Director of quality for Axis Health System. Reach him at email@example.com or (970) 335-2217
President and CEO for United Way and a Durango High Noon Rotary Club member.
Director of Case Management with Community Connections Inc.
is the communications director for the San Juan Basin Health Department.
The first step to effectively treat high blood pressure is to understand what it is.
Next is to recognize high blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition that affects about 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Further, uncomplicated high blood pressure usually occurs without any symptoms (silently), and so hypertension has been...
I try to convince skeptical coworkers (and myself) that my messy desk really is working for me. If I put it away, it’s out of sight, out of mind. Your system might not work for me. I am a unique person with my own unique ways of thinking and processing. Plus, I might be a little stubborn.
On the other hand, I have to admit, there...
Does anyone remember the infamous “food pyramid” that introduced us to the recommended nutrition needed to maintain a healthy diet by the U.S. Department of Agriculture? With the advent of summer upon us and all the wonderful fresh local fruits and vegetables at our Farmers Market, it makes sense to talk about what makes up a...
By Stephanie Allred
Axis Health System
We have many great health-care providers in our community who are committed to their patients. Yet our community is not different than other communities across the country in which health-care costs keep rising while health outcomes keep declining. The Affordable Care Act has helped many...
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
When Abraham Lincoln included these words in a speech to the Republican Convention of 1858, even his friends found them inappropriately radical. And then history proved him correct.
More than 150 years later, the U.S. has united on the issue of Lincoln’s day. Yet we still see...
Here is a question: “What exactly is United Way?” No worries – we will give you the answer. Our name is well-known, but what we do is not always obvious.
First, we are not an airline or an insurance company (but the names are similar). United Way is a charity that promotes positive community change to create...