Building for Generations
A nurse for 46 years, Marcia Taylor, RN, understands what it’s like to be a patient and caregiver. Her empathy and compassion helped shape the largest construction project in Monument Health history.
Food - It’s a Big Deal
The food landscape has changed dramatically this year, forcing us to rethink how we buy, prepare, and eat food.
Volunteer Profile: Sue Holloway
For almost 30 years, Sue Holloway has found ways to volunteer in the Lead-Deadwood community — from helping the school library to supporting seniors.
My Space: McKenzie Grim
Health isn’t just a physical trait — mental health plays a significant role in people’s lives. Despite this, some people are hesitant to seek help. Luckily McKenzie Grim is ready to help them find what they need.
Volunteer Profile: Doris Ann Mertz
Whether it’s serving on the Monument Health Custer Advisory Board or helping provide the community with accurate information about COVID-19, Doris Ann Mertz is committed to helping Custer.
Patient Story: Colin Gholson
Colin Gholson started his life with ARPKD, a genetic disease that often leads to kidney failure. As the 2020 and 2021 Children’s Miracle Network Champion, one thing is clear — his condition hasn’t slowed him down.
Since 2012, Monument Health has impacted and improved the lives of student-athletes by providing caregivers to academic institutions.
My Space: Joy Wilczynski
Paramedics and EMTs are emergency responders, but they also provide training and first aid in their communities. For Joy Wilczynski, caring for her neighbors in the Lead-Deadwood area has been her passion for over two decades.
Patient Story: Mary McLaughlin
Mary McLaughlin didn't know if she would ever walk without pain. Orthopedic surgeon Richard Little, M.D., gave her what she needed most: hope.
My Space: Krishna Blair
Information Technology plays a crucial role in keeping Monument Health capable of providing the best possible care. That’s why Krishna Blair, Senior Desktop Analyst, does his best to keep technology working smoothly.
My Space: Betty Nettleton
After 32 years in a number of roles at the VA, Betty had more than earned retirement. But in the face of a pandemic, she returned to take on the role of vaccinator.
Patient Story: The Fight of His Life
Don Gray was hospitalized for 51 days, but he was victorious over COVID-19.
Patient Story: When a Heart Stops Beating
When Steven Austin’s heart quit, his physicians refused to give up on him.
Patient Story: The Right Place at the Right Time
When a healthy young woman collapsed, it could have been the end of her story. Registered Nurse, Amanda Gunter had other plans.
Together We Can
When Kate Frye was diagnosed with lung cancer, she made a promise. Read her story and learn how the Cancer Care Institute’s expansion will help future patients like her.
Volunteer Profile: Mary Mickley
After a successful nursing career spanning more than 30 years, Mary Mickley stays connected to the medical community by volunteering at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital.
Volunteer Profile: Beverly Paschke
For the last 20 years, Beverly Paschke has devoted time to volunteering with Monument Health, and taking steps to make patient stays just a little more comfortable.
Our Space: Printing Services
Larry Mills, Jose Huertas and Pattie Paulsen touch every aspect of Monument Health’s printed communication, running a full-service print shop within Monument Health.
Patient Story: Carter Berlin
Carter Berlin loves normal kid things, but he also spends time with Monument Health managing a rare autoimmune disorder.
My Space: Elle Larsen
Real estate and artwork play a unique role in health care. Meet the woman behind the scenes with a focus on providing a caring experience.
Volunteer Profile: Paul Winckler
Meet Paul Winckler the Pastor at the Zion Luthern Church, School and Preschool - and a volunteer spiritual services adviser with Monument Health.
Volunteer Profile: Shirley Bell
Meet Shirley Bell, a volunteer in the Rapid City Hospital gift shop at Monument Health - a position she has held for 45 years.