Connect for Health Open Enrollment Assistant Site Open at SLV Health
Oct 20, 2017
Open Enrollment for the Individual Market Place on Connect for Health Colorado starts November 1, 2017 and ends January 12, 2018.  At San Luis Valley Health, you will find free, unbiased assistance with Cathy Lesnansky, a Certified Health Coverage Guide, located in the office right off the...
SLV Health participates in Shared Savings Results for Primary Care Initiative
Oct 26, 2016
SLV Health participates in Shared Savings Results for Primary Care Initiative The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report that shows the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative generated $57.7 million in gross savings for Medicare Parts A and B in 2015, the second...
SLV Health Formally Opposes Amendment 69
Oct 11, 2016
The leadership at San Luis Valley Health took a formal position in opposition on Ballot Amendment 69, “ColoradoCare” at the August board of directors meeting.  “After careful review of the impacts of Amendment 69, we do not support this ballot measure. While our system is complex and certainly...
Konnie Martin at Capitol Martin testifies for HPF Enterprise Bill
Apr 4, 2016
On Tuesday, March 29, 2016, Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) presented House Bill (HB) 16-1420, Colorado Hospital Affordability and Sustainability Enterprise (CHASE), to the House Committee on Appropriations. The bill proposes creating an enterprise in which the Hospital Affordability...
San Luis Valley Health Hospitals Help Reduce Costs and Harm
Feb 11, 2015
Thirty-two acute care Colorado hospitals, including San Luis Valley Health’s Regional Medical Center and Conejos County Hospital, have participated in a quality improvement project led by the Colorado Hospital Association over the past three years.The project was created to reduce harm by 40...
Wheelchair and Seating Clinic Offers Patients New Options
Nov 26, 2014
This past spring, the Occupational Medicine team at San Luis Valley Health partnered with an organization called Numotion to provide patients with custom fitted wheelchairs.On a monthly basis, Numotion technician and therapist Lindsey Ray travels from Colorado Springs to meet with SLV Health’...
San Luis Valley Health Continues Community Conversation
Nov 19, 2014
This past June, San Luis Valley Health invited several community stakeholders to Keystone for a Community Conversation event that discussed the changes that will occur in healthcare over the coming years. One of the themes that developed from that conversation was a desire to continue the...
An Update on the Healthcare Exchange
Apr 23, 2014
The following is a "Letter to the Editor" that Donna Wehe, Hub Coordinator for Connect for Health Colorado-SLV and SE region, recently wrote to The Valley Courier.Dear Editor,Many of your readers might be interested in the results of the first six months of Open Enrollment in...
Connect for Health Colorado Signs Up Over 100,000
Apr 2, 2014
Recently, I sat down with Donna Wehe, the Connect for Health Colorado Hub Coordinator for the San Luis Valley and Southeastern Colorado region.  We spoke about the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, and how Wehe and her team helped thousands of Coloradans find health...
San Luis Valley Health garners esteemed award in reducing hospital readmissions
Jan 21, 2014
The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) has recognized San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center, along with Conejos County Hospital, with the prestigious honor of being named as top hospitals across the state when it comes to reducing hospital readmissions. The award for both hospitals...

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