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Forty years is a long time

CEO Blog

For nearly 40 years our medical center has occupied this facility. Forty years! And while, since 1978, we have evolved, as much as possible, right along with complex technologies and population growth, we’ve outgrown this 10,000-square-foot remodeled building, built in the 1960s. We can do better for our community. Will you join the list of … Continued

Dr. Hall Joins Telluride Medical Center’s Emergency Team

Press Releases

December 6, 2017 (TELLURIDE, CO) — This month the Telluride Regional Medical Center welcomed a new Emergency Medicine physician to the team. Dr. William “Bill” Hall first moved to Telluride to ski in 1988, but soon became involved in EMS, which only led him off the slopes and on to medical school. After years at … Continued

Tips for safe sledding

Medical Moments, Press Releases

Winter has arrived and those beautiful snowy hills look perfect…to sled down as fast as you can! Along with skis and snowshoes, sleds come out of storage at the very first snowfall of winter. And why not? Sledding is fun for all ages and requires no skill or talent, you need only a hill with … Continued

Mountain Mama 101

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December 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, December 12, 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 … Continued

Enjoy every day this season! Get a flu shot!

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Flu season is here! Influenza, or “the flu” is a respiratory virus that typically affects North America as early as October and lasts through May. The flu can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. Severe cases of influenza lead to hospitalization and death. The elderly, young, people who are immunocompromised, or have health conditions like asthma; COPD; … Continued

The scoop on antibiotic resistance?

Medical Moments, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Elaina Collins, PA-C delivers the scoop on antibiotic resistance, when you may need them, and how to feel well without them. What is antibiotic resistance? Each time a person takes an antibiotic, sensitive bacteria are killed but the stronger, resistant bacteria may grow and multiply. These microorganisms have the potential to become “superbugs.” As a … Continued

It’s Time To Check In – Preventive Health Season

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It’s time to check in! 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 October and November to take advantage of discounted services, screenings and exams, and low patient volume. Off-season is the best time to foster a preventative … Continued

At Telluride Med Center, too close for comfort

Facility Updates, Press Releases

September 9, 2017 (Telluride, CO) — Staff at the Telluride Regional Medical Center work closely with each other, they’re also very close to their patients. But according to Medical Center staff and their CEO, that’s not exactly ideal. Since 2007, patient visits have grown 166 percent, according to the medical center’s Financial Director, Julie Wesseling. … Continued

Staff Profile: The Man Behind the Curtain at the Medical Center

Press Releases

September 7, 2017 (TELLURIDE, CO) — Although there are no overnight beds at the Telluride Regional Medical Center, there are nights when one person never leaves. Since 2002, Eric Adolphi has served the local medical center as the singular IT & Facilities Director; a job that requires a certain amount of midnight oil, dedication and grit … Continued

Hurt knee? Dr. Diana Koelliker’s quick guide on when to, and when not to, push through the pain.

Medical Moments

Diana Koelliker

Dr. Diana Koelliker’s quick guide on when to, and when not to, push through the pain. At the Telluride Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department we frequently see patients who have injured their knees during sporting activities. Those patients naturally have lots of questions about extent of the injury and recovery time. And, it’s important to … Continued

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