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Farmers’ clinic: Health center for agricultural workers opens north of Lolo

Farmers’ clinic: Health center for agricultural workers opens north of Lolo

HAMILTON — Ravalli County has the third-highest population of hired farm workers of any county in Montana, right behind Lake and Gallatin counties, according to the last census taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2007.

February 16, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress must stop cutting programs that prevent disease

Over the past few years, there’s been a push in this country to use our health care dollars more wisely. One way to do that is to shift the focus of our health-care spending from treating disease to preventing it. We could save millions of dollars — and millions of lives, too.

September 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Phillips County Hospital works to develop strategic plan on mental health

Phillips County Hospital works to develop strategic plan on mental health

Access to mental health care is limited in Malta and the surrounding rural area, mirroring the mental health picture across the state.

June 08, 2012 8:31 am Photos

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Health Matters: Healthcare careers can make a difference

Who will take care of me when I get old?

February 14, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Funding preventive care makes fiscal sense

The United States is having a furious debate about how best to address the nation’s financial problems. A variety of proposals have been suggested, but we need to be careful. Making poor decisions now could result in even worse problems down the road.

October 13, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

National health leader tours RiverStone Health facilities

Dr. Mary Wakefield, director of the Health Resources and Services Administration, a bureau within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was in Billings on Wednesday to tour RiverStone Health facilities.

September 21, 2011 5:00 pmLoading…

Casper health center plans to reopen Riverton facility

The Community Health Center in Casper plans to reopen a closed health clinic in Riverton by Jan. 1.

September 04, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Health centers deliver better care for less money

The federal government last month announced a three-year $45 million Medicare pilot program to determine how well the “patient-centered medical home” lowers cost and improves quality of patient care. The pilot is supposed to involve 500 teams of health care professionals nationwide and up to…

July 03, 2011 12:10 amLoading…

New community health center planned

CASPER, Wyo. — In the wake of federal health care reforms, Community Health Center of Central Wyoming plans to start construction on a new 50,000-square-foot facility next spring.

October 25, 2010 12:05 amLoading…

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