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Hot temperatures are here. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe

Hot temperatures are here. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe

2nd June, 2022 | Published by Saltzer Health

With summer on the way, kids will be playing outside in the sun and it is important that you keep your kids hydrated during the hot days ahead. It is especially important for babies and toddlers who can get dehydrated easily. "I think the biggest thing is water," said Trent Hart, a physician assistant with Saltzer Health. "Lots of water. I think people will try to supplement with sodas and juices and even Gatorade, but water is most important.”  ...

Saltzer Health Ten Mile Urgent Care clinic helps relieve burden on emergency rooms

Saltzer Health Ten Mile Urgent Care clinic helps relieve burden on emergency rooms

1st June, 2022 | Published by Saltzer Health

Our lives are busy and when an illness or an injury happens you need care right away. Saltzer Health has urgent care clinics across the Treasure Valley and the only Urgent Care clinic in Idaho that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you’ve got a cold, flu, urinary symptom, strains, sprains, fractures, burns, need a sports physical or other non-emergency issues, you can be assessed at urgent care. Urgent care is a great resource for...

How DEXA Scans Can Help Measure Fitness Progress

How DEXA Scans Can Help Measure Fitness Progress

29th May, 2022 | Published by Saltzer Health

When people are working towards a fitness goal, they often only measure their success by using a scale to determine how much weight they’ve lost or gained. Thanks to Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan imaging technology, you can now get the exact ratio of fat, muscle, and bone in your body. DEXA finds that hidden belly fat within your body. This visceral fat surrounds your organs and cannot be measured with basic calipers. It also provides an excellent baseline...

Brian Hite, RN has joined Saltzer Health as the Manager of a new patient transport program

Brian Hite, RN has joined Saltzer Health as the Manager of a new patient transport program

25th May, 2022 | Published by Saltzer Health

Brian Hite, RN has joined Saltzer Health as the Manager of a new patient transport program based at Saltzer Health’s Ten Mile Medical Campus in Meridian. Mr. Hite works closely with Dr. Rourke Yeakley, Medical Director of the Saltzer Health urgent care clinics and a former Emergency Room physician in the valley. As a Certified Critical Registered Nurse (CCRN) and Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CCRN), Mr. Hite has been hired to develop and manage patient transportation services within Saltzer Health,...