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Community Health Needs Assessment 2020

A steering committee was convened to assist Madison Valley Medical Center in conducting CHSD. A diverse group of community members representing various organizations and populations within the community (ex. public health, elderly, uninsured) came together in March 2020. For a list of all steering committee members and their affiliations, see Appendix A. The Steering Committee met twice during the CHSD process; first to discuss health concerns in the community and offer their perspective in designing the survey instrument, and again to review results of the survey and key informant interviews and to assist in the prioritization of health needs.


You can get a mammogram right here in Ennis

Avoid becoming 1 of 890!

As most of us may be aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In 2019, The American Cancer Society has estimated that over 890 women were newly diagnosed with breast cancer in the state of Montana. Montana women are ranked at 47th in the nation for receiving screening mammograms. With a state average of 66.5%, we lag behind the national average at 72.4% screened.

Mammograms are an important screening tool that our providers use to detect breast cancer. While monthly self-breast exams are important, the CDC notes that mammograms are able to detect breast cancer up...