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Biz ‘Bites:’ Saint Al’s to participate in heart valve replacement procedure clinical trial  (access required)

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Saint Alphonsus to participate in international heart valve replacement procedure clinical trial A major international clinical trial of a new, minimally-invasive heart valve replacement procedure is now available to patients at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, the health system recently announced. The Saint Alphonsus ...

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Construction and new developments in 2021 

The developer trio of Ball Ventures Ahlquist, Brighton and SCS Development broke ground on Oct. 7 on a new 75,000 square foot office building at Ten Mile Crossing in Meridian.

The construction industry experienced some serious challenges this past year — such as insane increases in commodity prices, dwindling inventory in supply chains and new COVID-19 requirements and precautions to name a few. But even through all this adversity, construction still went on and projects ...

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Saltzer Health growing despite health care challenges (access required)

It is no secret that the world of health care has been working hard to navigate difficult waters for the last year and a half. Yet, amid the incredible challenges that the health care industry is facing, both locally and ...

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‘Disruptive:’ Idaho nonprofit associations now offering health care option to members (access required)

A “disruptive” health care organization and two nonprofit associations are partnering to offer a competitive advantage to their small business stakeholders, among other benefits. Representatives from FARE Idaho — which serves agriculture, restaurants and food and/or beverage establishments — and ...

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Bindle app takes off in Idaho  (access required)

Bindle — a 15-month-old company — is helping bring people back together with its unique app that stores COVID vaccine records and test results. With the pandemic re-shaping the way that people socialize and interact in a shared space, the mobile vaccine passport platform is credited with simplifying the admission process when ...

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New lifesaving software tool another Idaho first (access required)

The tragic storm cloud of 3,921 Idaho COVID-19 deaths by Nov. 26 has a silver lining in a software tool created in Boise that could save many lives in the future. This app had its birth quietly announced in a ...

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Anneke joins Saltzer Health

Kathleen Anneke, a certified physician assistant with two decades of experience caring for women, has joined the practice of Gynecologist Jacqueline Maybach, MD, at Saltzer Health’s Ten Mile Medical Campus in Meridian. Most recently, Anneke worked at Maui Lani Physicians ...

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Crisis Standards of Care deactivated for most of Idaho (access required)

This article has been updated with additional information.  With the exception of northern Idaho, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) has deactivated the Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) in accordance with IDAPA 16.02.09 — Crisis Standards of Care ...

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Biz ‘Bites:’ Crisis Standards of Care redux (access required)

photo of patient care room at power county hospital district

Crisis Standards of Care redux On the evening of Nov. 18, the Idaho Board of Health and Welfare held a special meeting, with the only agenda item as the adoption of a temporary rule (Docket 16-0209-2101) to implement Idaho Crisis ...

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