Tag Archives | Northern Inyo Healthcare District


Position available on NIHD board

By Deb Murphy If you live in the Highlands/Meadowcreek area and are willing to work your butt off for your community, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District has a job for you. With the resignation of Phil Hartz, the at-large board member for the district, the process of filling his position has begun. “We’re sad to […]

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Dr. Kevin Flanigan

Budget outlook improves for NIHD

NIHD news release An increase in August revenues gave the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors continued optimism that the District’s budget may be back on track after falling short last fiscal year. During its monthly meeting Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Board was told that increased productivity at the Rural Health Clinic, plus a […]

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Lymphedema the subject of NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk

Press release Please join Northern Inyo Healthcare District for a Healthy Lifestyle Talk on Lymphedema this Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. at NIHD’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch Street, Bishop, near the Jill Kinmont Boothe School. The talk is titled “When Elevation Isn’t Enough: How to Manage Swelling and Improve Every Day Life.” NIHD’s Certified […]

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Dr. James Harness

NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk: Dr. Harness on breast-cancer treatments

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s breast surgeon, Jay K. Harness, MD, will discuss new breast cancer treatments and why these new options are increasing optimism for patients and their families during NIHD’s next Healthy Lifestyles Talk. The talk is set for Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. at NIHD’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., […]

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MC Hubbard

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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