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...
Mental Health Awareness
May 23, 2016
The following article is contributed by San Luis Valley Health, Behavioral Health Program Manager, Audrey L Reich Loy, LCSW, LAC  As we come to the end of May, (Mental Health Month) I’d like to take a moment and speak to why this issue is so imperative, ESPECIALLY in our...
SLV Health is First in Colorado to Implement RQI Program
Mar 21, 2016
SLV Health is the first in the state of Colorado and second in the Western United States to implement the Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program (RQI).  This cutting-edge technology is a new approach to maintaining high-quality CPR and is directly tied to improvement in patient outcomes....
Providers Score High in Customer Satisfaction
Feb 29, 2016
San Luis Valley Health Providers were recognized on February 11, 2016 at the SLV Health All Providers Meeting  for being the best in customer service for the year 2015.  Each of the providers recognized received 90% or better in the Patient Satisfaction Survey.  That means that over...
RQI Program to be Utilized by Employees at SLV Health
Jan 26, 2016
The ground-breaking Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) program from the American Heart Association utilizes simulation, to ensure continued competency in the areas of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of adult and pediatric patients.  Our Education Team...
2016 Health Fair 2016 HealthFair
Jan 11, 2016
The 2016 Health Fair is Coming this February!The Health Fair recently teamed up with San Luis Valley HealthThe fair will feature free on-site screenings for participants 18 and older including: Blood Pressure, Height Weight Body Mass Index, as well as several new screenings including...
Winter Tips Winter Tips
Nov 17, 2015
By SLV Health Employee Safety CommitteeWith the winter season upon us, the SLV Health Employee Safety Committee wanted to take a moment to share some good safety tips and reminders not only about appropriate clothing to help reduce the chance for slips and falls, but also additional tips related to...
Employee Breast Screening Day
May 3, 2015
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...
Tobacco Cessation: Smoking and Colon Cancer
Mar 25, 2015
By Lisyuri Gallardo, Tobacco NavigatorMarch is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  The general public is usually aware of the link between lung cancer and smoking; however, colorectal cancer more often than not goes unheard of when the topic at hand is smoking and the effects that it can have...

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