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Health and Welfare launches new benefits system

Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare has successfully replaced its outdated human service benefits eligibility system with the support of global management consulting firm Accenture. The new Idaho Benefit and Eligibility System replaces a 30-year-old eligibility system that could not ...

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New hospital opens in Gooding (access required)

Construction is complete on the 50,000-square-foot North Canyon Medical Center in Gooding, and officials are preparing to open the doors to patients on March 2. Sandy, Utah-based Layton Construction, which has an office in Boise, began construction on the new ...

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Twin Falls doctor joins St. Luke’s board

Lucie DiMaggio, a practicing internal medicine physician in Twin Falls, is the newest member of the St. Luke’s Health System’s Board of Directors, the hospital announced. She replaces Magic Valley physician Robert Lobb, who resigned his position after three years ...

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Ribbon cut on new BSU nursing building (access required)

Boise State University on Jan. 13 cut the ribbon on its new 81,000-plus square foot Norco Building, which will house the university’s Department of Nursing and University Health Services. The four-story building, located at 1529 Belmont St. on the south ...

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Idaho unemployment benefits extended with federal help (access required)

Thousands of jobless Idaho workers who had already exhausted all their state and federal unemployment benefits will begin receiving additional federal benefits late in the Dec. 6-12 week under legislation approved a month ago. Beginning Dec. 9, the Idaho Department of ...

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