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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...

Helmsley Charitable Trust grant award: Life-saving CPR equipment helps limit COVID-19 exposure

St. Peter’s Health announced today that it received a grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to fund the purchase of LUCAS mechanical chest compression devices. The LUCAS mechanical CPR device can help deliver exceptional cardiac care while protecting health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Mechanical CPR has been adopted by emergency medical...

Health Matters: Do not hesitate to seek care

As a hospitalist, I work 12-hour shifts caring for critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit, more stable patients on medical and oncology floors, and assist surgeons in caring for patients recovering from procedures. The hospital is my second home. I know my partners and I are anomalies. The hospital is the last place most people want to be...

New ways to care for our community

The COVID-19 crisis changed the way most people do their work, and that couldn't be more true for the staff and caregivers at St. Peter's Health. Preparing to care for people during a pandemic has meant that many have new job duties, new routines and a new appreciation for teamwork. Here are a few of their stories: Life in the...

St. Peter's Health welcomes Dwight Thompson, PA

St. Peter’s Health announced today that Townsend resident and Physician Assistant Dwight Thompson, PA will join the nonprofit health care organization as a primary care provider. Thompson will continue to serve the Townsend community, and in mid-April will begin delivering care using telehealth until the Townsend clinic opens in May and the spread of COVID-19 has decreased locally. “This is...

St. Peter's Health: Ways you can support caregivers

March 26, 2020

St. Peter’s Health today announced a community project to help the local health system build its supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for caregivers. With a nationwide shortage of some...