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Play for P.I.N.K Adds New Summer Event to Fundraising Effort

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June 29, 2018 (Telluride, CO) — With the 12th annual Play for P.I.N.K. Golf Tournament, planned for July 30, already sold out, organizers have added a Rosé tasting event to the schedule. The PINK Patio Party, hosted by the Telluride Ski & Golf Resort at the Tomboy Tavern, will include over 30 global wines to … Continued

CEO Blog: How many fingers am I holding up?

CEO Blog, Press Releases

Two years ago I assumed the CEO position for Telluride Regional Medical Center excited for the great opportunity to lead the construction of a model Critical Access Hospital that would accommodate current and future health care needs for this community. As was pointed out to me recently by a former Hospital District board member, according … Continued

Mtn Mama 101

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June 6, 2018 (TELLURIDE, CO) — Expecting mothers and their partners are invited to join the Primary Care team at the Telluride Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 13, 5:30-6:30p.m., to learn about prenatal health and caring for newborns, specifically in this region. The event will cover pre-natal myths, oxygen needs for infants at altitude, normal schedules for well-baby checks and vaccines, … Continued

Med Center Now Trained to Keep Local Kids Cavity Free

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June 5, 2018 (TELLURIDE, CO) — Last month the primary care team at the Telluride Regional Medical Center underwent training to offer better preventive dental and oral health services to children, with a focus on infants and toddlers. The training was provided by the Cavity Free at Three project managed by the Colorado Department of Public … Continued

New Law Mandates Guidelines for Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids

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June 1, 2018 (TELLURIDE, CO) — On May 21 Colorado became the latest state to sign into law guidelines for the prescribing and dispensing opioids. The new law, which is effective immediately, puts a limit on initial opioid prescriptions and requires physicians to screen patients on the state Prescription Drug Monitoring Program database upon the … Continued

Recommendations for active wildfire smoke

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May 28, 2018 (Telluride, CO) —  The Telluride Regional Medical Center has issued recommendations regarding the active wildfire 40 air miles west of Telluride that is presently producing smoke throughout the region. Wildfire smoke is a mixture of gasses and fine particles from burning trees and the plant materials. Smoke can hurt eyes, irritate respiratory systems and … Continued

What’s a shipping container have to do with wellness?

CEO Blog, Press Releases

Earlier this month a 225 square foot shipping container was placed just outside the primary care entrance to the Telluride Regional Medical Center. We’re calling it a Wellness Annex, and reasonably, you might have some questions about this. What’s a Wellness Annex and how will it be used? The shipping container turned Wellness Annex will … Continued

April & May Preventive Health Season

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Preventive health season aims to keep locals healthy with screenings, exams and identifying risk factors—it’s also a way to get deeply discounted services to patients who are under/uninsured. Schedule your check-up throughout April or May to take advantage of discounted services, screenings and exams, and low patient volume. Off-season is the best time to foster … Continued

Honoring our providers

CEO Blog, Press Releases, Uncategorized

On March 30, 1933 the first Doctors Day was observed and each year since the date has given us an opportunity to recognize physicians for their leadership in the prevention and treatment of illness and injury. These dedicated professionals engaged in years of study and training. They endure long and unpredictable hours and their passion … Continued

Trauma Nurses Aim to Save Lives with Stop the Bleed Campaign

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You’ve just witnessed an accident, there’s blood, your heart is pounding. What do you do? Trauma nurses at the Telluride Regional Medical Center will soon offer free Stop the Bleed classes for the community. “Blood loss is the top cause of preventable death in trauma. We want to make sure everyone in the community is prepared … Continued

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