Cover Story: The Worst and Best Day of My Life
A surprise birth defect could have cost Linkin his life, had it not been for Jonathan Bigwood, M.D.
Ask the Doc: What You Need to Know About ROSA Knee Surgery
No two bodies are exactly the same and getting a precise knee implant — that fits the patient’s anatomy — is crucial to comfort, motion and overall experience following knee replacement surgery. Kipp Gould, D.O. and Daniel Lochmann, M.D. explain how the ROSA Knee system can help a surgeon during total knee replacement.
Helping People Care for People
The Monument Health Foundation supports worthy causes connected to Monument Health, and their reach often goes further than most realize.
My Space: Carla Stark
Settling in at Monument Health — and in the Black Hills — is different for each new physician. Regardless of what assistance they need, Carla is here to help.
My Space: Ty White
Ty White’s infection prevention and control team touches every person at Monument Health, from patients and visitors to caregivers and contractors.
Patient Story: Thomas Keller
Sgt. Thomas Keller thought he had only cracked his rib after dropping a barbell on his chest, but the situation was much graver than he thought. Fortunately, quick action by a local medevac team and a cardiothoracic surgeon kept a life-threatening injury from becoming fatal.
Physician Profile: Charles Lewis, D.O.
Dr. Lewis has built his family medicine practice over three decades — and he’s excited to see it stay in the family.
Physician Profile: Sarah Lewis, D.O.
Dr. Lewis grew up watching her father’s dedication to his patients, and she looks forward to continuing to provide them with the level of care they’ve come to expect.
The Gymtimidation is Real
Many people quit their new fitness routine long before they see results — but a lot of times it's simply because they don't like their gym.
The Perfect 8 Hours
Lack of sleep can make us irritable, but it can also cause a host of health problems you might not expect. Luckily, getting better sleep may be as simple as changing what you eat.
Volunteer Profile: Joyce Bjork
Since she started volunteering at Rapid City Hospital, Joyce Bjork has clocked over 32,000 volunteer hours — more than any other volunteer. But Joyce isn’t looking for recognition, she just loves using her favorite pastime to help others.