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News Articles List
We are so touched by this "Cheers" sent into the Idaho Press Tribune by the family of Shirley Pennell.
Great article from West Valley-affiliated orthopedic surgeon John Q. Smith, MD, on staying safe during ski season.
Thanks to the Caldwell Perspective for this great feature on West Valley CNO Jen Wagenaar's recent mission trip to Zimbabwe.
Coverage of the ribbon cutting and grand opening of our new state-of-the-art MRI suite, the first of its kind in Idaho.
Great article in the Caldwell Perspective on West Valley's recent honors from The Leapfrog Group for patient safety.
West Valley's recent awards from Healthgrades and The Leapfrog Group were featured in this month's edition of the Business Insider from the Idaho...
A great interview with West Valley CEO Betsy Hunsicker in this week's Idaho Business Review!
Thanks to our friends at the Idaho Press-Tribune for the great coverage of our new state-of-the-art MRI suite at West Valley!
West Valley's new $2 million MRI suite was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly business round-up.
With Friday's ribbon cutting and grand opening, West Valley Medical Center took another step toward improving the patient experience in all ...
West Valley Medical Center has received several honors from Healthgrades, an online health care resource.
West Valley Medical Center has received its fifth consecutive "A" grade in the biannual Hospital Safety Score published by The Leapfrog Group...
Great photo of a visiting group of Tibetan monks offering prayers for West Valley patients and staff in the November Caldwell Perspective.
Thanks to the Caldwell Perspective for the great advance of the annual Canyon County Festival of Trees, benefiting Caldwell and Nampa Meals on...
Congratulations to our surgery and orthopedics and spine teams for being named in the top 10 percent in the nation by Healthgrades!
West Valley Medical Center is honored to be the recipient of a Healthgrades’ Joint Replacement Excellence Award for 2017.
Our own Jennifer Opsut, chief operating officer, is featured in the Idaho Business Review discussing local trends in hospital construction.
Great article from our own Dr. Donald Stritzke on the importance of talking to your doctor about prostate cancer screening.
"This has been a 10-year journey." - Dr. Bart Hill, chief quality officer, St. Luke’s Health System.
Great coverage on the retirement of Dr. Theodore Colwell
Going Places: West Valley receives heart care accreditations
The Idaho Statesman did a great preview of Caldwell Night Rodeo Week, including Power of Pink, which supports free mammograms for local women...
"We are committed to helping patients with heart conditions to live longer, healthier lives..."
KTVB Channel 7 previews the Caldwell Night Rodeo's Power of Pink Night, funding free mammograms for local women at West Valley Medical Center...
A guest column from Dr. Travis Moulton in the Caldwell Persepctive on the importance of colon cancer screening.
YMCA donation catches the attention of the Idaho Statesman.
West Valley Medical Center was named to the 2016 “100 Great Community Hospitals” list.
Our 2016 Allied Healthcare Scholarship recipients were featured in the Sunday Idaho Press-Tribune.
West Valley Medical Center recently awarded its annual Allied Healthcare Scholarship to four local students. These funds are earmarked for their...
Representatives gathered to present the $17,000 check to the Caldwell family YMCA.
The WVMC Auxiliary installed the new officers for the 2016-2017 year.
West Valley Medical Center handed the Caldwell Family YMCA a check for $17,000 last week.
West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell was recently named to the 2016 “100 Great Community Hospitals” list.
Idaho Business Review featured our check presentation photo and information about the proceeds from the 2016 West Valley 5K/10K!
West Valley Medical Center presented the Caldwell Family YMCA with a $17,000 check Saturday, the proceeds from the 2016 West Valley 5K/10K. This...
West Valley Medical Center was recently named to the 2016 "100 Great Community Hospitals" list from Becker's Hospital Review. The Caldwell hospital...
Great coverage of National 5/29 Savings Day and our own West Valley scholarship recipient from the Idaho Press-Tribune.
West Valley makes the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly "Going Places" roundup for its spring 2016 "A" safety rating from The Leapfrog Group.
West Valley Medical Center has received its fourth consecutive "A" grade in the biannual Hospital Safety Score published by The Leapfrog Group...
Orthopedic surgeon Jonathon Wolf, MD, shares tips for relief from plantar fasciitis in the Idaho Press-Trubune's weekly Health section.
West Valley's upcoming 5K/10K to benefit the Caldwell YMCA is featured in the April Caldwell Perspective.
Thanks to the Idaho Statesman for mentioning our $3 million cath lab expanion in its monthly business roundup.
"Thank you for your excellence, your professionalism and your compassion!"
West Valley CEO Betsy Hunsicker speaks with KIVI Channel 6 about the ongoing expansion of surgical services.
For more than 10 years, the local community has shown their support for the Caldwell Family YMCA through the annual West Valley 5K/10K. West ...
In the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly Health section, Sara Wilson, NP, of the West Valley Spine Center explains how comprehensive spine care benefits...
West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell announced it was named on the nation’s top 100 hospitals for the third consecutive year.
West Valley was named one of the 100 Top Hospitals for the third consecutive year.
The Caldwell Perspective featured our Cardiac Electrophysiology Catheterization Lab grand opening in its March 2016 edition.
West Valley reveals their new Cardiac Cath Lab
West Valley opens their new Cardiac Catheterization Lab, the first of its kind in Canyon County.
West Valley Medical Center will hold a ribbon cutting today for its new cardiac electrophysiology catheterization lab.
The Idaho Press-Tribune features the Canyon County Community Clinic, a local nonprofit partner of West Valley Medical Center.
In the Idaho Press-Tribune's weekly Health section, Dr. Lyndon Box discusses stent options for coronary artery disease patients.
West Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce the birth of its first baby of 2016: Gabriel, son of Andrea Colglazier and Jason Fullerton ...
KIVI Channel 6 welcome baby Gabriel, the first birth at West Valley Medical Center in 2016.
KTVB Channel 7 rounds up the first births of the year at local hospitals, including West Valley's baby, Gabriel.
The Idaho Statesman highlights the first baby born at West Valley Medical Center in 2016.
The Idaho Press-Tribune features Andrea Colglazier and Jason Fullerton of Caldwell, whose son Gabriel was the first baby born at West Valley ...