Debbie Chooses EIRMC
When the crash happened, Debbie was riding her motorcycle in a remote location of Teton National Forest. Her left foot was severed on impact, her left hip was shattered, her femur and both elbows broken. She was quickly bleeding out... and there was no cell service.
Jyl Chooses EIRMC
When Jyl went to EIRMC for a mammogram, she didn’t realize it was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and she definitely didn’t expect to begin a breast cancer journey.
Mary chooses EIRMC
From an unexplained stroke to asymptomatic breast cancer, everything about Mary’s diagnosis felt mystifying and yet meant to be.
Matt chooses EIRMC
Matt Berry has climbed mountains around the world. But while in the Grand Tetons, he slipped, plunging 600 feet down a granite bed.
Ernie chooses EIRMC
When an EIRMC interventional and diagnostic radiologist used a suction catheter to snag the blood clot in Ernie’s brain and safely remove it, doctors who were watching spontaneously applauded.
Gloria chooses EIRMC
Gloria had her first mammogram when she was in her 30s. Every mammogram for nearly 50 years came back normal … until the one that didn’t.
Brandie chooses EIRMC
Brandie went into labor unexpectedly, and delivered Ruth at just 23 weeks into her pregnancy. Weighing just 15 oz. at birth, Ruth had a perforated bowel and needed immediate pediatric surgery to survive. She survived, plus five more surgeries, during her 201- day stay in the NICU.
Konnor chooses EIRMC
Konnor has mitochondrial myopathy, a rare neuromuscular disease that causes severe muscle and organ degeneration. After his illness left him wheelchair-bound, Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapists at EIRMC helped him to walk again.
Kayleigh chooses EIRMC
Kayleigh's premature twins, Blakely and Lilah, were receiving care in the NICU. But the situation turned dangerous when Lilah was determined to have a perforated stomach. Immediate pediatric surgery at EIRMC saved her life.
William chooses EIRMC
William's legs were crushed after being run over by a 30-ton feed truck. Now, William is back to work on his dairy and enjoying time with his family, because he was taken to EIRMC.
Kait chooses EIRMC
Kait is a world champion ultra-cyclist, but a horrific car accident left her with a ruptured bladder, a quadruple fractured pelvis, and fractured sacrum and fibula. After trauma surgery and diligent physical therapy, Kait raced the iconic 137-mile long Kokopelli Trail.
Denise chooses EIRMC
Denise, an oncology RN at Idaho Cancer Center, had a chance encounter at work that led to her personal breast cancer journey.
Shauna chooses EIRMC
Just six months after walking in a Breast Cancer 5K, Shauna became a patient in need of a cure.
Rhonda chooses EIRMC
Rhonda's timing was perfect: her breast cancer was found at just the right time.
Deb chooses EIRMC
Given her family's cancer history, Deb listened to her body when her body began sending signals that something was "off." It was cancer.
Tawnya chooses EIRMC
Tawnya thought she had strange, early menopause symptoms. It was actually endometrial cancer.
Jaimie chooses EIRMC
Jaimie was at work when she began to feel pressure in her chest, fatigue that left her laying on the breakroom floor, and sweating. Despite her young age, she was having a heart attack.
Chance chooses EIRMC
Chance chose to have surgery at EIRMC during the COVID pandemic, and felt comfortable because of protocols in place throughout the facility to keep him safe.
The Robbins' Choose EIRMC
Jessica was rushed to the hospital when she went into labor at 28 weeks. Twins Zoe and Elora were born very premature, and needed specialized NICU care at EIRMC.
Rod chooses EIRMC
Rod endured nine surgeries in nine months, following diagnosis of a debilitating disease. Now, Rod is a triathlete because he was taken to EIRMC.
Merci chooses EIRMC
Merci's childhood days are sometimes interrupted by asthma. When it can't be controlled, her mom takes her to EIRMC.
Rachel chooses EIRMC
After a surprise breast cancer diagnosis, Rachel needed a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Today, she's back to the business of living, because she was taken to EIRMC.
Marc chooses EIRMC
Marc suffered a severe heart attack and was airlifted to EIRMC for an emergency cardiac procedure, followed by major heart surgery days later. Today, Marc is back to cycling, camping - and living, because he was taken to EIRMC.
Treasure chooses EIRMC
Treasure had a heart attack, but thanks to her care at EIRMC, she's back to running her downtown business.
Diana chooses to work at EIRMC
Diana is a Child Life Specialist at EIRMC and works with pediatric patients to help them understand their diagnosis and treatment.
Michelle chooses to work at EIRMC
She is a Respiratory Therapist and works with patients throughout the hospital. Hear her mission moment when a military veteran and patient presented her with his military pin in appreciation for her service to him.
Natalie Chooses to Work at EIRMC
Natalie is an RN in the ICU; she shares why she loves working at EIRMC (it's a family legacy!).
Georgena Chooses to Work at EIRMC
Georgena is an Occupational Therapist. She shares how she unlocks possibilities as an employee of the Therapies department.
Lacey Chooses to Work at EIRMC
Lacey shares how she cares like family as an employee of the Labor & Delivery unit at EIRMC.
Crystal Chooses to Work at EIRMC
Crystal is a Speech Language Pathologist. Listen as Crystal explains why she loves having the opportunity to unlock possibilities with evidence-based care for her patients.
Anne Chooses to Work at EIRMC
Anne is the Blood Bank Supervisor. Hear her mission moment when a mom in labor was bleeding so badly, she needed a massive blood transfusion to save her life.
Annabelle chooses to work at EIRMC
Annabelle is a CNA on the 4th Floor. Hear her mission moment when Annabelle went "above and beyond" for a patient who needed her special coffee.
Bailey chooses to work at EIRMC
Bailey is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Hear her mission moment about a young boy who struggled with a proper diagnosis.
Courtney chooses to work at EIRMC
Courtney is an RN in the Emergency Department. Hear her mission moment about performing CPR on a driver after a traffic collision.
Dustin chooses to work at EIRMC
Dustin is a CNA in the Emergency Department. Hear how his personal experience with his own special-needs child helps reassure other parents.
Emily chooses to work at EIRMC
Emily is a CNA on the 4th Floor. Hear her mission moment helping a patient through a vulnerable time.
Haily chooses to work at EIRMC
Haily is an RN at the BHC. Hear her mission moment when she hears frompatients when they've successfully returned to the community.
Jake chooses to work at EIRMC
Jake is an RN in the Emergency Department. Hear his mission moment about how an adult daughter responded to care her father received.
Jill chooses to work at EIRMC
Jill is an RN in the Emergency Department. Hear her mission moment as she helped the wife of a patient in cardiac arrest.
TaNeil chooses to work at EIRMC
TaNeil is a CNA on the 3rd Floor. Hear her mission moment when she surprised a patient who loved Halloween.
Terri chooses to work at EIRMC
Terri is an RN in the Burn, Trauma and Wound Clinic. Hear her mission moment as she helped heal a patient who was severely burned.
Peter chooses to work at EIRMC
Peter is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist. Hear his mission moment about a young boy who overcame feeding difficulties.
Adam chooses to work at EIRMC
Adam is a Physical Therapist. Hear his mission moment about helping a fellow physical therapist achieve greater functioning after an accident.
Cathy chooses to work at EIRMC
Cathy is the Assistant Director of the Progressive Care Unit at EIRMC. Hear her mission moment after taking care of a patient from Switzerland.
Rhett chooses to work at EIRMC
Rhett is a nurse in the ER. Hear his mission moment about caring for a young man involved in a serious trauma.
Kirstin chooses to work at EIRMC
Kirstin's first baby was born at 26 weeks, and spent six months in a NICU. That experience inspired her to return to school to become a NICU nurse.