11th Annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk/Run
Sep 11, 2014
Sponsored by the San Luis Valley Health Foundation, the11th Annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk/Run will raise money for cancer services at San Luis Valley Health.
San Luis Valley Health: A Magnet for Excellent People
Sep 10, 2014
Recognizing that all great organizations are built upon a foundation of great people, San Luis Valley Health chose the first strategy of its 2014-15 Strategy Map to reflect just that: Magnet for Excellent People.“It is a top priority for us to recruit and retain outstanding performers to the...
Dr. Penny Cooper Signifies SLV Health's Commitment to Cancer Services
Sep 10, 2014
Committed to providing cancer services to the greater San Luis Valley community, San Luis Valley Health brought Dr. Penny Cooper, the organization’s first full-time Oncologist, on board this past March. Dr. Cooper came to San Luis Valley Health from Durango, Colorado and had spent 22...
Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk And Run To Fight All Cancers
Sep 3, 2014
The 11th annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk and Run, one of the largest events in the San Luis Valley, is right around the corner, scheduled to take place on October 4th at 10:15 a.m. in Cole Park.During past races, the 5K raised money for the Stephanie L. Miner Women’s Imaging Center, however, now...
Introducing Sheila Hicks as Foundation President
Sep 2, 2014
Sheila Hicks, a board member of San Luis Valley Health’s Foundation, will assume her new role as Board President of the Foundation, effective immediately.  Hicks, who has served on the Foundation board over the past two and a half years, was nominated by her fellow board members.“...
San Luis Valley Health Laboratory Receives Accreditation
Aug 13, 2014
We are pleased to announce that the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center Laboratory has passed an on-site inspection to receive accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).  The laboratory team, lead by Dr. Kendal Knaus and Lab Director Mary Rice, was measured...
Stephanie L. Miner Quilt Enters Seventh Year of Making a Difference
Aug 13, 2014
Developed in 2008 as a way to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer, the Stephanie L. Miner Quilt has done just that over the past seven years.The quilt is made each year by Bev Hettinger, a friend of the San Luis Valley Health Foundation and is auctioned off at the annual Stephanie...
SLV Health Team Members Share in Tu Casa Success
Aug 6, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerFueled by the passion of several individuals making up the Tu Casa team, Tu Casa Inc. recently broke ground on a project to begin renovations and additions to the building set to house the Children’s Advocacy Center of the San Luis Valley.  The center is...
Paramedics are Now Critical Care Certified
Jul 30, 2014
In addition to providing one of two full paramedic staffs in the state, Alamosa County Ambulance now has three critical care paramedics. Douglas Wagaman, Robert Cook and Travis Koppenhafer have completed five months of education and associated national testing to become certified critical care...
Bonfils Blood Drive A Success
Jul 30, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerThirty-six donors showed up at the Grizzly Education Center on the San Luis Valley Health campus yesterday for the Bonfils Blood Drive, hosted by San Luis Valley Health.“We were hoping for a turnout of 22 donors, so it was great that we had 36 people come out to...


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