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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...

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...