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Health Matters: Help protect yourself from illness this winter

As we look to other health systems in the East and South, we’re seeing a significant uptick in adult and pediatric hospitalizations due to common illnesses such as influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), rhinovirus and COVID-19. While we haven’t yet seen a drastic increase in those numbers locally, we are preparing for what we think will could be a rough...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull to Orthopaedics Team

Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, after completing her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University. She has prior experience in rural family medicine and neurosurgery. Adrienne is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants. She is accepting new patients at the...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Hospitalist and Family Medicine Nurse Practitioners

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group welcomes new Hospitalist Dr. Kathryn Hurlbut and Family Medicine Nurse Practitioners Airica Rishavy and Alison Amy. Dr. Kathryn Hurlbut earned her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, after earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Neuroscience Biomedical Studies at Montana State University. She is board certified with...

Recognizing excellence in hometown care

St. Peter’s and several top executives earn national recognition St. Peter’s Health Leadership in Quality and Patient Safety Award Recognized by the Montana Hospital Association for being a health care system that has taken extraordinary and innovative steps to make patient safety and quality top priorities, St. Peter’s is the first Montana health care system to receive ISO-9001 quality management...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Internal Medicine Specialist and Hospitalist

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group welcomes new Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Patrick Curry, Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Mark Ziats and Hospitalist Dr. Laurel Kittrell. Dr. Patrick Curry earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, after earning his Bachelor of Arts Philosophy degree from the University of Scranton. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson...

St. Peter’s Barrett and Redfern Receive DAISY Awards

St. Peter’s Health Registered Nurses Addy Barrett and Tana Redfern received DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. DAISY Awardees are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter’s patients and their family members. Barrett has worked as a Registered Nurse in St. Peter’s Behavioral Health Unit since 2017. One of the patients who nominated her said she made them feel validated...

St. Peter's Health Medical Group Welcomes New General Surgeon, Rheumatologist, and Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist

St. Peter's Health Medical Group welcomes General Surgeon Dr. Matthew Goldes, Rheumatologist Dr. Kent Blakely, and Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Dr. Matthew Miller to the St. Peter's Health medical staff. A Helena native, Dr. Goldes earned his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the...