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Red Lodge clinic earns national recognition

St. Vincent Physician Network–Mountain View Clinic in Red Lodge has been recognized by the National Committee of Quality Assurance as a patient-centered medical home.

September 17, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Medicaid expansion, reform the right prescription for Montana

One of the most important decisions that the Montana legislature is facing in this current session is whether or not to use a potential influx of federal dollars to expand health insurance to the poorest members of our society: those with yearly incomes below about $15,000 for individuals or…

March 28, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
RiverStone Health trains physicians to 'spread gospel'

RiverStone Health trains physicians to 'spread gospel'

The coveted national seal of quality that RiverStone Health Clinic received last month has tentacles that reach past the everyday patient and into the Montana Family Medicine Residency program where tomorrow’s doctors are honing their medical skills.

March 12, 2013 11:45 pm Photos


Amid federal reform, Wyoming governor moves forward with health agenda

Amid federal reform, Wyoming governor moves forward with health agenda

CASPER, Wyo. — Even as federal health care reform takes hold in Wyoming, Gov. Matt Mead continues to pursue his own health agenda, which promotes electronic records and physician practices focused on value over volume.

January 03, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana care changing to keep people healthier

The new health care reform laws and a struggling economy present some unique challenges for all of us. Nonetheless, the uncertainty we are facing in Montana and throughout America presents us with an opportunity to improve our health care system and the manner in which we all access quality …

September 18, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

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…

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