Our CLIA licensed laboratory maintains modern technological analyzers. We provide tests in the following areas: hematology, chemistry, bacteriology, blood banking, immunology, coagulation and urinalysis. We perform tests for our local medical providers, as well as out-of-town physicians. The vast majority of the tests are performed in-house, whereas a small percentage are mailed to referenced labs. Our department is computerized and utilizes a lab information system to access and view laboratory results electronically.
Our radiology department consists of two modern x-ray machines, one of which is portable for use in the ER and the patient rooms. In 2008, we installed a new 4-slice CT scanner, which has the most recent technology. All radiology images are processed by computerized radiography and are stored in a picture archiving computer system to access and view radiology images electronically.
Located on the first floor of the hospital, rehab is equipped with a staff of caring professionals who will develop a unique program just for you. We provide services for you while in the hospital and nursing home, as well as out-patient settings that help you recover from: surgical procedures, hip, knee, joint replacement, sports injuries, worker's compensation injuries, accident injuries, neck, back injuries, joint and muscle pain, nerve damage, balance disorders, weakness and stroke. Call for more information at 406-654-1100, extension 5023.
The Home Health Department is licensed by the State of Montana to provide skilled services to the residents of Phillips County with short term home health care. Client's who request skilled nursing services and are under the care of a physician, are eligible. Nursing care, physical therapy and aide services may be included. We counsel patients on new medicines, set up their medicines, do injections, change catheters and bandages and the monitor general health of our customers. Aides are available to help with personal care. Home Health may be reimbursed through medicare, medicaid, private insurance and private payment. Contact us at 406-654-1100, extension 5034.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Durable medical equipment and oxygen is available through Phillips County Hospital. We will bill your insurance or you may self pay. Items available are oxygen concentrators, oxygen, CPAP's, BiPaps, nebulizers, wheelchairs, crutches, shower chairs and commodes. Contact us for other items 406-654-1100, extension 5036.
Personal Assisted Living Services
Personal Assisted Living Services (PALS) is an in-home personal care program. Personal care attendants, most of whom are Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) assist with all activities of daily living, such as bathing, dress assistance, meal preparation and light housekeeping. Shopping, exercise programs and assist to medical appointments are activities that may be provided if needed. Schedules are available Monday through Friday with weekends available on a needed basis. Contact us at 406-654-1100 extension 5037.
Nursing services is responsible for providing nursing care for patients on an inpatient, outpatient and Medicare swing-bed basis in one of the following areas: emergency, medical, outpatient and skilled nursing. Patients receive the appropriate level of nursing care regardless of location in the facility. Our hospital nurses station can be reached at 406-654-1100 extension 5020.
Billing is an important part of modern medical practice. We accept almost all medical insurance, as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Financial assistance is available to eligible applicants. We work hard to send out bills in a timely and accurate fashion. Phillips County Hospital and Family Health Clinic strives to ensure that our services are affordable. Have questions about your bill? Call us at 406-654-1100, extension 5000.