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2024
February
23,
2024
| 10:20 AM America/Denver
Intermountain Health St. Mary’s Regional Hospital in Grand Junction is donating $3 million to support the city’s new Community Recreation Center (CRC) at Matchett Park, reinforcing Intermountain’s commitment to helping area residents live the healthi...
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February
16,
2024
| 09:30 AM America/Denver
Left to Right, Kyle Young , John Fordham,  Heather Stamey, Katherine Meyers. As Intermountain Health St. Vincent Regional Hospital continues its journey towards a Trauma Level I designation, it is developing an advanced research program that will pro...
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February
12,
2024
| 09:29 AM America/Denver
Keith Miller has been learning to enjoy life by staying on top of a new health challenge. To keep healthy, every day he uses an app called MyChart to enter his essential health data. This information is shared with his care team at St. James Hospital...
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February
08,
2024
| 11:03 AM America/Denver
Intermountain Health announced that Lee Boyles has been named the president of Intermountain Health Montana | Wyoming Market and St. Vincent Regional Hospital. Boyles will assume his new role in Montana on March 11, 2024.  “Lee is an innovator and se...
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February
05,
2024
| 15:17 PM America/Denver
Intermountain Health has announced that Elizabeth Withers, MD, was named Chief Medical Officer at Intermountain Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette effective Feb. 5. “Dr. Withers is a clinician leader with a long-standing passion for operatio...
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February
01,
2024
| 15:29 PM America/Denver
Alese Beckman, center, with her daughter Bella and Dr. Liz Connor, a gynecologic oncologist at Intermountain Health West End Clinic in BillingsWhen Alese Beckman of Edgar, Montana, had pain and swelling in her leg in June 2020, a cancer diagnosis was...
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January
30,
2024
| 16:53 PM America/Denver
Being a new parent is a lot of work. Bringing your newborn home from the hospital can be both exciting and overwhelming. Families in Jefferson County now have a new, free resource to support them through the many joys and challenges of welcoming a ne...
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January
25,
2024
| 12:21 PM America/Denver
In Montana, there are many barriers to seeking preventative healthcare, including access, transportation, and stigma. Because of this, Intermountain Health is committed to finding innovative ways to provide these services to our communities.In the sp...
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January
18,
2024
| 15:08 PM America/Denver
Intermountain Health has announced that Kathy Crabtree, MD, has been named Assistant Chief Medical Officer at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge effective Jan. 21. In this new role, she will support the medical staff at Lutheran to advance the qu...
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January
17,
2024
| 10:21 AM America/Denver
In a new economic impact report, St. Mary’s Medical Center emerges as a cornerstone of health and a vital contributor to Mesa County’s economy.  The comprehensive study conducted by Colorado Mesa University’s economics Professor Nathan Perry, Ph.D., ...
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January
16,
2024
| 08:48 AM America/Denver
In a groundbreaking move, Intermountain Health has partnered with Elevation Community Land Trust to inject $2 million into the heart of Denver’s housing market, marking a significant stride towards fostering housing equity in Colorado. This collabora...
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January
10,
2024
| 16:34 PM America/Denver
On January 2, Platte Valley launched the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program in its Emergency Department. The program provides a critical, compassionate service for victims through specially trained nursing staff, equipment, and specialized ...
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January
10,
2024
| 12:47 PM America/Denver
Holy Rosary Healthcare, part of Intermountain Health, is continuing its partnership with Reach Out and Read, a national nonprofit that champions the positive effects of reading daily and engaging in other language-rich activities with young children....
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January
09,
2024
| 15:06 PM America/Denver
At 21 years old, Andy Smith has endured and accomplished more than many people his age. When Andy graduated from high school in the spring of 2020, he was voted most athletic, was a four-time letterman, served on the Leadership Team and was loved by ...
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January
09,
2024
| 14:02 PM America/Denver
Pepper Prince, RN, has worked in healthcare for over 20 years, and became a nurse in 2018. She pursued a nursing career with the emergency department specifically to develop skills for disaster relief and medical mission work, to which she has devote...
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January
06,
2024
| 08:49 AM America/Denver
Intermountain Health has named Jim Sheets as the president for healthcare operations in Colorado, Montana, Kansas, Wyoming, and New Mexico. Sheets first joined Intermountain Health in 2007 and brings more than 16 years of Intermountain leadership exp...
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January
05,
2024
| 15:41 PM America/Denver
When philanthropists Tony and Sally Prinster set their sights on strengthening the oncology department at St. Mary's Medical Center, they did something remarkable. In the summer of 2023, they established the Anthony F & Sally Prinster Oncology Endowe...
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January
04,
2024
| 16:59 PM America/Denver
As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, Intermountain Health is addressing the most critical needs of our patients in the Peaks Region, with emphasis on those who are poor and vulnerable. When several of our care sites began noticing i...
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2023
December
20,
2023
| 14:33 PM America/Denver
The Lutheran Foundation’s Circle of Care program seeks to celebrate caregivers whom grateful patients recognize as having positively impacted their hospital stay. Anyone in healthcare understands nurses' invaluable role in making a hospital go 'round...
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December
19,
2023
| 17:21 PM America/Denver
U.S. News and World Report released its annual ranking of the Best Hospitals for Maternity Care and five Intermountain Health hospitals in Colorado were recognized as high performing. The annual ranking is designed to be a guide to help inform expect...
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December
18,
2023
| 09:30 AM America/Denver
Intermountain Health caregivers Peggy Jarrett, community health program manager, and Avery Mullican, registered nurse, volunteer to fill food bags at Broomfield FISH.  
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December
14,
2023
| 14:04 PM America/Denver
Select Health® announced today a donation totaling $25,000 distributed among five nonprofit organizations across Colorado. This philanthropic effort aligns with Select Health’s focus on Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), addressing crucial issues ...
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December
12,
2023
| 08:42 AM America/Denver
St. Vincent Healthcare, part of Intermountain Health, has been recognized as high-performing in Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report. A record-setting 680 hospitals nationwide participated in this year's U.S. News survey. Of those, fewer than h...
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December
08,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Denver
St. Vincent Healthcare is honored to present the MONARCH award to Will Meredith, Occupational Therapist.  The MONARCH Award acknowledges caregivers for excellent care and service to patients and fellow caregivers.  Will was nominated by the spouse of...
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December
07,
2023
| 15:49 PM America/Denver
It takes a special calling to care for patients during their last days. It also means walking alongside their families and loved ones to help make decisions and prepare them for what to expect. The experience comes with a wide range of emotions—sorro...
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November
29,
2023
| 16:16 PM America/Denver
 To help meet the growing need for healthcare services for Medicare beneficiaries, individuals, and families in Colorado, Select Health® today announced the addition of AdventHealth to its Select Health provider network. This collaboration provides e...
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November
28,
2023
| 14:42 PM America/Denver
Congratulations to Lynn O'Toole-Miller, RN, Infusion Center. She was nominated for the August DAISY Award by a grateful patient.“Lynn has been such a caring and empathetic nurse throughout my entire treatment for breast cancer,” the patient said.  "I...
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November
28,
2023
| 14:30 PM America/Denver
Over the past 140 years, Mount Saint Vincent has served the community through its mission to help abused, neglected and behavioral health-challenged children function fully in their homes, schools and society. Mount Saint Vincent does this through a ...
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November
27,
2023
| 11:28 AM America/Denver
 Watch Good Morning America FeatureSami and Theo Hampton of Billings were excited to learn about their first pregnancy. That excitement turned into shock when they learned that they were having triplets. Identical, spontaneous triplets, in fact, an e...
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November
24,
2023
| 10:47 AM America/Denver
"Patrick had so much care and compassion for not only my husband but for me too,” shared his nominator. “He would listen to me while I cried and reassure me that we were in the best place with the best care.” St. Vincent Healthcare is proud to recogn...
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