Mercy Regional Medical Center

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Jury rules against Durango man in lawsuit against Mercy over bedsore

A jury found in favor of Mercy Regional Medical Center and awarded no damages to a Durango man who accused the hospital of negligence for a bedsore he suffered while in Mercy’s care. Jason Gurule...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Colorado hospitals could lose more than $4 million

DENVER – The financial impact of balancing Colorado’s budget on the backs of healthcare providers just became a little more tangible.The Colorado Hospital Association released a report Monday on...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Trial opens in case faulting Mercy for quality of care

A civil trial is underway in La Plata County Court for a Durango man who accuses Mercy Regional Medical Center of failing to perceive and prevent a bedsore that severely complicated his recovery....

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hospital Provider Fee reform clears Colorado Senate committee with GOP support

DENVER – Hospitals in rural Colorado and they people they serve can breathe a little easier as a measure to undo a $264 million cut to the healthcare system passed its first hurdle. Senate Bill...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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4CORE to offer Nissan Leaf rebate, install two charging stations

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency recently announced a new electric vehicle group-buy program as well as the installation of two electric car-charging stations around Durango. From...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Pagosa Springs Medical Center opts out of aid-in-dying

A third Southwest Colorado hospital has opted out of providing services under the aid-in-dying law, which was approved by Colorado voters by a 2-to-1 margin in November. On Tuesday, the Upper San...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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ACLU: Mercy’s policy against abortion is illegal

The American Civil Liberties Union wants Durango’s Mercy Regional Medical Center to end its policy regarding anti-abortion practices because, the ACLU said, the policy violates state and federal...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mercy expects hospice facility to open this summer

Already one of the largest employers in La Plata County, Mercy Regional Medical Center expects to expand with the completion of a new hospice facility this summer. The 11,000-square-foot facility...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Paralyzed man sues Mercy over ‘reckless and dangerous conduct’

A paralyzed Pagosa Springs man has filed a lawsuit against Mercy Home Health and Hospice, claiming nurses charged with his care engaged in “reckless and dangerous conduct,” which resulted in...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Long-distance genetic counseling available Genetic counselors in Colorado Springs are meeting patients at two Mercy Regional Medical Center sites in Durango through audio/video conferencing....

DATE: Dec. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

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‘Coloradoans are a different breed’

California native James Foley suffered a heart attack while driving earlier this month near Mesa Verde National Park. He and his wife, Tove Aase, were returning to Lompoc, California, after...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

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Suit up for Millwood Follies benefit

Don your best red dress or tie for the 31st annual Millwood Follies, when the community will rally around local cardiac care. This year, the light-hearted event will be raising money for the Mercy...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News