SLV Health Names New Chief Medical Officer
Nov 13, 2018
SLV Health welcomes Carmelo Hernandez, MD, as the new Chief Medical Officer for the organization, effective November 12, 2018.  Dr. Hernandez has been on staff at SLV Health since 2013 serving in the Women’s Health Clinic as a Board Certified OB/GYN surgeon. This practice follows a...
Bone Density and Orthopedic Machines Benefit Patients in the SLV
Nov 6, 2018
SLV Health is pleased to announce the addition of a new state-of-the-art bone density machine to the Imaging and Radiology Department. The main reason to have a bone density test is to find and treat serious bone loss, called osteoporosis, and prevent fractures and disability. The Imaging...
SLVH Care Coordinators Help with Patient Navigation
Oct 30, 2018
What is the role of a Care Coordinator?  In two words: Assist Patients.  They work collaboratively with providers and clinical staff to support patients with chronic conditions and/or complex needs.  They facilitate communication, coordinate services, and address barriers. They work...
Conejos County Hospital ER Expansion and Remodel
Oct 15, 2018
October 11, 2018, La Jara, Colorado The signing and swinging of a beam symbolizes the construction/remodel of the emergency department at Conejos County Hospital in La Jara, Colorado is in full force.  After years of planning and designing and number-crunching, the team from G.W. Phipps...
SLV Health Introduces Team Based Care
Sep 26, 2018
SLV Health is implementing Team-Based Care in the primary care clinic at Stuart Avenue in Alamosa this fall of 2018.  Team-based care is a proven concept for providing quality health care in the primary care setting. For patients who receive care at the Stuart Ave clinic, they will receive...
ASU and TSJC Nursing Programs to receive the 2018 Outstanding Community Partner Award
Sep 13, 2018
At this year’s Stephanie L. Miner 5K walk and run, San Luis Valley Health’s Awards and Recognition Team will honor both, Adams State University and Trinidad State Junior College’s Nursing Programs with the 2018 Outstanding Community Partner Award. SLV Health and the Awards and Recognition...
SLV Emergency Departments Unite in ALTO ED Project
Aug 30, 2018
San Luis Valley's hospital emergency departments join together against the opioid epidemic. In a united effort, Conejos County Hospital (CCH), Rio Grande Hospital (RGH), and San Luis Valley Health’s Regional Medical Center (RMC) plan to curb prescribing opioids in the emergency room setting. The...
2018 Stephanie L. Miner Walk
Aug 30, 2018
Mark your calendars, form a team and share your energy at the 15th annual Stephanie L. Miner 5k walk and run.  Join us as we walk, jog, and run to celebrated survivors, and support those who are facing cancer and remember those whom we have lost. Register Online Now! When and Where...
SLVH Foundation/Del Monte Gun Club's 2018 Sporting Classic a Success
Aug 27, 2018
The annual end of summer “Super Sporting Classic” annual fundraiser hosted by the Del Monte Gun Club, benefitting the Cancer Center of San Luis Valley Health was a great success again. Over 350 targets were smashed in this competitive event that included an auction and entertainment.  The...
SLV Health Sports Medicine and PRO Therapy Provide Physicals and Much More to Local Community
Aug 21, 2018
August 21, 2018 SLV Health provided over 535 free sports physicals to a variety of Valley high school students this past spring and summer. The team traveled to the schools and the athletic directors reported that about 75% of all of their student-athletes received physicals.  Ashely...

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