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In Tuesday's Idaho Press-Tribune, West Valley CEO Betsy Hunsicker represents the hospital at a Caldwell City Council meeting about the new town...
West Valley took first place in the Commercial category at the annual Treasure Valley Night Light Parade, a beloved tradition in the Caldwell...
In this week's Idaho Press-Tribune Health section, Dr. George Nicola shares new solutions for chronic knee pain sufferers.
In this week's Idaho Press-Tribune Going Places section, West Valley is recognized for achieving Joint Commission Top Performer status for a ...
West Valley Medical Center has once again been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
West Valley Medical Center has received a third consecutive "A" grade in the biannual Hospital Safety Score published by The Leapfrog Group. ...
In the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly Cheers & Jeers section, a patient praises West Valley and Dr. Wolf for their excellent surgical care.
The Idaho Press-Tribune recognizes West Valley Medical Center for its third consectuve Prostate Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades.
West Valley Medical Center has once again been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery.
The Idaho Press-Tribune featured West Valley’s recent honor as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
West Valley Medical Center is featured in this Idaho Press-Tribune article as one of several local healthcare agencies participating in a new...
For the third year in a row, West Valley Medical Center was named among the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare.
For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our Women's Imaging Center experts answered a few commonly asked questions about mammograms:
From the Idaho Press-Tribune special section on breast cancer: West Valley mammography coordinator Stacey Wells discusses what you need to know...
From the Idaho Press-Tribune special breast cancer section: Learn how you can create a support network for on social media.
From the Idaho Press-Tribune special section on breast cancer: West Valley's own nurse navigator, Nikki Wattier, discusses breast cancer as an...
The Idaho Press-Tribune highlights the retirement of Kristin Christensen, PA-C, and her 40 years of service to local patients.
The Idaho Press-Tribune highlights the fantastic work done by West Valley staff and other volunteers at the Compassion Caldwell event.
Three second-floor nurses receive praise for their care.
Dr. Steven Koga explains the health concerns for men at various stages in life in a column in the Idaho Press-Tribune's Health section.
Dr. George Nicola joined Kim Fields to discuss how to avoid knee pain and injuries.
For the season of sun, how can you avoid dehydration and heat stroke? Our own Dr. Brandon Wilding tells us how on KTVB's Healthy Idaho.
Geoff Hill is named chief financial officer of West Valley Medical Center.
In this month's Living Healthy magazine from the Idaho Statesman: West Valley seeks new volunteers, upcoming community events.
West Valley names Geoff Hill their new CFO.
West Valley Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer
Meet West Valley's new chief financial officer
Dr. Michael Daines discusses symptoms and treatments for your shoulder pain.
A Caldwell grandmother thanks the West Valley ICU team for their expert care in this week's Cheers and Jeers section from the Idaho Press-Tribune...
Dr. Steven Koga joins Kim Fields of KTVB Channel 7 for an important discussion on men's health issues.
Baby Mila, born at West Valley Medical Center at 7:29 a.m. May 29, is the recipient of $529 in an IDeal account, the Idaho 529 College Savings...
First baby born at 5 hospitals on Friday will receive $529 in IDeal savings.
The Idaho Press-Tribune highlights West Valley's participation in 5/29 Day for the IDeal 529 College Saving Program.
Are you doing all you can to prevent a stroke?
Sara Brady accepted into executive development program.
West Valley Nursing Leader Accepted To National Executive Program
Healthy Idaho: Stroke Awareness
West Valley receives ‘A’ grade in bi-annual safety review.
The next issue of Living Healthy features great articles about your local hospital.
West Valley Medical Group praised for their care.
The annual West Valley 5K/10K Walk Run will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the West Valley Medical Center.
A local woman whose husband recently passed away thanks West Valley's ER staff for their expert care.
WVMC broke ground on March 18th to expand and renovate their new surgery center.
In this week's Health section in the Idaho Press-Tribune, Dr. George Nicola discusses new options for patients with chronic knee pain.
Tammy Scardino of KIVI Channel 6 joined West Valley leaders for the groundbreaking of the surgery department expansion and renovation project...
The Idaho Press-Tribune reports on the groundbreaking of West Valley's $6.25 million surgery department expansion and renovation.
Local resident thanks the nursing staff at West Valley.
Hospital Corporation of America Named World’s Most Ethical Company for Sixth Year
West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell plans for an expansion and renovation of its surgery center.
In Cheers & Jeers from the Idaho Press-Tribune, two local residents thank the West Valley team for the excellent service they received.
West Valley named to Top 100 Hospitals by Truven
After a local man was caught with ketamine during his arrest, KTVB's Bonnie Shelton reached out to Dr. Sean McGarry, an anesthesiologist at West...
Two patients thank West Valley's providers and staff for the excellent care they received in this week's Cheers & Jeers section from the Idaho...
West Valley honored by Joint Commission for performance.
In recognition of National Heart Month, KTVB anchor Kim Fields chatted with West Valley's own Dr. Michael Codina about simple steps to improve...
Dr. Karl Undesser, a cardiac electrophysiologist, writes about advancements in treating cardiomyopathy in the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly Health...
In this issue of the Idaho Statesman's Living Healthy magazine: West Valley's latest awards and designations and upcoming seminars.
The Treasure Valley's first babies of 2015 arrived shortly after the new year, including Adrienne Francesca Wong, born at 5:31 a.m. at West Valley...
West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell has announced the birth of the first baby of the new year: Adrienne Francesca was born at 5:31 a.m. Thursday
Meet the first baby born in 2015 at West Valley.
Canyon County's first baby of 2015, Adrienne Francesca Wong, was born at 5:31 a.m. at West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.
West Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the birth of Canyon County’s first baby of 2015: Adrienne Francesca, daughter of Wayne Wong...