Providence St. Patrick Hospital was one of 844 hospitals to receive an “A” ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States according to Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.
Launched in Fall 2015, “Transforming Health Care” is a monthly event series designed to help members of the community navigate the increasingly complex world of health care.
Providence St. Patrick Hospital now offers nitrous oxide as a pain management alternative to laboring mothers – a less invasive option that, unlike an epidural, allows full mobility during all stages of labor.
A doctor specializing in women’s care and family wellness now provides monthly outreach service to patients living in Polson, Montana.
Dr. Emily Hall is the first permanent pediatrician on staff at St. Joseph Medical Center in five years, and is the only full-time pediatrician serving patients from Arlee to the shores of Flathead Lake.
Dr. Ira Byock, founder and chief medical officer of the Providence Institute for Human Caring, will lead a community conversation on how to improve care through the end of life, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Broadway Building Conference Center, 500 West Broadway.
Providence is partnering with the University of Montana Griz and Lady Griz basketball teams to promote awareness of cancer prevention and honor those who have been impacted by cancer.
The awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensure patients receive the most appropriate treatment for heart attack and stroke, based on the latest scientific evidence.
Exams cost $30 (no insurance or credit cards accepted) and will be held June 12 & 28, July 17 and August 7 & 9. All proceeds are donated to the Polson Booster Club.
More than 700 third and fourth graders from schools around Missoula County will participate in a fun-filled half-day of health-related educational stations.