A Full Ride on the Frontlines Caregiver Feature

A Full Ride on the Frontlines

Caregiver Jordan Hanley, RN, discovered that a supportive environment is crucial to finding your next level. Jordan Hanley, RN, always knew — even when she was a little girl growing […]

Like Family Doctor Profiles

Like Family

Chris Seime, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant serving patients at Monument Health Sturgis Clinic. He’s passionate about providing family medicine to this northern Black Hills town and serving this community […]

Life is a Marathon Patient Stories

Life is a Marathon

Competing in a half-marathon takes grit, determination and dedication — these are all traits Leah Nixon embodies. She’s also an artist, a mom and an entrepreneur. If a picture is […]

A Culture of Caring Caregiver Feature

A Culture of Caring

Patients of Monument Health’s Heart and Vascular Unit (HVU) can be at any stage in their health care journey, but they all deserve the best quality care. Nurses like Theresa […]

A Patient’s Champion Caregiver Feature

A Patient’s Champion

Nursing Assistants provide vital support that plays an important role in the patient experience. CNAs like Bennett Smith are devoted allies for those in their care. When you treat everyone […]

West River Nurse Honor Guard Caregiver Feature

West River Nurse Honor Guard

Nurses regularly deal with death in their work, but often their own passing goes unrecognized. A new organization hopes to change that. For 42 years, Shirley Struble was a nurse […]

Volunteers are Golden Volunteer Profiles

Volunteers are Golden

The Volunteer Auxiliary at Monument Health has been valuing patients for 50 years. Bonnie Martley brings a unique perspective to the value of volunteers — as one herself and as […]

Physician Spotlight: Ashlea Semmens, M.D. Doctor Profiles

Physician Spotlight: Ashlea Semmens, M.D.

Ashlea Semmens, M.D. Board-certified General Surgeon Breast Surgical Oncologist Director of the Breast Center at Monument Health Rapid City I am most passionate about caring for breast patients and their […]

Full Send Patient Stories

Full Send

Simultaneous double knee replacement surgery is a big commitment, but Clint Petersen had the guts and a burning desire to return to his active lifestyle. More than a year later, […]

The Work Lives On Caregiver Feature

The Work Lives On

For 20 years, Lynnett Rotert, BSRT, CBDT, was a bone density technologist at Monument Health’s Spearfish Clinic and worked in a clinical area called densitometry. She served the patients of […]

Empowering Patients Caregiver Feature

Empowering Patients

Patient Relations Advocates help patients navigate the sometimes complicated world of health care. This special role takes a special person, and Shary Haag brings the perfect combination of emotional intelligence […]