Category Archives: Compassionate Care

Bringing Advanced Surgical Care to the Palouse

Gritman General Surgeons Advancing Compassionate Expertise in New Surgery Practice As our region’s health system, we are proud at Gritman Medical Center to be growing in our ability to provide integrated care for you and the ones you love. The addition of Gritman General Surgeons expands access to gastrointestinal (GI) scopes and surgeries for hernias, […]

New Kendrick provider firmly planted in rural medicine

Kendrick Family Care provider Jennifer Rouse makes it her mission to ensure rural residents of all ages have consistent access to a primary care provider close to home. Jennifer Rouse describes it as healthcare across the lifespan. Whether she’s ensuring children are up to date on their vaccines or assisting adults with their annual wellness […]

‘Gritman has medicine of the heart’

(Pictured above: Wendy Smiley-Johnson holds her new grandson, Jaxx.) One year ago Wendy Smiley-Johnson was unsure if she would ever fully recover from the massive and life-altering injuries she suffered in an automobile accident near her home just east of Troy. The wreck left Wendy, the owner of the Moscow Alehouse, with multiple fractures in […]

Gritman orthopedic surgery helps heal the Vandals

‘I’m able to get back out there and be a dad again’ Visit our orthopedic care page to learn more about how we can help you get back to living a more pain-free life. In roughly three weeks the University of Idaho Vandals were to take the field at Beaver Stadium against the nation’s 15th […]

Great care every step of the way

Gritman’s orthopedic care team helps Moscow man in recovery from Achilles tendon rupture Local attorney Cody Moore had many questions after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon in August. Would he be able to return to doing the things he loves? Mountain biking on Moscow Mountain? Running? Riding horses with his wife? And, most importantly, […]

The only choice for their baby

Moscow couple delivers fifth child at Gritman Family Birth Center There was no hesitation when it came to where Lesley and David Williams would deliver their daughter when they learned they would soon be welcoming a baby girl into the world. Georgia would be delivered at Gritman Medical Center’s Family Birth Center – just like […]

Finding life without pain

Orthopedic surgery at Gritman gives Moscow woman hope Visit our orthopedic care page to learn more about how we can help you get back to living a more pain-free life. Heather Maib has barely known life without pain. For more than three decades the mother of two young children has lived with chronic pain and […]

Delivering exceptional care for new parents

We are always ready for the unexpected Deliveries don’t always go as planned. But at our award-winning Family Birth Center, you can be comfortable knowing we have state-of-the-art technology and a highly-trained and compassionate team with nearly 300 years of combined experience ready to successfully handle the unexpected. When Megan and Dylan arrived at the […]

Healing expertise and compassion before and after your surgery

A mission-centered patient care team focused on you Having surgery can be a source of hope for healing and return to a more normal life. But it can also cause a healthy dose of anxiety. Gritman’s pre-operative and post-operative nursing care is an integral part of the healing process that helps patients achieve a successful […]

‘I wish I would have done it years ago’

Gritman orthopedic surgery helps coach regain her quality of life Visit our orthopedic care page to learn more about how we can help you get back to living a more pain-free life. For years University of Idaho volleyball coach Debbie Buchanan felt her only option was to live with the excruciating pain in her right […]