Our Marketing and Public Relations team welcomes inquiries from the press and other media. 

To request an interview with a St. Peter’s Health representative please contact:

  • Andrea Groom, Vice President Communications
    agroom@sphealth.org
    (406) 444-2154 Office
    (616) 329-2153 Cell
  • Katie Gallagher, Public Relations Specialist
    kgallagher@sphealth.org
    (406) 447-2847 Office
    (406) 475-4866 Cell 

    Media Interviews and Escort

    All media must request permission from the Marketing and Public Relations team before conducting interviews or taking photographs or video of staff, patients or visitors at any St. Peter’s Health facility/property.

    All media must also arrange for a Public Relations escort while on St. Peter’s Health property to protect the privacy of our patients. When filming/photographing/interviewing patients, a consent from signed by the patient (or his/her legal representative) must be completed and signed before the interview, filming or photography takes place.

    Media Toolkit

    Email website@sphealth.org to request a media toolkit.

    Health systems are responsible for protecting the privacy and confidentiality of patients' information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulates privacy standards for health care information.  HIPAA regulations specify the purposes for which information may and may not be released with authorization from the patient.  In most cases. St. Peter's Health will release a condition report:  undetermined, good, fair, serious, critical or deceased.  Media queries must specifically identify the patient by first and last name.