CCH Enlists Bellwether to Improve Patient Satisfaction
Nov 11, 2014
Beginning in January 2015, San Luis Valley Health’s Conejos County Hospital, will begin using patient satisfaction surveys to aide in the improvement of patient safety and satisfaction.The surveys will be distributed in partnership with Bellwether Associates, an organization dedicated to...
American Diabetes Month: Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
Nov 6, 2014
As part of American Diabetes Month and the upcoming holiday season, we will be featuring several recipes that are holiday favorites and are healthy for individuals with diabetes.  This recipe only has 100 calories and seven grams of fat per serving.  Makes: 8 servingsServing Size:...
Telemedicine Expands Access to Services
Nov 5, 2014
In an effort to provide patients with services that are currently unavailable in the San Luis Valley, San Luis Valley Health has equipped itself with telemedicine equipment that will expand the services available to Valley residents. As part of strategy three, Providers of Choice for...
Got Hair? Please Share!
Nov 5, 2014
On Saturday, November 15th, San Luis Valley Health Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis will host "Mariah's 2nd Pony Tail Drive".  Mariah is Theresa's daughter and has benefited from the Locks of Love organization that they are supporting.
SLV Health Provides Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records
Oct 28, 2014
The providers and staff of San Luis Valley Health have hit every measure in the last reporting period for meaningful use of electronic health records.According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, “The Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs provide...
Celebrating Pharmacy Week
Oct 22, 2014
Recently, I sat down with San Luis Valley Health's Pharmacy Director, Jessica Sabia, to discuss the role that our hospital pharmacy plays in the SLV Health organization as part of Pharmacy Week.  1.Give us an overview of what a hospital pharmacy does. What is the difference between a...
San Luis Valley Health Provides Update on Ebola
Oct 17, 2014
By Dr. Greg McAuliffeChief Medical Officer, San Luis Valley HealthDuring times of medical need and emergency, hospitals are often the first places that the public turns to for help.  Hospitals have the capacity in terms of personnel, resources and expertise to provide the highest level of care...
SLV Behavioral Health Group Puts Stamp on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct 14, 2014
This past May, employees of the 12th Judicial District set up a Breast Cancer Screening Day at San Luis Valley Health and 24 employees received a mammogram. That group then challenged the San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group to do the same thing.On October 3rd, 21 employees of the SLV...
First Aid and CPR Class
Oct 8, 2014
Practice the skills of CPR and First Aid. Learn to respond quickly and competently in an emergency.
Stress Management Workshop
Oct 8, 2014
Join us for a hands-on workshop where you will learn stress management techniques and pain management skills.  The class also meets from 5:15-5:45 pm.

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