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The Importance of Sports Physicals

Sports Physicals

Student athletes are expected to complete a sports physical before participating in any sport. Byron Knowles, MD, a Saltzer Health pediatrician, explains what to expect and how to prepare for one.

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Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health Complete Merger


Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health, two leading nonprofit healthcare organizations, have completed their merger, creating a model health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas. 

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Meet Megan Painter, RN, urgent care coordinator

MEgan Painter, RN

Registered Nurse Megan Painter is a self-diagnosed “adrenaline junkie.” A registered nurse and Clinical Coordinator 1 at Saltzer Health’s Caldwell Urgent care, Painter grew up in Montana where she developed a passion for the outdoors. Later she worked as a wildland firefighter for the United States Forest Service rappelling from helicopters in Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area.

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