HealthBreak | Diabetes Programs in Lakeside and Polson
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Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Adds Digital X-ray Technology.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, with the help from the Providence Montana Health Foundation added new digital x-ray equipment to the Diagnostic Imaging Department. Ancillary Services Manager Ada
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes New Laboratory Manager
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson announces new laboratory manager.
Joint statement from Snohomish Health District, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and the Washington State Department of Health
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Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Infusion at St. Joseph
Infusion Services at a hospital deliver treatments directly into a patient’s blood stream. Outpatient Infusion Department Nursing Supervisor Jamie Grallap explains who might need an infusion.
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Cancer Drug Repository
When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, the chemotherapy medicines needed for treatment are often mixed at a specialty pharmacy, which takes time and can be expensive. Oncology Pharmacist Ryan Mellem
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - High Reliability Organization
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center has implemented language and processes across the organization that help keep patients and caregivers free from harm. Chief operating officer Devin Huntley explain
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - How to Get Good Sleep
Most adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. But how do we ensure that we get that amount, and that the sleep we get is good quality sleep? Scott Greene, Physician Assistant at Providenc
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Innovating as a Critical Access Hospital
Providence Montana knows that people seeking healthcare want ever increasing quality and safety, with ever decreasing cost. Landon Godfrey explains how Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is working
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Heart Expo
On Saturday, March 7, the International Heart Institute at Providence St. Patrick Hospital will host the 17th Annual Heart Expo with health screening exams from 7-11 a.m .and lectures from 8 a.m.- noo
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Watchman
Most patients with the abnormal heart rhythm called Atrial Fibrillation take a regimen of blood thinning medications because a major concern is that of a stroke. Watchman Coordinator Shauna Seefeldt e
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - ABUS
Ultrasound has long been used as a diagnostic tool to help doctors determine the size, location, and stage of breast cancers. But now Providence St. Patrick Hospital is using Automated Breast Ultrasou
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Sepsis
One-third of patients nationwide who die in the hospital die from a severe type of infection called sepsis. Dr. Will Surber explains what sepsis is and what the warning signs are.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Heart Health Month
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson is celebrating Heart Health month in February with free lipid profiles, $49 Cardiac Health Profiles and $30 baseline EKGS.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade
The Nesting Place care team at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the decade, Axl Ray Johnson.
Anesthesia, Nikolas Sirs, MD, Anesthesiologist When patients are undergoing a surgical procedure, one of the most misunderstood elements is the anesthesia. Dr. Nikolas Sirs covers the basics, beginnin
TIF Procedure, Robin Hape, MD, General Surgeon Around 30 million Americans have reflux disease, a recurrent heartburn caused by stomach acid splashing back into the esophagus. Dr. Robin Hape from Prov
Back Care in the Winter
Here in Montana, the cold weather doesn’t stop us from being active. In fact, when the snow falls, some of us can quite easily overdo it shoveling snow, which is one of the worst things we can do for
Providence St. Patrick Hospital Ranked as #1 Hospital in Montana by U.S. News & World Report
(Missoula, August 20, 2019) Providence St. Patrick Hospital was recently recognized as the #1 hospital in Montana out of the 65 evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital
Providence St. Patrick Hospital Offers Ultrasound System for Screening Women with Dense Breasts
Providence St. Patrick Hospital has just installed an Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS), approved by the FDA for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for women with dense breas
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Nightingale Nursing Tribute