Nurses across Montana, particularly those at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, are preparing for the possibility they will treat patients with Ebola and are turning to the Montana Nurses Association with concerns.
The man who helped raise more than $100 million to help build new facilities, expand services and improve programs at St. Vincent Healthcare has announced he is leaving as president and CEO of St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation.
HARDIN — After making the decision to remove their brain-dead daughter from life support at St. Vincent Healthcare, Zoey Not Afraid’s parents were faced with another decision: whether to donate her organs.
There are now at least 10 laboratory confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Montana involving children younger than 16, all of whom were hospitalized at some point, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.
As a Dallas hospital works to contain the Ebola virus, the Billings medical community is preparing for the unlikely event it spreads to Montana.
So far, there is only one reported case of a person infected with Ebola flying undetected from West Africa to the United States. So far, only one person who had contact with the infected traveler has contracted the deadly virus.
Montanans who need expensive prescription drugs to treat multiple sclerosis, cancer, hepatitis and other critical illnesses could get some relief next year with a change in the way insurance companies cover prescription drugs. State Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen announced Friday that…
VA medical facilities on the Billings West End will soon become a one-stop destination for veterans.
Roger Lee, a retired financial adviser, was making plans to enjoy the waning days of summer with a fly-fishing trip, along with his wife, Jacque, and friends.
The biggest threat to the health of Americans isn’t Ebola or the rare respiratory virus affecting children.
St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation’s 36th annual SAINTS Ball netted a record amount of $1,050,000 for St. Vincent Healthcare’s new Medical-Surgical Center of Excellence.
The state Office of Public Instruction has received $1.9 million for Mental Health First Aid training, a program designed to increase community awareness and public safety.
On Tuesday, the local Kohl’s Department Store presented a $30,147 check to the St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation, money that supports the wellness of students in the community.
A 26-year-old Iraq war veteran is engaged in one of the potentially deadliest battles of his life.
The number of Montanans experiencing poverty increased by more than 11,000 people last year when compared to 2012, which translates into thousands of residents having inadequate access to health care, according to public health officials.
For 35 years, Lorna Kruse felt soothed by Marlboro cigarettes, smoking two packs a day.
Montana’s struggling mental health care system may finally be getting much-needed attention.
In a Billings Gazette guest opinion in September 2003, I compared the prices of a three-month supply of the 30 most popular patented prescription drugs from the Billings Costco pharmacy with a Canadian pharmacy. The Canadian prices were 48 percent lower.
Squeezed out primarily by a shortage of parking, the South Central Montana Regional Mental Health Center has sold its building on Avenue D for $800,000 and is moving downtown to be closer to the people it serves.