Don’t miss the Chairman’s Welcome Reception and Awards Celebration at the Montana Healthcare Conference for an evening of celebration.

Registrants of the Montana Healthcare Conference are welcome to attend the in-person event at The Billings Depot and all MHA members are welcome to attend virtually, regardless of registration for the Montana Healthcare Conference.

Before the in-person event, enjoy a great networking experience and hors d’oeurves by culinary and support services company and Platinum Education Underwriter Forefront Healthcare.

The following recommended CDC precautions will be in effect for in-person attendees of the 2021 event:

  • Masks required
  • Vaccinations highly encouraged for all attendees
  • Attendance restricted to allow social distancing
  • Hand hygiene stations provided
  • All food and beverages will be served (no self-service)

Or join us virtually:

The program will begin at 5:30pm. There is no charge to attend the virtual event. Attend via Zoom here.

Awards to be presented at the Awards Celebration:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Innovation in Healthcare Award
  • Leadership in Quality and Patient Safety Award
  • Trustee of the Year Award
  • Best Place to Work Award – Large Hospital
  • Best Place to Work Award – Small Hospital
  • Caregiver of the Year Award
  • Excellence in Behavioral Health Service Award
  • Community Partnership Award
  • PIN Quality Program of the Year Award
  • Dr. Alan Strange Legacy Award
  • Paul Taylor Award
  • Montana DPHHS Stroke Recognition Award
  • Montana DPHHS Cardiac Recognition Award
Date
Sep. 22, 2021
Time
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location
The Billings Depot
In-Person
Virtual
Annual Events
Association Leadership
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 9.17.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen delivers his weekly update for the week ending on September 17, 2021. He gives an update on hospitals and the Covid-19 crisis in our state. He encourages us all to thank our health care professionals for getting us through this difficult time. Watch for more.

Posted on 09/17/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA CEO & President Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 9.10.21

MHA has received a number of questions from legislators around the current COVID-19 surge in Montana and facilities’ needs at this time. In response, MHA is has organized virtual Region Meetings for each MHA region this week to allow MHA members to discuss the current situation in their communities and their needs with their state legislators, representatives of Montana’s executive branch and Montana’s Congressional Delegation.

Posted on 09/10/21 | President’s Message | Read More

HRS/Premier

Equipment & Supplies

National provider-owned group purchasing organization

Jamie Weirauch
720-384-6478

Code & Comply Specialists

Uncategorized

Outsourced coding and billing; coding and billing compliance services

Jennifer Greenhalgh
407-808-5808

Yellowstone Insurance Exchange, RRG

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Professional and general liability insurance

Joe Schimenti
866-216-7433

Reflex Protect

Uncategorized

Non-lethal self-defense solutions

Joe Anderson
406-880-5587

Collective Medical Emergency Department Information Exchange (ED Alerts)

Office & Information Technology

Emergency Department Information Exchange

Bryant Colley
435-962-0168

Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG)

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

Class action settlement recovery services

Kimberly Johnson
818-640-3164

Locumtenens.com

Recruitment & Retention

Physician locum tenens

Brittany Wetherhold
678-501-2749

Workforce Services

Healthcare recruitment and affiliated services offered through MHA Ventures’ Endorsed Business Partners

Frontier OnCall Psychiatry

Consulting & Outsourcing
Partnership Program

Telepsychiatry service provider company

Eric Arzubi
406-200-8471
Critical Access Hospital
Mailing Address
Mailing Address City, MT 59601
Physical Address
Physical Address City, MT 59601
Counties Served
Beaverhead
(444)444-4444
Fax
CEO Name, CEO Title
Contact Name
Role
Place of Employment
Location
(444)444-4444
Director of Nursing
Liberty Medical Center
Chester, Montana
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MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.27.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen asks MHA members to support a grant application to make the One Mind program available to all. This program was presented by Daryl Tol at the MHA midyear CEO meeting in #Missoula. It aims to transform workplaces at the employer level to focus on brain health and mental health. Signatures of support are due by 10am on Monday, August 30. Details are in the MHA Weekly News Release (WNR). Watch the video for more.

Posted on 08/27/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.20.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen highlights several exciting opportunities for MHA members from MHA Platinum Education Underwriters PYA and Hall Render. Included are scholarships for CAH’s (critical access hospitals) to receive complimentary compliance assessments.

Posted on 08/20/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.13.21

With COVID-19 surging in Montana and around the country, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen sits down to discuss the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 as a tool in protecting our communities.

Posted on 08/13/21 | President’s Message | Read More

This program is aimed at those in management positions and focuses on improving management and leadership skills, regardless of facility or department. The program encompasses interpersonal communication and basic management skill development.

In-Person
Annual Events

Member CEOs: Monitor email for more information.

Date
Oct. 5, 2021
Time
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Benefis Health System & via Zoom
In-Person
Virtual
Association Leadership

Committee Members: Monitor email for more information.

Date
Nov. 8, 2021
Time
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location
Via Zoom
Virtual
Association Leadership

Member CEOs: Monitor email for more information.

Date
Nov. 2, 2021
Time
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location
Via Zoom
Virtual
Association Leadership

Member CEOs: Monitor email for more information.

Date
Oct. 15, 2021
Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Via Zoom
Virtual
Association Leadership
System Director Care Coordination and Post - Acute Care
SCL Health
Littleton, Colorado
Quality Improvement Specialist
Mountain - Pacific Quality Health
Helena, Montana
Program Manager
RiverStone Health
Billings, Montana
Sr. Account Manager/Regional LTC Lead
Mountain - Pacific Quality Health
Helena, Montana
Director of Long-Term Care
Logan Health – Conrad
Conrad, Montana
CEO
Partners In Home Care
Missoula, Montana
Interim Director of Nursing
Liberty Medical Center
Chester, Montana
Administrator
Brendan House
Kalispell, Montana
Executive Dean, School of Health Professions
University of Providence
Great Falls, Montana
Director of Dual Enrollment and Career & Technical Education
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
Helena, Montana
Clinical Manager for Hospice
Partners In Home Care
Missoula, Montana
Department Chair
Missoula College
Montana , Missoula
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 8.6.21

This week Montana Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Rasmussen takes a little time to share a tool that MHA members can take advantage of to tell our story in a new and engaging way. For a year and a half, Rich has produced the President’s Message using Cyrano, a platform to easily create, store and distribute video messages.

Posted on 08/07/21 | President’s Message | Read More
Principal
PYA, P.C.
865-673-0844
Senior Vice President - Partner
Forefront Healthcare
813-455-4588
Strategy and Innovation Consultant, Network Management
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
406-437-6068
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.30.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen sits down with MHA Board Chair Dr. Gregory Hanson, CEO of Clark Fork Valley Hospital in #Plains, Montana to discuss upcoming strategic initiatives and the importance of MHA involvement to help advance health in Montana for all communities. Watch their conversation for more!

Posted on 07/30/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.16.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen discusses a recent meeting that he and MHA Board Chair Dr. Greg Hansen had with the University of Washington’s Montana (WWAMI) medical school class of 2020.

Posted on 07/16/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 7.9.21

This week, MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen encourages members to utilize information in the WNR (weekly news release). They can view the 2021 Legislative Summary, register for an upcoming PYA webinar on surprise billing, and nominiate a colleague for a Healthcare Annual Award. Watch the video and learn more.

Posted on 07/10/21 | President’s Message | Read More
North Central AHEC Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8018

McKesson

Equipment & Supplies

Medical, surgical and lab distribution

Chuck McWhirter
714-832-2135

Medefis

Recruitment & Retention

Temporary nursing, allied health and physician staffing

Lauren LoGuercio
971-634-0996

MHA Central Business Office

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

Complete outsourced CBO and revenue cycle solution

Sean Becker
406-457-8019

MHA Connections

Recruitment & Retention

Referral-based recruitment

Kristyn Egbert
406-457-8022

MHA Peer Review Network

Consulting & Outsourcing

Internal and external peer review network

Darin Atherton
208.489.1371

MHA Workers’ Compensation Reciprocal

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Workers’ compensation insurance

Sean Becker
406-457-8019

Monida Healthcare Network

Consulting & Outsourcing

Peer review, credentialing and consulting services

Staci Flynn
406-829-2380

Networx Health

Recruitment & Retention

Expertise in reliably filling interim or permanent leadership positions

Tammara Gibbons
206-494-4565

PARA Healthcare Financial Services

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

Revenue cycle management

Sandra LaPlace
800-999-3332 x225

PPE.Exchange

Equipment & Supplies

Trusted, digital marketplace for personal protective equipment

Jake Deichmann

PYA

Consulting & Outsourcing

Healthcare consulting, accounting, audit and assurance services

Jeff Pate
615-620-3475

Remi Group

Equipment & Supplies

Guaranteed savings on equipment maintenance service agreements and warranties

Adam Pabst
623-267-2201

Source 309

Consulting & Outsourcing

Customized promotional and marketing products

Craig Stewart
309-210-6816

Spacelabs Healthcare

Equipment & Supplies

Patient monitoring and connectivity, diagnostic cardiology, anesthesia delivery and ventilation

Ashley Fusaro
406-309-0525

Stericycle

Equipment & Supplies
Partnership Program

Hazardous, infectious and medical waste management network

Ashley DeWalt
206-305-0679

Stockman Bank

Consulting & Outsourcing

Wealth management

Steve Fawcett
406-447-9015

SunRx

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

340B discount drug program administrators

John Bretz
267-800-5390

Surgical Product Solutions (SPS)

Equipment & Supplies

Surplus liquidation and product redistribution services

Megan Casey
585-797-4880

A&E Design

Consulting & Outsourcing

Architecture, interior, graphics, furniture planning and procurement

Ric Heldt
406-248-2633

ADP

Consulting & Outsourcing

Industry leader in time and labor management

Ryan Lynch
406-498-6625

Brentwood Services

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Workers’ compensation claims administrators

Rick Whitten
615-869-1303

CMCi Insurance Agency

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Full-service insurance agency

Joe Schimenti
866-216-7433

Commercial Energy

Equipment & Supplies
Partnership Program

Natural gas network; energy cost containment

Nima Karimi
650-288-7783

Consensus Management Corporation

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Insurance management consulting company and insurance agency

Joe Schimenti
866-216-7433

CrossTX

Office & Information Technology

Referral management

Daniel O'Connor
925-570-7486

Dayspring Restoration

Consulting & Outsourcing

Full-service restoration, cleaning, sanitization services and general contracting

Lindsay Fisher
406-240-6961

Express Recovery Services

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

Collections and receivables management services

Rachel Quinn
801-412-3123

Gallagher Benefit Services

Insurance & Benefits Management
Partnership Program

Employee medical benefits consulting and brokerage firm

Scott Arnim
713-358-5866

Guidehouse

Revenue Cycle & Expense Management

Advisory, consulting and outsourcing services

Bryan Chamberlin
248-981-3453

HospitalCareers.com

Recruitment & Retention

Montana hospital job posting website

Brian Bauer
866-870-4885 x801

Jackson Physician Search

Recruitment & Retention

Permanent physician staffing

Ben Stajduhar
770-643-5525

LifeNet Health

Consulting & Outsourcing

The Northwest’s only full-service, non-profit tissue bank

Chris Albrecht
406-702-0591

LifeSolutionz

Insurance & Benefits Management

Design, implementation and service of alternative compensation agreements

Jason Boccardi
866-234-9728
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Bureau of Business and Economic Research
406-243-2714
Date Published: June 2021
Author: Bureau of Business and Economic Research – University of Montana
File: Download
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Topic:
Economic Impact
New BBER report: Montana hospitals crucial to local economies

A new study released today by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) and the Montana Hospital Association shows Montana hospitals account for close to 12 percent of Montana’s private sector employment and 13 percent of total private sector wages. The research documents the powerful role Montana’s hospitals are playing as a leading economic driver for the state in terms of income and job growth.

Posted on 06/09/21 | News | Read More
CEO
Liberty Medical Center
Chester, Montana
Interim CEO
Advanced Care Hospital
Billings, Montana
Regional Director of Finance
Logan Health
CEO/CFO
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
VP of Communications & Public Affairs
Billings, Montana
CEO
Central Montana Medical Center
Lewistown, Montana
Date
Every Friday
Time
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual
CompData Training
Date
Every Thursday
Time
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual
CompData Training
Date
Every Wednesday
Time
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual
CompData Training

The MHA virtual roundtables are designed to provide healthcare compliance professionals and their teams the knowledge and tools needed to maintain compliance programs and to stay up-to-date with emerging regulatory developments. These bi-monthly meetings will feature brief presentations and engaging discussions.

Date
Bi-Monthly
Compliance Roundtable

The MHA Health Summit is the premier educational opportunity to jump-start member learning for a new season. This one-of-a-kind virtual event will offer a wide range of topics which include emerging health equity trends; population health and quality improvement best practices; advances in telehealth; rural health transformation; how to be an effective leader during a crisis; Montana legislative update; and much more.

Annual Events
September
21
Sep. 21, 2021 - Sep. 24, 2021

The 2021 Montana Healthcare Conference (formerly the MHA Fall Convention & Trade Show) is Montana’s largest gathering of healthcare professionals. A partnership between the Montana Hospital Association and the Montana Primary Care Association, this event will attract attendees from nearly every hospital and community health center in Montana. More than 450 participants include CEOs, administrators, trustees, chief financial officers, human resources executives, physicians, nurse leaders, clinic managers, quality improvement professionals, risk managers and emergency preparedness planners and many others.

The conference features national and international speakers alongside local industry experts who cover a wide range of topics relevant to today’s healthcare environment.

Attendees will benefit from unparalleled education and networking, including access to more than 60 educational sessions. The event includes Montana’s largest healthcare trade show designed to connect decision makers and potential partners to innovative and cost-effective clinical and business solutions.

Save the date to join us as we work together toward making Montana one of the healthiest states in the nation.

Date
Sep. 21, 2021 - Sep. 24, 2021
Location
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON & NORTHERN HOTEL
In-Person
Annual Events

The Western Regional Trustee Symposium (WRTS) is a collaboration of the hospital associations from Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota and Utah.

WRTS offers quality health care governance programming for hospital board members and executive leadership. This symposium is geared toward rural and Critical Access Hospitals and aims to challenge conventional thinking with fresh approaches to standard healthcare governance concerns and business practices.

Annual Events

Healthy Communities

MHA advocates for issues that ensure Montanans and their communities are as healthy as possible.

Financial Viability

Issues and opportunities impacting the financial viability of Montana hospitals and healthcare providers.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure investments are critical to the long-term viability of Montana’s healthcare system.

Affordability

Enhancing the affordability of healthcare for Montana.
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 959
Columbus, MT 59019-0959
Counties Served
Stillwater
Sweetgrass
406-322-1000
Kirby Johnson, Interim CEO
Skilled Nursing Facility
PO Box 1149
Chinook, MT 59523-1149
Counties Served
Blaine
406-357-2549
Rebecca Shackelford, Administrator
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 287
Harlowton, MT 59036
Counties Served
Meagher
Golden Valley
Wheatland
406-632-4351
Rick Poss, Interim CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 1228
Big Timber, MT 59011-1228
Counties Served
Stillwater
Park
Sweet Grass
Wheatland
406-932-4603
Ian Peterson, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 668
Conrad, MT 59425-1717
Counties Served
Pondera
406-271-3211
Bill Norton, Interim Vice President
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 38
Poplar, MT 59255-0038
Counties Served
Roosevelt
McCone
406-768-3452
Peg Norgaard, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 156
Terry, MT 59349
Counties Served
Prairie
406-635-5511
Burt Keltner, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 1010
Polson, MT 59860-1010
Counties Served
Sanders
Missoula
Flathead
Lake
406-883-5680
Devin Huntley, Chief Operating Officer
PPS Hospital
PO Box 4587
Missoula, MT 59806-4587
Counties Served
Missoula
406-543-7271
Joyce Dombrouski, Chief Executive, Providence Montana
Home Health and/or Hospice
123 S 27th St
Billings, MT 59101-4200
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Stillwater
Carbon
406-247-3200
John Felton, MPH, MBA, FACHE, President & CEO / Health Officer
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 419
Culbertson, MT 59218-0419
Counties Served
Roosevelt
406-787-6401
Audrey Stromberg, Administrator/CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 268
Forsyth, MT 59327-0268
Counties Served
Treasure
Rosebud
406-346-2161
Mindy Price, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 40
Roundup, MT 59072-0040
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Musselshell
Fergus
Rosebud
Golden Valley
406-323-2301
Holly Wolff, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 336
Sheridan, MT 59749
Counties Served
Madison
406-842-5453
Landon Dybdal, CEO
Senior Housing
501 N 10th
Hamilton, MT 59840
Counties Served
Missoula
Ravalli
406-363-2800
Cole Harden, CEO
PPS Hospital
400 S Clark St
Butte, MT 59701-2328
Counties Served
Beaverhead
Deer Lodge
Silver Bow
406-723-2500
Jay Doyle, President
PPS Hospital
PO Box 35200
Billings, MT 59107-5200
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Big Horn
Mussellshell
406-657-7000
Steve Loveless, President, St. Vincent Healthcare & SCL Health Montana
Critical Access Hospital
440 W Laurel Ave
Plentywood, MT 59254-1526
Counties Served
Sheridan
406-765-3700
Kody Nelson, CEO
PPS Hospital - Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital
PO Box 5539
Helena, MT 59604-5539
Counties Served
Lewis and Clark
Statewide
406-444-7500
Craig Aasved, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
216 14th Ave SW
Sidney, MT 59270-1690
Counties Served
Daniels
Dawson
Wibaux
Roosevelt
Valley
Richland
McCone
Sheridan
Divide
Williams
McKenzie
406-488-2100
Jen Doty, CEO
Senior Housing
3940 Rimrock Rd
Billings, MT 59102-0199
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Carbon
Ravalli
406-655-5600
David Trost, President/CEO
Critical Access Hospital
107 6th Ave SW
Ronan, MT 59864-2634
Counties Served
Sanders
Lake
406-676-4441
Steven Todd, CEO
PPS Hospital
2475 Broadway St
Helena, MT 59601-4928
Counties Served
Meagher
Lewis and Clark
Broadwater
Jefferson
Powell
406-444-2100
Wade Johnson, FACHE, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 705
Chester, MT 59522-0705
Counties Served
Hill
Liberty
Toole
406-759-5181
Laura Merchant, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
320 Alpenglow Ln
Livingston, MT 59047-3727
Counties Served
Meagher
Park
Sweet Grass
406-222-3541
Deb Anczak, CEO
PPS Hospital
310 Sunnyview Ln
Kalispell, MT 59901
Counties Served
Lincoln
Flathead
Lake
406-752-5111
Craig Lambrecht, MD, President/CEO
Critical Access Hospital
305 N Main St
Ennis, MT 59729-0397
Counties Served
Gallatin
Madison
406-682-6862
Allen Rohrback, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
1200 Westwood
Hamilton, MT 59840
Counties Served
Ravalli
406-363-2211
John Bishop, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 915
Shelby, MT 59474-0915
Counties Served
Glacier
Liberty
Pondera
Toole
406-434-3200
Ward VanWichen, Interim Vice President
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 48
Circle, MT 59215
Counties Served
Dawson
Garfield
McCone
Prairie
406-485-3381
Nancy Rosaaen, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 66
Superior, MT 59872-0066
Counties Served
Mineral
406-822-4841
Laurel Chambers Haskins, CEO
Senior Housing
909 West Central
Missoula, MT 59801-7963
Counties Served
Missoula
406-728-3210
Conni Pfister, Executive Director
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 249
Fort Benton, MT 59442-0249
Counties Served
Cascade
Chouteau
Liberty
406-622-3331
Louie King, President/CEO
Government - State Owned Psychiatric Hospital
PO Box 300
Warm Springs, MT 59756-0300
Counties Served
Deer Lodge
Statewide
406-693-7000
Kyle Fouts, Hospital Administrator
Government Healthcare Facility
PO Box 1500
Fort Harrison, MT 59636
Counties Served
Lewis and Clark
406-442-6410
Judy Hayman, MD, Executive Director
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box Q
White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645-0817
Counties Served
Meagher
406-547-3321
Rob Brandt, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
1600 Hospital Way
Whitefish, MT 59937
Counties Served
Flathead
406-863-3552
Kevin Abel, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
315 Knapp St
Wolf Point, MT 59201-1826
Counties Served
Roosevelt
McCone
406-653-6500
Peg Norgaard, CEO
Government Healthcare Facility
PO Box 70
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Counties Served
Rosebud
406-477-4400
Debby Bends, CEO
PPS Hospital
PO Box 1231
Havre, MT 59501-1231
Counties Served
Blaine
Hill
406-265-2211
David Henry, President/CEO
Critical Access Hospital
802 2nd St SE
Cut Bank, MT 59427-3329
Counties Served
Glacier
Pondera
Toole
406-873-2251
Cherie Taylor, Vice President
Home Health and/or Hospice
2673 Palmer St, Ste 201
Missoula, MT 59808
Counties Served
Sanders
Missoula
Ravalli
Granite
Lake
Mineral
406-728-8848
Dianne Hansen, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 640
Malta, MT 59538-0640
Counties Served
Blaine
Fergus
Phillips
Valley
406-654-1100
Andrew Riggin, CEO
Government Healthcare Facility
PO Box 9
Crow Agency, MT 59022-0009
Counties Served
Big Horn
406-638-3500
Darren Crowe, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 46
Ekalaka, MT 59324
Counties Served
Carter
Fallon
Powder River
406-775-8730
Ryan Tooke, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 400
Scobey, MT 59263-0400
Counties Served
Daniels
406-487-2296
Tony Thompson, Administrator & CEO
Critical Access Hospital
1100 Hollenback Ln
Deer Lodge, MT 59722-1828
Counties Served
Deer Lodge
Powell
Granite
406-846-2212
Tony Pfaff, CEO
Skilled Nursing Facility
2000 Montana Ave
Glendive, MT 59330
Counties Served
Dawson
406-345-8855
Parker Powell, CEO
Home Health and/or Hospice
3703 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT 59701
Counties Served
Silver Bow
406-533-0020
Michelle Belknap, President/CEO
Home Health and/or Hospice
425 First Ave N
Great Falls, MT 59401
Counties Served
Cascade
406-454-3883
Michelle Belknap, President/CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 820
Baker, MT 59313-0820
Counties Served
Carter
Fallon
Wibaux
part of Custer in Montana; Slope
Golden Valley
part of Bowman
ND
406-778-3331
David Espeland, CEO
Home Health and/or Hospice
736 S Main St
Kalispell, MT 59901
Counties Served
Flathead
406-751-6800
Courtney Gwiazdon, Administrator
Government Healthcare Facility
669 Agency Main Street
Harlem, MT 59526
Counties Served
Blaine
406-353-3100
Jessica Windy Boy, CEO
Government Healthcare Facility
PO Box 67
Poplar, MT 59255
Counties Served
Roosevelt
406-768-3491
Dennis Four Bear, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
621 3rd St S
Glasgow, MT 59230-2604
Counties Served
Phillips
Daniels
Roosevelt
Valley
406-228-3500
Randall Holom, CEO
Home Health and/or Hospice
3810 Valley Commons
Bozeman, MT 59718
Counties Served
Gallatin
Madison
Park and Sweet Grass
406-586-0022
Patti Waller, VP of Operations
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 389
Jordan, MT 59337
Counties Served
Garfield
406-557-2500
Jay Pottenger, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
202 Prospect Dr
Glendive, MT 59330-1943
Counties Served
Fallon
Dawson
Wibaux
Richland
McCone
Prairie
406-345-3306
Parker Powell, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 729
Philipsburg, MT 59858-0729
Counties Served
Deer Lodge
Granite
406-859-3271
Maria Stoppler, CEO and Director of Nursing
PPS Hospital
3010 15th Ave S
Great Falls, MT 59405
Counties Served
Cascade
406-216-8000
Wayne Gillis, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
2600 Wilson
Miles City, MT 59301-5094
Counties Served
Custer
406-233-2600
Karen Costello, President
Home Health and/or Hospice
3810 Valley Commons Dr, Ste 1
Bozeman, MT 59718
Counties Served
Gallatin
Madison
406-585-1099
Patti Waller, VP of Operations
Skilled Nursing Facility
185 Crestline Ave
Kalispell, MT 59901
Counties Served
Flathead
406-752-9622
Jason Cronk, CEO
Post-Acute Hospital
3528 Gabel Rd
Billings, MT 59102
Counties Served
Gallatin
Yellowstone
406-373-8000
Judi Powers, Interim CEO
Skilled Nursing Facility
2115 Central Ave
Billings, MT 59102
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Carbon County
Big Horn
Musselshell
Treasure
Stillwater
406-656-6500
Sarah Caldwell, Administrator
Critical Access Hospital
600 MT Hwy 91 S
Dillon, MT 59725-3557
Counties Served
Gallatin
Beaverhead
Madison
406-683-3000
Ken Westman, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 590
Red Lodge, MT 59068-0590
Counties Served
Carbon
406-446-2345
Kelley Evans, CEO
Skilled Nursing Facility
1807 24th St W
Billings, MT 59102
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Big Horn
Musselshell
Treasure
Stillwater
Carbon
406-656-5010
Ashley Malys, Administrator
PPS Hospital
1101 26th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405
Counties Served
Blaine
Cascade
Chouteau
Fergus
Glacier
Hill
Judith Basin
Lewis and Clark
Liberty
Meagher
Phillips
Pondera
Teton
Toole
406-455-5000
John Goodnow, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
915 4th St NW
Choteau, MT 59422-9123
Counties Served
Cascade
Pondera
Teton
Lewis and Clark
406-466-5763
Louie King, President
Critical Access Hospital
17 N Miles Ave
Hardin, MT 59034-0430
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Big Horn
Treasure
Rosebud
406-665-2310
Kristi Gatrell, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 530
Big Sandy, MT 59520-0530
Counties Served
Chouteau
Hill
406-378-2188
Leah Griffith, RN, MHA, CEO
Government Healthcare Facility
2900 4th Ave N
Billings, MT 59101
Counties Served
Yellowstone
406-247-7248
Bryce Redgrave, Director
PPS Hospital
PO Box 37000
Billings, MT 59107-7000
Counties Served
Yellowstone
Eastern Montana
Northern Wyoming
Western Dakotas
406-238-2500
Scott Ellner, DO, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
110 N Oak
Townsend, MT 59644-2306
Counties Served
Lewis and Clark
Broadwater
406-266-3186
Jenny Clowes, CEO
Government Healthcare Facility
PO Box 760
Browning, MT 59417-0760
Counties Served
Glacier
406-338-6100
Garland Stiffarm, CEO
PPS Hospital
915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59715-6902
Counties Served
Gallatin
Beaverhead
Madison
Meagher
Lewis and Clark
Broadwater
Park
Deer Lodge
Jefferson
Sweet Grass
Silver Bow
406-585-5000
John Hill, President & CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 161529
Big Sky, MT 59716
Counties Served
Gallatin
Madison
Park
406-995-6995
John Hill, President & CEO
Critical Access Hospital
209 Health Park Dr
Libby, MT 59923-2130
Counties Served
Lincoln
406-283-7000
Bruce Whitfield, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
408 Wendell Ave
Lewistown, MT 59457
Counties Served
Fergus
Judith Basin
Petroleum
406-535-7711
Cody Langbehn, CEO
Critical Access Hospital
PO Box 768
Plains, MT 59859-0768
Counties Served
Sanders
406-826-4800
Gregory Hanson, MD, President & CEO
Critical Access Hospital
401 W Pennsylvania St
Anaconda, MT 59711-1931
Counties Served
Deer Lodge
Silver Bow
406-563-8500
JoEllen Villa, CEO
PPS Hospital
2827 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804-7408
Counties Served
Missoula
Ravalli
406-728-4100
Mike Poore, Interim CEO
203 S. Daisy St.
Salmon, ID 83467
208-756-5612
Jeanie Gentry
1444 Grand Avenue
Billings, MT 59102
406-869-3042
Erin Harms
4301 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 310
Nashville, TN 37215
615-298-7433
615-298-7434
Joe Schimenti
PO Box 5119
Helena, MT 59604
406-443-4020
406-513-1920
Sara Medley
11 E Park Street
Butte, MT 59701-1711
406-497-3343
406-497-2084
Pamela Hanson-Burch
4801 East Copa De Oro Drive
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
800-999-3332
877-284-7755
Sandra LaPlace
215 Centerview Drive, Suite 330
Brentwood, TN 37027
865-673-0844
Merle Glasgow
1512 Larimer Street #300
Denver, CO 80202
720-282-2024
Rene M. Larkin
1200 S Reserve Street, Suite H
Missoula, MT 59801
406-829-2380
406-829-2390
Greg Drapes
PO Box 200506
Helena, MT 59620
406-444-5435
Adam Gill
PO Box 548
Cut Bank, MT 59427
406-873-3300
406-873-2598
Nima Karimi
401 North 31st Street, Suite 1120
Billings, MT 59103
406-867-4172
Melissa Koch-Wittman
20177 Umbria Hill Drive
Tampa, FL 33647
828 Great Northern Boulevard, Suite 103
Helena, MT 59601
75 Buffalo Hill Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-498-8541
Robert Lopp
3645 Alice St.
Helena, MT 59601
406-437-6122
Julie Sakaguchi
North Central/South Central AHEC Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8024
Eastern Coalition Readiness & Response Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-489-3182
Sales & Marketing Manager, MHA Ventures
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8020
South Central AHEC Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8048
Accountant
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8046
FCHIP Project Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8044
Western Coalition Readiness and Response Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-370-0875
Southern Coalition Readiness & Response Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8045
Administrative Professional II
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8028
HQIC Project Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8014
Administrative Professional II
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8023
Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8016
Flex Program Specialist
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8002
Executive Director, Foundation
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8015
Central Coalition Readiness & Response Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8025
Information Technology Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8003
Rural Hospital Improvement Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8000
Regional Manager
Health Resource Services
(720) 384-6478
Healthcare Coalition Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8027
Executive Director of Human Resources & Ancillary Services
Community Medical Center
Missoula, Montana
Human Resources
Logan Health - Cut Bank
Cut Bank, Montana
Executive Director of Service Lines
Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, Montana
Human Resource Director
Rosebud Health Care Center
Forsyth, Montana
Clinical Director of Operations
Partners in Home Care
Missoula, Montana
Big Horn Senior Living
Hardin, Montana
Chief Financial Officer
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8021
Executive Director, Business & Community Development
Roundup Memorial Healthcare
Roundup, Montana
Administrative Professional II
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8001
Accountant/Human Resources Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8031
Vice President of Communications & Member Engagement
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8010
Office Manager
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8007
Federal Affairs Consultant
JWF Consulting LLC
State & Federal Affairs Consultant
RWO Consulting
Montana Department of Commerce
406-841-2557
Information Services Director
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8013
CEO
Sidney Health Center
Sidney, Montana
President
Benefis Teton medical Center
Choteau, Montana
CEO
Rosebud Health Care Center
Forsyth, Montana
VP Regional Operations
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
CFO
Ruby Valley Medical Center
Sheridan, Montana
Director of Planning & Strategy
Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital
Glasgow, Montana
Director of Acute Care Services
Logan Health - Cut Bank
Cut Bank, Montana
Director of Business Development
Shodair Children’s Hospital
Helena, Montana
Great Falls Clinic Hospital
Great Falls, Montana
Logan Health - Conrad
Conrad, Montana
Health Technology Solutions
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health
Helena, Montana
Logan Health - Cut Bank
Cut Bank, Montana
Billings Area Indian Health Services
Billings, Montana
Billings Area Indian Health Services
Billings, Montana
Cypress Health
Deer Lodge, Montana
Montana VA Health Care System
Helena, Montana
SVP, Human Resources
Benefis Health System
Great Falls, Montana
CEO
Holy Rosary Healthcare
Miles City, Montana
Interim VP, People Resources
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
Director of Reimbursement
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
CEO
St. James Healthcare
Butte, Montana
Physician Director of Health Policy
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
CEO
Riverstone Health
Billings, Montana
Lobbyist
Crowley Fleck (Billings Clinic/ Community Medical Center)
Helena, Montana
VP of Communications & Business Development
Benefis Health System
Great Falls, Montana
Region VP, Network Development
SCL Health
Butte, Montana
Lobbyist
Taylor Luther Group (MHA)
Helena, Montana
Lobbyist
ABS Legal (Logan Health)
Helena, Montana
CEO
Great Falls Clinic Hospital
Great Falls, Montana
Lobbyist
Granite Peak Communications (Logan Health)
Bozeman, Montana
Lobbyist
Taylor Luther Group (MHA)
Helena, Montana
Lobbyist
Warden & Associates (Bozeman Health/St. Peter’s Health/ Shodair Children’s Hospital)
Bozeman/Helena, Montana
Senior Vice President
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8004
EMS & Trauma Systems
DPHHS
Helena, Montana
President/CEO
Northern Montana Hospital
Havre, Montana
Director Emergency Department
Great Falls Clinic Hospital
Great Falls, Montana
Director of Provider Services
Big Horn Hospital
Hardin, Montana
ALERT Chief Flight Nurse
Kalispell Regional Healthcare
Kalispell, Montana
ALERT Paramedic
Kalispell Regional Healthcare
Kalispell, Montana
President/CEO
Logan Health
Kalispell, Montana
CEO
Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital
Glasgow, Montana
CEO
Beartooth Billings Clinic
Red Lodge, Montana
Director of Population Health
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
System Director of Governance
Bozeman Health
Bozeman, Montana
CEO
Big Horn Hospital
Hardin, Montana
CEO
Livingston HealthCare
Livingston, Montana
Regional CFO
Logan Health - Shelby
Shelby, Montana
CEO
Ruby Valley Medical Center
Sheridan, Montana
COO
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Polson, Montana
Practice Administrator
Great Falls Clinic Hospital
Great Falls, Montana
CEO
Roosevelt Medical Center
Culbertson, Montana
Interim Vice President
Logan Health - Shelby
Shelby, Montana
CEO
Barrett Hospital & HealthCare
Dillon, Montana
CEO
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center
Libby, Montana
Lobbyist
ABS Legal (Logan Health)
Helena, Montana
Trustee
Northern Montana Health Care
Havre, Montana
CEO
Immanuel Lutheran Communities
Kalispell, Montana
CEO
Billings Clinic
Billings, Montana
CEO
Mountainview Medical Center
White Sulphur Springs, Montana
President/CEO
Montana Hospital Association
Helena, Montana
406-457-8005
CEO
Clark Fork Valley Hospital
Plains, Montana
President
St. Vincent Healthcare & SCL Health Montana
Billings, Montana
Director of Education & Events
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8006
Administrative Professional III, MHAPAC Coordinator
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8017
CEO
Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital
Hamilton, Montana
Vice President of Shared Services
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8019
CEO
St. John’s United
Billings, Montana
CEO
Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association, Inc.
Forsyth, Montana
CEO
Deer Lodge Medical Center
Deer Lodge, Montana
Director of Operations, MHA Ventures
Montana Hospital Association
406-457-8022
President & CEO
Bozeman Health
Bozeman, Montana
Vice President
Logan Health - Cut Bank
Cut Bank, Montana
Chief Executive
Providence Montana Providence St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, Montana
CEO
Benefis Health System
Great Falls, Montana
CEO
Glendive Medical Center
Glendive, Montana
CEO
Shodair Children’s Hospital
Helena, Montana
CEO
St. Peter’s Health
Helena, Montana
CEO
St. Luke Community Healthcare
Ronan, Montana
TheDenverChannel.com: Veterans Affairs pilot program aims to get vets in rural areas vaccinated

Across the country, people are lining up to get vaccinated against COVID-19, including a group of veterans in Kalispell, Montana.

Posted on 03/22/21 | MHA in the News | Read More

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Seeley Swan Pathfinder: Privacy Protections, Voting Restrictions, Bison Bills and Pandemic Preparedness

The Montana Legislature is considering a bill proponents say will offer increased clarity and protections for privacy in the digital age.

Posted on 02/25/21 | MHA in the News | Read More

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NBC Montana: Several Montana hospitals nearing or above capacity

The state of Montana posts a daily hospital capacity report in its effort to share important COVID-19 data publicly, but there have been recent questions raised about how it’s being perceived by those outside of the health care system.

Posted on 11/13/20 | MHA in the News | Read More
STATEMENT: Montana hospitals support mask mandate

Following a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Montana and the announcement of a statewide mask mandate by Governor Steve Bullock today, the Montana Hospital Association issued the followed statement

Posted on 07/15/20 | News | Read More
NEWS RELEASE: Montana hospitals, Department of Commerce partner to ‘mask up’ Montana

As part of an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 across the state, the Montana Hospital Association and the Montana Department of Commerce today announced shipments of 45,000 free cloth face coverings to 25 communities statewide.

Posted on 07/10/20 | News | Read More
Date Published: July 2019
Author: Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana
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Topic:
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Date Published: March 2019
Author: Navigant
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Topic:
Medicaid
Date Published: January 2019
Author: Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Montana Department of Revenue
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Type:
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Topic:
Medicaid
Date Published: January 2019
Author: Montana Department of Health & Human Services
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Topic:
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