Entries by Lauren Kuczka

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 […]

Neighbors Caring for Neighbors

We Saved Lives Today By: Dennis Dinning MPA, HSAC, Boundary Community Hospital Trustee Bonners Ferry, ID – As a Critical Access Hospital in a rural community, many folks think Boundary Community Hospital is defined as an emergency department only. What they do not realize is that we are more than “just a hospital” but a […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special Article for Bonners Ferry Living Local October 2018 WHAT IS A MAMMOGRAM? A mammogram is an x-ray study of the breast. Usually 2 views are obtained of each breast. The overall mammogram study radiation dose is approximately equal to being outside on 20 summer days. The mammogram study […]

New X-Ray Equipment Installed

New X-Ray August 14, 2018 Bonners Ferry, ID – Radiologic Technologists Bill Blumenauer, RT(R) (ARRT) and Ryan Jenkins, RT(R) (ARRT) show off the new Digital Radiography (X-Ray) equipment installed at Boundary Community Hospital.  With easy patient access, lower radiation exposure, enhanced image quality, and connection to the regional Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) allowing […]

Fry Healthcare Foundation Tenth Annual Golf Tournament

Swing! For the community. It was a beautiful day to play golf at the Fry Healthcare Foundation’s  10th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, September 7th. Garry Reed and Jerry Jimenez played to a victory on the beautiful fairways and greens at Mirror Lake Golf Course. Fry Healthcare Foundation Board Member Kevin Callos and Boundary Community […]

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. […]