HealthBreak | Diabetes Programs in Lakeside and Polson
This week on HealthBreak, Ginny Lewis, a nurse practitioner, talks about the Diabetes Care programs offered...
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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.
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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
In 2016, Providence St. Patrick Hospital began offering Nightingale Nursing Tributes to honor departed nursing brothers and sisters. Nurse and Coordinator of Clinical Education Leanna Ross explains.
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Vascular Surgery in Missoula
Anyone with heart disease is also at high risk for vascular disease. That’s why Providence St. Patrick Hospital offers 24/7 vascular surgery care to our region. Dr. Jason Hurd explains.
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Sleep Apnea & Insomnia
One of the most common sleep disorders is sleep apnea. Dr. Sammy Rashwan from Providence St. Patrick Hospital describes one major sign of sleep apnea that many of us may consider a normal part of slee
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - NICU
In 2019, Providence St. Patrick Hospital celebrated their fourth anniversary of providing wholistic care for women as they deliver new babies. Clinical Nurse Manager Tracy Hartzell says the Family Mat
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - US News & World Report Ranking
Providence St. Patrick Hospital was recently recognized as the number one hospital in Montana out of 65 evaluated by US News & World Report. Dr. James McKay explains how this rating was achieved.
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - ExpressCare
If you have a minor medical condition, and can’t get in to see your primary care provider, Providence Montana now offers Express Care in Missoula. Family Nurse Practitioner Lindsay Kindelman-Lande exp
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - PT after Joint Replacement
After a hip or knee replacement operation, patients often need to re-learn how to get out of bed, walk, and do their activities of daily living in a way that protects their new joint and promotes heal
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - Sleep Medicine
If we get an average of 8-hours of sleep a night, it means we’re asleep for one-third of our lives. But Dr. Sammy Rashwan says sleep disorders may disrupt that portion of our lives and cause many diff
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - 5-Day SBRT for Lung Cancer
To improve the treatment of lung cancer with radiation, St. Patrick Hospital now offers Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Dr. Margaret Menendez explains.
Saint Patrick Hospital HealthBreak - 5-Day Radiation for Breast Cancer
Radiation Therapy is often an important part of treating breast cancer. Dr. Jeffrey Stephenson says that Providence St. Patrick Hospital now offers a technology that greatly improves the radiation exp
Saint Patrick HealthBreak - Walk-In Clinic
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson provides a Walk-In Clinic to help treat illnesses or injuries that are not life or limb threatening. Nurse Practitioner Maria McNeil Williams explains.
Saint Patrick HealthBreak - Why You Need a Primary Care Provider
If you only see a doctor when you’re sick, you’re missing out on some of the biggest benefits of modern medicine. Family Medicine Physician Dr. Nichole McKinsey from Providence St. Joseph Medical Cent
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