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Congrats to BCH’s Employee and Provider of the Year!

Each year during the hospital’s National Hospital Week Celebration, BCH staff votes for Provider and Employee of the Year! This year, the staff who took the titles are Val Sanchez, Certified Pharmacy Tech, and Dr. Cooper Wester, MD. Val was nominated for going above and beyond, exemplifying the mission, vision, and values of BCH. She […]

BCH Raises 2,523.2 Pounds of Food for Local Food Banks

BCH is proud to announce that we raised 2,523.2 pounds of food to be donated to the St. Maries and Upriver Food Banks! Our Staff, Medical Staff, and Board Members really stepped up to give back to our community! Every year, St. Maries High School has a rivalry event with Kellogg High School, “Brawl for […]

Liz Sellers takes helm at Benewah Community

With nearly two decades of hospital administration experience, Liz Sellers took the helm of Benewah Community Hospital this week. Ms. Sellers has held multiple administrative positions, including Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Operating Officer in addition to serving as interim CEO for a collective five years. Her transition into the management position of BCH was […]

Meet our Family – Dr. Aragundi, MD

Dr. Aragundi, MD is a Board Certified Family Practice Physician who has 30 years of experience in family medicine. Dr. Aragundi is a compassionate provider who is looking forward to being your Doctor. She will return to St. Maries Family Medicine on January 23rd. To schedule an appointment to see her please call the Clinic […]

Prescription Assistance

Do you need assistance affording your prescriptions? Our Health Educator may be able to assist you! You may qualify if you are: Uninsured Underinsured Participate in Medicare Part D Take prescriptions not covered by your insurance Have high deductibles and copays. We will work together to determine your eligibility and assist you in receiving your […]

Patients are our Family – Patient Testimonial

Merry Aschinger was treated in BCH’s Swing Bed Program and credits it and the staff for her progress. Swing beds are used as a way for patients to be given ongoing care without changing their location, providing them an opportunity to continue to heal comfortably. “I found people who loved their work, their fellow staff […]

Chemotherapy & Outpatient Infusion Services

Benewah Community Hospital offers Chemotherapy & Outpatient Infusion services right here in St. Maries. Debbie Pritchard, RN and Janis Worch, RN who share a combined 46 years of nursing experience provide care for you in your local community. Our Chemotherapy and Outpatient Department provides a warm and friendly place for Chemotherapy treatments, and a wide […]

Benewah Community Hospital Receives New Quality Based Accreditation from DNV GL Healthcare.

St. Maries, ID, September 29, 2016 — Benewah Community Hospital announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL – Healthcare. By earning accreditation, BCH has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV GL’s accreditation program is the only […]