The Emergency Medical Holographic program (EMH) was Star Trek’s advanced version of today’s telemedicine. Magnetic containment fields allowed the EMH to physically interact with patients. We aren’t there yet, but the pioneers of telemedicine continue to make great strides with providing care in remote locations.  Maybe one day we will be exploring holographic medical care.

Hologram Mark

TRACKER MOVEMENT

  • Inactive – Sheryleen Derede Pulfer DDS – Dentistry – On leave
  • Into State – Erik Stuart Adams MD PhD – Family Medicine – Middleton, WI to Bozeman Creek Family Health, Bozeman
  • Into State – John Andrew Anderson OD – Optometry – Firth, ID to John Anderson OD, Bozeman
  • Into State – Kristen Lynn Sparks MD – Psychiatry – Minneapolis, MN to Montana State Hospital, Warm Springs
  • Into State – Richard L Holt MD – Psychiatry – Wellington, FL to Montana State Hospital, Warm Springs
  • Into State – Ryan  Butler DO MBA – Emergency Medicine – Farrell, PA to Great Falls Clinic Hospital, Great Falls
  • Out of State – Sandra K Cox MD – Psychiatry –  Montana State Hospital, Warm Springs to Temecula, CA
  • Retirement – Kraig Douglas Kuntz OD – Optometry – Practice is now John Anderson OD, Bozeman
  • Retirement – Noel  Drury MD – Psychiatry –  Western Montana Mental Health Center , Kalispell
  • Retirement – Richard R Lewallen MD – Orthopaedics – End of December – Ortho Montana, Billings
  • Within State – Angela  Casmier MD – Psychiatry –  to Inpatient Only Benefis Behavioral Health Services, Great Falls
  • Within State – Jeffrey S Green MD – Psychiatry – Practice Change to Jeff Green MD, Bozeman
  • Within State – Joan M Green MD – Psychiatry – Practice Change to Bozeman Psychiatry, Bozeman
  • Within State – Patricia Ann Calkin MD – Psychiatry – New location in Great Falls – Merrit Psychiatry, Great Falls
  • Within State – Shari  Twigg MD – Aesthetics – Changed Specialty from OBGYN to Aesthetics to Sidney Health Center – Advanced Aesthetics, Fairview
  • Within State – Victor  Houser MD – Psychiatry – Therapy Arts Clinic Closed, Kalispell

Click here to access the real time Tracker Report.

TRACKER STATS

As of 12/26/16 Montana has the following providers practicing in the state:

  • 65 acupuncturists
  • 664 advanced practice registered nurses (-5 over two weeks)
  • 332 chiropractors (+1 over two weeks)
  • 547 dentists (+7 over two weeks)
  • 59 naturopathic doctors
  • 176 optometrists
  • 2254 physicians
  • 460 physician assistants (+1 over two weeks)
  • 41 podiatrists

Click here to see a breakdown of counts by specialty or location.