A Crash Course in Healing
No one escapes workplace accidents, but when your job involves soaring through the air on a motorcycle, it’s hard to walk it off.
Ask the Doc: What do you listen to during surgery?
Research has shown that listening to music can enhance focus, boost cognitive function and improve your mood. Here are some of the bands, genres and artists preferred by Monument Health surgeons.
During their stay in the hospital, patients often need care and treatment from different specialists in different care settings. Collaboration between physicians and caregivers is crucial, and Monument Health’s case managers ensure the treatment plan includes everything — and everyone — that it should.
Betting the Pharm
Is it safe to get your prescription drugs from an online pharmacy? Rapid City Hospital’s Director of Pharmacy has a few thoughts.
Honoring the legacy
When Julie Raymond, M.D., Director of the Breast Cancer Center at Monument Health, passed away, her colleagues lost an inspiration and a friend. The entire region lost a force for good.
Volunteer Profile: Betty Goddard
Betty Goddard, Volunteer, Sturgis Hospital Betty got involved with the Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary nearly 10 years ago as a way to meet people after moving to Sturgis. Since then, she’s been a near-constant presence in the gift shop.
Volunteer Profile: Martha Maron
Martha Maron, Volunteer, Rapid City Hospital When the time came for Registered Nurse, Martha Maron, to retire, she discovered that she couldn’t quit helping others — which brought her back as a volunteer.
Tastes Like Teen Spirit
Does your teen feel sluggish 10 minutes before their history exam? A PB&J might be just what they need to get through those essay questions with a clear head.
I can, I will. Watch me.
Sam Biberdorf had a long road to recovery after a car accident led to an 11-day stay in the Hospital. Fortunately, Sam had something crucial to getting him back on his feet: A relentless positive attitude.