July 17th, 2014

St. Luke’s Heart and Medical Transport Services Work Together to Further Reduce “Door-to-Balloon” Time

An Air St. Luke's helicopter prepares to land on the helipad at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center.

  If you have a heart attack, it’s critical to open your blocked artery in order to restore blood flow to your heart as quickly as possible. To do this, doctors perform an angioplasty, which involves inflating a tiny balloon in the patient’s artery to unblock the passageway. The time …

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July 15th, 2014

U.S. News & World Report Names St. Luke’s the Top Hospital in Idaho

St. Luke's Heart Cardiologist Dr. Marcos Dacarett assisted by Kelly Gilchrest, an electrophysiology technician, perform a heart procedure at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center earlier this year.

Washington, D.C. – July 15, 2014 – St. Luke’s Boise and Meridian Medical Centers were named the top hospitals in Idaho by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. St. …

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June 30th, 2014

Magic Valley Clinics Receive Reader’s Choice Awards

Numerous St. Luke’s Clinics were honored in this year’s Times-News Reader’s Choice awards! This annual special section showcases the ‘best of the best’ services and retail establishments in the Magic Valley, voted by Times-News readers. Best Family Medicine Practice: Gold Award –  St. Luke’s Clinic  Physician Center Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Gold …

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March 19th, 2014

Kuna High Football Player Makes a Miraculous Recovery

Elijah reunites with the St. Luke's PICU staff.

By Kayti Proctor - St. Luke’s Public Relations Kuna High School junior, Elijah Minnick, was a healthy and active 17-year-old until he and his twin brother both came down with the flu at the end of December. His brother, Jonah, kicked the bug quickly, but Elijah still was not feeling well. …

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