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

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

15th March, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

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 bo rn with two uteruses, which puts her at higher risk of miscarriage and premature labor. Danielle and Preston, who live in South Nampa, were relieved when they met Saltzer Health Certified Nurse Midwives Kathy Watkins and Erin Felt. Watkins and Felt work...

New urgent care & family medicine clinic opens in East Boise

New urgent care & family medicine clinic opens in East Boise

8th February, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

A new Saltzer Health urgent care & family medicine clinic opened Monday, Feb. 8, in East Boise’s Harris Ranch neighborhood at 3077 E. Barber Valley Drive. The 5,300-square-foot clinic is located at the intersection of Barber Valley Drive and ParkCenter Boulevard near the Boise River Greenbelt and Marianne Williams Park. The new clinic offers a unique patient experience with walk-in urgent care, personalized service, a warm and open design, and family medicine in a convenient location. At the clinic, family...

Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

14th December, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Idaho’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic is open at the Saltzer Health Medical Campus at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian. The new 6,400-square-foot urgent care clinic, 867 S. Vanguard Way, is open 24 hours seven days a week year-round. “At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can happen to anyone at any time,” said Dr. John Kaiser, VP & chief medical officer. “The new Ten Mile 24-hour walk-in clinic will provide a valuable option for patients seeking...

Corbett Winegar, MD, offers advice about when to see a doctor for your child’s injury

Corbett Winegar, MD, offers advice about when to see a doctor for your child’s injury

13th December, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

By Moises Martinez Kids get injured all the time, but lately, there’s been an increase in wrist and elbow injuries. Saltzer Health orthopedic surgeon Corbett Winegar, MD, has some advice for parents about childhood injuries. He attributes the increases in injuries to kids who have been cooped up and then going outside. “When they get out and play, they are on their scooters, skateboards, and playing sports, and sometimes they fall and land on their wrists,” Dr. Winegar said. “It’s...