Vibra Hospital of Boise

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Yesenia R.

    Vibra Hospital of Boise

    On April 7, 2016, Yesenia Rodriguez started her day off at school as usual, but, by her 3rd period class she had an excruciating headache, so much so, that her good friend rushed her to the nurses office. It was not long after that she fell unconscious and was taken to one of our short term acute care hospitals for immediate surgery. This beautiful young 17 year old suffered a brain aneurysm and after three major surgeries was not given a positive prognosis. That is where her Vibra ... On April 7, 2016, Yesenia Rodriguez started her day off at school as usual, but, by her 3rd period class she had an excruciating headache, so much so, ...
  • Elizabeth S.

    Vibra Hospital of Boise

    In early January, Elizabeth contracted a serious infection that spread throughout her body. She was treated at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center for septic shock. For Elizabeth, the sepsis caused acute respiratory failure which left her dependent on ventilatory support. Once stabilized, Elizabeth was admitted to Vibra Hospital of Boise for prolonged antibiotic therapy, ventilator weaning, and extensive therapy for strengthening and relearning of how to care for herself. Before being admitted ... In early January, Elizabeth contracted a serious infection that spread throughout her body. She was treated at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center for ...
  • Edward B.

    Vibra Hospital of Boise

    Edward was initially admitted to Vibra Hospital of Boise in September after suffering acute respiratory failure due to a large saddle pulmonary emboli. He had recurrent deep vein thrombosis and had an IVC filter placed. In mid-October, Edward was outside enjoying the day with his family in the Vibra Hospital courtyard. When he came back in, he suddenly became unresponsive, pulseless, and apneic. A Code Blue was initiated and Edward was found to be in ventricular fibrillation. He received ... Edward was initially admitted to Vibra Hospital of Boise in September after suffering acute respiratory failure due to a large saddle pulmonary ...
  • Jean B.

    Vibra Hospital of Boise

    The last thing Jean remembered was sitting on her front porch one evening. She had been suffering from a pneumonia that had been plaguing her for some time. Jean kept thinking she had fought it off, but it would keep coming back. Unfortunately for Jean, she wouldn't remember anything for the next three weeks. Jean admitted to Saint Alphonsus Nampa hospital where she was placed on a ventilator and received a trach. Doctors told her husband, Ken, he needed to tour specialty acute care ... The last thing Jean remembered was sitting on her front porch one evening. She had been suffering from a pneumonia that had been plaguing her for some ...
  • Sara B.

    Vibra Hospital of Boise

    Around Mother’s Day, Sara Buff noticed that she was having a hard time swallowing. Thinking it was just shrinkage in her esophagus due to aging, she dismissed the issue. It wasn’t long before her children intervened and talked her into going to a physician. Only then did she find out she had esophageal cancer. She underwent esophagectomy surgery and neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy at St. Luke’s Medical Center. Shortly after surgery, an esophageal leak was detected and a stent was ... Around Mother’s Day, Sara Buff noticed that she was having a hard time swallowing. Thinking it was just shrinkage in her esophagus due to aging, she ...
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