Entries by Lauren Kuczka

Keep Doing What You Love

By Dr. Yahtil Huaute, OT, DOTBoundary Community Hospital April is, among many other things, Occupational Therapy Month. Most people have never heard of occupational therapy, or if they have, they assume it has something to do with employment. Occupational therapy was founded over 100 years ago with the idea that hospital patients deserved better treatment […]

Making Your Wishes Known

By: Tari Yourzek, RN, BSNChief Nursing Officer, Boundary Community Hospital National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16, 2019 While making healthcare decisions is often difficult in the best of circumstances, making decisions for others is even more complicated. Each of us has the ability to guide our healthcare providers and our loved ones about what […]

Welcome Pain Clinic to Bonners Ferry

February 22, 2019 Bonners Ferry, ID – Boundary Community Hospital welcomes Idaho Pain Clinic as a Specialist Provider Clinic in Bonners Ferry.  J. Sorin Ispirescu, MD, Clinton Thome, MD, A. Cipriana Niculaescu, PA-C, and Magda Sneddon, NP-C will be seeing patients on Thursdays in Outpatient Services at the Hospital. According to Clinic Manager Kayley Zilinskas, […]

A Heartfelt Thank You

February 28, 2019 With grateful hearts, the Fry Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors is ecstatic to announce that this year’s Festival of Hearts gala raised over $37,000!  This will allow them to purchase four Spacelabs QUB Heart Monitors for Boundary Community Hospital Emergency/Acute Care as well as the Fund-an-Item Blood Bank Refrigerator designated for use […]

Auxiliary Pie Sale 2019 A Success

February 21, 2019 Bonners Ferry, ID – Thank you to everyone who donated or purchased pies at the famous Boundary Community Hospital Auxiliary Pie Sale on Thursday, February 21. The fifty six pies were sold out by Noon and the Auxiliary raised over $1,100. A special thank you to Chic-n-Chop, Safeway, Super1, Soul Shine Bistro, […]

When Your Life Is On The Line

Bonners Ferry Living Local February – Time Sensitive Emergency By Alana Temple, RN, BSN Boundary Community Hospital Emergency Department Every year approximately 790,000 Americans suffer a heart attack and for 580,000 it is their primary or first time attack, while 210,000 occur in individuals who have a history of a prior attack. A heart attack, […]

NW Hospital Alliance Nurse Leaders – 2018 ID Rural Health Heroes

NEWS RELEASE Date: November 15, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Ann Reuter idahorha@gmail.com Idaho Rural Health Association Honors Idaho Rural Health Heroes at Annual Meeting and Awards Reception on November 7, 2018 Tari Yourzek of the Northwest Hospital Alliance was one of eight Idaho healthcare professionals to receive an Idaho Rural Health Hero Award […]