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We Speak Mental Health Week 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This September, organizations and people from across our community are coming together to host free activities, training opportunities and more to support people affected by suicide and raise awareness. For a full list of activities, visit https://lcsuicideprevention.org/. St. Peter’s Health is hosting a series of free mental health training/education opportunities during We Speak Mental...

St. Peter’s Welcomes New Cardiologist and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Sharon Hecker, MD, FACC and Brittney Taylor, CRNA

Cardiologist Dr. Sharon Hecker has been practicing medicine in Montana since 1996 and earned her Doctorate of Medicine at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center, her internship at the Northwestern University– Evanston Hospital and her residency at Loyola University Medical Center. She is a board-certified member of the American...

St. Peter’s Health Purchases Sound Health Imaging

January 17, 2022

Near-term plan calls for local ultrasonography organization to continue to operate as independent organization St. Peter's Health and Sound Health Imaging announced today that St. Peter's completed a stock ownership...

Health Matters: Donating blood to help others 

As we face a new year, many of us are thinking of ways we can help those in need. Donating blood is one of the most selfless and impactful actions that we can take to help others in our community. Did you know that when you choose to give blood, you are giving a potentially lifesaving gift to up to...

5 Reasons to have a Primary Care Provider

A primary care provider, or a “PCP,” is a physician or an advanced practice provider such as a physician’s assistant (PA) or a nurse practitioner (NP). Providers who typically fill these roles have a background in family medicine (care for patients of all ages), internal medicine (care for adults), and pediatrics (care for children). A PCP typically serves as your...

St. Peter’s Hinrichs, Bradley Receive DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses

St. Peter’s Health Registered Nurses Rhonda Hinrichs and Samantha Bradley received DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. DAISY awardees are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter’s patients and their family members. Hinrichs is the St. Peter’s Practice Administrator for Primary and Urgent Care and has been a registered nurse for 35 years. A local couple nominated Hinrichs after she...