Articles tagged with 'Lutheran Medical Center' | Intermountain Health

SCL Health Newsroom (Lutheran Medical Center)

2024
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
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
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
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
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
17,
2023
| 10:16 AM America/Denver
Jerry Kirwin, 71, smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for more than 50 years. Dr. Jason West, D.O., has been Jerry’s family practice physician at Lutheran for 20 years. He recommended Jerry get screened for lung cancer because of Jerry’s smoking histor...
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October
24,
2023
| 11:26 AM America/Denver
While Miranda Berumen, Patient Care Technician, has been certified as a nursing assistant for many years, she has been at Lutheran just a year. Her favorite part of the job is connecting through care to her patients. Miranda enjoys talking with patie...
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October
18,
2023
| 14:56 PM America/Denver
Friday the 13th was a lucky day for Amy Rogers, RN, although luck had little to do with it. The Lutheran float pool manager was a proud recipient of the Patriotic Employer Award, “For contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freed...
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October
09,
2023
| 08:33 AM America/Denver
Danielle Sandusky, MS, RD, CNSC, began her journey to becoming a Registered Dietician (RD) when she enrolled in a unique culinary nutrition program that combined the clinical science of nutrition with the culinary arts.After graduating from the progr...
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August
31,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Denver
Congratulations to all of the physicians on Intermountain Health's medical staff who’ve been named to the 2023 list of Top Docs, published by 5280 magazine!Each year, the magazine asks metro-area physicians to vote for the colleagues they feel delive...
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August
30,
2023
| 14:07 PM America/Denver
Monarch Award recipients embody our mission and going above and beyond. Monarch awardees are recognized for consistently demonstrating superior behaviors including: Motivates, is Organized, Nurtures others, has the ability to Analyze critical situati...
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August
16,
2023
| 09:36 AM America/Denver
In just over one year, the Lutheran replacement hospital will be open and serving our community. Most of the construction work is now being done inside the walls – nursing stations, flooring, medical and technology support are being installed. We can...
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August
16,
2023
| 09:32 AM America/Denver
Lutheran Medical Center, now part of Intermountain Healthcare, has served the Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County communities for more than 100 years. We are building a replacement hospital at Clear Creek Crossing, located at the intersection of I-70 an...
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August
16,
2023
| 08:54 AM America/Denver
Colorado Gives Foundation and Lutheran Medical Center share a legacy of caring for Jefferson County. In 2007, when the hospital joined what would later become SCL Health and is now Intermountain Health, the proceeds from the transfer of the hospital ...
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July
17,
2023
| 11:43 AM America/Denver
From left to right:Back Row: Carol Wright, Keren Owusu, Amanda Pouch, Zac Jones, Ivetter Werner, Priscilla McKay and Brooke Johnson Front Row: Alexis Hernandez, Voncell Woods, Katie Oliver, and Kris CottermanShelley Miller has been a nurse for 43 yea...
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July
05,
2023
| 11:54 AM America/Denver
The Lutheran Foundation has received multiple Circle of Care gifts in honor of Jeri Schmelzel, DPT, CLT-LANA, and it is no wonder. The most recent contribution came from a patient Jeri has cared for over 17 years, which is just shy of the 19 years th...
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June
15,
2023
| 13:09 PM America/Denver
West Pines Behavioral Health (now Hospital) has served the West Denver community and its residents needing behavioral health services for more than 30 years. Many patients have benefited from expert care and support through its inpatient programs, pa...
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June
01,
2023
| 09:01 AM America/Denver
Excellent care often requires excellent teamwork. A patient that came to the ED and was admitted to the hospital responded to a Circle of Care letter from the Lutheran Foundation with a donation and a note of thanks.Listed were Midtown Inpatient Medi...
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May
11,
2023
| 11:16 AM America/Denver
Each month, Lutheran Medical Center chooses one deserving nurse from among the many that are nominated to receive the prestigious DAISY Award. During Nurses Week in May, we were honored to host The DAISY Award founders, and to present the award to Me...
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May
10,
2023
| 10:31 AM America/Denver
 The Circle of Care donation received to honor Dr. Karng Log demonstrates how appreciated and respected he is among patients. The large group that gathers around the Medical Oncology office to celebrate Dr. Log shows his esteem within the department....
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May
08,
2023
| 14:55 PM America/Denver
Well-deserved recognition and praise are given to our clinical caregivers who provide direct care for our patients. However, there are hundreds of behind-the-scenes caregivers who play a vital role in hospital operations and ensuring our caregivers h...
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May
08,
2023
| 13:32 PM America/Denver
Volunteering can connect people from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, expanding our views of the world. It can connect us with one another in ways we never knew possible. Here at Lutheran, we have countless volunteers who contribute to the c...
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April
28,
2023
| 10:54 AM America/Denver
Let’s briefly tour the construction with our Intermountain Health Regional Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Gregg Moss.
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April
17,
2023
| 16:38 PM America/Denver
The Legacy Continues Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign, which kicked off in July 2021,  has reached nearly 80% of its five-year goal of $12 million. Thank you to all who have graciously supported the campaign and to our Campaign Committee!  Campaign...
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April
17,
2023
| 16:30 PM America/Denver
As we continue to make plans for the move to the new hospital, there is interest in what will happen to the current, legacy campus.  The Lutheran Hospice will remain on the legacy campus. West Pines Behavioral Hospital, in partnership with Acadia Hea...
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April
10,
2023
| 14:58 PM America/Denver
The Donor Alliance flag will fly in front of Lutheran Medical Center through April, to honor and recognize the importance of organ donation.  Babette Canacari knows first-hand the difference that donation makes. When her 12-year-old daughter, who was...
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March
22,
2023
| 11:36 AM America/Denver
At Lutheran, we understand that stewardship in healthcare means emphasizing the importance of community care. SCL Health, now Intermountain Health, focuses on primary care through medical group practices throughout the region.  The caregivers in thes...
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March
21,
2023
| 13:27 PM America/Denver
The American Cancer Society estimates more than 153,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year making it one of the most common cancers in both men and women. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and updated guidelines...
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February
20,
2023
| 15:39 PM America/Denver
Well-deserved recognition and praise are given to our clinical caregivers who provide direct care for our patients. However, there are countless behind-the-scenes caregivers who play a vital role in making sure those caregivers have everything they n...
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