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Mountain Hyperbarics to host presentation

Mountain Hyperbarics will host a virtual lunch and learn presentation, “What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy and what can it do for me?” at noon Wednesday via Zoom. Participants will about what...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Doctor offers tips on caring for mental health during COVID-19

Medical Director of Physician Wellness with Centura Health Dr. Di Thompson recommends these tips to care for community members’ whole health: Make connections and interact (virtually) with people....

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Regional Medical Center awarded grant for suicide prevention

Mercy Regional Medical Center has received a $100,000 grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation and will join the foundation’s Zero Suicide Collaborative. The project will move Mercy toward a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Centura Health-Mercy welcomes primary care physician Dr. Micah Helton

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center welcomes primary care physician Micah Helton, M.D., to Mercy Family Medicine-Horse Gulch and Mercy Internal Medicine, 810 E. Third St., Suite 201....

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Centura aims to increase patient survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest

Centura Health will implement the Resuscitation Quality Improvement program, co-developed by the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical and delivered by RQI Partners, to help the hospital’s...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Reproductive health care shifts to Axis

San Juan Basin Public Health and Axis Health System have announced an upcoming change to Title X services in Archuleta and La Plata counties. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, Axis Health System will take...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Centura Health offers take-home Naloxone kits

Centura Health is the first health care system to offer the overdose antidote Naloxone directly in the hands of those at high risk of opioid overdose. Statewide, experts predict 2020 could bring a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Animas Surgical Hospital offers online pre-surgical classes

Animas Surgical Hospital now offers online pre-surgical classes for patients preparing for a total hip replacement, total knee replacement, total shoulder replacement or spinal surgery. Patients...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Regional Medical Center cardiologists using world’s smallest heart pump

Cardiologists at Mercy Cardiology Associates have conducted their first procedures at Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center using Impella, the world’s smallest heart pump. Designed to...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Native Connections Program offers suicide prevention training

The Native Connections Program has purchased 200 online licenses for suicide prevention training for employees and tribal members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The training is offered through...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center to offer medication training

Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center will offer a Qualified Medication Administration Personnel online training from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday via Zoom. QMAP personnel are approved to work...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Home Health among top home health agencies in U.S.

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center has announced Mercy Home Health was recognized as a Top 500 HomeCare Elite agency by Ability and DecisionHealth. Now in its 14th year, HomeCare Elite...

DATE: July 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

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