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Meet Andrea Gentry, LPN

Meet Andrea Gentry, LPN

26th August, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

Longtime Saltzer Health nurse Andrea Gentry has happily joined the team at the new Gastroenterology clinic at the Ten Mile Medical Campus. Her diverse career has taken her from manufacturing to multiple roles in healthcare where she enjoys helping and interacting with Saltzer Health patients. In her early work life, Andrea worked in manufacturing and later training and development at HP. Later she moved into HR benefits and compensation at HP and Jabil Circuit. During an economic downturn in early...

Saltzer Health welcomes Thomas Goodwin, MD

Saltzer Health welcomes Thomas Goodwin, MD

24th August, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

Dr. Thomas Goodwin, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder disorders, has joined Saltzer Health. At Saltzer Health, Dr. Goodwin will focus on providing non-operative care, evaluation, and management for the entire spectrum of shoulder problems. In his 32-year career, Dr. Goodwin has performed thousands of shoulder surgeries. He is the founder of The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho, the first clinic in Idaho to offer exclusive treatment for the shoulder. A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy,...

RSV GRACE Study Conducted by Saltzer Research

RSV GRACE Study Conducted by Saltzer Research

23rd August, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

What is RSV? Enveloped single-strand RNA pneumovirus within the Paramyxoviridae family - 2 main subgroups: A/B – antigenically related In temperate climates, annual epidemics occur during winter Circulation overlaps with seasonal influenza Most common cause of ALRI in children <5 years, and a major cause of ALRI-associated hospitalisation Who is most at risk of RSV? Almost all children will have experienced an RSV infection by 2 years of age Very young infants have the greatest risk of severe illness caused...

Saltzer Surgery Center receives AAAHC accreditation

Saltzer Surgery Center receives AAAHC accreditation

19th August, 2021 | Published by Saltzer Health

Saltzer Surgery Center has been accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). As an accredited organization, Saltzer Surgery Center demonstrates an ongoing commitment to high-quality care and patient safety. Ambulatory health care organizations seeking AAAHC accreditation undergo an extensive self-assessment and onsite survey by expert surveyors – physicians, nurses, and administrators -- who are actively involved in ambulatory care. “At Saltzer Surgery Center, we are excited to receive national accreditation that recognizes our staff’s commitment to meet...