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Health Matters: Depression Symptoms Should Not Go Untreated

By St. Peter's Health Psychiatrist Dr. Bridid Crowley in the Independent Record on September 25, 2019 Depression is the most common psychiatric condition. Knowing common symptoms and knowing what to do if you or a loved on experiences depression is important. It is estimated that 6.7 percent of the population experiences a depressive episode within a given year. Nearly 17...

St. Peter's Urologist Discusses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

From KTVH Helena news station St. Peter's Health is working to raise awareness about prostate cancer and highlighting some new treatment tools available at the hospital. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and the Centers for Disease Control reports about 13 out of every 100 American men will get it in their lifetime. Doctor Kevin Brown, a Urologist with St....

Nurses Edens and Montgomery recognized for extraordinary care

Every quarter, we recognize nurses who deliver exceptional care by awarding the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The nurses are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter's Health patients, family members and colleagues. Congratulations to the summer 2019 recipients: Daisy Award Recipient - Sheryl Edens, RN (Endocrinology) In the words of the patients who nominated Cheryl: "I'd been receiving...

Improving Community Health: Clinical Pharmacy Manager recognized for antibiotic stewardship efforts

From the Helena Independent Record on July 29, 2019 Antibiotics can become ineffective when they are overused, and Thomas Richardson is working to help prevent that from happening in Helena and throughout the state. As the pharmacy clinical manager for St. Peter’s Health, Richardson launched the multi-disciplinary Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in 2015 to fight the antibiotic resistance epidemic. The team,...

Nurses Recognized for Providing Extraordinary Care

Every quarter, we recognize nurses who deliver exceptional care by awarding the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The nurses are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter's Health patients, family members and colleagues. Congratulations to the spring 2019 recipients: Daisy Award Recipient - Christine Erickson, LPN (Psychiatry) In the words of the colleague who nominated Christine Erickson, LPN for...

Doctors note: Spring allergy warnings

From ABC Fox Montana. According to Summer Monforte a M.D who specializes in the allergy field at St. Peters Health says, allergies are the gift that keep on giving, and you’re never really to old to get new allergies. With that being said, there isn’t a lot you can do to stop anything from pollinating or even really stop your...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Psychiatrist

Bridgid Crowley, MD St. Peter’s Health Medical Group welcomes psychiatrist Dr. Bridgid Crowley. Dr. Crowley earned her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, where she also completed her residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in consult-liaison psychiatry. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Montana State University in Bozeman. Originally from...