Medical

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...

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...