CEO Konnie Martin Delivers Presentation on Community Conversations
Apr 14, 2015
As part of the “Redefining the H” campaign that has been launched by the American Hospital Association, hospitals across the country are exploring ways to communicate changes to their communities. Recently, San Luis Valley Health CEO Konnie Martin delivered a presentation at an...
National Lab Week is Coming Up
Apr 14, 2015
April 19-24 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an annual celebration of the laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of healthcare.San Luis Valley Health’s labs will be hosting events for visitors and staff throughout the week. Wednesday:...
Volunteers Donate Time and Talent
Apr 13, 2015
As part of National Volunteer Week, we would like to recognize our Volunteers at San Luis Valley Health.In 2014, the volunteers of San Luis Valley Health donated over 4,323 hours, which saved the hospital $90,835.  The volunteers not only greet patients, but they give back to the hospital by...
Lean In Lunch Set for April 29th
Apr 12, 2015
Since 2005, Zoila Gomez has run professionally, placing as high as fourth at the Olympic Trials Marathon in 2008.  She recently won the Phoenix Marathon and is preparing to tryout for the 2016 Olympics.  Come and hear her story of struggle, triumph, and helping others reach their full...
Gallegos Testifies in Support of Senate Bill
Apr 7, 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. Currently, advanced...
San Luis Valley Health Receives Shirley Hass Schuett Quality Award
Apr 7, 2015
The Women’s Wellness Connection Program, a Colorado organization that assists women with free cancer screenings and other healthcare services, has awarded the San Luis Valley Health Women’s Health Clinic with the Shirley Hass Schuett Quality Award.Shirley Hass was a nurse practitioner...
Letter from an Emergency Department Patient
Apr 7, 2015
The following is a letter from a patient who was recently admitted to the Emergency Room at San Luis Valley Health and wished her to share her positive experience.  She is a resident of Denver.I want to thank Dr. Robbins and all the nice people in the Emergency Room who were so nice to me when...
2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run
Apr 5, 2015
On May 2nd, the Adams State University Police Department, Alamosa Police Department, Alamosa Sheriff's Department, and the Colorado State Patrol will partner to put on the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Colorado. They invite you to participate. 
SLV Health's Virginia Jordan to Enter Retirement
Apr 1, 2015
Nearly 35 years ago, Virginia Jordan joined San Luis Valley Health as a volunteer.  After seeing hundreds of patients and touching even more lives, Jordan is set to retire from the organization.She will maintain part-time status and help out in a variety of capacities across the organization...
The Importance of Movement
Mar 25, 2015
Last Thursday, Dr. Carmelo Hernandez from the San Luis Valley Health Women’s Health Clinic hosted a “Lunch and Learn” presentation and presented on weight loss to over 60 attendees.The theme of the talk was “Move”, and Dr. Hernandez emphasized that while healthy eating...

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