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ISU Institute for Rural Health puts focus on suicide prevention training for community members via AmeriCorps program (access required)

Idaho State University’s (ISU) Institute for Rural Health (IRH) has received more than $1.4 million to expand public health across Idaho. Through this federal funding, the university’s Gem State Public Health AmeriCorps (GSPHA) program will partner with public health organizations ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Saint Alphonsus takes top national honors for social responsibility (access required)

Read More about St. Alphonsus Two Treasure Valley hospitals made the Lown Institute’s top-10 in the nation list for social responsibility. The Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa ranked eighth and the Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario ranked ninth. The rankings use 53 ...

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Idaho State University sign language interpreting instructor awarded $2.1M grant for health care project (access required)

Idaho State University (ISU) researcher and clinical associate professor for sign language interpreting Elizabeth Schniedewind recently received a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education through its Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The funding, which will be released over ...

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Idaho State University opens clinics and renovates facilities to provide accessible health care treatment  (access required)

Idaho State University (ISU) has made noticeable strides in providing accessible health care treatment and giving its students the opportunities to succeed in the industry.   Pocatello’s Dental Hygiene Clinic  Among these recent developments is the renovated Dental Hygiene Clinic in ...

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Madisonhealth, Idaho’s newest health care network (access required)

Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, along with its network of six clinics, its outpatient surgery center and its associated practices and health care providers, announced on June 20 the rebranding of all its parts into a new health system: “Madison ...

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Idaho libraries add telehealth facilities  (access required)

Checking out a book? Attending storytime? Going to the doctor?  Not all of these sound like things you’d do at the library. But several rural Idaho communities are embarking on projects to do just that.   Why libraries? Not only can ...

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FTC attacks HCA hospital sale in Utah (access required)

Read More Business News The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed for a preliminary injunction against HCA Healthcare Inc. (which owns several Idaho hospitals) and Steward Health Care System LLC on June 3 to halt the ongoing acquisition of five ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Applications open for Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundations Impact Grant (access required)

The Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation has opened its large Impact Grant application period. Large Impact Grants are intended for requests of $25,000 to $100,000 that “demonstrate a commitment to long-term vision and projects that address the root causes that affect ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Just 4 Kids Urgent Care to open in Rexburg (access required)

Just 4 Kids Urgent Care is expanding its Idaho presence with a new facility planned to open this summer in Rexburg. The new state-of-the-art facility is under construction, according to a recent announcement, and will be located at 1218 Bond ...

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Sen. Crapo discusses ongoing legislative action on health care, housing, more in town hall meeting (access required)

Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, responded to questions from callers across Idaho regarding their current financial and legislative concerns. Retirement savings, affordable health care and affordable housing were among the key topics discussed during the May 24 AARP-hosted call-in town hall. ...

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