Kootenai Behavioral Health closes addiction recovery programs and outpatient psychiatry clinic, cites funding and staff shortages | Idaho News

“Actually, Kootenai Health agrees with those that are upset about our decision to temporarily close the addiction recovery program,” he wrote NORTHERN IDAHO – Kootenai Health, the leading provider of behavioral health services for northern Idaho residents, has announced the temporary closure of their addiction recovery programs and the outpatient Kootenai Clinic Psychiatry practice due … Read more

‘Chaotic transition’: With mental health services diminished, Bozeman Health, Gallatin County try to fill gaps | Health

The Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital’s emergency room is seeing an influx of people seeking mental health care. The hospital has seen an increase – whether people are checking in voluntarily or being brought in by law enforcement – for the past four to six months, said Diane Patterson, the health care system’s chief nursing officer. … Read more

Urgent action needed to address disparities in women’s heart health

Investing in and improving research, awareness and equity in women’s heart health are critical for the health and well-being of women, according to a new Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation. The advisory is a call to action to identify and remove barriers to health care … Read more

Hospital officials: New Vandalia Health System will improve access to care for West Virginians while reducing costs to hospitals State Journal News

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Mon Health System weathers pandemic storm to bring new services to communities | State Journal News

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) – After a year of tremendous challenges in the health care industry, the Mon Health System has managed to grow in both patient visits and revenue, with a continued focus on patient experience, according to the system’s president and CEO. The Mon Health System operates at about 50 sites, mostly in … Read more

Acceptance, mental health difficult for trans Hoosiers | News

INDIANAPOLIS – As a teenager, Lilith Le’fay Belladonna, recalls being confused about the relationship between her gender and masculine body and tried to repress any uncomfortable feelings. She hated how she looked and felt strange in her body, as if she were born with the “wrong parts.” “I didn’t even know, more or less, that … Read more

On the wellness curve, focus on primary health care will put California ahead | Guest Commentary Guest

California led the nation in health care reform by enabling millions to obtain health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. This year, by expanding Medi-Cal to all Californians with low incomes, regardless of immigration status, our state will achieve another milestone: historically low numbers of residents lacking health insurance. Having an insurance card, unfortunately, does … Read more

On the wellness curve, focus on primary health care will put California ahead | Guest Commentary Columnist

California led the nation in health care reform by enabling millions to obtain health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. This year, by expanding Medi-Cal to all Californians with low incomes, regardless of immigration status, our state will achieve another milestone: historically low numbers of residents lacking health insurance. Having an insurance card, unfortunately, does … Read more

On the wellness curve, focus on primary health care will put California ahead | Guest Commentary Columnists

California led the nation in health care reform by enabling millions to obtain health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. This year, by expanding Medi-Cal to all Californians with low incomes, regardless of immigration status, our state will achieve another milestone: historically low numbers of residents lacking health insurance. Having an insurance card, unfortunately, does … Read more

Business Memorandum: 04/27/2022 | the BIZ

Prusick Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Vincent Prusick recently joined the staff of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation at Munson Healthcare. Prusick practices at the Foster Family Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave., in Traverse City. Prusick specializes in caring for patients with spine and orthopedic conditions and injuries, as well as sports injuries. During his 40-year career, … Read more