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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...

Are you dead? Letter on cyber-attack from Saint Als accidentally tells people they’ve passed away

Some residents in the Treasure Valley are receiving letters from Saint Alphonsus saying they are dead and their identity information may have been stolen....

Idaho vaccine questions: School board members eligible and “leftover” dose policies

It’s not just teachers and other school staff who work in schools getting vaccinated in Idaho.  On January 12, the State of Idaho released new...

Idaho medical school sees big increase in applicants amidst pandemic

Medical schools across the country report there is more interest in people wanting to get medical degrees - including here in the Treasure Valley. According...

HSA tech. startup adds second office, moves employees to Boise

Health savings account technology startup Lively announced it would add a new second office in Boise. The San Francisco-based company helps customers with HSA accounts...

You asked: We finally know what’s going on at Broadway & Beacon (it’s a second attempt)

In 2019, we told you about a new building at the corner of Broadway Ave. and Beacon St. in Boise. Constructions crews wrapped up...

First 24-hour urgent care set to open in Meridian next week

The Treasure Valley's first 24-hour urgent care center will open later this month. As BoiseDev first reported in the summer of 2019, Saltzer Health built...

Cost of major upgrade to St. Luke’s McCall sees big increase

St. Luke’s approved an additional $20 million towards its McCall expansion project.  Originally the entire project was estimated to cost $42 million. Now the project...

New no-insurance health care clinic now open on Boise Bench

A new health clinic on the Depot Bench in Boise opened earlier this year, following a no-insurance model. In May, Wander Medicine opened its doors...

Saint Als opens clinic for COVID patients who don’t need to be in the hospital

Saint Alphonsus Health System opened a new clinic on the Boise Bench for COVID-19 patients who need medical care -- but don't need a...

A month after purchase, Saltzer’s new owner will merge to form larger healthcare system

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare announced last month it would buy the Treasure Valley's Saltzer Health. Now, just a few weeks later, the newly-merged company...

McCall’s hospital gets big upgrades with $40-million project

St Luke’s McCall is undergoing a major expansion with half of the hospital not seeing major improvement in 60 years. COVID-19 slowed down construction for...

Saltzer Health sold again, this time to major Utah health system

Saltzer Health will soon be under new ownership. Starting Oct. 1, Saltzer Health will join Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, according to a news...

Proposed tall downtown building gets reworked in face of neighbor concerns

Earlier this year, BoiseDev broke news of a new 16-story building slated for Downtown Boise. Now the project's developer says it will make significant changes...

VA proposes to build medical building, parking lot on Fort Boise parade grounds

The US Department of Veterans Affairs could build a new building and parking lot on its Boise campus. The new projects would take...