spoke much louder than words, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) announced that the briefing would be the last of its regularly scheduled media events for the ...

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Idaho hospitals face ‘No Surprises Act’ requiring billing transparency  (access required)

Idaho’s expansion of Medicaid coverage may seem like an eternity ago, when the voter initiative known as “Proposition Two” passed with 61% approval in November 2018. But even though Medicaid expansion is estimated to grant coverage to 90,000 Idahoans, a ...

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