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 29th, 2014

Jerome Recreation District Receives Community Health Improvement Funds for Summer Camp

Counselor, Madison Minard and camp participants of Jerome Recreation District's "Summer Fitness Camp"!

  St. Luke’s Magic Valley recently awarded its spring 2014 Community Health Improvement Fund grant funding.  A recognition luncheon was held for the recipients at St. Luke’s Magic Valley on June 20. Fifteen recipients were chosen this spring – one of the non-profit organizations chosen was the Jerome Recreation District. They are …

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July 22nd, 2014

A Legacy of Caring: Remembering E.E. “Gil” Gilbertson


  Elbert Edmund “Gil” Gilbertson steered St. Luke’s through health care advances and organizational growth as administrator from 1961 to 1988. “I never knew a man so committed to an organization and to its vision and mission as Gil,” said Ed Dahlberg, former St. Luke’s CEO who succeeded Gilbertson. “His …

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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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