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As a Boise State football player, Matt Kaiserman suffered a career-ending concussion. Now the VP/COO at Saltzer Health, he educates the community about prevention.

Matt Kaiserman was enjoying a stand-out season as a Boise State football player when he suffered a career-ending head injury in a post-season bowl game. Now the vice president/chief operating officer of Saltzer Health, Kaiserman is passionate about concussion prevention.  As a guest on the KTVB Medical Minute, Kaiserman told host Mellisa Paul that concussions…

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Dr. Jesse Chlebeck Joins Saltzer Health

Dr. Jesse Chlebeck, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in orthopaedic trauma, will join Saltzer Health in January 2020, according to a press release. He is accepting appointments at the Saltzer Health Clinic in Nampa. Since 2018, he has worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at St. Luke’s Nampa. He has also provided on-call…

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BVA & Saltzer Health unveil 4 new urgent care clinics & technology

Ball Ventures Ahlquist and Saltzer Health announced planas for the first four (4) new urgent care clinics at a groundbreaking celebration Nov. 20 at Victory Commons , 2840 S. Meridian Road in South Meridian. Three other new urgent care locations are: Paramount — 6357 N. Fox Run Way, Chinden Boulevard, North Meridian Caldwell – 1905…

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Saltzer Home Health Receives Accreditation from ACHC

Saltzer Home Health, a Treasure Valley-based organization founded in 2019 to provide home-based health care services for local patients, has received accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). ACHC is a nonprofit accreditation organization founded in 1986. As a recognized leader in home health accreditation, ACHC offers a collaborative survey approach designed to…

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Sleep Disorders: 6 Major Types of Sleep Issues and What to Do

It may be tempting to think of fatigue as a minor inconvenience rather than an indicator of a serious health issue, but that assumption may be dangerous. The consequences of sleep disorders range from behavioral issues to heart attacks, and it is absolutely possible for a serious sleep disorder to fly under the radar for…

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What Are Vaccines and Why Are They Important? Vaccine Facts

With a growing number of parents, families, and public figures questioning how best to care for children, it becomes crucial for parents to obtain factual information about vaccines. There are various myths associated with vaccinations in modern medicine that might deter individuals from getting vaccines. With measles outbreaks cropping up more frequently, it becomes increasingly…

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Measles Outbreak: Symptoms and Vaccine Information for Children and Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has measured the greatest number of measles cases since 1992, spanning confirmation in 30 states. The outbreak of this disease is alarming, especially considering that it was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000 due to the widespread implementation of the measles vaccination. Dr. John Kaiser, OB/GYN…

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What Is Diabetes? Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Diabetes is a condition that affects how the body processes insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Your body uses insulin to convert glucose (sugar) into energy, and your cells use insulin to store and metabolize glucose. Insulin is like the key that unlocks the cell door for glucose to get in and…

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