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06/29/16 Community Sets 'Common Agenda' to Improve Health of All
Local health officials released a community plan Wednesday that identifies public health priorities in Lewis and Clark County and specific strategies to address them.The 2016 Community Health Improvement Plan was developed over four months by a task force of about 50 people. The group included representatives of the health-care profession, social services, business, education, civic and nonprofit
06/01/16 Dr. Fred Olson Selected as Interim CEO at St. Peter's Hospital
St. Peter’s Hospital Board of Directors today announced that Dr. Fred Olson has been selected to serve as interim chief executive officer of St. Peter’s, effective June 1st.   Dr. Olson has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and nearly 10 years in executive-level/clinical leadership positions in Montana. Most recently, Dr. Olson served as Executive Vice
05/12/16 St. Peter’s Hospital only hospital in Montana to earn “A” grade for Patient Safety in Hospital Safety Score
St. Peter’s Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an “A” grade in the Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score conducted by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog organization. The “A” grade is one of the most valuable indicators available to patients looking for a safe place to receive care.St. Peter’s Hospital was the only hospital in
04/06/16 $4M Investment Planned for St. Peter's Cancer Treatment Center
New Linear Accelerator Expected Fall 2016St. Peter’s announced today its plans to meet the growing oncology needs of the community with aggressive investments in the coming year.  St. Peter’s has signed a purchase order for a $2.7 million state-of-the-art TrueBeam linear accelerator to expand the precision and range of treatment options for cancer patients.  St. Peter’s has also
03/24/16 St. Peter’s First Major Hospital in Montana to Receive Prestigious International Award
St. Peter’s Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility.Becoming a Baby-Friendly facility is a comprehensive journey toward excellence by providing evidence-based maternity care with the goal of achieving optimal infant feeding outcomes and mother/baby bonding, according to Baby-Friendly, USA, Inc., which implements The Baby
02/02/16 Leadership Transition Committee Formed
St. Peter’s Hospital's Board of Directors met at a regularly-scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, January 26, and discussed plans to ensure a smooth and effective transition of leadership.  At this meeting, the Board chose to form a Leadership Transition Committee for this purpose.  While the Board of Directors believes each board member brings a unique understanding of St. Peter’s
02/01/16 St. Peter’s Association Valentine’s Luncheon
The St. Peter’s Hospital Association will hold its annual Valentine’s Luncheon from noon to 1:30 pm on Friday, February 12, at the Hospital’s Education Center. Enjoy a delicious meal and desserts with entertainment provided by the Last Chance Barbershop Singers. Association members, guests and those interested in joining the group are welcome to attend. Reservations and payments must be received
01/25/16 Cancer Treatment Nurse Wins DAISY Award
Emily Burton, RN OCN, in St. Peter’s Cancer Treatment Center is the newest recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Burton was nominated by a family member of a patient who wrote“It honestly doesn’t seem like there is enough time in a day to accomplish all of the things that she does much less with the compassion, empathy and genuine care that she has for each and every individual
12/18/15 Fighting Hunger, Healthfully
Helena, Mont.— Helena Food Share and St. Peter’s Hospital are teaming up to make it a healthful holiday for members of our community experiencing hunger.Helena Food Share, with the generous support from members of the community, has long distributed turkeys for holiday meals. This year, St. Peter's will be trimming Helena Food Share's holiday turkeys with an abundance of fresh, healthful fruits
12/16/15 St. Peter's Leadership Announcement
The Board of Directors for St. Peter’s Hospital announced today that Nathan C. Olson plans to resign as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer at the end of St. Peter’s current fiscal year. During his three years with St. Peter’s, Olson led the development of St. Peter’s 2020, the organization’s five-year strategic plan to reinvent St. Peter’s. A major area of Olson’s focus has
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