Bolos and Boots Gives Foundation a Boost
Jul 23, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerThis past Friday night, the San Luis Valley Health community came together for the annual Bolos and Boots fundraising event. Dressed up in their best Western attire at The Grille at Cattails Golf Course, 140 people dined and donated to the organization’s foundation....
Quilt Care Packages Arrive
Jul 3, 2014
The Quilting Guild of Alamosa has started a program in tandem with the oncology department to donate a care package to patients.Members of the guild have had family members who had cancer so they wanted to give back to the community. The guild will be making about six 50 by 60 inch quilts a month...
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...
Dr. Bill Cooper Brings Neurology Back to San Luis Valley
Jun 11, 2014
SLV Health made a dynamic hire when Dr. Bill Cooper stepped on board this week.Cooper becomes the San Luis Valley’s only Neurologist, a service that residents had to leave the area to receive prior to his arrival.“It is a real privilege to bring Neurology services to the San Luis Valley...
Employees Offered Educational Assistance
Jun 11, 2014
Employees requested the increase of education in all areas of the organization when submitting the Employee Engagement and Education Surveys.  Many employees requested specific assistance with higher education, educational conferences and professional certifications.  We heard you!The...
Dr. Versace Joins SLV Health's Internal Medicine Team
Jun 4, 2014
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Enrico Versace to the organization’s Internal Medicine team.  Dr. Versace brings 19 years of experience practicing in Internal Medicine and is a specialist in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.“We are very excited...
Centura Health Receives $257,000 Grant from USDA
May 28, 2014
Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, in conjunction with its Affiliate Hospitals, today announced it received a $257,000 grant for telecommunications equipment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loan and Grant Program (DLT). This...
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...
CMO McAuliffe to Present on Multi-Generational Workforce
Apr 30, 2014
San Luis Valley Health's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Greg McAuliffe, will give a presentation on the Multi-Generational Workforce on Thursday, May 29th at the SLV Health Education and Conference Center.Recently appointed to the State Medical Board, Dr. McAuliffe has a wealth of experience as a...
CEO Martin Keynotes Lean in Lunch
Apr 23, 2014
Konnie Martin, CEO of San Luis Valley Health, was the keynote speaker for the third in a series of quarterly gatherings for SLV Women called "Lean in Lunch".  Ms. Martin gave an inspiring and entertaining account of her journey to becoming a hospital CEO, a position predominantly...

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