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2024
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
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
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
November
07,
2023
| 10:50 AM America/Denver
Each year on Veterans Day, we honor and remember the courage, sacrifice and unwavering commitment of the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces.  Two of those people are Victor Sutphen III and his wife, Nichole Sutphen. Victor served...
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October
18,
2023
| 16:15 PM America/Denver
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women other than skin cancer. The average risk of a woman developing breast cancer is 13% or a 1 in 8 chance. At 33, that chance became a reality for Grand Junction school teacher Jennifer Armendariz."I neve...
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October
09,
2023
| 09:35 AM America/Denver
When life gets busy and people are focused on what’s happening in front of them, they can forget to schedule needed medical appointments. For women this includes sometimes skipping their annual mammogram.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an...
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September
26,
2023
| 13:25 PM America/Denver
 As the pace of innovation in healthcare increases, leaders must prioritize ways to move from a “sick care” system to focus on keeping people well.  That was the message from Dave Dirks, the keynote speaker at Innovation, The Future of Healthcare Sym...
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August
28,
2023
| 10:33 AM America/Denver
St. Mary’s Medical Center, now part of Intermountain Health, recently welcomed a new team of security officers to the hospital to help maintain a safe and healing environment for patients, visitors, and staff. But this group of officers looks slightl...
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May
15,
2023
| 10:28 AM America/Denver
 St. Mary’s Medical Center Cancer Centers of Colorado radiation oncology program and St. Mary’s Breast Care Center at Pavilion Imaging have earned accreditations for delivering excellent quality care.  The American Society for Radiation Oncology Accr...
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May
02,
2023
| 09:15 AM America/Denver
Returning for the second year, the Grand Junction Rides & Vibes Mountain Bike and Music Festival comes to downtown Grand Junction on May 5-6. The action-packed event includes mountain bike racing, live music on two stages, beer gardens, various vendo...
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March
15,
2023
| 08:05 AM America/Denver
On International Women’s Day, four incredible young women realized their goal of helping their fellow students.  Palisade High School junior Ivana Ceballos, and seniors Emma Aubert, Charlie King, Mallory Cawood set out to provide free menstrual produ...
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March
06,
2023
| 17:14 PM America/Denver
Dr. Sudy Jahangiri is the Medical Oncologist with expertise in gastrointestinal cancer at St. Mary’s Cancer Centers of Colorado, part of Intermountain Health. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 153,000 Americans will be diagnosed with co...
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February
21,
2023
| 11:20 AM America/Denver
St. Mary’s Medical Center is pleased to welcome Ashley Thurow, CPA, as its new Vice President of Finance. As a key leader on the hospital Senior Leadership Team, Ashley will lead our continued efforts towards reducing the overall cost of care and exp...
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February
02,
2023
| 11:46 AM America/Denver
GRAND JUNCTION, CO – St. Mary’s Medical Center, part of Intermountain Health, is celebrating the opening of the most advanced laboratory in western Colorado. This state-of-the-art facility located inside St. Mary’s Hospital replaces the old lab origi...
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January
16,
2023
| 14:40 PM America/Denver
It is the time of year when we all count our blessings and give thanks for all we have. Sometimes, those blessings appear in places and in people you’d least expect. That’s precisely what happened to Don Jenkins, a patient at St. Mary’s who had a rar...
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2022
December
07,
2022
| 09:24 AM America/Denver
It is the time of year when everyone takes a moment to recognize the blessings in their lives and all that they are grateful for. This year in particular, Laura Patricks and Brittany Driscoll say they have much to be thankful for. In the early 2000s,...
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November
23,
2022
| 11:12 AM America/Denver
The Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Day Center provides the amenities of home – a warm shower, laundry, telephone, mail, storage and access to local resources to those experiencing homelessness in the community.  Twelve years ago, St. Mary’s Medical C...
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November
16,
2022
| 08:29 AM America/Denver
Broomfield, CO, November 16, 2022 – SCL Health, now part of Intermountain Healthcare, is proud to announce that the following Colorado and Montana hospitals received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. Good Samaritan Medical Center,...
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September
13,
2022
| 11:52 AM America/Denver
St. Mary’s Medical Center is pleased to welcome Michele Arnold, MD, MBA as its new Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. As a key leader on the hospital Senior Leadership Team, Dr. Arnold will lead efforts to improve the patient and caregiver exp...
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August
12,
2022
| 15:14 PM America/Denver
Grand Junction, Colo. — Please join us in celebrating the more than 50,000 lives saved through community members’ generous blood donations. For more than 70 years, St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC) has provided blood collection services to Grand Junct...
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August
05,
2022
| 15:26 PM America/Denver
If you’ve walked the halls at St. Mary’s Medical Center on a Friday during the past year, you have probably seen Wally, a 120-pound Great Pyrenees/Akbash mix whose sheer size makes heads turn everywhere he goes. Wally is four years old and is part of...
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July
19,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/Denver
In the early 2000s, Laura Patricks underwent extensive dental surgery to reconstruct the bottom plate in her mouth. After months of pain, she ended up in the Emergency Department at St. Mary’s Medical Center, now part of Intermountain Healthcare, in ...
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May
18,
2022
| 08:39 AM America/Denver
Grand Junction, CO - A new Intensive Case Management (ICM) program will start serving Mesa County in September, thanks to a $300,000 financial gift from Intermountain Healthcare. In a state with the nation's highest rate of mental health illness for ...
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April
25,
2022
| 10:01 AM America/Denver
St. Mary’s Medical Center is pleased to announce that associates Erin Minnerath, Tiffany Martens and Angie Silva were awarded the 2022 Heroes of Infection Prevention Award by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (AP...
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April
05,
2022
| 10:21 AM America/Denver
Labor and delivery clinical nurse manager Rainy Tieman had wanted to implement a placental donation program at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction ever since she heard about the innovative initiative at an Association of Women's Health Obstet...
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March
25,
2022
| 09:58 AM America/Denver
March is Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness month - a great reminder to take good care of ourselves and talk to your medical provider. Approximately 140,000 people will be diagnosed with CRC this year, and 56,000 people will die from this disease. Yet...
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March
07,
2022
| 13:58 PM America/Denver
At SCL Health, now Intermountain Healthcare, we are dedicated to engaging with our communities to better understand how we can provide healthcare and services to meet local needs.Please join us for an hour and a half virtual public meeting to learn m...
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February
17,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Denver
St. Mary’s Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet recognition as a demonstration of its commitment to nursing professionalism in a collaborative, inter-professional culture. The Magnet Recognition® Program, administered by the American Nu...
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February
11,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/Denver
One hot summer night in August of 2021 in Grand Junction, Teyen Shiao, MD, was awoken in the middle of the night with pressure in his chest. At only 48-years-old and with no risk factors, the Grand Valley general surgeon assumed he was experiencing h...
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