Showing: 1-20 of 263

Health Care

Billings area farmer leaves $38 million to 2 Billings hospitals

Billings area farmer leaves $38 million to 2 Billings hospitals

Paul Metzger was a humble man and a savvy investor.

9 hours ago Photos

Photos

Loading…
VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

12 hours agoLoading…
Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

Hobby Lobby ruling sparks protest in Billings over contraceptives

On Tuesday, people lined the sidewalks of North 27th Street, expressing their frustration over a recent Supreme Court decision that extended religious freedoms to some corporations.

July 22, 2014 10:03 pm Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Investments being made in rural health care in N.D.

Investments being made in rural health care in N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. — Garrison Memorial Hospital sees 1,400 to 1,500 people in its emergency room annually. That is up about 20 percent over the last three to four years.

July 06, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Cheyenne hospital looks for $17 million in cuts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne Regional Medical Center plans to cut $17 million in spending over two years but wants to avoid layoffs.

July 02, 2014 10:37 amLoading…
Walk In Chiropractic emphasizes convenience, maintenance

Walk In Chiropractic emphasizes convenience, maintenance

Health care providers are catching on to what other business owners have known for decades: Busy customers want convenience.

May 25, 2014 12:15 amLoading…
Dr. Kevin Nelson

Dr. Kevin Nelson

Dr. Kevin Nelson runs Walk In Chiropractic at 805 24th St. W., a practice launched by chiropractor Dustin Fraker, who operates a sister practice in Bozeman. Fraker said he hopes the practice’s emphasis on convenience will encourage patients to take care of problems before they’re forced to.

May 25, 2014 12:15 amLoading…

Providers: Wyomingites traveling out of state more for health care

CASPER, Wyo. — Out-of-state hospitals, clinics and physicians are increasingly caring for Wyomingites, who might be making the decisions based on cost.

May 21, 2014 7:29 amLoading…

Mobile clinic deployed in N.D. oil patch

FARGO, N.D. — 

May 21, 2014 7:29 amLoading…
10,000 youths later: YBGR continues its reach into community, region

10,000 youths later: YBGR continues its reach into community, region

It's not hard to find the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch's main residential campus, stretching over 410 acres between Billings and Laurel. 

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Community Medical Center will be 5th for-profit hospital in Montana

MISSOULA — If a deal between Billings Clinic and RegionalCare Hospital Partners to purchase Community Medical Center is approved after a monthslong regulatory process, the Missoula hospital will become one of nearly 1,070 for-profit hospitals nationwide.

April 13, 2014 11:27 amLoading…
Big Sky Economic Development: Health care summit will gauge industry's economic impact

Big Sky Economic Development: Health care summit will gauge industry's economic impact

Over the past several years, the Billings community has seen a strong and steady investment in the health care corridor. The growth has made Billings a preferred destination for most health care needs.

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming health insurers report surge in activity

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Health insurance signups through the federal exchange have increased in Wyoming ahead of Monday's deadline to join or face penalties, according to representatives of the two insurers providing coverage in the state.

March 31, 2014 12:33 pmLoading…
Co-worker donates kidney to Powell man

Co-worker donates kidney to Powell man

POWELL, Wyo. — "I feel so good I can hardly stand it," Tim Seeley said last week.

March 08, 2014 7:00 amLoading…

Wyoming Senate defeats bill on involuntary hospitalization

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate has defeated a bill that would have allowed state authorities to hospitalize people involuntarily for mental health treatment without quick judicial review of detention decisions.

February 24, 2014 3:27 pmLoading…

Wyoming ranks 34th in national well-being survey

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A national survey says Wyoming residents don't think they're doing as well as last year.

February 24, 2014 9:10 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Montana clinics strive to cover the uninsured

Leaders of the Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, Montana Migrant Council and Planned Parenthood of Montana and RiverStone Health recently collaborated on a guest opinion that encouraged people check out the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Each organization has invested staff…

December 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Special Report: Health care expected to dominate job growth through rest of the decade

Special Report: Health care expected to dominate job growth through rest of the decade

Montana’s health care industry will continue to drive employment through the end of the decade, with up to 15,000 new jobs added statewide between 2010 and 2020.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

Blue Cross postpones plan to increase premiums

HELENA — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana is backing off a plan to increase premiums 3.5 percent in January because of fees in the new federal health care law.

November 12, 2013 3:52 pmLoading…
State, industry say exchange ready in Montana

State, industry say exchange ready in Montana

HELENA — Officials with the state and the insurance industry have said they are excited about the launch of a federal health care exchange in Montana but advised consumers there is no reason to rush their choices because coverage won’t begin for three months.

September 30, 2013 1:31 pm Related Loading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Popular Stories

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses