San Luis Valley Health is proud to be the recipient of several nationally-recognized accreditations and awards that demonstrate our facility's on-going commitment to our strategic initiatives that fulfills our vision to be "your trusted partner in health." Our patient-centered focus and quality care is demonstrated through the dedication of our team of nurses, staff and the caring physicians on our medical staff who help us achieve award-winning patient care.

Alamosa, CO - In October of 2017, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Enviornment recognized San Luis Valley Health for exceeding the state standard for vaccinating newborns against hepatitis B.  Read more...

Chicago, IL - Mary Rice, Laboratory Director at San Luis Valley Health, was elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Alliance’s Board of Directors for a one year term on June 13, 2017.  Read more...

 

Denver, Colorado, May 13, 2017 -  Kelly Gallegos, CCH Administrator, joins an esteems class of recognized nurses.  She is now one of four from the San Luis Valley to be a statewide Nightingale Luminary Award Winner.  Kelly continues to represent San Luis Valley Health at the highest level.  Read more...

 

San Luis Valley, Colorado, April 8, 2017 - Healthgrades is pleased to announce recipients of the 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award (TM) where SLV Health is listed as one of three hospitals in Colorado to receive this award. Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award recognizes hospitals for their excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay. These hospitals are in the top 10% in the nation for patient safety..  Read more…  

 

San Luis Valley, Colorado, Febuary 8, 2017 - National HealthCare Service Excellence Awards for 2016 were presented to San Luis Valley Health at the 2017 HealthCare Service Excellence Conference in Long Beach, California.  Read more…  

 

 

San Luis Valley, Colorado, November 17, 2016 - Exceptional Performance Leadership Awards for 2016 have been announced by iVantage to two rural hospitals.  The National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) recognized SLV Health Conejos County Hospital for excellence in financial strength and patient outcomes and SLV Regional Medical Center in patient outcomes.  Read more…  

 

 

Alamosa, Colorado, November 3, 2016 - SLV Health’s Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department has been re-certified as a Trauma Level III Facility at the one year mark which means they have met the state’s expectations and will retain this designation for the next 3 years.  A team of 4 surveyors came on sight and conducted a thorough review.  Read more… 

 

 

La Jara, Colorado, September 26, 2016 - The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) is a program to ensure quality laboratory testing.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing performed on humans in the U.S. through the CLIA Program.  SLV Health's Conejos County Hospital Laboratory passed with zero deficiencies.  Read more...

 

 

Alamosa, Colorado, August 2, 2016 - Each year the American Hospital Association, in conjunction with the state hospital associations, recognizes the achievements of grassroots leaders with a prestigious Grassroots Champions Award.Konnie Martin was named the 2016 Grassroots Champion, being honored for her work over the previous year in effectively delivering the hospital message to elected officials; helping to broaden the base of community support for hospitals; and advocating tirelessly on behalf of patients, hospitals and communities. Read more...

 

 

Alamosa, Colorado, June 27, 2016 - The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the San Luis Valley Health, Regional Medical Center, Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. Read more…

 

 

 Alamosa, Colorado, March 22, 2016 - CareTech Solutions recently awarded San Luis Valley Health with the Rising Star Award at the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition. The Rising Star Award is a corporate award program in its ninth year that recognizes clients who exemplify leadership in using information technology as a strategic advantage for their organizations.  Read more...

 

 

 

Alamosa and La Jara, Colorado, March 1, 2016 - SLV Health Registered Nurses recognized for Nightingale Awards. Nurses are nominated by their peers and patients on both a local and then a state level for recognition.  Read more... 

 

 

Alamosa, Colorado, February 16, 2016 - San Luis Valley Health (SLVH) was recently recognized at the HealthCare Service Excellence Conference, in Phoenix, Arizona, a major health care event recognizing Service Excellence. Janet McGinnis, Director of Radiology, was awarded the 2015 Empowering Manager Summit Award. Read more…

 

 

 

Alamosa and La Jara, November 17, 2015 - San Luis Valley Health announced today that both, SLV Health Regional Medical Center and SLV Health Conejos County Hospital, have been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes nationally.  Read more...

 

La Jara, Colorado, October 28, 2015 - The American College of Surgeons has recertified SLV Health's Conejos County Hospital as a Trauma Level IV Facility.  Read more...

 

 

 

Alamosa, Colorado, December, 2016 - San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center receives a 5-Star Rating & Quality Award Distinction from Healthgrades for Patient Safety for 2015-2016.