Entries by Danielle Larsson

2017 Golf Tournament Results

Fry Healthcare Foundation’s 9th Annual Golf Tournament It was wet but Josh Figgins and Matt Odd played through the rain to win the Fry Healthcare Foundation’s 9th Annual Golf Tournament held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Mirror Lake Golf Course in Bonners Ferry. The players “Tee’d” off to a shotgun start at noon and […]

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On On May 1, the Spacelabs Cardiac Monitoring Central Station came online at Boundary Community Hospital.  Funded by the community through generous donations to the Fry Healthcare Foundation Festival of Hearts, the new Cardiac Monitoring system enables Boundary Community Hospital to monitor patients in the Emergency rooms and the Acute Care Hospital […]

Discover the Health Fair Advantage

May 2017 Everyone wants to live longer and healthier, but not everyone knows where to find answers to health questions or where to find local services and support groups. Boundary Community Hospital is hosting a Community Health Fair on Saturday, May 13 from 9 am to Noon and it’s an excellent opportunity to visit the […]

Spring Garden Raffle Winners Announced

June 5, 2017 Hospital Auxiliary in Action Drawings for the Boundary Community Hospital Auxiliary Spring Garden Raffle took place May 13th during all the activities of the Health Fair. Winners of the raffle were: Grand Prize: Patio Set with Umbrella – Cheryl Bennet $50 Gift Certificate from Shopko – Teresa Becker $25 Gift Certificate from […]

Time Sensitive Emergency

Stroke !!! Think F-A-S-T By: Stu Willis, MD – Emergency Department Director, Boundary Community Hospital A drooping face, weakness or numbness on one side, slurred or garbled speech … this might be a stroke!  Like heart attacks, a stroke is a life-and-death emergency; time is critical and every second counts, so think F-A-S-T and dial […]

Auxiliary Pie Sale a Success

Annual Pie Sale a Success February 24, 2017 – Thank you to everyone who donated or purchased pies at the famous Hospital Auxiliary Pie Sale on Thursday, February 16. The fifty pies and cakes were sold out by Noon and the Auxiliary raised over $1,000. Over the past year, monies raised through the annual pie […]

Behind the Scenes: Nurse Practitioners

Practical Healthcare for Rural Residents Boundary Community Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of two new Nurse Practitioners as primary care providers. Beverly Yercheck, ANP-C who specializes in adult care and Janet Lukehart, FNP-C who specializes in family care will round out the schedule so that office hours will now be Monday through Friday. […]

Hospital Designated Level IV Trauma Center

**** BREAKING NEWS **** Hospital Designated Level IV Trauma Center February 17, 2017 Bonners Ferry, ID – Boundary Community Hospital has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the State of Idaho.  The designation for the Hospital is part of the Idaho Time Sensitive Emergency System (TSE) and is reserved for Hospitals that […]

Get Your Blue On!

Get Your Blue On! Did you know colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States? Early detection and regular colon screenings beginning at age 50, or earlier if you are at high risk, can dramatically reduce your risk. The ASGE (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) reports that only 50% […]

Cold Weather Safety

January 19, 2017 (for the Bonners Ferry Herald) By Stu Willis, MD and Pete Cassidy, RN Boundary Community Hospital Emergency Department Brrrrrrrrrrrr! It’s cold out there! Photo by Keith Johnson The weather outside may be frightful, after all, we live in North Idaho and six months out of the year it’s cold and wet, windy […]