04/03/13 St. Peter's Honored for Changing Lives
SightLife eye bank has recognized St. Peter’s, in Helena, as the leading hospital in the state for cornea transplant donations. On Tuesday, St. Peter’s received the Vision Award from SightLife, for achieving a seventy percent cornea conversion rate in 2012. The award recognizes partners that go above and beyond to make the gift of sight a reality. St. Peter’s had 44 cornea
04/02/13 Free Arthritis Forum
St. Peter’s is hosting a free Arthritis Foundation Education Forum with its rheumatologist and staff on Thursday, April 18, from 4 – 6:30 p.m., at the Hospital.
04/01/13 Summer Camp and Activity Roundup
St. Peter’s Hospital will be hosting the Summer Camp and Activity Roundup on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 – 7 p.m., at the Hospital’s Education Center. The free event will feature information on summer camps for orchestra,
03/25/13 Support for Cancer Patients
St. Peter’s Hospital hosts “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for women receiving chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatment, Tuesday, April 9, 3 – 5 p.m., at the hospital, 2475 Broadway. “Look Good…Feel Better,” is a free program, but an RSVP is requested by calling Judy Shaw at 490-6859 or 475-3349. ###
03/25/13 Caregiver Support Group
“You Matter Too…Pampering and Support for Caregivers,” will meet Tuesday, April 9, at 5:30 p.m., at St. Peter’s Hospital, 2475 Broadway. “You Matter Too,” is a free program offering emotional support to men and women who care for those affected by chronic or serious illness. Please call Judy Gardner for more information, at 442-6314.
03/22/13 Free Behavioral Health Teleconference
St. Peter’s Behavioral Health Unit is offering training for health care workers and related professions titled, “Management of the Psychiatric Patient in the Emergency Department.” The teleconference will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 11 a.m. – noon, in the hospital’s Education Center. The presenter is Miles Kramer, VP of Operations for Horizon Health. Attendees can earn one CEU credit. The
03/22/13 Two Directors Promoted to Senior Management Team
St. Peter’s Hospital recently promoted its Human Resources and Public Relations & Marketing directors to its Senior Management Team, announced President & CEO Nate Olson.Karla Smith joined St. Peter’s Human Resources Department in May 2004 as a Coordinator. She was promoted to the Manager of Human Resources in February of 2007 and was appointed Director of Human Resources in July 2009.
03/19/13 Free Arthritis Exercise Classes
Two exercise classes for people with arthritis and related diseases are offered free of charge at St. Peter’s Hospital.The Arthritis Foundation Exercise class meets Mondays and Wednesday from noon – 1 p.m.The Walk with Ease Program is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Classes are on-going, participants may join at any time.The Arthritis Foundation’s Exercise Program helps to reduce
03/19/13 New Emergency Department Director
Jennie Nemec, RN, is the new Emergency Department Director for St. Peter’s Hospital. She has been employed at St. Peter’s since 1989 in staff, educational, and leadership roles and was previously the hospital’s Manager of Emergency Services prior to working as the Trauma Systems Manager for the state Department of Public Health and Human Services.A native of Bozeman, Mont., Nemec earned her
03/18/13 Hospice Training Scheduled
Training for individuals who wish to become volunteers for Hospice of St. Peter's will be held in Helena in April. Sessions are Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m., beginning April 9 and concluding April 25. Attendance at all sessions is required of anyone who wishes to volunteer. Please register by Friday, April 5. Hospice of St. Peter’s strives to make lives of the
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