St. Vincent Healthcare
Gunther Rodrigues stood outside the St. Vincent de Paul charity office in downtown Billings on Saturday morning, craddling his dog, Chewy.
An alliance of Billings health care providers has received a federal grant of almost $1.5 million for programs dealing with the link between childhood trauma and its long-term effects on health.
To make regular medical screenings easier on people and encourage them to prioritize their health, St. Vincent Healthcare is offering a “one-stop shop” for numerous screening opportunities on Sept. 13.
St. Vincent Healthcare is hosting a Men’s Night Out Wellness Seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 9 at the Mansfield Health Education Center.
Suffering from colon cancer, 22-year-old Craig Canape spent at least 74 days in Room 370, a “bleak” and “tired-looking” room on the third floor of Fortin Tower at St. Vincent Healthcare.
A jury on Thursday found a 24-year-old man guilty of fracturing the skull of his girlfriend’s young daughter, who was about a month short of being 3 years old when she had to be flown to Denver for treatment last July.
One element of the remodeling on third floor of Fortin Tower is the elimination of the centralized nursing station. Instead, there will be five stations situated throughout the floor, placing nurses within immediate access of their assigned patients.
Rooms on the third floor of Fortin Tower will be renovated to provide a healing environment and better accommodate families.
Susan Canape of Laurel sits in a patient room similar to the one her son Craig stayed in while being treated for colon cancer. The room is located on the third floor of St. Vincent Healthcare. She shows a photo of herself with her son shortly before he died in May 2013.
The new St. Vincent Medical-Surgical Center of Excellence, with a special focus on patients in treatment for cancer, will provide an atmosphere that is peaceful, dignified and supportive.
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Dr. Kevin Bruen, left, and Dr. Mark Morasch, vascular surgeons at St. Vincent Healthcare, discuss being selected as one of 30 clinical sites in the world to perform surgery with a new device for repairing abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Completion angiogram demonstrating successful sealing of the aneurysm sac. The patient was discharged the following day.
Drs. Kevin Bruen, left, and Dr. Mark Morasch, right, deploy the cobalt chromium-covered stent grafts that provide blood flow through the polymer to the lower extremities.
Dr. Kevin Bruen primes the dispenser containing the Nellix polymer. The polyethylene glycol solution fills two bags within the aneurysm sac to prevent future growth and rupture.
Stent grafts are positioned precisely at the level of the renal arteries. Three St. Vincent Healthcare doctors have been invited to participate in a trial that is studying a device to repair infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms.
The Nellix polymer is a polyethylene glycol solution that cures in three to five minutes to seal the aneurysm.
A portrait of Paul Metzger is on display with his fedora at a press conference announcing his gift to the two Billings health care networks Wednesday.
Jim Duncan of the Billings Clinic Foundation and David Irion of the St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation talk about a gift to the two medical facilities from the estate of Paul Metzger during a press conference Wednesday.
A portrait of Paul Metzger and his hat are on display at a press conference Wednesday announcing a $38 million gift from his estate to be shared by the Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare.