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Health care alliance receives $1.5M grant for trauma-related programs

An alliance of Billings health care providers has received a federal grant of almost $1.5 million for programs dealing with the link between childhood trauma and its long-term effects on health.

September 15, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Sessions teach newly insured how to use health care

Sessions teach newly insured how to use health care

For the estimated 30,000 Montanans who earlier this year acquired health insurance for the first time, learning how to use that coverage is a crucial next step.

September 07, 2014 7:00 pm Related Loading…

RiverStone sets free info sessions on health insurance

More than 30,000 Montanans who didn’t have insurance at the start of this year, are now covered by health insurance. RiverStone Health is offering free, hourlong sessions to help newly insured individuals who may be confused by insurance jargon or by their healthcare choices. 

September 07, 2014 3:18 pmLoading…
Associate 1 of 3 in the U.S. working to help prevent lead poisoning

Associate 1 of 3 in the U.S. working to help prevent lead poisoning

There are only two other people in the nation like Hannah Silveus, and Billings children could well be healthier with her working on their behalf for the next two years.

September 06, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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RiverStone Health Foundation hosts Run For Health

The RiverStone Health Foundation will host its first 5K walk/run on Sept. 13 to promote wellness and to raise money to benefit RiverStone patients.

September 05, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Keep an eye out for each other on the road

Keep an eye out for each other on the road

Yellowstone and Missoula counties are tied for a record no other Montana county wants to break. Both counties had 17 pedestrian traffic fatalities between 2003 and 2012. As Americans are encouraged to walk more often — for health, to save money and to reduce fuel consumption — we should also…

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Ups and Downs

Up: To Riverstone Health for 30 years of public health service and helping keep the community healthy. Not only does this organization have a huge job, but it does a great job being a partner and good leader in community health care issues.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Clinic celebrates 30 years of care in the community

HEALTH MATTERS: Clinic celebrates 30 years of care in the community

Thirty years ago, the RiverStone Health Clinic opened in a little, robin’s egg-blue building on South 27th Street with five exam rooms.

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Citizen board helps govern RiverStone

One of the things that is different about a community health center is the way it is governed, RiverStone President and CEO John Felton said. Each one has to have a board made up of at least 51 percent of active users.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Plenty of work behind scenes to make food safe at MontanaFair

HEALTH MATTERS: Plenty of work behind scenes to make food safe at MontanaFair

As a child, MontanaFair meant carnival lights, concert music and the tantalizing smell of food on the midway. Since becoming a registered sanitarian at RiverStone Health, when I think about the fair, I think about food safety.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Don’t let cost be a reason to delay back-to-school vaccinations

HEALTH MATTERS: Don’t let cost be a reason to delay back-to-school vaccinations

Now is the time to avoid the back-to-school rush. To avoid wasting your time and patience in a clinic waiting room, get your school-required vaccinations right away. Keep your child in the best possible health by keeping your immunizations up-to-date and taking advantage of both the required…

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HEALTH MATTERS: What to do when your baby is crying

HEALTH MATTERS: What to do when your baby is crying

Few things are more distressing than the sound of your baby crying. The volume can be louder than a vacuum cleaner and the urgency makes them far more disturbing.

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Students visit RiverStone Health

Students visit RiverStone Health

Students, from left, Nirupa Gadi, Lauren Krivec, Tyler Metcalf, Rylee Perkins and Nick Johnson were among high-school juniors and seniors from across Montana in town to explore health care careers at RiverStone Health on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 1:58 pmLoading…

Health Matters: Crypto cases spiked last summer

When the weather’s hot, nothing beats heading to the nearest pool, lake or river to cool off. But as the temperature soars, so does the risk of illness caused by contaminated water.

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Gov. Bullock congratulates Board of Health Chair Michael Dennis

Gov. Bullock congratulates Board of Health Chair Michael Dennis

Gov. Steve Bullock, center, congratulates Michael Dennis, chairman of the board of health, on RiverStone Health's accreditation notification.

June 20, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…
Steve Bullock congratulates RiverStone Health

Steve Bullock congratulates RiverStone Health

Gov. Steve Bullock congratulates RiverStone Health on its accreditation notification from the Public Health Accreditation Board on Friday at RiverStone Health.

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President & CEO John Felton

President & CEO John Felton

John Felton announces RiverStone Health's accreditation notification from the Public Health Accreditation Board on Friday at RiverStone Health.

June 20, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
John Felton greets Gov. Steve Bullock

John Felton greets Gov. Steve Bullock

At left John Felton, president and CEO of RiverStone Health, greets Gov. Steve Bullock before the presentation announcing RiverStone's newly accredited status from the Public Health Accreditation Board on Friday.

June 20, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
CEO John Felton before the presentation

CEO John Felton before the presentation

John Felton talks with his children, Drew and Kiley, before the presentation Friday at RiverStone Health.

June 20, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
Shawn Hinz, Vice President of Public Health Services

Shawn Hinz, Vice President of Public Health Services

Shawn Hinz, vice president of public health services, thanks her staff for their hard work in earning accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board on Friday at RiverStone Health.

June 20, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

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