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  • HGH EMS Rescue to Present '2019 Annual EMS Refresher'

    Emergency services personnel from across the state are invited to Winnemucca to complete their continuing education requirements. Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Rescue will offer its “2019 Annual EMS Refresher” from Friday, November 1, through Sunday, November 3, at the East Hall Winnemucca Convention Center. A pre-conference BLS CPR course will also be offered ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Says Goodbye to Longtime Environmental Aide

    Maria Alcaraz said she was going to cry at her retirement celebration. True to her word, the longtime environmental aide’s eyes were glistening Tuesday, August 27, as she thanked her co-workers for 18 years of camaraderie, laughs and hard work. “Thank you,” she told the gathered group in the Humboldt General Hospital Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room, “I am going to miss ...

  • Former Resident Comes Full Circle with Donation of 'Angel Gowns'

    The doctor told Kim Sigston that everything was fine on January 18, 1994. She had gone to a routine OB appointment and was getting more and more excited to welcome her first little one in June. Shortly after she returned to work following her appointment, however, she began bleeding. The doctor told her to go home, put her feet up and check in the next day. As the cramping and pain became more ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Says Goodbye to Longtime Dietary Aide

    For more than three decades, Juana Garcia has been the funny bone in Humboldt General Hospital’s Dietary Department. Friday, July 19, Garcia’s co-workers gathered at her retirement celebration to share a little teasing of their own. There was one very serious undertone to the gathering, however: Garcia’s co-workers let her know how very much she will be missed. Garcia has served ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Welcomes Pediatrician Back to Hometown

    The last time Veronica Janhunen lived in Winnemucca permanently was when she graduated from high school. Now, 15 years later, she is returning to her hometown as a board-certified pediatric specialist. Monday, August 5, Dr. Janhunen will begin the next phase of her career at Humboldt General Hospital’s Pediatric Clinic, providing well-care, sick-care and chronic-care management to children ...

  • Diane Klassen Named New Radiology Manager at Humboldt General Hospital

    Diane Klassen is the new manager of Humboldt General Hospital’s Radiology Department. She was named to the position following Bryn Echevarria’s retirement last month. Klassen sports a long list of achievements and certifications that show she’s a perfect fit for the position, but perhaps the greatest thing Klassen brings to the job is her enthusiasm. “What I love about HGH ...

  • Bryn Echevarria Retires After More Than 30 Years at HGH Radiology

    Bryn Echevarria said goodbye to Humboldt General Hospital’s Radiology Department after more than three decades of service last month. The last day on the job for the former radiology manager, lead technologist and staff technologist was June 27, although Echevarria’s official retirement date will be September 15, 2019. When Echevarria began working at the hospital in 1989, there was ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Welcomes New Revenue Cycle Director

    Jason Mercier hasn’t wasted any time jumping into his new role at Humboldt General Hospital. After less than a month on the job, the new Revenue Cycle Director has fully embraced his responsibility for overseeing revenue activities at the hospital and organizing strategies to increase profitability. With over 20 years’ experience building and leading teams that arrive at optimal ...

  • Humboldt General Bids Farewell to Founding Partner in HGH Orthopedic Clinic

    The first time Dr. Curtiss Mull heard of Winnemucca, he had to pull out a map. He had worked steadily as a hospital system orthopedist for decades, but as his children entered college, working day and night began to lose its appeal. “I wanted more time off to do the things I wanted to do,” he said. Still, he knew he wasn’t ready to quit. That’s why he was attracted to the ...

  • Auxiliary Donation, Staff Effort Result in New Van for Harmony Residents

    Robin Moore jokes that she might never write another grant. “It was probably my first and last,” she quipped of the $83,000 Nevada Department of Transportation grant that helped fund a new van for Humboldt General Hospital’s Harmony Manor Skilled Nurse and Residential Care Community. Still, as the long-term care activities director showed off the state-of-the art vehicle, Moore ...

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