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Krech Wins at Bismarck's Night for the Stars

Evan Krech was the winner of the brand new Alumacraft Classic 165 Sport Fishing Boat at CHI St. Alexius Health’s Night for the Stars on April 7, 2018, and we believe he had an angel with him that night.

Krech Boat

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation From The Joint Commission

Williston, N.D. – CHI. St. Alexius Health Williston announced today it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Diabetes Education Day in Carrington

Carrington, ND - A half-day seminar will be held to empower patients to become more informed and involved with their diabetes care on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Registration is set for 8:30 am – 9 am followed by presentations from 9:00 - 11:15 am at the CHI St.

Someone You Should Know: Therapy Dog Helps Patients Heal

Mary Dunn has gotten used to one of her coworkers stealing the spotlight.

"Usually the patients kind of forget I'm in the room," she says. "And they're like 'Max!' And then it's like, 'Oh, hi Mary.'" She says that's exactly the way it's supposed to be when Max the therapy dog wags his tail up and down the halls of CHI St. Alexius Medical Center.

Max the Therapy Dog

Annual Night for the Stars fundraiser for CHI St. Alexius

The Night for the Stars fundraiser for CHI St Alexius was held Saturday night. The sixth annual black tie event raises money for a different department each year.

Night for the Stars

National Presenter from Futures Without Violence to Speak at Summit

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is hosting its third annual summit and training, Spotlight on Intimate Partner Violence on April 24, 2018 from 8:30 am - 5 pm. This free event will be held at CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center, Boniface Auditorium located at 900 East Broadway Avenue. Videoconferencing is available in Carrington, Dickinson, Lisbon, Oakes, Valley City and Williston.

Raising Awareness of Sexual Assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and lately this issue has been publicized nationally with multiple allegations against powerful individuals.  According to the Department of Justice, sexual assault is, "any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient."  Furthermore, this definition includes penetration of, contact with, or exposure of intimate body parts.

Pictured, Heidi Grondahl

Study shows e-cigarette use leads to smoking

It's a fact that cigarettes are bad for your health, but the impact of the electronic cousin e-cigarettes is a little hazier.