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NIHD leaders attend ACHD meeting

NIHD press release Healthcare leaders from across California, including those from Northern Inyo County, participated in last week’s Association of California Healthcare District’s (ACHD) Annual Meeting. Held Sept. 12-14 in San Diego, the ACHD Annual Meeting was designed to provide new and veteran district board members and administrators with the knowledge and skills necessary to […]

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Assemblyman Devon Mathis visits NIHD

Press release Devon Mathis, Inyo County’s representative in the State Assembly, toured Northern Inyo Healthcare District in late June. In meeting with the district’s leadership, Mathis got a first-hand look at the advances the District has made in improving access to modern technology and provider services during the last year. NIHD Chief Executive Officer Kevin […]

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NIHD Board approves 2017-18 budget

NIHD press release Last year the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors and leadership developed a strategic model designed to enhance local medical services and improve access within the next five years. At the June 21st Board meeting, the Directors took the next step and unanimously approved the District’s 2017-18 fiscal year budget. While […]

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 Dr. Kevin S. Flanigan, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Inyo Healthcare District, joined NIHD employees Sarah Spelt, Kristen Bernasconi and Michelle Garcia as they delivered the care packages to the United Methodist Soup Kitchen. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD employees again lend a hand

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District employees pulled together again to improve the lives of others in our community. This time, NIHD’s Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) department coordinated a drive to collect care package items to be distributed through the local soup kitchen. With of goal of assembling 30 care packages, the QAPI […]

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TEAMNIHD aids veterans; lifestyle talk on Thursday

Press releases The employees of Northern Inyo Healthcare District marked the week leading up to Memorial Day with an in-house fundraiser for local veterans. Hoping to raise $400, the employees once again surpassed expectation and doubled the amount, coming in with $800 in donations. Employees, collectively known as TEAMNIHD, were invited to honor relatives and […]

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The Rural Health Center’s Student Trainee Program gives high school and college students a chance to experience real-world interaction in a busy medical office. More than 50 percent of the participants go on to a healthcare-related career. Shown here are Student Trainee Ashlynn David, RHC Medical Director Dr. Stacey Brown, RHC Administrative Director Dan David, Student Trainee Angela Gonzalez, RHC Clinical  Director Jannalyn Lawrence, and Student Trainee Zoe Anderson. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Training program helps students get early start in healthcare field

Press release A program designed to give high school and college students the opportunity to explore a possible healthcare career is marking its 18th year of operation at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Rural Health Clinic. With June graduations beginning, the RHC will be looking to fill positions for its five-member Student Trainee Program. “Our goal […]

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Cynthia Dayhuff, RN, Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s 2017 DAISY Award Winner, with her nominator Pam Spector at Spector’s West Bishop home. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District.

Cynthia Dayhuff earns DAISY Award

NIHD press release Cynthia Dayhuff, a Registered Nurse at Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD), was named the healthcare facility’s 2017 winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of an annual international program honoring nurses for clinical skills and compassionate care. The story surrounding Dayhuff’s honor is an emotional one for […]

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NIHD Patient Navigator Rosie Graves and NIHD Community Relations Coordinator Cheryl Underhill present Trina Tobey, Executive Director of Wild Iris Family Counseling & Crisis Center, with the $250 raised by NIHD employees. To the right of Tobey are Susie Bains, Wild Iris’ Director of Programs, and Misti Clark, Wild Iris Program Manager. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD: Educational advancements, Denim Day

Press releases A recent Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors meeting saw the educational achievements of four employees highlighted. Two NIHD team members have earned certifications that will help patients who are fighting cancer, and two nurses received their Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing while improving patient care processes within the hospital. Monica […]

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Court rules for Mammoth Hospital in lawsuit by NIHD, LAFCO

Southern Mono Healthcare District press release A Sacramento court has ruled in favor of Southern Mono Healthcare District (Mammoth Hospital) in a lawsuit brought by Northern Inyo Hospital (NIH) and the Inyo County Local Agency Formation Commission, commonly known as “LAFCO”. NIH and LAFCO sued Mammoth Hospital asking the court to evict Mammoth Hospital from […]

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Help CareShuttle – volunteer to be a driver

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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NIH Emergency Department physicians, Drs. Doris Lin and Jennie Walker are shown with the Flexible Video Endoscope recently donated to the Emergency Department by the Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary, represented here by Auxiliary President Judy Fratella, Treasurer Sharon Moore and Historian Betty Anziano. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District.

Generous donation by NIH Auxiliary helps in ER

Press release A recent equipment donation from the Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary is once again making a positive difference in healthcare offered during emergencies. The NIH Auxiliary’s donation of $30,000 to purchase a Flexible Video Endoscope for use in the hospital’s Emergency Department. Endoscopes are used to secure airways in patients who are suffering respiratory […]

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