Barbara Hinkley, RN, MHA, Kalispell Regional Healthcare, Director, Home Options

Barbara Hinkley began her home health and hospice career in 1998 at Methodist Hospital and University Hospital. She has served at Kalispell in several senior leadership roles in home health and hospice and in various palliative programs since 2003. In addition, she has taught classes for the University of Phoenix at Jacksonville and Orlando. Barbara completed her ASN in 1995, a BS in Healthcare and Human Resources in 1998, and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Central Michigan University/Naval Air Station in 2000.

Recent Posts

How the MEDITECH mobile app transformed home care for Kalispell Regional [Video]


Delivering effective care to homebound patients carries a number of challenges — from scheduling aides to providing up-to-date care instructions to transmitting information back to the doctor’s office or hospital.

In facing these challenges, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), a network of three hospitals, 32 clinics, and 20 affiliated outreach clinics in northwestern Montana, weighed the benefits of a new system with the potential costs.

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Topics: Home Care, Care Coordination, Video