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Lost Rivers Medical Center featured on an episode of PBS show Life on the Line!

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Lost River Medical Center
Featured on PBS

Last Summer, the National Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) filmed an episode for their show "Life on the Line" at Lost Rivers Medical Center. The episode, titled "Healthcare in Nowhere", will air to the general public on the nationwide PBS affiliates on April 22, 2024. If you are in Southeast Idaho, the local PBS affiliate is KISU. You can also watch the entire show by clicking on the link below.

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Lost Rivers Medical Center

Your Family. Your Health. Your Hospital.

Lost Rivers Medical Center was originally established in 1958 as an association. It was operated by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration who operated the facility until 1975 under the auspices of Butte County and filled positions ranging from administration to housekeeping. During their successful operation they added five (5) long term beds. When established, the main purpose of Lost Rivers Medical Center was to provide acute in-patient care to the citizens of Butte and Custer counties.

Currently, Lost Rivers Medical Center operates as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), the designation of which was established by law under the Medicare program. To be designated as a CAH, a hospital must be located in a rural area, provide 24-hour emergency services, have an average length-of-stay for its patients of 96 hours or less, be located more than 35 miles (or more than 15 miles in areas with mountainous terrain) from the nearest hospital or be designated by its State as a “necessary provider.” Hospitals may have no more than 25 beds.

Our goal has always been, and continues to be, providing and creating exceptional experiences for our patients and customers by offering the best and most comprehensive medical care possible.

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The patient portal is a website for your personal health care.  This online tool allows you to request an appointment, pay a bill, view health history and test results, and contact your care team.

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To have your patient portal account created, please call the Arco Clinic at (208)252-7655 and we will be happy to assist you.