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Turkey giving on Thanksgiving for NIHD employees

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) employees donated 56 turkeys to three agencies striving to improve the lives of others in Inyo and Mono counties this holiday season. The food pantries for Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA), The Salvation Army and The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8988 each received turkeys on behalf […]

 
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NIHD’s Cardio-Pulmonary team, from left to right, back row: Sean McWilliams, Darin Graves, Austin Archer, Terry Tye, Kevin Christensen. Front row: Sarah Miller, Niki Mewborn, Amy Stange, Ken Lyndes, Morgan Nutting and Mykala Howard. Not shown is Heather Anderson. Photo by Steve Tordoff/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD honoring employees for National Respiratory Care Week

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District is joining healthcare facilities across the nation in honoring Respiratory Therapists for the significant contributions they make as part of National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 23-29. Respiratory Therapists treat people with health care issues affecting the cardiopulmonary system such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, cardiovascular disorders, and trauma. At NIHD, […]

 
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Talk on breast cancer and early detection Thursday

Press release Dr. Stuart Souders will give a free talk about Breast Cancer and the Importance of Early Detection on Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., Bishop. Dr. Souders will talk about breast cancer types, how early detection improves treatment outcomes, and what screening options […]

 
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NIHD providers celebrate National Rehabilitation Services Week

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District joined healthcare providers across the nation Sept. 15-21 in celebration of National Rehabilitation Services Week. Before dismissing this week as just another awareness celebration, consider this. In our community fabric, perhaps the strongest common thread is that of independence. We thrive on it. We cherish it. We live it […]

 
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NIHD’s Healthy Lifestyle – Lower Extremity wellness

Press release Dr. Richard Meredick will give a free talk about Lower Extremity wellness Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., Bishop. Dr. Meredick will talk about common hip, knee, ankle and foot injuries and conditions seen most often by our active population. Learn about the […]

 
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CareShuttle seeking volunteer drivers

Press release CareShuttle, a collaborative, non-emergent community transportation program, is looking for volunteer drivers to take patients to and from medical appointments when transportation by the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, family support or a friend is not available. CareShuttle is a door-to-door, curb-to-curb service within a 60-mile radius of the City of Bishop, reaching from […]

 
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Breast Health Center planned for Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD press release Healthcare in the Eastern Sierra advanced this week with the launch of a planned Breast Health Center in the Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD). Plans for the center were unveiled during a regional medical providers dinner hosted by NIHD. Such centers, more commonly found in cities, provide in-depth breast health care, from […]

 
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Georgan Stottlemyre, third from left, reflects on good times with the NIHD Human Relations team, from left, HR Assistants Doug Marcellin and Laurie Longnecker and HR Manager Alison Murray. Stottlemyre retires as the healthcare district’s Chief Human Relations Officer on Friday, June 24.



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Georgan Stottlemyre: Mixed emotions on retiring from NIHD

Press release Georgan Stottlemyre, Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Chief Human Relations Officer, is retiring after a total of 28 years of service to the district and the people it serves. Stottlemyre’s last day in office is Friday, June 24. Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, the District’s Chief Executive Officer, advised NIHD’s Board of Directors of […]

 
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NIHD Board approves union agreement

By Deb Murphy After 15 months of negotiations and a rocky start, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the nurses’ union, District Council 57, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees at its Wednesday meeting. The vote was a unanimous 3-0 (Peter Watercott abstained, M.C. Hubbard […]

 
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NIHD eyes price increases; other hospital news

Northern Inyo Healthcare District press releases Faced with aging equipment, rising supply costs and the undetermined price of a union wage package, Northern Inyo Healthcare District administration sought counsel from its Board of Trustees as to how to fill a $2.2 million gap in its projected 2016-2017 budget. Weighing their concerns about price increases against […]

 
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Traveling nurses, OB services stay at NIHD

Press release from Northern Inyo Healthcare District At a special meeting, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Trustees directed administration to continue staffing needed areas with traveling nurses and to continue offering Obstetric services despite low staffing and the service operating at a loss. Of the four trustees present, each said they could not […]

 
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