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...
Patient Safety Excellence Award San Luis Valley Health wins 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Apr 5, 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...
Where For Care Where For Care
Mar 27, 2017
A collaboration of health organizations across Colorado have joined together in a new statewide health education effort to help people understand how to access the right care, at the right time, at the right level. The goal of the “Where for Care” campaign is to create consumer awareness around the...
Provider Scores Providers Receive Top Scores in Patient Satisfaction Survey
Mar 13, 2017
      On March 9th, 2017 five SLV Health providers were celebrated for receiving top scores from patient survey data collected from 2015 to 2016: Dr. Carmelo Hernandez (OBGYN), Dr. Nuwan Pilapitiya (Family Practice), Brian Jackson-PA-C (Family Practice), Dr. Thom Miller (Pediatrics), and Dr. Aaron...
13th Annual SLV Nightingale Dinner
Mar 1, 2017
February 24, 2017.  Alamosa, Colorado.  Congratulations to nine nurses who were honored at the 13th Annual SLV Nightingale Dinner at Adams State University.  Sandi Beheiry, VWHS; Kelly Sims, RGH; Kayla Beirger, RGH; Kelly Gallegos, SLV Health; Nina Harmsen, SLV Health; Shannon Muniz, SLV Health;...
SLV Health’s La Jara Clinic Excels in CDPHE CMS Survey
Feb 27, 2017
La Jara, Colorado.   On January 5, 2017, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment’s Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted a surprise survey at SLV Health’s La Jara Clinic.  Even though it had been over ten years with a lot of changes over that time, the...
SLV Health Volunteer Program Benefits Local Animal Shelters
Feb 20, 2017
As a part of an ongoing volunteer event, through the month of February, San Luis Valley Health fouced our attention on our furry friends. The whole month was dedicated to offering our resources to local animal shelters through various outlets.  On February 17...
SLV Health Recognized for Award Winning Service Excellence Program at National HealthCare Conference
Feb 14, 2017
On February 8, at the 2017 HealthCare Service Excellence Conference, in Long Beach, California, San Luis Valley Health was awarded 13 Awards.   11 Outstanding Achievements in Breakthrough Awards were presented to SLV Health as well as nominations for the Service Excellence Council,...
Safe Sleep For Every Baby
Feb 10, 2017
Written by Beverly Strnad, RN, Public Health Nurse, Alamosa County Public Health Department Safe Sleep For Every Baby Every baby in the San Luis Valley can have a safe crib thanks to a partnership between San Luis Valley Health, all of the SLV Public Health Departments and Cribs for Kids®....
SLV Health Donates Free Flu Shots to Alamosa County Jail
Feb 9, 2017
  Alamosa, Colorado. On February 8, 2017, Julie Ramstetter, SLV Health RN and Trauma Coordinator, assisted Kelly Bleakney, RN for Alamosa County Sheriff and PRN for SLV Health in providing over 100 free flu shots to staff and inmates. Free Flu Shots were donated by San Luis Valley Health...

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