Entries by Danielle Larsson

TSE Childhood Injury Prevention Month

September – National Childhood Injury Prevention Month   By – Stu Willis, MD & Gina Gallette, RN Boundary Community Hospital Emergency Department   Your three-year-old child falls from the ladder as he mimics his dad changing a light bulb a few minutes ago…he’s unconscious and has a softball-size swelling on his forehead!  Your six-year-old daughter […]

Behind the Scenes – Laboratory

The Truth is in the Details The Laboratory Scientist What is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States? Clinical Laboratory Science professionals. It has been estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that 15,000 new Clinical Laboratory Science professionals are needed annually; fewer than 5,000 graduate each year! Whether you call them […]

Extended Care Facility Excellence in Caring – Again

July 26, 2016 Bonners Ferry, ID – Boundary Community Hospital is proud to announce that their Extended Care Facility and Nursing Home has been recognized by the State of Idaho with their ninth L. Jean Schoonover Award for Excellence in Caring – the only nursing home in North Idaho to be so recognized. Recipients of […]

Rehab Department Recognized for Excellence

Boundary Community Hospital Rehabilitation Department Receives the FOTO® Outcomes Excellence Award for Clinic Quality Boundary Community Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department is proud to announce it has received the FOTO Outcomes Excellence Award for Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO®).  The FOTO Outcomes Excellence Award honors a select group of Rehabilitation providers that […]

Stuffed Critters Donated to Boundary Community Hospital

The first set of stuffed critters donated to Boundary Community Hospital through the generosity of the Fry Healthcare Foundation Veryl Lindsay Memorial Fund arrived in the Emergency Department and Extended Care Facility. Wanda Wilkerson (left) and Sean McCoy (center) from the hospital Emergency Department accept the stuffed critters from Fry Healthcare Foundation President, Carol Julian […]

Behind the Scenes – Radiologic Technologist

Seeing Inside You – The Radiologic Technologist Boundary Community Hospital has a reputation for quality and excellence in providing superb diagnostic imaging, thoughtful patient care and professional radiological interpretations. It is the highly-skilled, well-trained team of Radiologic Technologists that bring their expertise and patient-centric focus to ensure that Boundary County benefits from this major investment […]

A Tradition of Caring for the Community

May 15, 2016 By: Lauren Kuczka Boundary Community Hospital has been celebrating National Hospital Week with its annual Health Fair and Fun Run for decades and this year was no exception.  Beautiful weather contributed to the fun, when 200 runners and walkers of all ages took to the 3K, 5K and 10K courses across the […]

Behind the Scenes – Health Unit Coordinator

Health Unit Coordinator in Acute Care The first face you see when you enter the lobby for the Emergency Department and Acute Care and the last face you see when you are leaving, the Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) team member is a key patient contact that many may not know. These caring, observant, detail-oriented, multi-taskers are willing and able […]

Mobile Ultrasound – Newest Tool in the Emergency Department

Thank you to the Fry Healthcare Foundation and their Festival of Trees for raising the funds to add a Mobile Ultrasound Machine to the Emergency Department at Boundary Community Hospital. “This is a welcome addition to our Emergency Department toolbox,” says Hospital CEO Craig Johnson.  “As a Critical Access Hospital, we need to stay current […]