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Mercy Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center recognized for excellence

Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care Clinic and Hyperbaric Medicine Center was recently recognized and awarded a Center of Distinction Award by Healogics. The center achieved outstanding...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

Centura Health-Mercy implementing DAISY Award program to recognize nurses

Nurses at Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center will now be honored by the DAISY Foundation recognition program. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses celebrates nurses for their...

DATE: March 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Regional Medical Center recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have provided exceptional care to...

DATE: March 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Basin Public Health to host virtual resource fair

San Juan Basin Public Health will host a virtual resource fair from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. Learn how SJBPH’s client-based programs served community...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

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

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