BHC Nursing receives 5 Star Rating

Did you know that the Broadwater Health Center (BHC) nursing home was awarded a 5-Star overall rating of its facility in 2015? Nursing Home Compare, associated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded BHC the highest rating available to long term care facilities. Currently many of the larger cities in Montana don’t have a 5-Star rated nursing home.

SERVING VETERANS

Broadwater Health Center (BHC) is also a Veterans Admin-istration (VA) approved hospital. If you or your loved one is a veteran in need of nursing home services and/or medical care we are here to serve you. Besides the nursing home BHC is approved to support veterans through our hospital services including:

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Is the County Loaning BHC Money? (PART II)

(This is Part two of a 2 part series. To read part 1 click on Is the County Loaning BHC Money? Part 1)Last month I shared with you that the county is not loaning the hospital money.

Garage Sale Raises $2,217 For Kirscher Memorial Fund

Barbara Kirscher passed away on May 25, 2016, and the Broadwater Com-munity Health Foundation (BCHF) established a “Barb Kirscher Memorial Education Fund” in her honor. A garage sale was held on August 19-20 to benefit the fund and $2,217.77 was raised in just two days. The majority of the funds were items sold at the sale but $202 was earned from items that were raffled.

You Can Actively Monitor Your Own Health With DAT

Direct Access Testing (DAT) is a service offered by Broad-water Health Center (BHC). DAT allows you to order your own lab tests without a doctor’s order. It’s convenient, affordable and fits into busy lifestyles and schedules.

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Broadwater Health Center Update featured on the Dunwell Report


The Dunwell Report will be featuring an update on the Broadwater Health Center and the incredible recovery from financial disaster.

The Dunwell Report segment will be aired:

Is the County Loaning BHC Money?

I've recently been asked by community members how much money the county is loaning or giving the hospital and nursing home. This is a great question.

Music Memory Program Needs Your Help

The Activities and Social Services Departments at the hospital are in the process of putting together a Music Memory Program for the Broadwater Health Center (BHC) nursing home patients. Research shows that music has the ability to elevate mood, decrease anxiety, improve sleep quality and reduce pain.

Patient Care Coordinator-Here To Serve You

Broadwater Health Center (BHC), through grant funding assistance, has hired a Patient Care Coordinator. Her name is Margaret Ruckey and she has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), is a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Certified Emer-gency Nurse (CEN).

BHC Staff Receives Pediatric & ED Training

Broadwater Health Center (BHC) staff participate in continuing education classes to hone their skills and learn new techniques and methods to improve patient care. Recently they participated in classes involving pediatric and Emergency Department (ED) patient care.

Clinic Services & Providers Expand

Broadwater Health Center (BHC) administration, board and staff have been working to increase services and providers within the hospital, emergency room and wellness clinic.

Don’t’ Forget BHC Can Help With Health Insurance

Many in our community have gone uninsured but they no longer need to and with new government regulations there are now penalties for not having insurance in 2016 (visit HealthCare.gov).

Join Our Volunteer Team

Have you ever thought about sharing you interests and time with a nursing home resident? The BHC Nursing Home is currently full and opportunities abound for people from all walks of life interested in sharing their interests with the residents.

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Historic ALL Board Meeting Of May 2016

On Monday, May 16th, Ernie Nunn of the Broadwater Community Health Foundation hosted a joint, public meeting of the three major boards that work to support and operate the hospital.

Students Explore Medical Careers at BHC

The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of South Central Montana works with local hospitals and high school counselors to provide students with a chance to learn about careers within the healthcare field.

Become A CNA In Just Three Weeks At A Reduced Cost

Ever thought of being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

Don’t Forget Our DAT Services

Direct Access Testing (DAT) is a service offered by Broadwater Health Center (BHC). DAT allows you to order your own lab tests without a doctor’s or-der. It’s convenient, affordable and fits into busy lifestyles and schedules.

Hospital Clinic Gets a Dr. Seuss Face Lift

The Broadwater Health Center (BHC) clinic recently got a face lift which included remodeling, painting and new furnishings and decorations. The updates included not only the office area and waiting room but also the patient rooms.

Jackie Kynett Welcomes In Alex Potter

Jackie Kynett officially retired from Broadwater Health Center (BHC) on March 22,2016. Prior to leaving she was very involved in helping the hospital to find the perfect replacement for her position.

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