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Founded in 1961 by Dr. Joseph Saltzer, our organization was built on strong patient-doctor relationships built over generations of Idaho families.

Now part of Intermountain Healthcare, we have grown to a team of more than 450 healthcare providers and employees who serve patients across the Treasure Valley.

At Saltzer Health, we promise to put the patient first. We deliver quality care and access to medical services when you need them at an affordable cost.

Saltzer Health, an Intermountain Healthcare Company

Recent Health News

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Saltzer Health Donates 11 EKG Machines to Faith and Humanity Mission to Help Hospitals in Honduras Care for Patients

Saltzer Health, an Intermountain Healthcare Company, is donating 11 electrocardiogram (EKG) machines to Idaho non-profit organization Faith and Humanity Missions to use for humanitarian patient care at hospitals in Honduras. An EKG machine is used to monitor heart rhythms and is a key to helping clinicians assess many cardiac-related issues and diseases in patients. Saltzer…

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Meet Dr John Dever

Learn more about Dr John Dever and Saltzer Health's Gastroenterology services

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Hunting Safety

We hear the stories every hunting season, an overdue hunter who has perhaps gotten lost or disoriented or experience some other unexpected incident.

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Saltzer Health & SelectHealth Announce New Partnership with Boise State Athletics

Saltzer Health, an Intermountain Healthcare company, along with SelectHealth Insurance, have a new partnership with Boise State University Athletics, making Saltzer/Intermountain an official health sponsor of the Broncos.

Research Education/News

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RSV GRACE Study Conducted by Saltzer Research

What is RSV? Who is most at risk of RSV? What is the Purpose of the study? Learn more

COVID

Posted in: COVID, Recent Health News

Saltzer Health pediatrician encouraging parents to get young children vaccine

Kids as young as six months can now get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Dr. Byron Knowles, a pediatrician at Saltzer Health strongly recommends it.

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Am I suffering from seasonal allergies or COVID-19?

Spring is a wonderful time of year but can be difficult if you suffer from seasonal allergies. The pollen count is high in the Treasure Valley and symptoms can be confusing with cases of COVID rising as well.

Posted in: Recent Health News, COVID, Health Education, Womens Health

Saltzer Health OBGYN recommends pregnant women get COVID-19 vaccination

Are you pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, or have recently been pregnant? Saltzer Health OBGYN Megan Kasper, MD, would like to remind you about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccination.

Imaging News

Posted in: Imaging News, Recent Health News

Saltzer Health earns ACR Ultrasound Accreditation

Saltzer Health is accredited in ultrasound at Saltzer’s Medical Campus at Ten Mile and I-84 in Meridian. This accreditation is the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Posted in: Imaging News, Recent Health News

How DEXA Scans Can Help Measure Fitness Progress

Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan imaging technology, you can now get the exact ratio of fat, muscle, and bone in your body.

Posted in: Imaging News, Recent Health News

Grateful patient delivers flowers to Saltzer medical imaging team

After 10 days in bed with COVID, a hospital visit and a spinal tap, Luis Gutierrez still didn’t know what was causing his frightening symptoms. A local law enforcement officer, Luis was disoriented and agitated.

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Saltzer Health Imaging Center celebrating 1st year

Saltzer Health Imaging Center thanks the community for their support in their first year of business. The Imaging Center opened early in 2021, equipped with state-of-the-art medical imaging technology.

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Saltzer Health Imaging offering $50 whole-body scans to start your New Year’s Resolutions weight loss journey

New Year's resolutions often revolve around starting a fitness plan, but if you're already struggling to keep motivated or feel overwhelmed when planning your workouts and nutrition, a $50 DEXA whole-body composition scan could be the help you're looking for. Contact Us Today

Saltzer Gastro

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Saltzer Health Gastro Center marks one year anniversary.

Happy one year anniversary to the Saltzer Health Gastro Center. The caregivers there look forward to many more years of service. Thank you Treasure Valley!

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Meet Lisa Sanchez, Director of Nursing, Saltzer Gastro Center

Lisa enjoys her work and her team at the Gastro Center. Even after four years working in gastroenterology, she is still learning new things. And she is energized by the opportunity to improve the health of her patients. “We have the opportunity to take care of a lot of people in ways that can positively affect their lives,” says Lisa. “It is so cool to be able to prevent cancer through colonoscopies.”

Posted in: Recent Health News, Saltzer Gastro

Colorectal Cancer Screenings: Beginning at Age 45 instead of 50 Can Save Your Life

Colorectal cancer survival in the United States has improved significantly over the last three decades. But research shows that colon cancer rates have been increasing in younger adults (under age 50) for years.

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Meet Shelley Beers, RN, Saltzer Gastroenterology Center

Registered Nurse Shelley Beers is the ultimate team player. Since joining Saltzer in 2007, she has worked in Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Nursing Administration, and now the Gastroenterology center.

Posted in: Recent Health News, Monthly Features, Saltzer Gastro

Thanksgiving Day Hours

On November 25th, Thanksgiving Day, for 24-hour access to Urgent Care, X-rays and CT scan services, please visit our Ten Mile Urgent Care and Medical Imaging Center location. All other Saltzer Health Urgent Care locations and all physician offices will be closed in observance of the holiday. Normal hours of operation will resume for all Saltzer Health Urgent Care locations Friday, November 26th. Normal hours of operation will resume for all physician offices Monday, November 29th.

Womens Health

Posted in: Recent Health News, Monthly Features, Womens Health

Learn the signs of domestic violence

A new Nampa Family Justice Center handout provides information about the signs of domestic violence and where to go for help.

Posted in: Recent Health News, COVID, Health Education, Womens Health

Saltzer Health OBGYN recommends pregnant women get COVID-19 vaccination

Are you pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, or have recently been pregnant? Saltzer Health OBGYN Megan Kasper, MD, would like to remind you about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccination.

Posted in: Recent Health News, Womens Health

The importance of a nurse midwife. Medical Minute interview with Saltzer Health’s nurse-midwife Erin Felt, CNM

A lot of women turn to certified nurse-midwives for help with labor and delivery but they may not be aware that a certified nurse-midwife can actually take care of women of all ages. Listen to this Medical Minute interview with Saltzer Health’s nurse-midwife Erin Felt, CNM to learn more. As a midwife, Erin strongly believes…

Posted in: Monthly Features, Womens Health

A high-risk pregnancy leads couple to Saltzer hospital-based midwife team

When Danielle and Preston Tiegs were considering where to deliver their baby girl, they knew that they wanted a midwife group in a hospital. But they also needed an experienced birthing team with special skills. Danielle was born with two uteruses, which puts her at higher risk of miscarriage and premature labor. Danielle and Preston,…

Posted in: Health Education, Womens Health

Saltzer Health OB/GYN Megan Kasper, MD, gives advice and reassurance to pregnant women

Bringing a child into the world should be one of the most joyous moments of a woman’s life, but the pandemic does worry some expecting women. Dr. Megan Kasper, an OB/GYN at Saltzer Health, offers reassurance to expectant mothers. Clinics and hospitals have decreased the number of visitors, established screening procedures for every person who…

Cardiology News

Posted in: Cardiology News, Recent Health News

Saltzer Health Donates 11 EKG Machines to Faith and Humanity Mission to Help Hospitals in Honduras Care for Patients

Saltzer Health, an Intermountain Healthcare Company, is donating 11 electrocardiogram (EKG) machines to Idaho non-profit organization Faith and Humanity Missions to use for humanitarian patient care at hospitals in Honduras. An EKG machine is used to monitor heart rhythms and is a key to helping clinicians assess many cardiac-related issues and diseases in patients. Saltzer…

Posted in: Cardiology News, Recent Health News

Meet Kailey Young, RDCS-PE

Saltzer Health cardiology is expanding its Echocardiography service.

Posted in: Cardiology News, Recent Health News

Meet Cassie Matsen, a Registered Nurse in the Cardiology Department.

Meet Cassie Matsen, a registered nurse in Saltzer’s Cardiology department, who has always had a heart for nursing.

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Saltzer Health cardiology offers Zio® patch mobile cardiac monitoring system

A mobile patch style device that provides up to 14 days of uninterrupted comprehensive heart monitoring is available now at Saltzer Health.

Posted in: Cardiology News, Recent Health News

What is an echocardiogram and how can it improve your health?

A new state-of-the-art echocardiography machine will give providers an important tool in helping diagnose cardiac symptoms, which could include palpitations, fatigue, shortness of breath, murmur, chest pain, edema, dizziness, or fainting.

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