Riverstone Health Clinic
For 30 years, RiverStone Health Clinic has been a soldier in the War on Poverty.
An unprecedented number of young doctors — more than 920 from all over the globe — have applied for one of eight spots in the Montana Family Residency Program at RiverStone Health.
Across the nation, more than 1,200 community health centers form a vital piece of the health care safety net. Community health centers treat patients from all walks of life. Their mission is to treat everyone in the community, regardless of their ability to pay.
This month, RiverStone Health Clinic began offering Saturday hours to meet the urgent care needs of RiverStone Health patients and the community.
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.
Dr. Adam Zelka listens to the baby's heartbeat as he conducts a prenatal exam with patient Kristene Bogle at Riverstone Health Clinic.
Dr. Kate Krebsbach
RiverStone Health clinics in Billings, Bridger, Joliet and Worden have received a national seal of quality.
Family nurse practitioner Kacie Robertus, center, holds a morning huddle to talk about the day's patient load with assistant Courtney Kurkoski, right, and physician assistant student Michelle Connors, left. The huddle is part of the team approach to patient care at RiverStone Health Clinic
Dr. Josh Whiteley consults with Michaela Guy, a patient at RiverStone Health's Dental Clinic. Whiteley, 33, is the first person to have enrolled in and completed RiverStone Health's Dental Residency Program, which opened in August 2011.
Dr. Emily Colson, a faculty member of the Montana Family Medicine Residency, makes a point with resident Kate Krebsbach at RiverStone Health.
Gerry Sielbach does not have a great deal of space in her room for knick knacks at RiverStone Health Hospice Home but the space she does have is reserved for precious family photos.
Gerry Sielbach spends hours reminiscing over the thousands of photos her family has filed on her computer that she keeps in her room at RiverStone Health Hospice Home. One of her favorites is one of her as a young girl.
Gerry Sielbach, 82, of Billings was diagnosed with lung cancer in January 2010. She entered RiverStone Health Hospice Home on Nov. 7, 2011, thinking she would not live through the night. She attributes her longevity in part to her attitude.
Fred Sielbach religiously visits his wife Gerry twice a day at RiverStone Health Hospice Home.
The floor plan of the proposed new clinic would be based on the patient-centered medical home model, which is about providing assessment and care in teams.
RiverStone Health plans to build a new clinic that would accommodate more patients, better meet their needs and enhance RiverStone’s capability as a teaching center.
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