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Integrated Care Supports Mind and Body

Press Releases

August 17, 2016 (TELLURIDE, CO.) — There’s an old joke: A scientist has worked hard; researching, studying, thinking and contemplating all his life so as to climb the mountain of knowledge. Eventually old and wise he arrives at the top. To his surprise he sees Buddha sitting on the top of the mountain. He asks: “What are … Continued

Telluride Hospital District New Facility Timeline

Facility Updates, Press Releases

August 15, 2016 (Telluride, CO) — Telluride Hospital District published this week a timeline detailing the path to a new facility reaching back ten years. Since 2006 the Telluride Hospital District (THD) Board of Directors has been working toward securing a future home for the region’s only primary and emergency care provider. For the bulk … Continued

Telluride Regional Medical Center Earns Highest National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Press Releases

August 8, 2016 (TELLURIDE, CO.) — The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that the Telluride Regional Medical Center has received a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that … Continued

Dr. Robert Pinkert Appointed to Hospital District Board

Press Releases

July 29, 2016 (TELLURIDE, CO.) — Telluride Hospital District board members agreed today to appoint Dr. Robert Pinkert as the replacement for an open board seat during a regularly scheduled board meeting. During Friday’s meeting board president Larry Mallard issued his immediate resignation with the news that he and his family will be relocating to Sun Valley, Idaho for … Continued

Has the Telluride Medical Center seen an increase in patients due to recreational marijuana use?

Medical Moments

Dr. Diana Koellier

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana, the Telluride Medical Center has seen more marijuana related cases.  Dr. Koelliker says the ER team has dealt with many patients having marijuana related complaints.  Thankfully, there have been no deaths or patients requiring hospitalization.  However, the Telluride Medical Center has seen patients that have been injured due to … Continued

Edible Marijuana Sending Some to ER

Medical Moments

Dr. Dan Hehir

FROM THE ARCHIVES: February 7, 2014 (TELLURIDE, COLO) — Last month Colorado became the first state to allow the retail sale of marijuana for recreational use. According to the Telluride Medical Center, one trend that has accompanied the legalization is an increase in the number of patients seen locally for marijuana related complications. The problem, … Continued

Local Organizations Partner to Expand Care for Serious Illnesses

Press Releases

The Telluride Regional Medical Center, in partnership with Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork), will soon boost palliative services with a program to coordinate care for patients with serious, advanced or chronic illnesses, thanks to a grant from the Saul Zaentz Charitable Trust Palliative care is specialized medical care for serious illness that aims to improve quality … Continued

Overheard around town

CEO Blog

  Meet me for coffee & conversation… Med Center Matters: Wednesday, July 13, 9a.m. at Between the Cover’s High Alpine Coffee. Meet John Gardner, the Telluride Regional Medical Center’s new CEO to share ideas and learn about the new facility envisioned for the community. And, as always, reach out to me directly with any questions or concerns: [email protected] As new members to this community, my wife Jeannie … Continued

Telluride Women Give Annual Event

Press Releases

Telluride Women Give

2nd Annual Women Give Event to Illuminate Women’s Hormone Health Members of Telluride Women Give, the Telluride Medical Center Foundation’s philanthropic giving circle, are invited to the 2nd Annual Women Give event on August 3 at 5p.m. at Sally Harley’s garden on 229 North Pine St. This year’s event will include appetizers, drinks and “Living in Balance,” … Continued

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