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Ruby Valley Medical Center

(L to R) Dusty Mikalatos, Angie Davis, Peyton Nelson, and Tamara Nichols, OBRNs from Community Hospital of Anaconda take part in a medical simulation training. Joe Poole of Best Practice Medicine looks on.
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Health care providers, like athletes, need routine and rigorous training to stay on top of their game. But getting that instruction is challenging for those practicing frontier medicine.

One Montana program is now delivering state-of-the-art simulated training to some of the state’s most remote clinics and hospitals. And experts say it’s helping save lives.