San Luis Valley Health Recognized for Overall Excellence in Outcomes
Dec 9, 2014
iVantage Health Analytics has recently recognized San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center for overall excellence in Outcomes. The recognition is provided to the top quartile of acute care hospitals across the nation.In the categories of Risk, Value, and Performance, San Luis Valley...
Oasis Teams Infuse Service Excellence Initiatives into Organization
Dec 9, 2014
As part of the 2014-15 Strategy Map for San Luis Valley Health, the organization outlined a strategy to become “Providers of Choice for Healthcare”.  One of the tactics that was drafted to achieve this goal was “Creating Experiences of Excellent Service”.Recently, San...
Thanksgiving Blood Drive Draws 23 Participants
Dec 2, 2014
Last week, San Luis Valley Health hosted a blood drive in partnership with Bonfils on the SLV Health campus. The event saw 23 participants come out to donate blood, six of which were first-time donors.“Our goal was to collect 23 units, so we came in right at our goal,” explained...
Great American Smokeout Day Reaches Over 100 People
Nov 26, 2014
The Great American Smokeout event held in Monte Vista, La jara and Alamosa gave staff and the community members the opportunity to learn more about our smoking cessation program from our Tobacco Navigator, Lisyuri Gallardo. Employees were invited to wear hats and jeans to work that day to signify...
Dr. Thom Miller Named to Board of Directors for ECC
Nov 26, 2014
The Early Childhood Council of the San Luis Valley has named San Luis Valley Health’s Dr. Thom Miller to its Board of Directors.  Dr. Miller is a Pediatrician that joined SLV Health in July of 2014.“The Early Childhood Council probably does more to impact children in the San Luis...
Education Committee Assists in Professional Development
Nov 26, 2014
As part of the 2014-15 San Luis Valley Health Strategy Map, the organization stated its commitment to Growth and Development of its employees as part of Strategy One: Magnet for Excellent People.One of the ways SLV Health has committed to the development of employees is through the establishment of...
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...
Successful Saturday for "Got Hair, Please Share" Event
Nov 19, 2014
This past Saturday, San Luis Valley Health Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis hosted an event titled “Got Hair, Please Share”.  The event collected a total of 36 ponytails to be donated to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is an organization that provides hairpieces to children...
Telemedicine Expands Access to Services
Nov 5, 2014
In an effort to provide patients with services that are currently unavailable in the San Luis Valley, San Luis Valley Health has equipped itself with telemedicine equipment that will expand the services available to Valley residents. As part of strategy three, Providers of Choice for Healthcare, of...

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