"Bozeman's health care facilities boast sophisticated medical treatment and technology administrated with a caring touch."
Gallatin County offers a wide spectrum of
traditional health care services including
approximately 100 physicians, 35 dentists,
20 eye care professionals, several clinics (including
a low-income clinic staffed by volunteer medical professionals),
and a modern acute care hospital. Bozeman is still a fee-for-service health care
As a not-for-profit health care organization, Bozeman Deaconess Health Services (BDHS) owns and operates Bozeman Deaconess Hospital and Hillcrest Retirement Community, as well as three medical office buildings. All are situated upon a hill in east Bozeman, with spectacular mountain views in all directions.
The Bozeman Deaconess Health Services medical campus consists of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital and Highland Park 1, 2, and 3 medical office buildings. The medical office buildings are attached to the hospital, allowing for convenient access to both physician offices and hospital services.
Approximately 85 physicians practice on-site. Local specialties include: anesthesiology, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general diatric medicine, radiation oncology, radiology and urology.
Highland Park 3 was completed in early 1998 and includes not only additional medical offices, but also a new cancer treatment center with state-of-the-art radiation oncology equipment, a local outpatient dialysis center, outpatient nutrition counseling and more. Recent additions predicted to be finished in early 2000 will include an all new emergency room, Deaconess Day Surgery recovery rooms and endoscopy. This addition will provide the hospital two additional operating suites.
One of the most important parts of moving your family is to be sure you can find the best in medical care. Besides the hospital, Bozeman offers other outstanding health care facilities staffed by skilled and caring health professionals.
The Same Day Surgery Center is designed to serve patients who require surgical treatment exceeding the capability of the doctor's office, but do not require a hospital stay. Bozeman Urgent Care Center offers residents emergency and same day care.
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital is licensed for 86 acute care beds and has eight ICU beds. In addition, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital operates a certified Level III Trauma Center emergency room, and a Level 11 neonatal nursery.
The hospital provides acute medical, surgical, pediatric, obstetrical, gynecological, and newborn nursery inpatient services. Bozeman Deaconess Hospital also provides a wide range of diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic outpatient services. Home care and hospice services are also offered.
As one of the county's largest employers, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital employs a combined staff of over 550 full-time, part-time and casual call employees. The hospital takes great pride in its ability to provide quality health care while maintaining rates which are among the lowest in the state. in addition, there are several other physicians, vision care providers, dentists and other health care professionals.
Aerobics, work-out opportunities and other cardiovascular activities are offered through classes at the university, private fitness centers, and instructors. Alternative styles of medicine and treatment are offered by chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, Naturopaths, health stores and herbalsts,