Where Should You Go For Emergency Care?

There was a time when the local hospital emergency room was a person’s only choice for an illness or injury that wouldn’t wait for normal business hours. Today, it’s one of a menu of options for such care, from urgent cares to neighborhood micro-hospitals and stand-alone ERs.  Defining an emergency It starts with knowing what a health emergency is. Generally speaking, it’s a serious or life-threatening condition that requires immediate attention or advanced care such


SAINT ALPHONSUS MAKING A CRITICAL DIFFERENCE FOR SENIORS In response to the needs of an aging population, Saint Alphonsus Health System opened Senior ER’s™ this past year within all their emergency departments in Boise, Eagle, Nampa (2 locations), Ontario and Baker City. “Saint Alphonsus emergency staff are highly skilled and trained to provide the most advanced medical care for patients of all ages,” said Sally Jeffcoat, President and CEO, Saint Alphonsus Health System. “As part