Category Archives: Newsroom feature

Nationally Certified Expertise Combined with the Latest Technology

New Anesthesia Machines, Expert Team Provide Gritman Patients Coordinated Care Patients won’t feel a thing during their surgery if Greg Bauer has anything to say about it. A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Bauer is one of four anesthesia providers at Gritman Medical Center, and one of thee on the team who hold national certification […]

Gritman’s COVID Response Recognized with Major University of Idaho Award

Gritman, U of I Teams Given 2021 President’s Medallion   Gritman Medical Center’s unprecedented effort to ramp up Moscow’s COVID-19 pandemic response operation has been enshrined by the University of Idaho. Efforts by the hospital and its employees to stage and staff  a mass surveillance testing operation and build a lab that continues to test […]

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 begins vaccinating staff for COVID-19

(Pictured above: Shelley Frei, RN, administers a COVID-19 vaccine to nurse Nina Benichou. Susie Christopher, RN, is shown to the right.) Gritman Medical Center announced Friday that it has started administering its first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to its staff. The first dose was given to Nina Benichou, a Registered Nurse in Gritman’s […]

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, […]

‘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 […]

Coordinated care for better results

Having a primary care provider can help you live longer and healthier (Part 1 of a three-part series exploring the importance of establishing a relationship with a primary care provider.) Finding the right primary care provider and establishing a long-term relationship is key to living an active and healthy life. Our primary care providers at […]

Getting a flu vaccine has never been more important

COVID-19 heightens awareness and need to protect public health The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates during the 2018-19 influenza season 35.5 million Americans became sick with the flu. Of those, 16.5 million visited a health care provider for their illness and 490,000 were hospitalized. More than 34,000 people died.  It only takes a […]

Gritman Medical Center COVID-19 situation and testing update, drive-through testing site

Gritman Medical Center is working in partnership with local, regional and state officials to respond to the rise in COVID-19 positive cases being identified in our region. At the time of this release on July 6, Public Health-Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) was reporting 21 confirmed positive cases and 5 probable cases in Latah County. […]

Facemasks slow the spread of COVID-19

Public asked to bring their own facemask to hospital, clinics Gritman Medical Center has worked to keep you, your loved ones and our communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through it all, we have looked to you to help in limiting the spread of the virus. And we still need your help – in fact, […]