SLV Health to become a Level III Trauma Center
Aug 28, 2015
After a daylong review process on Thursday San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center, currently a Level IV Trauma Center, has received recommendation by the CDPHE (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment) for designation as a Level III Trauma Center. Official designation should...
SLV Health Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
Aug 11, 2015
SLV Health Education Committee and the SLV Health Board of Directors are proud to announce the 2015-2016 scholarship winners. Heather Haefeli, Collen Kaiser, and Wendy DeHerrera will each receive a $3,500 scholarship.Heather Heafeli has been employed with SLV Health since 1997, she is an RN...
Emergency Preparedness Drill August 12
Aug 7, 2015
The Adams State University campus will be the site of a mock incident drill Wednesday morning, August 12, from approximately 7 to 9 a.m.“This is a joint training exercise to allow the university, hospital, and first responders to test all of our personnel and systems,” explained Adams...
Blankenship Joins Oncology Clinic
Jun 3, 2015
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce that Lindsay Blankenship has joined the organization’s Oncology Clinic. Blankenship is a Physician’s Assistant that brings over seven years of experience to the medical field, having served in a variety of clinical specialties.“...
Patient's Condition Inspires Learning Experience
May 26, 2015
When deciding upon a topic to research for a science fair project, 10-year old Brooklyn Crawford went with something she knows all too well.Brooklyn, a sufferer of Cystic Fibrosis, channeled her positive energy and outlook into educating others on her condition and treatment.“Even though my...
Addressing Mental Health Before Stage Four
May 25, 2015
Written by Audrey Reich, Behavioral Health ManagerAddressing mental health before Stage 4—this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—calls attention to the importance addressing mental health symptoms early, identifying potential underlying diseases, and planning an...
Gallegos Testifies in Support of Senate Bill
May 20, 2015
On March 23, 2015, SB15-197 was introduced into the House of the Colorado General Assembly.  The bill would allow advanced practice nurses to obtain full prescriptive authority after 1,000 practice hours and would receive provisional prescriptive authority immediately.  Earlier this week...
San Luis Valley Health Helps with Torch Run
May 20, 2015
The Volunteer Ambassadors of San Luis Valley Health recently helped with the San Luis Valley Health Torch Run, an event designed to raise money for the Special Olympics of Colorado. The event was put on by the law enforcement agencies of Alamosa, including the Police Department, Sherriff...
Projects in Service Highlight Successful Hospital Week
May 19, 2015
Over this past week, San Luis Valley Health celebrated National Hospital Week.  Hospital Week is meant to celebrate the work that hospitals do in the communities they serve.  In that light, many of the activities that filled Hospital Week this year were in service to the community.“...
Scholarship Opportunity Available to Employees
May 19, 2015
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce that there is a scholarship opportunity available to employees.  A brochure is included below that gives more information on this program.Scholarship Brochure

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