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Partners and Affiliations

Clark Fork Valley Press/Mineral Independent

The Clark Fork Valley Press/Mineral Independent is one of our local news publications and covers news within Sanders and Mineral Counties.

Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center, located in Missoula, offers support services to Clark Fork Valley Hospital, including Care Flight, when patients are in need of trauma transport.

Healthy Montana Kids

The Healthy Montana Kids Plan (HMK) offers low-cost or free health coverage for children up to age 19. Download the materials below to find out more or visit

Program provided by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

International Heart Institute of Montana

The International Heart Institute of Montana (IHI) brings together a recognized team of cardiologists, heart surgeons, nurses and researchers to perform advanced cardiac procedures and to search for new and improved ways to treat heart disease. Cardiologists from their team provide outreach specialty care services at Plains Family Medicine.

Kalispell Regional Medical Center/Northwest Imaging

Kalispell Regional Medical Center is located in Kalispell, Montana, and is one of our trauma destinations once a patient is stabilized in our Emergency Department and needs additional medical treatment. The ALERT air ambulance helps to provide prompt medical attention for patients when serious injury or illness occurs.

Northwest Imaging handles all radiology reading services for the hospital.


MHA is an association whose members provide the full spectrum of healthcare services, including hospital inpatient and outpatient, long-term care, home health, hospice, physician, assisted living, senior housing, and insurance services.

Every acute care hospital in the state is a member, ranging from the smallest Critical Access Hospitals that provide primary care services in Montana's rural communities to the largest tertiary care hospitals in the state.

Regardless of size, these facilities are community-based, locally governed and share a commitment to improving the health status of their communities. MHA members offer communities an integrated and coordinated continuum of high-quality, affordable and innovative healthcare, housing, and community-based services.

Missoula Bone and Joint

Missoula Bone & Joint has served western Montana for over 60 years. Their experienced board-certified orthopedic surgeons offer specialized care in many areas, including sports medicine, joint replacement, arthroscopy, hand & microvascular surgery, foot and ankle surgery, spine surgery and general orthopedics.

CFVH has partnered with Missoula Bone and Joint and Dr. Jeffrey LaPorte to offer Orthopedic Services to the residents of Sanders County.


The Monida Healthcare Network is a regional association of healthcare providers, governed by member physicians and hospitals, serving residents of Montana and Idaho.

Montana Informed Patient

The Montana Informed Patient site provides Montana Healthcare consumers with information, resources and tools to enable them to make informed healthcare decisions.

St. Patrick Hospital

St. Patrick Hospital, located in Missoula, is a unique partner to Clark Fork Valley Hospital. They offer a wide range of support services to our facility, including Life Flight that transports patients in need of additional trauma care.

The Sanders County Ledger

The Sanders County Ledger is an award-winning weekly community paper with a 100-year-plus history of publishing in Thompson Falls, the county seat of Sanders County. The Ledger offers the widest circulation in Sanders County for any paid circulation newspaper.

Vibrant Hearing

Jennifer Hartze, AuD, from Vibrant Hearing in Missoula, provides outreach audiology services to the residents of Sanders County out of the Plains Family Medicine office.

Family Medicine Network

Healthcare across Sanders County

Thompson Falls


Hot Springs