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NIHD urges skipping the lab draw line in favor of appointments

As of Monday, Nov. 23, lab draws at Northern Inyo Hospital’s outpatient lab services now require an appointment. The move is not intended to inconvenience those who like to drop-in after seeing their healthcare providers. Instead, it is designed to strengthen social distancing practices and keep patients safe as the nation witnesses the third wave […]

 
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NIHD Paving project nears completion

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s planned paving project will conclude this weekend with a slurry coat application to the Rural Health Clinic parking lot, plus the area surrounding the District’s Support building. This means access to the Emergency Department will be limited to the District’s west entrance off Pioneer Lane. It also means The Rural Health […]

 
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Vivian Doris Chance (Bice) Welch: 1923-2019

Vivienne aka (Bim) went to join the Angels on Thursday, September 26 at 11:24 p.m.  She was truly an angel and will be missed by family and friends alike. She was born Vivienne Doris Chance on November 13, 1923 to Charles Thomas Chance and Clara Lurette (Crocker) Chance in Big Pine, CA.  She was a […]

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Isabel Alvey: 1931-2019

Isabel Alvey was born on May 4, 1931, in the Round Valley area, Bishop, CA, to Ross Magil and Ellen Mallory Magil. Isabel attended school in Round Valley and Bishop, California. Isabel worked as a waitress and housekeeper before starting her nursing career at Northern Inyo Hospital, where she worked for 33 years. She started […]

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NIHD parking lot paving project begins in earnest

NIHD press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District ‘s planned paving project will begin in earnest this Saturday. Paving contractors will be working onsite throughout the weekend, applying a slurry coat and re-striping the parking lot directly in front of and to the east of the two-story Northern Inyo Hospital building. Visitors seeking access to the […]

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NIHD tackles physician recruitment struggles

News release Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors were updated on physician recruitment efforts during the board’s recent monthly meeting. Setting the discussion stage, Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, stood in the shoes of many current and former area leaders, frustrated by unsuccessful specialty recruitment efforts. National polls and surveys predict […]

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Court rules for Mammoth Hospital in lawsuit by NIHD, LAFCO

Southern Mono Healthcare District press release A Sacramento court has ruled in favor of Southern Mono Healthcare District (Mammoth Hospital) in a lawsuit brought by Northern Inyo Hospital (NIH) and the Inyo County Local Agency Formation Commission, commonly known as “LAFCO”. NIH and LAFCO sued Mammoth Hospital asking the court to evict Mammoth Hospital from […]

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Tracy Aspel named NIHD Chief Nursing Officer

Press release Veteran registered nurse Tracy Aspel, perhaps best known in the community for her role in establishing the Rural Health Clinic alongside Dr. Stacey Brown, is now Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Chief Nursing Officer. Prior to being named CNO, Aspel served as Director of Nursing Practice and Interim CNO. As Chief Nursing Officer, Aspel […]

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Northern Inyo Healthcare District surgeons, Drs. Jeanine Arndal, Allison Robinson and Robbin Cromer-Tyler with NIHD’s new da Vinci Surgical System. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District.

Robot-assisted surgery at Northern Inyo Hospital

Press release Local healthcare leaders got hands-on access to Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s new robot-assisted surgical system last week and put it through its paces. When all was said and done, the new da Vinci system had won local critical acclaim. “This innovative technology, which assists highly qualified surgeons to provide state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedures, […]

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Esther Carter: 1918-2016

ESTHER CARTER, BORN AUGUST 12, 1918, IN LOS ANGELES, CA, PASSED AWAY AT NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2016, WITH HER FAMILY BY HER SIDE. SHE WILL BE BURIED NEXT TO FRED, HER HUSBAND OF 69 YEARS, AT THE RIVERSIDE NATIONAL CEMETERY.  HE SERVED IN THE AIR FORCE AS A FIRST LIEUTENANT DURING WORLD […]

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