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We Speak Mental Health Week 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This September, organizations and people from across our community are coming together to host free activities, training opportunities and more to support people affected by suicide and raise awareness. For a full list of activities, visit https://lcsuicideprevention.org/. St. Peter’s Health is hosting a series of free mental health training/education opportunities during We Speak Mental...

St. Peter’s Health invests $9 million in state-of-the-art surgical suite

From the Helena Independent Record: St. Peter’s Health is beginning a $9 million renovation that will increase the number of operating rooms and provide a new robot-assisted surgical program. Four phases of renovations are expected to last the next year and a half. Construction will up the number of operating rooms from five to six, offer expanded space and new...

Read the Full Report: Fall 2021 Update to the Community

Inside our Fall 2021 Update to the Community you'll find the latest news from your local health system. Read the full report to learn more about: COVID-19 response and vaccine updates Meet our newest canine caregivers ISO-9001 quality recognition Fall virtual forum information New providers And more Read the Full Report...

St. Peter’s welcomes new providers to medical group

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group welcomes Primary Care Providers Dr. Robert Johnson and Dr. Kelsey Hoffman; Hospitalist Dr. David Goodwin; and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist Dr. Anita Lowe Taylor. Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology at Brigham Young University. He completed his Family Medicine...

Important protection: COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy

Ob/Gyn, pregnant medical assistant share vaccination stories Madison Ellison, a medical assistant at the St. Peter’s Health Medical Group – Broadway Clinic, didn’t hesitate to take the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine when it became available last winter. She not only wanted to help protect herself against the virus, but also help provide protection to vulnerable family members. When she found out...

Canine Caregivers: Introducing Mocha and Blue Bonnet

Two special new team members have joined St. Peter’s: Mocha and Blue Bonnet are trained therapy dogs who work with their handlers throughout the hospital and clinics to provide comfort and calm in a way only dogs know how. Funded by community and employee donations, the Facility Dog program expands St. Peter’s therapeutic support offerings for patients, employees and visitors...

Get to Know: The Maher family of doctors

It wasn’t a given that Drs. Katrina and Robert Maher would follow in their father’s footsteps. Dr. James Maher practiced medicine for more than 33 years in Helena before retiring in 2015. Katrina and Robert grew up in Helena and medicine was just a part of life. As kids they rounded at St. Peter’s with James and flipped through anatomy...