New Breast Prosthetics Come to SLV Health
Jul 2, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerMastectomy patients will now be able to live a more comfortable life thanks to Horizon Prosthetics. The company from Colorado Springs has innovative technology that allows them to do a laser scan of the chest to get accurate measurements. Once scanned, the women can...
SLV Health Announces Four Additions to Leadership Structure
May 28, 2014
The Senior Administrative Team of San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce the addition of four new Department Directors.  Each staff member has been with the organization in a variety of capacities and will now direct a specific department within the organization.“We are confident...
12th Judicial District Employees Receive Annual Mammograms
May 21, 2014
Kim Wood remembers the day like it was yesterday.  The Radiologist she was speaking to called it a good day.  Wood thought that might have been a bit of an overstatement.  She had just been diagnosed with breast cancer.It was that day that motivated Wood to develop a “Smash and...
SLV Health and Nestle Toll House Forge Lasting Partnership
May 13, 2014
Jacki Kennedy had been vacationing in the San Luis Valley over the last 11 years.  She now calls it home.Kennedy is the owner of the new Nestle Toll House, a café that opened in downtown Alamosa the first weekend of May. Kennedy and her husband Steve moved from Houston, knowing that they...
History Made at SLV Health
Mar 19, 2014
Dr. Penny Cooper started seeing patients last week and became the first ever full-time Oncologist at San Luis Valley Health.  Cooper, who brings over 25 years of experience as an Oncologist, is a dynamic hire for the organization, giving Valley residents and residents of the surrounding areas...
Loving Yourself and Others Through Cancer
Feb 4, 2014
San Luis Valley Health invites you to our February Cancer Support Group Meeting, "Loving Yourself and Others Through Cancer".  For more information and to RSVP, please contact Theresa Curtis.
Cancer Support Group
Nov 18, 2013
Cancer patients and survivors are invited to meetings of a cancer support group on the third Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise noted.  This is a unique opportunity to meet with other cancer survivors who are either in or beyond treatment. A nutritious lunch will be provided. The...
10th Annual Miner 5K is a Success
Oct 14, 2013
First timers and long timers, walkers and runners, volunteers and donors - most all of them wearing long-sleeved, pastel pink t-shirts - showed up in Cole Park on Oct. 5 to continue a decade-long tradition of supporting the Stephanie L. Miner Women's Imaging Center at SLV Health Regional Medical...
Family Practice Doctor Joins Oncology
Sep 3, 2013
Describing her own experience with cancer as a time of feeling lost in transition, Paula Marchionda, MD, has joined the San Luis Valley Health Oncology Clinic to coordinate the care of local cancer patients between their oncologists and primary care providers (PCP). "Cancer patients will have a...
SLV Health Foundation Marks 10th Anniversary
Aug 2, 2013
San Luis Valley Health's Cardiologist, Dr. Lee Grigsby, poses with one of the bolos auctioned during the event. The San Luis Valley Health Foundation has raised more than $1.5 million in the ten years since it was first established to support the hospital. On July 19, at the 10th Annual Bolos and...


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