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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 Health invests $9 million in state-of-the-art surgical suite

From the Helena Independent Record: St. Peter’s Health is beginning a $9 million renovation that will increase the number of operating rooms and provide a new robot-assisted surgical program. Four phases of renovations are expected to last the next year and a half. Construction will up the number of operating rooms from five to six, offer expanded space and new...

400+ St. Peter's Employees: Support us, slow the spread

Dear Community: Our colleague, Registered Nurse Charlotte Skinner, RN, delivered a powerful message last week to the entire state of Montana. She said: “We need your help, Montana.” We want to reiterate this message. It is more important than ever that our community hears it loud and clear. COVID-19 is serious. It is true, the majority of people who get...

St. Peter's Leaders Beyond our Walls

Matt Aakre: Laboratory Services Operations Manager and Youth Sports Volunteer Extraordinaire If you can name a sport, one of Matt’s kids has probably done it – wrestling, football, baseball, basketball, soccer, and softball. You can most often find Matt right alongside them, coaching youth sports for organizations like Bearcat’s Wrestling, Ambush Flag Football, Small Fry Football, Elkhorn Basketball, North Jefferson...

Read the Full Report: Fall 2020 Update to the Community

Inside our Fall 2020 Update to the Community you'll find the latest news from your local health system. Read the full report to learn more about: How we're caring through COVID Our $9M OR renovation All our new providers And more! Read the Full Report...

St. Peter’s Introduces Bedside Prescription Delivery Service: Meds 2 Beds

A stay in the hospital can be a stressful experience for you and your loved ones. Discharge alone can be overwhelming and intimidating: we share special care instructions, schedule follow up appointments and order medication prescriptions. We know that taking just one task off your plate upon discharge can make a world of difference. The St. Peter’s Health Pharmacy is...

Prostate cancer: Early detection may expand treatment options

Urologist Dr. Kevin Brown was featured in this KTVH story highlighting the importance of early detection for prostate cancer. September was Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Brown now offers SpaceOAR to patients. SpaceOAR is used during radiation therapy for prostate cancer to help minimize the impact on urinary, sexual and bowel quality of life. Learn more about the services and...