Entries by Lauren Kuczka

Occupational Therapy Seminar

Sensory Processing Experience What does it mean to have sensory processing challenges? Come and learn basic management techniques and have a sensory experience yourself! Who Benefits: The Sensory Processing Experience seminar benefits anyone interacting with children, especially children with suspected disabilities or sensory processing difficulties. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, counselors, day care staff etc. […]

Surgery Suite Completed

Successful Surgery at BCH Bonners Ferry – It has been a multiyear process to get the Boundary Community Hospital Surgery Department ready to perform more complicated surgeries. Since the upgrade and expansion of the Surgery Suite was completed in June 2018, Michael DiBenedetto, MD has successfully completed two total hip replacement surgeries, as well as […]

Sports Physicals Update

FREE Sports Physicals at BCH a Success Seventy-five Boundary County student athletes and their parents took advantage of the annual Free Sports Physical Clinic offered by Boundary Community Hospital and Boundary Community Clinics on July 31st. Students in Grades 7, 9 and 11 who want to participate in sports are required to have a medical […]

TSE: Hot Weather Safety

Hot Weather Safety By Sunshine Bartlett, RN Boundary Community Hospital Emergency Department Summer is in full swing here in Boundary County. The temperature has been soaring. Heat-related emergencies are more common this time of year. Knowing how to prevent, spot, and treat these serious conditions is vital. People at highest risk include those working or […]

Excellence in Caring – Every Day

News Release July 25, 2018 Excellence in Caring – Every Day Bonners Ferry, ID – Boundary Community Hospital’s Extended Care Facility has been recognized as one of the top nursing homes in the State of Idaho, again.  For the eleventh year, the State has given the Nursing Home the prestigious L. Jean Schoonover Award for […]

TSE: When Time is of the Essence in an Emergency

When Time is of the Essence in an Emergency By: Sunshine Bartlett, RN Boundary Community Hospital Emergency Department Published in the Bonners Ferry Herald 6/21/2018 The man sitting beside you in church slumps forward. When you speak with him his words are slurred. He seems unable to lift one of his arms. You are at […]

Prescription for Wellness: Advance Directives

Prescription for Wellness from Boundary Community Clinics   Start the Conversation about Advance Directives By: Janet Lukehart, FNP-C Healthcare decisions can often be complicated and confusing even under the best of circumstances. Unexpected medical issues and emergencies may place you in a situation where you are unable to speak for yourself, leaving your family to […]

Prescription for Wellness: April is Autism Awareness Month

Prescription for Wellness from Boundary Community Clinics April is Autism Awareness Month By: Beverly J. Yercheck, ANP-C To highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has celebrated National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. This is a good opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance, and to draw attention […]

Rural Health in Boundary County

Rural Health in Boundary County By:  Jeannie Harkness Boundary Community Clinics Manager Across America rural settings allow for a simpler way of life. However, when it comes to health care, Rural Health Clinics are anything but simple. The Rural Health Services Act of 1977 has helped bring healthcare providers to rural areas, meeting the needs […]