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
OASIS Team Develops Covenant for Staff
May 13, 2015
As part of San Luis Valley Health’s new customer service initiative, Operationally Advanced Service Improvement Systems (OASIS) Teams were developed to support initiatives that are part of good customer service.Recently, the “Covenant OASIS Team” developed a covenant for the staff...
Four Finalists to Represent SLV Health at Nightingale Awards
May 7, 2015
Four of the nurses of the San Luis Valley Health Nursing Team have been selected to represent the organization at the 2015 Nightingale Luminary Awards in Denver this weekend.  The 2015 Nightingale Awards will commence as 2015 Nursing Week comes to a close.FinalistsJulie Ramstetter is a...
Patient Offers Praise After Visit
May 6, 2015
Recently, a patient sent us a card that touched all of our team, and we wanted to share it with you.  Thank you, Milo, for the kind words.  "I thank everyone involved in my care from 26 March - 31 March.  You are all a credit to your profession.  Again I thank you for the...


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