CEO, Konnie Martin CHA Appoints Martin to Board
Sep 30, 2015
 Konnie Martin, CEO of San Luis Valley Health, was recently appointed to Colorado Hospital Associations Board of Trustees during the CHA Annual Meeting held in Vail. Martin joins fellow new appointees: Kevin Unger, PhD.  President and CEO of Poudre Valley Hospital (Ft. Collins) and Medical Center...
Patient's Condition Inspires Learning Experience
May 26, 2015
When deciding upon a topic to research for a science fair project, 10-year old Brooklyn Crawford went with something she knows all too well.Brooklyn, a sufferer of Cystic Fibrosis, channeled her positive energy and outlook into educating others on her condition and treatment.“Even though my...
Gallegos Testifies in Support of Senate Bill
May 20, 2015
On March 23, 2015, SB15-197 was introduced into the House of the Colorado General Assembly.  The bill would allow advanced practice nurses to obtain full prescriptive authority after 1,000 practice hours and would receive provisional prescriptive authority immediately.  Earlier this week, Gov. John...
Four Finalists to Represent SLV Health at Nightingale Awards
May 7, 2015
Four of the nurses of the San Luis Valley Health Nursing Team have been selected to represent the organization at the 2015 Nightingale Luminary Awards in Denver this weekend.  The 2015 Nightingale Awards will commence as 2015 Nursing Week comes to a close.FinalistsJulie Ramstetter is a Registered...
Better Hearing and Speech Month
May 5, 2015
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month and the professionals at San Luis Valley Health are hear to help you communicate better.  Our Audiologist Linda Vaughan and Speech Language Pathologists Charlie Reich and Karen Christopher provide a variety of techniques and services to help you with...
Women's Health Team Offers Continuing Education to Valley Providers
Apr 22, 2015
Over the past several months, the Women’s Health Team from San Luis Valley Health has hosted specialty physicians from across the state to educate Valley providers on issues surrounding high-risk or complicated pregnancies.The topics that have been discussed include Gestational Diabetes, Pre-...
CEO Konnie Martin Delivers Presentation on Community Conversations
Apr 14, 2015
As part of the “Redefining the H” campaign that has been launched by the American Hospital Association, hospitals across the country are exploring ways to communicate changes to their communities. Recently, San Luis Valley Health CEO Konnie Martin delivered a presentation at an online AHA...
Letter from an Emergency Department Patient
Apr 7, 2015
The following is a letter from a patient who was recently admitted to the Emergency Room at San Luis Valley Health and wished her to share her positive experience.  She is a resident of Denver.I want to thank Dr. Robbins and all the nice people in the Emergency Room who were so nice to me when I...
Amanda Lewis, PA-C, Joins SLV Health
Mar 17, 2015
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to welcome Amanda L. Lewis, a Physician Assistant, to the organization.  Lewis has already begun seeing patients and is practicing in the Monte Vista Medical Clinic, which will increase access to medical care for patients on that side of the Valley.“Amanda will be...
Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week
Mar 10, 2015
Written by Dr. Greg McAuliffe, Chief Medical OfficerThis week is Patient Safety Awareness Week, and San Luis Valley Health is providing resources on what we are doing to ensure all of our patients are safe while we care for them.The theme of this year’s Patient Safety Awareness Week is “United in...

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