News & Events
June 2012                         The latest news from St. Peter's HospitalIssue No. 16

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Classes & Events

Safe SitterŪ  - a medically
accurate,up-to-date babysitting course that teaches young teens
(11 and up) life and safety skills
$50, scholarships available. 
Safe Sitter in Whitehall
June 30 & July 1
, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Call 444-2130 to register
Check the website for future dates

Chicks 'n Chaps Rodeo Clinic
Friday, July 27 
Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds
Registration deadline is June 20!  
click to register

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday, June 20
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
St. Peter's Education Center 
Call 444-2130 for more information

Able To Be Fit
Thursdays - 11:15 a.m. 
St. Peter's Hospital
A health and fitness class for people of all ability levels
$3 per class, cash or check only
No pre-registration is required
Contact Margy Bartley at 444-2130 for more information

Arthritis Foundation Aquatics 
9 & 11 a.m. - Mon/Wed/Fri
9:30 a.m. - Tuesday/Thursday  Capital City Health Club
Advance registration is necessary
Membership is not required 
Call 444-2130

St. Peter's also offers

CPR/First Aid

Quit For Life - tobacco cessation 

Parenting Classes    

Click on the class for more information or to register; or call 444-2130.    

St. Peter's in the Spotlight 

St. Peter's Hospital's Diagnostic Imaging Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for its mammography services as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR) at the Hospital. The Hospital's mammography technicians have additional click here to continue reading

Director of Nutrition Services Deborah Jones, R.D., L.N., was chosen by Montana Registered Dietitians as the 2012 Recognized Dietitian of the Year. Jones received the recognition for her click here 

Hospital Board Changes

Pathologist Maria Braman, M.D., was recently elected Chair of St. Peter's Board of Directors effective July 1.  She replaces Rick Hays who will continue to serve as a Board member.  In addition, three new members were recently appointed to the St. Peter's Hospital Board of Directors.  They are: click here  

The Portal Awaits You      

St. Peter's Hospital is joining healthcare systems across the country in advancing their technology and interactive features with the addition of the new Patient Portal service. Patient Portal is a private, personalized online link from which a patient can access information about his or her health care.  Patients can request appointments; view lab results, access certain areas of medical records and history; request prescription refills; confidentially and securely communicate with a physician and more. To sign up, please e-mail Erin Behlmer at or call 495-6888.

New in Leadership        

Family Physician James Burkholder, M.D., has been elected St. Peter's Medical Group President by his peers--St. Peter's employed physicians and providers. Dr. Burkholder is overseeing the direction and administration of  read more

St. Peter's Medical Staff Officers for 2012-13 were recently elected at the group's annual meeting.  Serving as Chief of Staff will be learn more

Contact Information 

St. Peter's Hospital           
2475 Broadway, Helena, MT  59601
One number for all calls:  457-4180.