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Happy Holidays for a hundred from NIHD

NIH press release They made their lists. They checked them twice. When all was said and done, the employees of Northern Inyo Healthcare District surpassed the 100-person goal set for their 2015 Holiday Gift Drive. Enough gifts were gathered to provide holiday gift packages to all Bishop Care Center patients, all those NIHD adopted from […]

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Monkey wrench thrown at SIH ER fix

By Deb Murphy There’s a discouraging cliché that no good turn goes unpunished. Mike Patterson of Sierra Lifeflight found that out this week when the agency formed to assist emergency medical services in San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties nearly put the brakes on the air ambulance service’s attempt to help out Southern Inyo Hospital […]

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Inyo Sheriff

With closure of SIH emergency room, Inyo Sheriff’s office offers service information

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release After being informed that the emergency room at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine has been closed until further notice, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office wants to provide public awareness of our current emergency medical services in southern Inyo County including the communities of Independence, Lone Pine, Olancha, Keeler, Darwin and […]

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Mammoth Hospital hosts Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team

Press release Mammoth Hospital recently invited a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team to Mammoth for a special training on life saving skills for newborn babies. Neonatologist, Dr. Anand Rajani from Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno led the instruction along with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Abby Van Den Broeke and Respiratory Therapists Curt Partain and […]

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‘Meet and Greet’ Monday for new Northern Inyo Hospital members

Northern Inyo Healthcare District will host a “Meet and Greet” reception introducing some of its newest emergency care providers to the community. The reception is set for Monday, Nov. 23rd, 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the main lobby of Northern Inyo Hospital.  The physicians spotlighted during the event include: Peter Bloomfield, MD, a veteran emergency […]

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Help NIH, IMACA help those in need

Press release Northern Inyo Hospital (NIH) and Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA) have teamed up to help Owens Valley families in need. From Nov. 2-23, the hospital will be holding its annual Holiday Food Drive for the benefit of IMACA. NIH employees and patients, as well as the public, are invited to drop […]

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Dr. Kevin Flanigan

NIH welcomes interim CEO Dr. Kevin Flanigan

Press release During its Oct. 21st board meeting, The Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors named Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, as the hospital’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Flanigan, who had been serving as Acting CEO since mid-September, will continue to lead the healthcare facility with a focus on continuous improvement and ensuring […]

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Dr. Tomi Bortolazzo mourned

The Board of Directors and all medical and staff at Mammoth Hospital are shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of our colleague and friend, Dr. Tomi Bortolazzo. “Dr. B” served as the sole urologist for the Eastern Sierra for the past 10 years. She was a respected member of the Northern […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital to host reception, lifestyle talk

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District will host a “Meet and Greet” reception introducing some of its newest healthcare providers and its acting Chief Executive Officer to the community. The reception is set for Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 5:30-7 p.m. at the main lobby of Northern Inyo Hospital.  The physicians spotlighted during the event include: Felix […]

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Dr. Allison Robinson

Decorated surgeon Allison Robinson returns to Eastern Sierra

Northern Inyo Hospital press release Northern Inyo Hospital welcomes General Surgeon Allison J. Robinson to its healthcare team this week. Robinson is double Board certified in General Surgery with specialization in Colon and Rectal Surgery. In Bishop, she will work alongside Dr. Robbin Cromer-Tyler in the Pioneer Medical Building on the Northern Inyo Hospital campus. […]

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New Infusion Center at NIH opens Monday

NIH press release Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy are often facing the greatest challenge of their lives. Care providers at Northern Inyo Hospital’s newly expanded Infusion Center plan to do everything they can to make the experience as comfortable as possible. Recently relocated into a larger space within the older main hospital, the expanded facility will […]

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Mmmm good: Tasty, healthy selections from NIH dietary team

Press release from Northern Inyo Hospital Northern Inyo Hospital’s Certified Dietary Manager Mark Gavriel and his team are working hard to disprove the adage that hospitals serve bad food. Gavriel arrived at NIH last fall and immediately began working with the existing Dietary team to make healthy and tasty changes in the hospital’s menu. Those […]

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