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Tomorrow’s healthcare: Presenting Robot-Assisted Surgery

NIHD press release Residents of Southern Inyo County and Tonopah, Nevada are invited to explore the high tech world of Robot-Assisted Surgery during two Open House presentations in the coming week. Those in attendance literally will be invited to sit in the surgeon’s seat, slide their fingers into the video-game style controllers, and see what […]

 
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Dr. John Ungersma steps down from NIHD board

Dr. John A. Ungersma announced that he is stepping down from the Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors effective July 19. Anticipating this announcement, the Board is ready to launch the search for a new board representative from the District’s Zone I area, covering most of the West Bishop, McLaren Lane, Rocking K, Starlight […]

 
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NIHD Board approves budget

NIHD news release Two years ago the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors committed to a five-year strategic plan designed to grow local medical services and improve healthcare access for area residents. As the District prepares to enter its pivotal third year, the investments made in the plan are beginning to shape the future […]

 
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Lynn and Greg Lippincott, Ann Wagoner and Wagoner’s son Arden paused for a photo. Lynn Lippincott and Ann Wagoner marked 35 years of service to the Healthcare District/Photo courtesy of Alex Duke-NIHD

NIHD honors employees for years of service

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District recently honored 44 of its employees for their dedication and longevity in providing healthcare to our community. Twenty-two of the honorees joined their families and co-workers May 5 at Whiskey Creek to commemorate their milestones. NIHD Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA emceed the event while department […]

 
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Robert Sharp repeats the Oath of Office as he is sworn in to serve as the Zone 3 representative to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Robert Sharp named to NIHD Board

News release Local bank executive Robert Sharp was named to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday night. Sharp, who is the Vice President of Eastern Sierra Community Bank, was one of two applicants to file for the recent Zone 3 vacancy. An Ad Hoc Committee of current […]

 
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NIHD poised to respond to changing healthcare environment

NIHD news release Every day there is a story in the news cycle about health care. Ground-breaking medical research, a new drug that has completed FDA approval, different treatments for medical conditions, new federal and state regulations – it can be dizzying to keep up with. However, a healthcare organization that focuses on its people […]

 
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Dr. Stacey Brown and Medical Assistant Jessica Nichols show the telehealth cart. Patients will be able to connect with specialty physicians from Adventist Health using this advanced video conferencing technology. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Adventist Health brings ‘Telehealth’ to Rural Health Clinic

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Rural Health Clinic plans to unveil its new telehealth partnership with Adventist Health during a special evening presentation this coming week. Telehealth uses advanced video conferencing technology, giving local patients the opportunity to connect with Adventist Health’s medical specialists, all without having to travel for hundreds of miles. The […]

 
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Blue Ribbon Fun Run ‘an overwhelming success’

NIHD press release Seventy runners and walkers came together for the first-ever Blue Ribbon Fun Run & Walk on March 24. The Fun Run & Walk, a community effort designed to raise awareness about Colorectal Cancer while raising funds for the Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance, surpassed organizers’ expectations. “To have such an overwhelming success with […]

 
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Peter Watercott to step down from NIHD Board after 20 years

NIHD news release Pete Watercott will step down March 31st from the Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors after 20 years of service; the District announced Thursday morning. Watercott, who has had a hand in everything from the development of the Rural Health Clinic, to the construction of the main two-story hospital, submitted his […]

 
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NIHD tackles physician recruitment struggles

News release Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors were updated on physician recruitment efforts during the board’s recent monthly meeting. Setting the discussion stage, Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, stood in the shoes of many current and former area leaders, frustrated by unsuccessful specialty recruitment efforts. National polls and surveys predict […]

 
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