A Message From the Administrator

In 2012, the hospital’s Board of Directors was searching for someone with the  expertise and experience to help resurrect the closed nursing home and the nearly closed BHC hospital and clinic. They selected me due to my past turnaround experience to start October 31st 2012. 

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Broadwater Health Center Grant for CT Scanner

Townsend, Mont.—The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded Broadwater Health Center a $400,000 grant to purchase a 64-slice computer tomography (CT) scanner. Since 2015, the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Rural Healthcare Program has awarded over $30 million to outfit 79 of the region’s hospitals with state-of-the-art CT scanners to help them provide the best care to patients close to home. 

WIC Announcement


ShoutOut to the BHC Dietary Department

BHC dietary department provides nutritious, attractive, and palatable food to patients, staff, and visitors, while maintaining high standards of sanitation, production, and service to all customers. Eight employees, including a manager and one Registered Dietitian serve an average of 25,000 meals a year to patients and cater an additional 325 special functions and meetings. The Registered Dietitian not only ensures that nutritional needs are being met, but also that patients receive proper nutrition counseling if necessary.

Welcome new team member Zoe Travis

Zoe Travis RN, the new Clinical Informatics Nurse joins the Broadwater Health Center team!  As the Clinical Informatics Nurse she will be helping the organization to utilize the electronic healthcare record system to the best of its ability.

Humana is On Board!

Over the past several weeks Broadwater Health Center (BHC) has been working with Humana to expedite a contract to help those residents affected by the Medicare Advantage cut. BHC has been engaged in contract negotiations with Humana in the effort to participate in their Medicare Advantage product since October 2017, when we learned that Blue Cross Blue Shield would no longer be serving our community with a Medicare plan.

The Broadwater Health Center is proud to announce the arrival of a new four-wheel drive ambulance

The Broadwater Health Center (BHC) ambulance crew is proud to announce the arrival of a 2018 Ford-450 four-wheel drive ambulance.  The new ambulance is blue and white in color with the latest in chevron stripping for increased visibility on the highway.  A majority of the $200,000 for the new ambulance is from a Broadwater County Capital Improvement Project (CIP) fund established for the purchase of a new ambulance about every 10 years.  Additional funding was supplied by Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funds.  

Dr. Kenney and Zoey

An Investment Worth Protecting

Up for your vote in the May 8, 2018 election is a Hospital Mill Levy which will raise $287,000 annually for three years and replaces a 3-year, $170,000 levy which is now expiring.  The Hospital District Board (not to be confused with the Townsend Health Systems Board that oversees operation of the hospital) has chosen to ask for the levy to pay for much needed maintenan

Hospital District Mill Levy

Trustees of the Broadwater County Hospital District are asking you to renew your tax support for maintenance of our county-owned hospital building and its medical mission.  We are proposing a property tax levy to replace the three-year levy that is now expiring.

The new levy would raise $287,000 a year and like the last one would run for three years. It would cost homeowners $27.87 a year on a home valued at $100,000 and $55.74 a year on a home valued at $200,000.  The expiring levy raised $170,000 a year.