SLV Healthcare Coalition Completes Three-Day Exercise
Jun 20, 2017
ALAMOSA – Thursday, June 15, 2017 - At the San Luis Valley Conejos Hospital and Regional Medical Center, a mock incident took place where Lee Hankins, Pharmacy Director, and Kelly Gallegos, Administrator on Call and Incident Command Leader, coordinated emergency operations to distribute antibiotics...
Cancer Center Breaks Ground
Jun 9, 2017
It seems that everyone knows someone who has been touched by cancer.  SLV Health broke ground on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 106 Blanca Avenue to build an addition on to the front of the Regional Medical Center to expand and improve the medical treatment for patients in need of infusion...
2017 Lids for Kids
Jun 8, 2017
Lids for Kids Event Returns to Cole Park on June 29th, 2017 When helicopters, fire trucks and free bikes come together, it may seem like a dream come true for kids! SLV Health will be celebrating the 2nd Annual Lids for Kids event on Thursday June 29th from 4-6:30pm at Cole Park in...
Signing the Sustainability of Rural Colorado Bill (SB17-267) into Law
May 31, 2017
Fowler, Colorado.  May 30, 2017. Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill (SB) 17-267, the Colorado Rural Sustainability Act, into law, creating the Hospital Provider Fee enterprise and providing much needed transportation and education funding for rural Colorado. The Colorado...
Stephanie L. Miner Woman's Imaging Center $1,000 Donation
May 26, 2017
At the Friday, May 19 performance, Aubrey Lucero, owner of Mountain Valley Dance Studio, donated $1000 from this spring's dance recital ticket proceeds ($1 per ticket) to the Stephanie L. Miner Women's Imaging Center. The donation was in honor of Stephanie L. Miner's daughter, McKinley, and her...
SLV Medical Hall of Fame Inducts 2017 Class
May 22, 2017
ALAMOSA, CO – Three nurses and four doctors were recognized on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the SLV Health Education and Conference Center, Alamosa, for their leadership and years of service in the second annual SLV Medical Hall of Fame ceremony.  The class that was inducted in 2017 includes: Dr....
Hospital Provider Fee to Become an Enterprise
May 16, 2017
Have you heard?  The Hospital Provider Fee (HPF), which is a method for reimbursement for hospitals, was part of an approved bill in the Colorado State Legislature on May 10, 2017, which officially will move it into a separate enterprise fund.  Why is this a big deal?  This...
A Night to Remember
May 16, 2017
Oh What a Night!  SLV Health Conejos County Hospital Administrator, Kelly Gallegos, was selected as a recipient of the 2017 Statewide Nightingale Luminary Award winner at the reception on May 13, 2017.  Upon hearing her name announced for the state’s highest nursing honor, Kelly remarked...
SLV Health Celebrates 90 Year History During Hospital Week
Apr 27, 2017
April, 2017, Alamosa, Colorado. Submitted by Donna Wehe On December 7, 1927, the Lutheran Hospital Association of the San Luis Valley and its Board of Directors was officially formed. What happened before this historic date, during this exciting time in history, and where are we at...
SLV Health Primary Care Participating in Historic Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care
Apr 11, 2017
WHAT IT MEANS TO PARTICIPATE IN A COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY CARE PLUS PROGRAM Submitted by Marie Henderson, April, 2017   SLV Health is one of more than 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), a partnership between payer partners...

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