Serving her Country: in combat boots or a crown
Combating homelessness among women veterans is a tough battle. one of the most effective — albeit unexpected — weapons in this fight might just be an evening gown.
My Space: Paige Whitacre
Paige is the Manager of the Communications Center and Security Dispatch Center The Communications Center is a 24/7, 365-day operation and plays a crucial role in keeping everyone connected and informed of emergency situations.
Ask the Doc: What you need to know about asthma and allergies
Otolaryngologists V. Richard Bowen, M.D., and Loren Jones, M.D., answer some common questions about asthma and allergies.
Volunteer Profile: Donna Kluthe
Donna Kluthe began volunteering at the Rapid City Hospital gift shop in the 90s, but it wasn’t until 2012 that she found her way to wayfinding.
Though he may have been born of tragic circumstances, Ben Ericks has had a great life. If you were to ask him what kept him from being a victim of that tragedy his answer would be simple — family.
Finding his calling
James Woodhead, BSN, Director of Nursing in Custer, went to college in Arizona on a basketball scholarship. He didn’t start school knowing he wanted to be in nursing, but two years into his education he realized he wanted to work in emergency care.
Helping them live
Deb Fredrich wasn’t sure she wanted to be a hospice volunteer, but gently rocking a 2-month-old infant — ill with brain cancer — changed her forever. More than three decades later, she’s still touching lives as a Monument Health volunteer.
My Space: Danny Morris
Rapid City Guest Services offers free valet services to Rapid City Hospital patients and their families at both the Cancer Care Institute and the Fifth Street Entrance. While most people think of valet services only being available at high-end restaurants or hotels, Monument Health believes its patients are VIPs who deserve this curbside service.
Physician Spotlight: Derek Buck, M.D., D.C.
Pain often forces people to give up the things that they love doing. Luckily, Dr. Buck has their back.
Provider Spotlight: Chris Barrozo, PA-C
A surgical APP, like Chris, often see patients before, during and after surgery. These visits provide the surgeon with additional patient information. This comprehensive care model ensures the patient is treated by a highly trained care team.
Leaving on a jet plane
All your bags are packed, but are you ready to go? Here's how you can make sure you stay healthy during your next trip.