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10/19/17 Health Matters: Screening, early detection important tools in detecting breast cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pink is everywhere as people across the nation come together to raise awareness of breast cancer and its impact on our friends and loved ones. As the director of the Women's Health Institute at St. Peter's Hospital, I attend events year-round to share the importance of awareness, screening and early detection.I often ask members of the crowd to stand
09/26/17 St. Peter’s Plona and Antila Recognized for Exceptional Care
Rich Plona, RN-C and Preston Antila, Patient Care Services (PCS) RN were recognized as DAISY award winners for Extraordinary Nurses of 2017. DAISY winners are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter’s Hospital patients and their family members. Plona is a nurse in the St. Peter’s Hospital Dialysis Unit and has been with St. Peter’s Hospital for nearly thirty years. He was
09/14/17 St. Peter’s Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer
Shelly Harkins, MD has joined the SPH team as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Harkins is an experienced physician executive with more than 15 years of healthcare experience in hospitals, medical groups, and health systems. Most recently, Dr. Harkins served as Medical Director at the Center for Hospice in South Bend, Indiana. Dr. Harkins will continue to grow SPH’s focus on patient safety,
09/06/17 St. Peter’s Named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital
St. Peter’s Hospital was recently named one of this year’s Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the country. Hospitals achieving Top 20 status received the highest ratings across several categories including quality, patient outcomes, costs, financial stability and market share. “I’m proud of our entire team for working together to achieve this impressive designation,” said Wade Johnson, CEO
09/01/17 St. Peter's and Montana Nurses Association Reach Agreement on Nurse Contract
St. Peter’s Hospital and the Montana Nurses Association (MNA) today announced the organizations have reached an agreement on a new contract for the Registered Nurses employed at St. Peter’s Hospital. The contract was ratified by MNA membership Monday evening with an overwhelming majority vote.“We’re pleased to be able to share this good news, and we consider it a vital step toward building a
08/31/17 Patient Billing Services Delayed Due to Houston Flooding
St. Peter's Hospital Patient Billing Center is located in Houston, Texas, and is currently closed due to the flooding in the area.  We do have a team in Helena, and we are routing the phones to them. Delays, however, can be expected.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. 
08/29/17 Letter from Wade Johnson, CEO
I’d like to thank you for such a warm welcome as my family settles into Helena. We are very excited to be here and become active in the community. As I begin my leadership at St. Peter’s, I see many opportunities for us as an organization. A few things won’t change—we will continue to focus on providing safe, high quality care and being good stewards of the community’s resources and health
08/15/17 St. Peter’s Warns Public of Phone Scam
St. Peter’s Hospital is reminding Helena area residents about the spoofing phone scams occurring throughout the region and the importance of not sharing personal information over the phone to an unknown caller. St. Peter’s has been notified that a few area residents received telemarketing and robocalls from a caller claiming they are a representative of St. Peter’s or a  caller ID
08/15/17 Brandon Newgard, M.D. Joins St. Peter’s Hospital
Brandon Newgard, M.D. has joined St. Peter’s Hospital. His primary focus is Interventional Radiology. Most recently, Dr. Newgard worked at Montana Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology Specialists in Helena, Mont. Dr. Newgard received his Doctor of Medicine from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. and completed his residency at the University’s Medical Center. He completed a Vascular/
08/14/17 St. Peter’s Hospital to Hold Grandparents Class
With so much changing in the world, it’s no surprise parenting trends are changing, too. St. Peter’s Hospital presents a free Grandparents Class on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. The class will be held at St. Peter’s Hospital in Conference Rooms 2 and 3.As a grandparent, you want to be able to keep your grandchild safe and communicate well with your children who are now parents
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