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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

Press Releases

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

Calling All New Mountain Mamas

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March 5, 2017 (TELLURIDE, CO) — Expecting mothers and their partners are invited to join the Primary Care team at the Telluride Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, March 27, 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

What is snow blindness?

Medical Moments, Press Releases

By Dr. Paul Koelliker, MD Snow, (even when it’s less than we’d all hoped for) is something we all need to account for when we go out to enjoy it. One thing you might not be thinking of is the phenomenon of Snow Blindness. Medically known as photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratopathy is an ultraviolet (UV) light burn to … Continued

11 Tips for Healthy Travel

Medical Moments, Press Releases

By Eric Johnson, MS, FNP-BC It’s only January, and nevertheless, you may already be thinking spring break. Make the most of your travels by planning appropriately! Whether you’re staying within the borders of the United States, or traveling abroad, every country has its own special risks, from minor to severe and a consultation prior to travel can help to … Continued

An Easier Way In

Facility Updates, Press Releases

New handicap ramp improves patient access to primary care January 9, 2018 (Telluride, CO) — The Telluride Regional Medical Center announced this week the completion of a handicap ramp built to accommodate patients accessing primary care services.  The project was funded by Telluride Women Give, a philanthropic giving circle of the Telluride Medical Center Foundation and, … Continued

Should I go to work sick?

Medical Moments, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Many people face this question when they are sick. From time to time, we all must balance the possibility of lost wages or letting down your co-workers or boss versus calling in sick to work. Here are four rules to help you make a good decision: 1. Are you contagious? If you have a viral or … Continued

Four Vaccines Adults Shouldn’t Forget

Medical Moments, Press Releases

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By Eric Johnson, MS, FNP-BC We are all well aware of the myriad of immunizations required and obtained during childhood, but after the high school years, our awareness of immunizations seems to fall off the radar. While not many, there are several immunizations that are beneficial in adulthood. Here are four I think are most … Continued

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