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St. Peter’s welcomes four new providers

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group welcomes Hospitalist Dr. Timothy Missey, Family Medicine Physician Dr. Andrew Lester, Anesthesiologist Dr. Morgan Smith and General Surgeon Dr. Robert Maher. Dr. Missey earned his medical degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri and his Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona...

Health Matters: All about the Delta variant and vaccination

You can't open a newspaper or look at social media without seeing information about the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant. As a laboratory scientist I have to clarify that SARS-CoV-2 is technically the virus, whereas COVID-19 is the disease caused by the virus. But for purposes of this article, we’ll call it COVID-19. The Delta variant's rapid rise is capturing headlines, and...

St. Peter’s Health Welcomes Matthew Hoffman, DNP, FNP-C to Orthopaedics Team

Matthew Hoffman, DNP, FNP-C has joined the St. Peter’s Health Medical Group orthopaedics team. Hoffman most recently served as a registered nurse in the St. Peter’s operating room. He earned his Doctor of Nursing Practice at Montana State University in Bozeman and his Bachelor of Arts in Nursing at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Prior to arriving in Montana he...

Health Matters: We must pull together in effort to defeat COVID-19

When I was a boy, I remember hearing stories from my parents about the Great Depression and World War II. Back then a common saying was “Use it up. Wear it out. Make it do, or do without.” Women would draw a dark line up the backs of their legs with an eyebrow pencil to mimic the seam of silk...

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Specially trained nurses care for assault, abuse victims

Every April, we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a month focused on raising awareness about sexual assault and educating communities and individuals on preventing sexual violence. Sadly, sexual abuse and assault occur often in our community, impacting people of all ages and backgrounds. In 2019, the Friendship Center, a...

Estate Planning: Let’s Not Make This Difficult

March 1, 2021

By Stephen Mason Vice President, St. Peter's Health Foundation Many times in our personal and professional lives we become overwhelmed with our responsibilities and the list of “to dos” that...

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...