Medical

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...

Ada County pulling for central Treasure Valley monoclonal antibody treatment site

Ada County hopes it can get a community monoclonal antibody treatment center off the ground as Idaho’s hospitals are overloaded with COVID-19 patients.  On Wednesday,...

Boise’s Saltzer Health set for change in ownership — again

The parent company of Boise's Saltzer Health is set to merge -- again. Last fall, Intermountain Healthcare announced it would combine with Sanford Health of...

McCall will see first urgent care clinic with St. Luke’s project

McCall could soon have an urgent care clinic. St. Lukes plans to open an urgent care center in the 4,883 square foot Allen-Nokes building in...

St. Luke’s to add self-serve pharmacy kiosk outside downtown hospital

St. Lukes is adding a self-service pharmacy prescription pick-up kiosk outside of the hospital on Bannock St. in Downtown Boise. Chris Broders with Pivot...

St. Lukes McCall reports its ambulance is ‘more helpful than expected’

A little over a year has passed since St. Lukes McCall got its own Air St. Luke’s ambulance, and the medical group is saying,...

You Asked: What’s going in at the old Starbucks at State & Veterans?

In 2019, Starbucks moved its coffee shop from the corner of Veterans Memorial Parkway and State St. to a new building just more than...

New shuttle will help Sun Valley area residents get medical service

Starting April 5, residents in Blaine County and Twin Falls will have a new non-emergency medical transportation system. Mountain Rides will transport people in rural...