Your Health, Our Community: A Legacy of Care and Support
For 84 years, Teton Valley Health Care has stood as a beacon of exceptional healthcare in the heart of Teton Valley, ID. We are not just a healthcare provider; we are an integral part of this community, committed to improving lives and fostering wellness. We take great pride in the numerous ways we invest in the community that we are honored to serve.
Local Engagement and Community Contribution
Our hospital’s commitment to the community goes far beyond providing healthcare services. We take pride in being a significant contributor to the local economy, creating opportunities for
residents and bolstering economic growth. As of July 31, 2023, we have already invested $13,414,164.20 in employee-related expenses for this fiscal year. These investments directly benefit our community members, providing stable livelihoods and supporting local families. Over 76% of our dedicated employees are local residents, reflecting our commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering community growth.
In 2022, we dispersed $402,053.00 to the community for employee housing, reaffirming our dedication to ensuring our employees have a secure and comfortable living environment. We
firmly believe that a strong workforce is the foundation of exceptional healthcare.
Our dedicated staff and providers commit time to this community in addition to the work they do at Teton Valley Health Care. This fiscal year, our amazing employees have given 220 hours
of their time to local organizations and events.
Quality Care for Every Individual
Over the years, we have been the cornerstone of healthcare accessibility, providing a range of services that cater to all stages of life. In 2022, our hospital and clinics together saw more than
46,000 patient visits, with over 21,000 occurring within our clinics. These numbers highlight our vital role as the primary healthcare provider for our community.
Emphasizing inclusivity, we are proud to offer healthcare services to all individuals, regardless of age, ethnicity, identification, gender, or ability to pay. We have many financial support
services, and are improving those services to better meet the needs of our underserved, uninsured, and underinsured community members. Through our existing programs this fiscal
year to date, we have supported $429,406.00 in medical care and consumed $1,452,775.00 in uncollectable charges. Our Emergency Department operates around the clock, providing
immediate care when our community needs it most.
Support Beyond Healthcare
Our commitment to our community extends beyond medical services. In 2022, we gave over $26,000 in support to local organizations, enhancing the overall quality of life in Teton Valley.
Our dedication to philanthropy has led us to raise over $750,000 this year in support for hospital and clinic improvements, all of which directly benefit patient care and comfort.
A Vision for the Future
As we enter the remainder of 2023, our projections indicate that our total employee-related expenses will reach $16,096,997.04 by the end of the fiscal year, with the majority going
towards salaries and benefits, reiterating our investment in our dedicated staff. This investment translates to better care and service for our patients.
With 23 service lines covering every aspect of healthcare, we continue to adapt and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of our community. We stand ready to provide compassionate
care and support at every stage of life.
In closing, our hospital’s legacy of care, support, and dedication to our community remains unwavering. We are not just a healthcare provider; we are a trusted partner, committed to advancing the well-being of our community for generations to come.
New TVHC Auxiliary Volunteer Group (TVHC Auxiliary) is looking for new members
By TETON VALLEY HEALTH CARE | June 23, 2023
The TVHC Auxiliary Volunteer Group is back and on the lookout for new members! We’re a team of incredible volunteers who bring smiles, support, and a whole lot of heart to Teton Valley
Health Care (TVHC) and the community. Our mission is simple: to make patient care extraordinary, spread joy, and ensure the health and well-being of Teton Valley.
Under the exceptional leadership of Marcia Saunders, a respected and beloved member of our community, we are thrilled to announce our grand comeback. As part of the TVHC Auxiliary,
you’ll have the opportunity to add an extra sprinkle of magic to patient care. We’re here to provide companionship to those in need, deliver meals to families, and uphold TVHC’s high
standards of care.
But that’s not all! We also play a vital role behind the scenes, supporting the clinical staff and ensuring the smooth operation of the hospital. And let’s not forget about our fabulous mobile gift shop! It’s not just a shop; it’s a connection between the community and the hospital, with all proceeds going right back into supporting TVHC’s daily operations.
But our work doesn’t stop at the hospital walls. Teton Valley is a vibrant and close-knit community, and the TVHC Auxiliary is here to keep that spirit alive. We’re all about community
outreach and getting involved in exciting events throughout the summer. Think of us as the friendly face of TVHC, spreading positivity and lending a helping hand wherever and whenever
Joining the TVHC Auxiliary is an incredible opportunity to give back, make lifelong friendships, and be part of something truly special. We understand that life can get busy, which is why we offer flexible roles that fit your schedule. Your selfless contribution of time and effort will create ripples of goodness throughout our community, and we can’t thank you enough for being a superhero in our midst.
To find out more about the TVHC Auxiliary or to express your interest in joining, get in touch with Nancy Osmundson before July 15th. You can reach her by call at (406) 451-1040 or drop
her an email at email@example.com. Trust us, this is the adventure you’ve been waiting for!
Join us today and be a part of something extraordinary!
For Immediate Release
Teton Valley Health Care Announces Permanent CEO, Troy Christensen.
After many months of conducting a national search led by Korn Ferry, the Board of Directors of Teton Valley Health Care (TVHC) is proud to announce the hiring of Troy Christensen as the incoming, permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO.) Korn Ferry is a global consulting firm that assists organizations in identifying and recruiting the right talent for their needs.
Mr. Christensen has been serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg for ten years. He has an extensive background in finance and leadership. Mr. Christensen holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Boise campus, and a B.A. in Business Administration/Finance from Boise State University.
“I am humbled by this honor. The interview process was thorough, and it gave me a good opportunity to meet with each member of the Board, leaders from the Organization and members of the Medical Staff. I am so impressed by the obvious engagement and energy from each person at Teton Valley Health Care! Seeing that from all those I have met gives me excitement and energy for the role I will play,” Mr. Christensen said.
The Board of Teton Valley Health Care engaged Korn Ferry to conduct an objective, nationwide search for the CEO position back in the first quarter of 2023. After a lengthy and thorough process with Korn Ferry, the Board of TVHC is confident that Mr. Christensen has the experience and expertise to provide the right leadership for the Teton Valley Health Care well into the future. Mr. Christensen will be joining TVHC full-time on August 28 th .
“The Board of Directors is indebted to Dr. Levanger for his leadership during this interim period. He, along with Lisa Loughran, Chief Nursing Officer, has moved forward in meeting the needs of our community and creating a hospital culture that promotes teamwork and trust. Nathan and Lisa will continue to play a vital role in the administration of TVHC.” JoAnne Kay, Chair of the Teton Valley Health Care Board of Directors.
Teton Valley Health Care has been under the leadership of the Interim CEO, Dr. Nathan Levanger, since the Fall of 2022. Under his leadership, TVHC has experienced a great deal of growth, making many achievements in quality and performance, and increasing staffing and services. Dr. Levanger and his administrative team will work with Mr. Christensen to ensure the path continues. “We will continue leading the hospital in the same direction and with the same determination. We look forward to having Troy join our team and will assist with a seamless transition,” Levanger said.
Troy currently lives in Rexburg with his wife Tara. They enjoy their family immensely: Sarah & Tanner and their son Noah; McKay & Rochelle; Ambree; Addison & Colin; and Joshua. When away from work Troy and Tara love spending time with their family, playing card games, hiking, working out, and even yard work. Troy is a native of Southeast Idaho. No stranger to the Teton Valley, Troy spent a great deal of time playing sports here, while attending West Jefferson High School in Terreton, Idaho. Tara and Troy have been married almost 27 years, after meeting while he was attending Ricks College. Troy is excited to join the Teton Valley Health Care family and being a part of this great community.
Teton Valley Health Care (TVHC) is thrilled to announce the return of its charitable Foundation. The Foundation is an extremely valuable tool, to raise support for the services, staff, and equipment and technology needs of Teton Valley Health Care.
Teton Valley Health Care is committed to providing exceptional healthcare to the residents and visitors of this great valley. Last year alone, TVHC was honored to serve over 20,000 patient
visits in the hospital and an additional 26,400 patient visits in its clinics. This amounts to an astounding 46,000 patient visits to the TVHC facilities in 2022!
With the tremendous growth of this Valley, TVHC has responded by expanding its services, and making improvements in equipment and technology, to best meet the growing needs of the
community. Some recent improvements, made in part with grant funding and the generosity of donors are:
• Achieving the prestigious DNV Accreditation, a testament to TVHC’s commitment to outstanding patient care and safety.
• Convenient Oncology and Infusion Services
• 24/7 Mental and Behavioral Health Support in the hospital and new services in our clinics.
• 24/7 Wound Care Services
• Emergency Department equipment upgrades improving life-saving capabilities.
• Exceptional Hospitalist Program
• Improvement in neurological care by welcoming a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon.
• Improvements to Medical Imaging technology with a new MRI, and new ultrasound and echo cardiogram on the way.
• Licensed EMS/Paramedic Team to support our Emergency Department.
• New and Growing Physical and Occupational Therapies and Speech Language Pathology Services
• Now serving the children of our community with two Board Certified Pediatricians
• Orthopedic & Sports Medicine excellence brought with our new provider, Dr. Stefan Turkula.
• Unmatched Swing Bed Services
TVHC is accomplishing many things that are vital to the continued good health of this community. However, we cannot accomplish this without the generosity of donors and other
philanthropic support. The Teton Valley Health Care Foundation supports TVHC through donations, grant writing, events, and additional fundraising mechanisms like our Grateful
“Teton Valley Health Care is on a tremendously positive path. There is great leadership on the Board, and a strong administration. You cannot find better providers and staff than at TVHC! It is an honor to raise awareness and support for this wonderful, and critically necessary health system” Nancy Osmundson, Director of Philanthropy at Teton Valley Health Care Foundation.
By giving to the Foundation, donors contribute directly to the well-being of Teton County residents and visitors. Charitable gifts may be made generally (non-designated) or designated
to a specific service or piece of equipment. Regardless of how contributions are made, every contribution matters, no matter how big or how small. Should you have questions about the
foundation, or its current initiatives, please reach out to Nancy Osmundson, Director of Philanthropy at 406.451.1040 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Having a foundation allows us to maximize our fundraising opportunities. It is exciting to bring back the Foundation, and assist Teton Valley Health Care in its unwavering commitment to
providing outstanding quality care,” said Nancy Osmundson.
Teton Valley Health Care provides the highest quality of care to this community. As TVHC continues to grow and expand to meet the needs of a growing patient population, the Teton
Valley Health Care Foundation will raise the awareness and funding necessary to support their efforts. The Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that exceptional healthcare remains accessible to all in Teton Valley. Together we will create a healthier and stronger community!