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06/12/17 St. Peter’s Hospital Names Wade Johnson President and CEO
HELENA, Mont., June 12, 2017 – St. Peter’s Hospital today announced the appointment of Wade Johnson,MS, MBA, FACHE as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective July 31, 2017. Mr. Johnson will succeed Interim CEO Fred Olson, who has served since June 1, 2016 and was instrumental in the Leadership Transition Committee’s efforts to ensure a smooth and effective transition to permanent
05/10/17 St. Peter's Board of Directors Narrows Search to Three Finalists for President and CEO
St. Peter’s Hospital today announced the Board of Directors has selected three candidates as finalists for the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position. Final interviews with the Board, senior management, leadership team and medical staff will be held on May 17, May 25 and May 26, and a final decision is expected at the next Board of Directors meeting.The identities of the finalists
05/02/17 St. Peter’s Commits to Growing Medical Staff and Increasing Community Access to Care
St. Peter’s Hospital today announced plans to expand its medical staff with the addition of more than 30 primary and specialty care physicians and providers over the next three years. The planned medical staff growth will occur within St. Peter’s Medical Group (SPMG) and independent community medical practices.  St. Peter’s decision to grow its medical staff is in response to the community’s
04/18/17 St. Peter's Partnering in Historic Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care
Initiative Provides Primary Care Practices with Additional Resources to Improve Coordination of CareSt. Peter’s Medical Group is one of more than 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), a partnership between payer partners from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans, self-
03/31/17 Search for St. Peter's Next CEO Underway
Board of Directors targets Summer 2017 to have new CEO in placeFollowing a year-long focus on leadership transition planning, including the development of St. Peter’s 2017-19 Strategic Priorities, the Board of Directors has initiated the executive search for the next President and CEO of St. Peter’s Hospital. St. Peter’s has tapped the healthcare industry’s leading executive search firm, B.
03/09/17 Flu Restrictions Lifted
The current level of influenza activity in Montana has lowered substantially and St. Peter’s has lifted its visitor restrictions related to the flu.“We are not out of the woods yet,” cautions St. Peter’s Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Donald Skillman, who notes that influenza is commonly seen through the end of March. “The seasonal flu could pick back up at any time.”To help stay healthy,
02/22/17 St. Peter's Named As Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
St. Peter’s Hospital was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.“This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing the best health care possible to our community, while maintaining an efficient and effective facility,” said Dr. Fred Olson, interim
02/16/17 St. Peter’s Hospital Association Upcoming Meeting
The St. Peter’s Hospital Association will hold its next monthly meeting Wednesday, March 1, from 10 – 11 a.m., at the hospital. Those attending should use the Main Entrance off of Winne Avenue.  The Association is a volunteer organization that was formed in 1921 to support St. Peter’s Hospital in providing healthcare services. Since its inception, the Association has provided over a million
02/09/17 Flu Precautions: Visitor Restrictions
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has characterized the flu virus as “widespread” in Montana, marking the highest level of flu activity. Like many areas in the state and nation, Helena is experiencing an influenza outbreak. Because St. Peter’s Hospital is experiencing high levels of contagious respiratory illness, it is limiting hospital visitors.  “We want our patients to get
11/16/16 Light A Life Memorials Now Accepted
St. Peter's Hospital Foundation is now accepting memorial and honor gifts for Light-a-Life, the annual fund-raising event for St. Peter’s Hospice. The official tree lighting and dedication of the Hospice tree is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8th, at the Helena Civic Center.  Following a brief indoor candle lighting ceremony, the 80-foot tall evergreen in front of the Civic Center
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