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ONEOK donates to CHI Williston Foundation to Purchase Crucial Disinfecting Equipment

WILLISTON, N.D. – The CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Foundation is excited to announce a $10,000 donation from ONEOK toward the purchase of state-of-the-art disinfection technology equipment.

CHI Williston Supports Schools and Teachers

WILLISTON, N.D. – CHI St. Alexius Health continues our commitment to support Williston schools through donations, education and flu vaccinations as we begin the 2020-21 school year. CHI St. Alexius Health has the opportunity to offer a limited number of FREE off-site flu vaccinations for teachers in September.

Bismarck Hospitals Have Plenty of COVID Capacity

As the number of active coronavirus cases tends up, some are wondering if North Dakota can handle a potential increase in hospitalizations. KX News sat down with leaders of both health systems, locally, to separate fact from fiction. We’ve all see the national reports of full or overcrowded hospitals across the entire country, we’ve even gotten stories like that here from viewers like you here at KX. So what is the truth regarding the state of hospitalizations in the Bismarck-Mandan area? Well, we went to the two largest providers here to get that answer.

Bismarck Hospitals Have Plenty of COVID Capacity

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Emergency Department Recognized

WILLISTON, N.D. – The CHI St. Alexius Health Emergency Department has been recognized as the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Instruction: Healthcare Leader Award by the University of Mary.


The University of Mary Graduate Nursing program, through the help of a selection committee, recognizes an outstanding candidate in this category every year.  They were chosen for the Excellence in Instruction: Healthcare Leader Award as a role model for students in important elements of professionalism and effective teamwork, but also embrace each student who rotates through their department as an important member of their team.

CHI St. Alexius Dickinson Named NDACTE Impact Award Winner

August 10, 2020 - Dickinson, ND - Each year the North Dakota Association of Career and Technical Education (NDACTE) presents Impact Awards to dedicated businesses and individuals that have made an impact on Career and Technical Education Programs across the state of North Dakota.

Bismarck staff create phone charger system

The last thing most people probably think of when heading to the hospital is grabbing a phone charger. So two CHI St. Alexius employees in Bismarck created a way to keep patients connected to the outside world. Carolyn Carpenter and JoAnn Mahlmann saw a need as the pandemic began and visitation became restricted. So Carpenter reached out to a few phone companies and one company in California donated 100 phone chargers to help out. After several months of going through the legal hoops to implement the system today, it launched.

Bismarck hospital staff create phone charger system for patients to stay connected

Providers weigh in on the safety of returning to school

It’s almost back-to-school time already. And, while school districts work on their individual restart plans, one thing is certain - it’ll look different this year. Doctors say that school-aged children are less prone to serious complications and hospitalizations from coronavirus than adults are. However, parents and students might still have some concerns. Doctors say there are ways to prepare at home to help minimize risk at school. This is how schools were before the pandemic. Now, with students preparing to return to school in the fall, we don’t know yet what it will look like.

Providers weigh in on the safety of returning to school

Bismarck Purchases ROSA Robot

CHI St. Alexius Health purchases robot to assist in Total Knee Replacements

CHI St. Alexius Health and The Bone & Joint Center are excited to offer Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA® Knee System, a robotically-assisted surgical system designed to help perform total knee replacement surgery. Close to 800,000 knee replacement surgeries are done every year in the United States. The ROSA robot builds a virtual model of the patient’s knee allowing the surgeon to operate with even more precision. For the patient that means faster recovery, less pain and improved mobility.

ROSA Robot