Blog Posts in 2019

  • MDMH offering sports physicals

    Wednesday night will be the last chance for student athletes to get sports physicals and donate back to their schools through Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's annual program. All male and female valley athletes in middle and high school are invited to the Marcus Daly Rehabilitation Center from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The sports physicals are good for the entire year. Students playing ...

  • Karsten Peterson receives Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

    The first set of Daisy Award-nominated nurses were recognized at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Registered Nurse Karsten Peterson was announced as the first recipient of the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Peterson works in the Emergency Department at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital and received his award in front of nearly 50 peers, family, friends and managers. See Full Article ...

  • Marcus Daly Hospital celebrates Daisy Awards

    Daisy bouquets bloomed in abundance at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital last week as hospital staff, administration and patients celebrated the 2019 Daisy Awards. The Daisy Award program is a worldwide initiative that rewards remarkable care, clinical skills and extraordinary compassion in nursing. The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by members of the family of Patrick Barnes. He was 33 ...

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital offers sports physicals

    Every middle and high school athlete must pass a physical before they are allowed to practice or play. Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital and medical staff offers an easy opportunity to get those physicals. Athletes and their parents are invited to attend the annual sports physical program at Marcus Daly Rehabilitation Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, or Wednesday, Aug. 7, or to the ...

  • Karsten Peterson receives Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

    The first set of Daisy Award-nominated nurses were recognized at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Registered Nurse Karsten Peterson was announced as the first recipient of the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Peterson works in the Emergency Department at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital and received his award in front of nearly 50 peers, family, friends and managers. The Daisy Award ...

  • Volunteer Profile - Bonnie Roth, Hospital Auxiliary

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Volunteer Profile Bonnie Roth has been a Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Volunteer for over 15 years. We sat down to chat with Bonnie to find out what keeps her coming back and why more members of the Bitterroot Valley should volunteer with the Marcus Daly Pink Ladies. Name: Bonnie Roth Years Volunteering: 15 Why did you start volunteering at Marcus Daly? When ...

  • Best doc in the Bitterroot

    Dr. April Weinberger, a family practice physician at Corvallis Family Medicine and Chief Medical officer at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, has recently been voted Bitterroot’s Best Physician in a poll of community members. Weinberger grew up in rural Wisconsin and initially went to music school as a piano performance major. Then she had one of those “life changing moments” when ...

  • 4-H and Cloverbuds pay it forward with donations to MDMH emergency department

    Young members of a 4-H club paid it forward Tuesday for children visiting the hospital. Five Cloverbuds, age 7 and under, and 4-H members, age 8 and up, visited the Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s Emergency department to donate “stuffies” and $205 for helmets. Five-year-old Madeline Farrenburg was the spokesperson on behalf of the Cloverbuds. “We are donating stuffies ...

  • Celebrating nurses

    As part of National Nurses Week, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital participated with other regional hospitals and medical employers in a celebration of their nursing staffs by soliciting nominations for Nursing Awards based on letters of nomination submitted by their patients and peers. According to Marcus Daly’s Marketing and Communications Director, Amy James-Linton, the hospital performed ...

  • Nurses are the heart of health care

    In celebration of National Nurses week the Ravalli Republic and Missoulian asked the community to send in nominations about a nurse who made a difference in their life or the life of a loved one and what makes them an extraordinary nurse. Out of nearly 70 nurse nominations across Western Montana, eight work at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital — Todd Wohlman, Randy Yeargan, Heidi Baye, Michelle ...

  • Ribbon cut on new surgery center

    More than 650 people “crossed the red line” for a special tour of the new Surgery Center at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s open house last week. Chief of Surgery Dr. James Zubernis, Dr. Michael Dolecki, CEO John Bishop and Hospital Board Chair Lois Hedg-Peth all have a hand on the scissors as they perform what the Chief called the first major surgery in the new Surgery Center at ...

  • Marcus Daly's new Surgery Center brings state of the art medicine to Bitterroot

    HAMILTON – Robotic arms, “blue light” equipment and the latest computer-assisted medicine is all part of the dramatic change that’s coming to Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital. It’s been quite the decade at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, as the Hamilton campus has been completely transformed with millions of dollars in upgrades laid out in a master plan. But perhaps the ...

  • Hundreds Tour Hamilton Hospital Surgery Center

    About one thousand people toured the new Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital surgical center Friday. With the facility nearing completion, the afternoon grand opening included self-guided tours "Behind the Red Line" - the areas that are strictly off-limits to the public to guard against contamination after the center officially opens. A ribbon cutting was held at 5:30 p.m. (see photo below) ...

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's surgery center grand opening draws hundreds

    People did not want to miss their one and only opportunity to cross the “red line” for a close-up look at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s shiny-new surgery center Friday afternoon. Before the doors opened, the line reached around the block. The hospital chief operating officer Troy Hanson was there when the people began the tour of the new $15 million surgery center that some ...

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's surgery center sets grand opening

    Ravalli County residents will have what may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cross the “red line” in a surgery center while standing on their own two feet. Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital will celebrate the grand opening of its new $15 million surgery center with an open house on Friday, April 26 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. “It’s really a unique opportunity for ...

  • New Surgery Center at Daly Hospital to hold grand opening

    There is a chance coming up for the general public to do what will soon be forbidden, that is to walk across the Red Line at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s new Surgical Center, the line that stops anyone but qualified personnel from approaching the critical areas of the Operating Room (OR). Not only that, you will have a chance to see what the doctor sees when performing surgery. And what ...

  • Washington Post article paints Hamilton in bright light, but locals say challenges remain

    The hospital’s CEO, John Bishop, said the amenities of the town and natural beauty of the surrounding area has allowed the hospital to attract highly skilled medical professionals. Read full article Here

  • Hamilton fundraising event full of tasty surprises

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s CEO John Bishop is one of the celebrity chefs in the Rotary Club fundraiser, “Men Who Cook and Women Who Judge”. Read full article Here

  • National Doctor's Day honors physicians

    MDMH Medical Staff shared; “We have a really diverse staff for the size of our community and a really strong primary care base,” Weinberger said. “We have specialty services like cardiology and neurosurgery that a lot of similar-sized hospitals do not always have.” April Weinberger, MD, CMO “The hospital works to make sure we have specialized services here so we ...

  • Lower Your Risk for the Number 1 Killer of Women

    Learn about heart disease and women and what you can do to keep a healthy heart. Heart attacks and strokes can be catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Heart disease and stroke are preventable, yet they remain leading causes of death, disability, and healthcare spending in the US. Alarmingly, many of these events happen to adults ages 35-64—over 800,000 in 2016. Read ...

  • Are you at risk for a heart attack or stroke?

    Find out now with this easy to use risk calculator. Take the test today! bit.ly/HESRiskCalculator

  • About Medicine: Cardiac rehabilitation can save lives

    In celebration of American Hearth Month in February, let’s talk about cardiac rehabilitation. What is it? Who needs it? How long does it last? What are the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation? Cardiac rehabilitation is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as stenting and ...

  • Prevention is the key to controlling high cholesterol

    Almost everyone has heard about the dangers of high cholesterol. It plays an important role when it comes to the development of heart disease. Heart disease, described simply, increases your risk of having heart attacks, strokes and other vascular problems. Cholesterol, like high blood pressure, is one of the “silent killers.” Symptoms are often not present until a person’s ...

  • Metabolic Syndrome and why it matters

    Metabolic Syndrome and why it matters Metabolic syndrome is a group of five cardiovascular risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Read Full Article

  • Heart to Heart Talk Set for Thursday

    Heart to Heart Talk Set for Thursday February is Heart Month and Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital is hosting a “Heart to Heart Talk” by Dr. Anthony Navone of the Marcus Daly Cardiology Clinic and the International Heart Institute on Thursday, Feb. 7. Read Full Article

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Events

  • Kahulanui Hawaiian Swing

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in collaboration with the Bitterroot Preforming Arts Council are bringing a fabulous educational outreach class to our community. Join us for an ...

  • Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run

    The Daly Hospital Foundation and Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital present the 2019 Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run! Welcome runners, walkers, strollers, families, and Colors of ...

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital offers a full American Safety and Health Institute BLS course. BLS for Healthcare Providers Course covers core material such as adult and ...

  • Marcus Daly Balance Program

    Older individuals are more likely to have impairments resulting in balance issues and an increased risk of falling. This can result in being less independent at home and even ...

  • ASHI First Aid, CPR and AED

    This ASHI First Aid, CPR and AED is a one day class from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to ...

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