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HCA Healthcare quarterly earnings drop by 44% (access required)

photo of the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

The parent company of two Idaho hospitals saw a large drop in first-quarter earnings. HCA Healthcare Inc. reported on April 21 that its first-quarter net earnings were $581 million, down 44% compared to $1.04 billion from the first quarter of ...

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A strategy for keeping your sanity during shelter-in-place (access required)

As marketers (and anyone really), it is easy to get distracted with everything going on in the world right now… well, the ONLY THING going on in the world right now! As a part of our jobs, we spend loads of time ...

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Idaho forms COVID-19 coronavirus testing task force

Christ Taylor, a St. Luke's medical lab scientist, enters COVID-19 test results from outside laboratories into St. Luke's records system.

Gov. Brad Little announced on April 24 that he has created a public-private task force to design a COVID-19 testing strategy for Idaho. Without COVID-19 testing that reaches beyond those who feel ill, the pandemic may linger for a long ...

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ITD takes a successful roadtrip to working remotely (access required)

When Gov. Brad Little’s order to shelter-in-place went out on March 25, only a handful of Idaho Transportation Department employees were set up to work remotely. Within days, ITD’s Enterprise Technology Services guided over 1,600 employees to work from home. It ...

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Crush the Curve test results indicate success at slowing COVID-19

Dr. John Kaiser of Saltzer Health at the Crush the Curve Idaho press Conference on April 22.

The good news is that Idaho is making real progress at crushing the rate of COVID-19 cases if recent testing in Treasure Valley is any indication. The nonprofit Crush the Curve Idaho (CTC-Idaho) organization announced the results of its first ...

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Understanding the value of historians in this time of crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift, so has our understanding of essential services. Grocers have risen to the top of the list of critical personnel. They have joined the ranks of doctors and nurses. But I would add historian ...

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EIRMC expands behavioral health center in Idaho Falls (access required)

photo of the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Eastern Idaho Regional Health Center announced the completion of a year-long renovation of its Behavioral Health Center on April 13. The renovation increased the number of adult acute care beds at the Idaho Falls-based health center from 28 to 37. ...

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Idaho philanthropy joins together to raise and distribute COVID-19 funds

In this time of isolation and uncertainty, we want to share some stories of hope about good things that are happening, thanks to quick action by the philanthropic community and unparalleled generosity of Idahoans and Idaho companies. Less than three ...

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Meridian’s planned urban renewal district advances (access required)

Map of the proposed Union Urban Renewal District.

Meridian’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved a new urban renewal district cut out of one that already exists during its April 16 meeting, moving the project forward. Creating urban renewal districts in Idaho is an involved process, requiring more than the ...

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Idahoan Foods potato business not mashed by COVID-19 (access required)

Idahoan plant in Lewisville.

Idahoan Foods, the leading manufacturer of dehydrated mashed potato products in the country, won’t let the COVID-19 pandemic mash its operations. In fact, the current public health crisis has rooted out a 250% increase in orders for Idahoan products as ...

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