Billings Clinic was recently recognized for its efforts to be a more inclusive business and workplace. According to CEO Scott Ellner their progress reflects the progress of the city of Billings.
Billings Clinic To Become First Regional Level 1 Trauma Center
Billings Clinic is pushing forward to become a Level 1 Trauma Center. Dr. Gordon Riha explains.
Billings Medical Professional Welcomes President’s Focus On Mental Health & Substance Abuse
During his first State of the Union address President Joe Biden announced plan to address the country’s mental health crisis and overdose epidemic. Billings Clinic Emergency Medicine Provider Sara Nydquist welcomed them as they are problems she’s been far-too familiar with in recent years.
COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 3,000 In Montana
Over 3,000 Montanans have died from the coronavirus and there are nearly 20,000 active cases across the state. Billings Clinic epidemiologist Dr. Neil Ku says 7 million Americans are immunocompromised but we aren’t necessarily able to identify them just by looking at them because COVID-19 is not like heart disease where it only hurts one perso...
Montana Epidemiologist Warns That Relaxed COVID Approach Is Leading To More Infections
The omicron variant of COVID-19 has led to the greatest spike of the virus in Montana since the start of the pandemic but some people are taking a relaxed attitude toward taking precautions. Billings Clinic epidemiologist Doctor Neil Ku says this is not the time because that attitude has potentially harmful consequences for some.
Billings Clinic Facing New Shortage Of Nurses
According to Kaiser Health News Billings Clinic is hiring two dozen nurses from other countries to offset a nursing shortage that has been made worse by the pandemic. Billings Clinic is just one of scores of hospitals taking this strategy. Demand is so high and the nursing shortage is so great there’s a backlog of thousands of international he...
Billings Clinic Officer Warns People To Be Cautious Of COVID Treatment Information
First came coronavirus than the Delta Variant and now we’re waiting for the Omicron Variant to arrive in the state. Regional Chief Medical officer for Billings Clinic Dr. Clint Seger recently on Voices of Montana has concerns regarding potential treatments. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/12-06_437.mp3
Billings Clinic Providing Resources To Assist Rural Healthcare Facilities
The importance of rural health care providers was emphasized recently by Dr. Clint Segar. The Regional Chief Medical Officer for Billings Clinic was on Voices of Montana when he said this. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-29_832.mp3
Billings Dietician Shares Healthy Eating Tips For Thanksgiving
It can be difficult to stay on a healthy diet, especially now during the holidays, but Billings Clinic recently offered some tips on how to and eat smart too during an online question and answer session. Dietician Landon Horst on how to practice “mindful eating.” https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-24_437.mp3
Billings Clinic Highlights Rural Health Providers On National Rural Health Day
Today is National Rural Health Day where health care providers are celebrated for the work they do for their rural communities. Dr. Clint Seger is the Regional Medical Officer for Billings Clinic, which oversees 16 Critical Access Hospitals, and shared today on Voices of Montana the role they’ve played and their communities’ responses througho...