Dr. Kendal Knaus, Pathologist, Retires from San Luis Valley Health
Feb 5, 2018
February 9, 2018. Alamosa, Colorado. Dr. Knaus is retiring from a remarkable career at San Luis Valley Health, Alamosa, Colorado, after serving in the medical field for over 40 years. Kendal was born in Brighton, Colorado and graduated from Colorado State...
Konnie Martin Acknowledged at Opening Session of Colorado Legislative Session
Jan 12, 2018
Konnie Martin, CEO of SLV Health, was invited by the Colorado Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran to be acknowledged at the opening of yesterday’s legislative session (Jan 10, 2018) for the hard work that was accomplished during last year’s session in a bipartisan fashion in the spirit...
Cancer Care: Hope in the San Luis Valley
Jan 12, 2018
Cancer Care:  Hope in the San Luis Valley January, 2018 Alamosa, CO. Cancer. No one wants that as a diagnosis. However, with early detection and improvements in treatment, people with cancer are living longer and with a better quality of life. Sometimes confusion and gaps happen...
Diabetes Education Program at SLV Health Is ReAccredited
Jan 11, 2018
January, 2018 Diabetes Education Empowerment Program Reaccredits its Medicare Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education Program through AADESan Luis Valley Health — Diabetes Education Empowerment Program has recently renewed its status as an accredited diabetes education program by...
4 Star SLV Health, Regional Medical Center Rated 4 Stars
Dec 21, 2017
SLV Health RMC hospital has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as being one of the top hospitals for overall quality of care in the country. On December 21, 2017, CMS released the star ratings and SLV Health scored a four-star rating,...
"Adpot a Family" at SLV Health
Dec 19, 2017
Every year during the holiday season, SLV Health looks for ways to give back to the community. From toy drives, and donated gifts, staff is always eager to get into the holiday spirit and give back. This year, SLV Health partnered with Adelante Family Services, PALS Children’s Program...
SLV Health Nurse and Medical Provider Selected for Leadership Program
Dec 12, 2017
Misty Palaceos, RN, and Mallori Gariner, FNP,  of the SLV Health, Stuart Avenue Family Practice Clinic were recently selected for the Colorado Team Based Care Emerging Leaders Program. The program is a mentorship and professional development opportunity for early and mid-...
SLV Health Gives Back During Thanksgiving
Nov 28, 2017
This year the SLV Health Food Drive was able to collect over 3,000 items of food to donate to the 14 food banks throughout the San Luis Valley. 2,680 of the 3,000 collected food items were used to assist in making a total of 860 Thanksgiving boxes to give to families for Thanksgiving...
Center Students Learn About Health Care Careers First Hand
Nov 27, 2017
Alamosa, Colorado.  Center High School takes a different spin on their ICAP program by offering various field trips to their students.  On October 25, 2107, 21 high schoolers and 4 teachers signed up for the “Health Sciences” tour with Jenny Signs in the Human Resources department at...
Ron Purcell, American Hospital Association, Visits SLV Health
Nov 27, 2017
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Ron Purcell, American Hospital Association Region 9 Policy Board Executive, visited with over 40 leaders from San Luis Valley Health, including trustees, directors, senior team and managers.  Mr. Purcell’s area covers the Rocky Mountain region, and he aims...

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