Eastern Idaho boasts a wide range of healthcare services and procedures. Over the last two decades, healthcare professions in Eastern Idaho have grown by 230%. There are 86 healthcare facilities in Eastern Idaho with 6,000 employees. Eastern Idaho is home to 2,400 medical providers. In 2019, EIRMC opened a new Burn Center - the only Burn Center in the State of Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota, caring for people with critical injuries. Eastern Idaho is an epicenter for research, medicine, and medical providers making healthcare one of the most sustainable clusters in Eastern Idaho. With Idaho State University's College of Health and College of Pharmacy accredited programs and hands-on educational training of students, these programs are highly regarded by our regional employers and students become prominent leaders in their fields.
Also, the College of Eastern Idaho's Health Professional Division combines a group of programs consisting of Certified Nursing Assistant, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, and Surgical Technology. These programs provide students with the knowledge and skills that enable them to join other professions in this expanding career field and provide employers with well-trained medical professionals.
Three institutions of higher learning; Idaho State University, Brigham Young University-Idaho and the College of Eastern Idaho, provide the research and talent to support Eastern Idaho’s growing healthcare system. All three institutions offer top degrees in Health Science and Nursing through state-of-the-art simulation labs, top faculty and industry experts, and hands-on classrooms that provide real-world real-time learning experiences.
The Eastern Idaho Healthcare Sector continues to stay on top of the release of cutting-edge technologies, offer state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and provide new procedures and processes in order to deliver first-class health services to Eastern Idahoan.