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Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donates $6M to Blue Cross foundation

This week, philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $6 million to the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health. Scott - whose ex husband is Amazon...

Houston firm hopes to build ‘micro hospital’ with ER in Boise

For generations, if patients needed an emergency room in the Boise area, they could choose between two non-profit 'saints:' St. Luke's or Saint Alphonsus....

St. Luke’s launches new way for patients to pick up medication

St. Luke’s rolled out a new way for patients to pick up their medication. The new system brings prescription drugs to a store that traditionally...

Another health insurance company will enter Idaho market, this time partnered with Saint Alphonsus

Idahoans will have more options when selecting a healthcare plan this open enrollment period. Health insurance company Moda Health announced a new partnership with Saint...

Ada County auctions Bench office building to pay for expanded drug court facility

Ada County sold a Boise Bench office building for $3.1 million at an auction this week.  On Thursday, the Ada County Commissioners held a public...

St Luke’s announces new ‘cost-conscious’ health insurance

St. Luke’s Health System has announced a new form of health insurance.  Starting in January 2023, the St. Lukes’s Health Plan is a not-for-profit subsidiary...

St. Luke’s says customers hit with data breach that may have exposed personal, financial, medical information

St. Luke's Health System issued a news release Wednesday saying an unknown number of patients were impacted by a data breach. The hospital system said...

St. Lukes launches new portal to help employees find housing

St. Lukes launched a new rental housing portal to make it easier for current and prospective employees to find a home in this complicated...

Saint Alphonsus fined by OSHA after ‘serious’ violations found following complaint

By Audrey Dutton - Idaho Capital Sun Reporter The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center for two violations of...

ICOM takes on new investment from large private equity firm

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine announced it added a new minority investor. The for-profit private medical school in Meridian gained an investment from...

Local Olympian’s Boise and Meridian gyms will soon include primary care

Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong is expanding services at her Boise and Meridian gyms to include primary care. Armstrong took to LinkedIn to announce...

St. Luke’s changes course on unfinished hospital along Boise Connector that was set to open in 2020

St. Luke's Health System is changing course on parts of a large hospital facility it started building in 2018 in Downtown Boise. As BoiseDev first...

Idaho ends partnership with Meridian co. it says misused taxpayer money meant for people with developmental disabilities

The state ended its partnership with a company providing services for more than 100 Idahoans with developmental disabilities after seven years of what the...

Construction cost hikes push new Ada County coroner’s office completion date to 2023

Ada County has a while longer to wait before its new coroner facility comes online.  In August, Ada County staff put the long-planned coroner’s office...

Hundreds of homes & medical facility planned near Chinden Blvd.

A large-scale project in northwest Meridian just submitted plans for the development of its first phase. Meridian-based homebuilder Hubble Homes' Prescott Ridge would sit on...