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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.

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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…
RiverStone Health joins elite group of public health departments in U.S.

RiverStone Health joins elite group of public health departments in U.S.

For the first time since its creation in 1974, Yellowstone County’s public health department has earned national accreditation, a status held by fewer than 50 public health departments in the nation.

June 20, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Chris Baumert

Chris Baumert

Dr. Chris Baumert says one-on-one contact with patients is one of the most rewarding aspects of his job.

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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…

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Rebekah Kellison meets with Frannie Shaub

Rebekah Kellison meets with Frannie Shaub

Registered nurse Frannie Shaub takes Rebekah Kellison's blood pressure during a Nurse-Family Partnership visit.  Kellison's fiancè, Chris Decker, is at the left. RiverStone Health's NFP program sets up visits between first-time parents and nurses from pregnancy through the first two years of…

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Gazette opinion: Writing prescriptions for better mental health

Gazette opinion: Writing prescriptions for better mental health

Montana’s mental health safety net is full of holes.

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Gazette opinion: Dental residency will help fill gaps in care

RiverStone Health has achieved an unprecedented success in efforts to bolster Montana’s health care workforce. The Community Health Center is training dentists and just graduated its first resident — the first dental resident trained in Montana.

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Teens get up-close look at health care jobs

Teens get up-close look at health care jobs

Stephanie Gliko, 17, and her four companions raced to get their bright yellow hazardous-materials suits on over their tie-dyed T-shirts before carefully navigating a South Side parking lot.

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Bringing medicine to all, fast

Bringing medicine to all, fast

RiverStone Health emergency preparedness coordinator Greg Neill explains the logistical hurdles that need to be overcome when the need to provide medication to all of the citizens in Yellowstone County arises.

April 05, 2012 3:32 pmLoading…
RiverStone ceases providing medical services at Montana Women's Prison

RiverStone ceases providing medical services at Montana Women's Prison

Effective Thursday night, RiverStone Health will cease providing medical services at the Montana Women's Prison due to failed contract negotiations.

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Gazette opinion: Cooperation best remedy for jail's nurse shortage

The Yellowstone County jail budget includes seven full-time licensed practical nurses to provide basic health services to an inmate population that runs around 400.

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Bringing it back home: RiverStone Health's new building enables central campus concept

Bringing it back home: RiverStone Health's new building enables central campus concept

When the City-County Health Department opened its new headquarters 15 years ago, Executive Director Lil Anderson de-scribed the move as a dream come true.

December 01, 2010 12:05 am Photos

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Health Matters: New RiverStone program focuses on health needs

Montana Medicaid has initiated an innovative program in the state to provide case management to high risk Passport to Health clients who often have multiple chronic health conditions. Statewide, there are 14 Medicaid Health Improvement Program sites, covering every county. Thirteen of these …

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RiverStone planning to get accreditation

Every day in communities and states across the country, public-health departments help millions of people lead healthier lives. As the local health agency serving Yellowstone County, RiverStone Health protects and improves the health of our community through education, the promotion of healt…

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Health Matters: Simple measures stave off West Nile

As the temperatures soar and the days are longer, we take every opportunity to be outside. Whatever your preferred outdoor activity - hiking, boating, gardening or sitting on the patio - it's never too soon to think about preventing West Nile virus infection.

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